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  • Colorado Springs City Council has few problems with proposed budget

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    For all the kicking and screaming over last year's city budget, the 2015 Colorado Springs budget was approved by City Council Tuesday with nary a squeak. Councilman Andy Pico was the only one to comment on the $259 million general fund budget, saying he is concerned that not enough...

  • Hundreds in Colorado Springs come together in peaceful protest

    By jakob rodgers and stephen hobbs The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Hundreds of protesters, chanting "Hands up, don't shoot" and "Whose streets? Our streets," marched through downtown Colorado Springs on Tuesday, demanding police reform after a grand jury opted not to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black teen in Ferguson, Mo. The...

  • Woman who faked son's cancer gets probation

    Associated Press
    Updated: 1 hr ago

      CENTENNIAL — A suburban Denver woman who lied about her son having cancer to collect tens of thousands of dollars in charitable contributions will serve five years of probation and spend 90 nights in jail on work release. KUSA-TV (http://on9news.tv/1rpwgbb) reports that...

  • Sierra High administrator gets top award

    By Debbie Kelley debbiekelley@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    An assistant principal at Sierra High School in Harrison School District 2 has won the state's top award for her position. Angela Prochnow has been named the 2015 Colorado Assistant Principal of the Year by the Colorado Association of School Executives. She has worked in the field of...

  • Fort Carson soldiers at work making Thanksgiving meals for the needy

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Feel overworked because you have to cook a single turkey for half dozen people or so on Thanksgiving? What if you had to cook 350 turkeys for 3,000 guests? Thirty soldiers at Fort Carson volunteered to do just that for the celebration meals The Salvation Army is serving the area's...

  • The Country Life: Turkeys going from Kate's Farm in Black Forest to the dinner table

    By Bill Radford bill.radford@gazette.com -
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    There's fresh - and then there's really fresh. The turkeys that customers ordered from Kate's Farm in Black Forest will be really fresh; they're being processed at a facility in Simla on Tuesday, just two days before they'll be on dinner tables. Their lives have been short - less...

  • Colorado's one resident town, Bonanza, lives on

    By Kieran Nicholson, The Denver Post
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Bonanza, a one-man, 133-year-old mountain town, lives on. Bonanza, in Saguache County , was in jeopardy of being relegated to the ash heap of history, facing "dis-incorporation" and losing its status as the state's smallest town because of a "lack of government." But Colorado...

  • Colorado Springs man pleads guilty to pimping charge

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    A Colorado Springs man originally accused of child prostitution pleaded guilty Tuesday to a pimping charge that won't require him to register on a sex offender list. Kavion Powell, 28, also pleaded guilty in a drug case. He told Judge Barbara Hughes on Tuesday that he had taken and...

  • First of 2 Ferguson protests in Colorado Springs leads to march through downtown

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Two protests in Colorado Springs were scheduled Tuesday in response to a grand jury decision that police officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted in the death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. The first protest was held at Colorado College and led to a march...

  • About 1 million expected at Denver airport

    Associated Press
    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER — Traffic is picking up at Denver International Airport ahead of Thanksgiving. About a million people are expected to pass through the airport this holiday week, with about 152,000 of them traveling on Tuesday. That's nearly 10,000 more people than on a normal day. Parking...

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