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  • Udall calls for flight ban on Ebola patients

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Sen Mark Udall on Saturday called for a flight ban on all people being monitored by exposure to the Ebola virus. But he continued to resist calls for an end to all travel from the three West African countries where the outbreak started. Udall, a Democrat, is locked in a...

  • Safety concerns continue as workers complete I-25 expansion project

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    Safety problems continue to be an issue on the Interstate 25 expansion project between Monument and Colorado Springs. A crash Wednesday night on southbound I-25 occurred after a driver swerved to avoid lane closures and construction equipment, said Bob Wilson, spokesman for the...

  • Police: Van driver charged in fatal downtown Colorado Springs crash

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    A 42-year-old man with a spotty driving record has been charged with careless driving resulting in death in connection with a fatal motorcycle crash in downtown Colorado Springs. Steven Hinman of Calhan was also ticketed for an improper left turn and driving without a valid license...

  • Attend Manitou Springs workshop, leave with your very own 3-D printer

    By Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    If you've wanted to get into 3-D printing but didn't know where to start, a workshop at the Pikes Peak Makerspace at the Manitou Art Center could make it happen. Participants at the three-day workshop, Nov. 7-9, will assemble 3-D printers from kits they buy from a Loveland company....

  • Want a kitty with that book? Springs-area libraries adopt cat-adoption program

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Three fine felines - Hedwig, Chef and Cupcake - stare out from the bookshelves at Cheyenne Mountain 
Library. Hedwig, who shares the name of Harry Potter's owl, is posed next to a Harry Potter book (of course). Cupcake looks like a double for the black cat on the cover of "Nine Lives...

  • Justice Department imposes requirements to prevent discrimination in Falcon School District 49

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday that it has reached a "comprehensive settlement agreement" with Falcon School District 49 to resolve complaints about the district's response to racial harassment and discrimination in its schools. The agreement is the second attempt to...

  • State health offices name Denver hospitals as go-to place for advanced Ebola care in Colorado

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    People who contract Ebola in Colorado will have to go to Denver if they need advanced care, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Friday. Denver Health, University of Colorado Hospital and Children's Hospital Colorado - all in the Denver metro area - were...

  • Eager beavers in El Paso County get a jump on ballot submissions

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Close to 13,000 voters in El Paso County are apparently eager to make their voice heard, and already turned in their ballots just days after receiving them. Registered Republicans submitted more than 7,000 ballots, compared with about 2,800 for registered Democrats and about 2,700...

  • Widely watched U.S. Senate race offers distinct choices for Colorado voters

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The nation's eyes are on Colorado. If voters pick the younger rising GOP star from the eastern plains over the stalwart mountain-man Democratic incumbent, Republicans have a good shot at taking over the U.S. Senate for 2015. The race between U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Yuma, and Sen....

  • UMB Bank in Security robbed

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Published: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    A UMB Bank in Security was robbed Friday afternoon, the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said. Bank tellers told detectives that a man stole an unknown amount of money from the bank at 502 Security Blvd. shortly after 2 p.m. A Sheriff's Office release said it was unknown if the man...

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