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  • Man who shot Loveland police officer gets 40 years

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — A 24-year-old man who shot a Loveland police officer during a traffic stop has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports (http://noconow.co/1x0ITkW ) Cody Powell, of Loveland, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty...

  • Major I-25 on ramp in Colorado Springs will close for much of Thursday

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    The North Academy Boulevard on ramp to northbound Interstate 25 will be closed Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. for curb and gutter replacement, the Colorado Department of Transportation said. Drivers will need to use alternate routes to get to Interstate 25. A suggested route from...

  • Colorado funds medical marijuana research, a first

    Associated Press
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado will spend more than $8 million researching marijuana's medical potential — a new frontier because government-funded marijuana research traditionally focuses on the drug's negative health effects. The grants awarded by the Colorado Board of Health will go to studies...

  • Man killed in Colorado Springs crash identified

    BY KASSONDRA CLOOS kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man who died in an early-morning crash on Tuesday has been identified by police. Jeffrey Regan, 46, of Colorado Springs, died in a single-car crash on the 7400 block of Adventure Way. Police said Tuesday it appeared he was unable to negotiate a left curve in the...

  • Tiny trace of snow expected for Colorado Springs

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    A storm moving into the Pikes Peak area is expected to just barely dust the region in most places. Meteorologist Christine Rapp, with Gazette news partner KKTV, said snow may start blowing around 3 p.m. or 4 p.m. on Wednesday. By Thursday morning, Colorado Springs, Monument and...

  • Southwest Airlines adds flights, jobs at Denver International Airport

    Denver Post
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Southwest Airlines is expanding operations at Denver International Airport, adding both flights and jobs to keep up with customer demand, the company announced Wednesday. "Denver is the fastest-growing city market in Southwest history," said Andrew Watterson, Southwest senior vice...

  • Map: See where gas is less than $2 a gallon in Colorado Springs

    Maria St. Louis-Sanchez
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    As gas prices continue to plunge, the $2-per-gallon price line for gas has been broken in Colorado Springs by two businesses, according to the gas price tracking service GasBuddy.com. Two Costco stores – one at 5050 N. Nevada Ave. and another at 5885 Barnes Road – both were selling...

  • Photo: How The Gazette covered the break in U.S.-Cuba relations, Jan. 4, 1961

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War...

  • Side Streets: Another chance to see the Knulls' Christmas display deemed unique in Colorado Springs

    Bill Vogrin
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    For decades, John and Joan Knull decorated their home on East Dale Street with a collection of homemade Christmas decorations that twirled, slid and sometimes chugged. The colorfully lighted display started in 1970 with a Santa, sleigh and three reindeer that John's father built in...

  • Pikes Peak region has several high schools ranked among Colorado's best

    BY DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Five local high schools get the gold star this year. Half of the state's top 10 public high schools - as ranked by Colorado School Grades, an online comparison site created by a coalition of 18 nonprofit organizations - are in the Pikes Peak region. Three are public charter schools...

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