• Butler Center, Crystal Bridges team on education project

    Updated: 17 min ago

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The Butler Center for Arkansas Studies is teaming with the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art and others to develop an education program using historic art and objects. The program, with the U.S. State Department and the state Department of Education, will...

  • Fireworks may have sparked increase in stray dogs at Humane society

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 1 hr ago

    ime is ticking to find Spot. The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region ended up with 108 stray dogs from July 1 through midday Monday - most of them likely runaways scared by fireworks before and during the Fourth of July weekend, said Katie McDevitt, a humane society spokeswoman....

  • Moving the future: Diagnosis of ADHD is too easy to make

    By Milo F. Bryant Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Stop with the Ritalin, Conceta, Metadate and Methylin, and play with the children. Pass on the Adderall, Vyvanse and Dextrostat, and instead corral the kids, find a ball and get outside to kick, hit, throw, catch and run. Those are some of the drugs given to folks, including a lot of...

  • Live Well: New meditation classes can help kids

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    It isn't just adults who can benefit from meditation - children can, too. Katy Allred, 33, recently started a local meditation class for kids. Meditation is a familiar practice for her; she began the habit at 25 after developing a kidney infection that could have taken her life. It...

  • Colorado Springs area wellness events starting July 7, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    HEALTH NOTES Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com or fax 636-0202. ACESO Foundation - 4740 Flintridge Drive, Suite...

  • Airline: Flight returns to airport after unspecified threat

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — American Airlines says a Minneapolis-bound flight returned to Charlotte Douglas International Airport shortly after taking off when the airline received a security threat. American spokeswoman Katie Cody said the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department has since...

  • Using a spiral cutter to put a healthy twist on french fries

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    I've been watching the "zoodle" craze from the sidelines. Admittedly, I've been tempted to join. Noodles made from healthy zucchini using a cool spiral cutter? Yes, please! But, truthfully, I've harbored fears the fad (and my interest) would fade quickly, leaving me with one more...

  • Getting to know the deliciously darker side of cardamom

    By AARTI SEQUEIRA The Associated Press -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    If delicate green cardamom pods are the queen of spices, black cardamom might be Maleficent. Like the Disney character, the spice is shrouded in a black shell, wrinkled and gnarled, intimidating at first glance and even at first sniff. Unlike green cardamom's sweet perfume of...

  • DIY cheese? Yup. Homemade paneer is an easy, fun project

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Saag paneer is a delicious and toothsome South Asian dish consisting of cubes of fresh cheese (that's the paneer) combined with greens (that's the saag) in a creamy sauce. The first time I made paneer was in the test kitchen at Gourmet magazine. I just about did a happy dance around...

  • List: Loads of free summer concert series in Pikes Peak region parks

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    Clean up the folding chairs, pack a picnic and head to a free concert in one of the numerous parks across the Pikes Peak region. This summer, you can find live music almost every night of the week, with opportunities to hear your favorite local bands or to check out new musicians...

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