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  • Colorado girls' jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities' fear

    SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    AURORA — The strange journey of three suburban Denver girls who authorities say tried to join Islamic State militants in Syria has many in their close-knit east African community worried about whether their own children will be the next to be lured to terror. The girls' voyage has...

  • Photos: Bear Creek Park gets its goats

    News Services
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    About 550 goats will be feeding at Bear Creek Regional Park for the next few weeks. The goats from Goat Green, and herded by Lani Malmberg, eat through about three tons of grass every day.  “The goats prefer the dry vegetation first—leaves, weeds and brush," said Malmberg....

  • CDOT worker gets national award

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A Colorado Department of Transportation employee was given an infrastructure award Tuesday at a North American forum. Michael Cheroutes, director of the Colorado Department of Transportation's High Performance Transportation Enterprise received the Infrastructure Leader of the Year...

  • Tips to check your cat for obesity, keep it trim and sleek

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Fat cats are those guys who are rolling in dough. But if you have a fat feline who's been rolling in too much tuna it could be a health problem. How do you know if your cat is obese? Sometimes in cats it's not easy to tell, especially with the naturally big guys. An average cat...

  • Warm weather scuttles opening day at two Colorado ski areas

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Skiers and snowboarders will have to wait a little longer to hit the slopes at Copper Mountain and Keystone. The ski areas announced Tuesday that unseasonably warm weather would delay openings planned for Friday. Copper Mountain says it will begin running chairlifts 
Nov. 7....

  • List: Halloween events for adults in the Colorado Springs area

    By Carlotta, The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Oct. 24-31: "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" - Presented by Fire and Ice Theatrical, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24 and 25, Oct. 29-31, Club Q, 3430 N. Academy Blvd., for ages 18 and older, $10-$20; 422-9423, tinyurl.com/lczmav8. Oct. 25: BloodLux Bash - Food trucks, creative drinks, entertainment...

  • Woodmen Road crash cleared

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    A two-vehicle crash Wednesday morning on westbound Woodmen Road east of Academy Avenue has been cleared, according to a tweet from the Colorado Springs Traffic Management Center. No one was injured in the crash, which slowed the left lane of travel according to Colorado Springs...

  • Hickenlooper campaign hauls in nearly $4 million in two weeks

    By jakob rodgers jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Two fundraising committees lobbying to keep Gov. John Hickenlooper in office recently dumped nearly $4 million into the race. The committees, each called Making Colorado Great, far outpaced spending by Hickenlooper, a Democrat, or Republican challenger Bob Beauprez in a race marked...

  • ABC's 'Nightline' to air report on Air Force Academy misconduct

    By tom roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    ABC News announced Tuesday that it will air an investigation into the misconduct of Air Force Academy football players and the school's 2013 informant scandal - stories that first appeared in The Gazette. The network's full report airs Wednesday on "Nightline" and follows Gazette...

  • State officials stepping in, Teller County again under microscope on Election Day

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 29, 2014

    Teller County again will be under the microscope on Election Day. At the request of members of the Teller County Tea Party and the campaign manager for sheriff candidate Mark Manriquez, the Colorado Secretary of State's Office will monitor Tuesday's election count in Teller County....

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