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  • Man killed in Denver-area Wal-Mart parking lot

    The Denver Post
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A man was shot and killed Monday night in the parking lot of a Walmart store in unincorporated Arapahoe County. Chief Vince Line of the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said the incident occurred sometime before 8:45 p.m. at the store at 1412 South Parker Road. Read more here.

  • Trout hit hard by Colorado flood restoration

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — Trout are abandoning the Big Thompson and St. Vrain rivers by the thousands after the September 2013 floods because portions of their streams were destroyed by reconstruction of three Colorado highways. Officials say there was a rush to rescue stranded mountain...

  • Lamborn, Halter campaigns return barbs in wake of 'false' TV ad

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Rep. Doug Lamborn said Monday he has never been to Brazil. The Republican incumbent was responding to a negative ad his Democratic opponent, Irv Halter, began airing on local TV stations last week. The ad says Lamborn has traveled to Brazil and other places on the taxpayer dime...

  • Manitou fireworks funded with Red Cross grant

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    If you enjoyed the fireworks in Manitou Springs on Friday night, you can thank the American Red Cross. It might not seem like a typical Red Cross-sponsored program, but the fireworks were part of the city's disaster recovery plan, Red Cross officials said. The $10,000 tab was...

  • Colorado Springs police: Man with machete and meth fought cop

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    A man who Colorado Springs police say was armed with a machete was arrested early Tuesday morning after a brief fight with police. Police saw a suspicious vehicle driving slowly behind closed businesses on North Academy Boulevard around 3:45 a.m. John Britten, the driver, had a large...

  • Colorado company, Army settle price-inflation allegations

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    BOULDER — A Boulder-based company that makes antenna and radio systems has paid $10 million to settle allegations that it submitted inflated prices for equipment it sold to the Army. The Justice Department said Monday that First RF Corporation violated the False Claims Act in a 2005...

  • Lotto ticket worth $5.39M sold in southern Colorado

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    DENVER — Lottery officials say a winning Lotto jackpot ticket worth $5.39 million in Saturday night's drawing was bought at a convenience store in Pueblo. The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/D8T45V ) the ticket holder won the jackpot by matching all six Lotto numbers — 3, 8, 9,...

  • Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau seeks comparison to other tourism groups

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    The Colorado Springs Convention and Visitors Bureau will spend $40,000 on a study to find out how other tourism organizations do business, how much they spend and whether city taxes that fund the organization should increase. The study is expected to help the CVB compare itself to...

  • Bill Clinton stumps for Colorado Democrats, says ignore the polls

    By Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    AURORA — Former President Bill Clinton urged Democrats to ignore polls showing their party is unlikely to retain control of the U.S. Senate, telling a suburban Denver crowd Monday to resist cynicism and redouble their efforts to get out the vote. Clinton said midterm elections in a...

  • Test scores: Most students in Pikes Peak region, Colorado not on track in social studies, science

    By DEBBIE KELLEY AND MARIA ST. LOUIS-SANCHEZ The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 28, 2014

    Local elementary and middle school students nearly parallel state averages in science and social studies knowledge and how on track they are to graduate ready for college or the job market, according to standardized test results the Colorado Department of Education released Monday....

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