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  • D-38 board to review Palmer Ridge High's crisis response

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A review of the crisis response at Palmer Ridge High School following the Labor Day death of two students in a car crash is among the items that Lewis-Palmer School District 38's board of education will discuss at a regular meeting Wednesday night. Board President Mark Pfoff said...

  • Walk-a-thon nets Woodland Park elementary thousands of dollars more than selling stuff

    By Debbie Kelley debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    P.E. classes at Columbine Elementary School in Woodland Park seemed normal Tuesday. All 410 students, from preschool through fifth grade, took turns being on the school's field for half an hour at a time. But the activity was abnormal in a good way. By grade, students ran, walked,...

  • Marijuana caregivers face Colorado crackdown

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — Marijuana caregivers who grow pot on behalf of medical patients are under the microscope on Colorado — again. The state Board of Health is due to vote Tuesday on a new rule limiting those marijuana caregivers to 10 patients. Currently caregivers can have up to five patients,...

  • Denver delays restrictions on homemade hash oil

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — Denver has delayed debate on proposed restrictions on amateur hash oil production. A City Council committee delayed consideration of the restrictions Tuesday so that they could be amended to accommodate residents who use an alcohol-based process. The Denver Post reports...

  • House passes 'no welfare for weed' bill

    The Associated Press
    Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Tuesday that could make it a little harder for people to use government welfare payments to buy marijuana in states where the drug is legal. Supporters call it the "no welfare for weed" bill. The bill would prevent people from using...

  • Parents of Colorado theater shooting victim sue ammo seller

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — The parents of a woman killed in the Colorado theater shootings are suing four online retailers they say sold ammunition, tear gas and equipment used in the attack. The lawsuit was announced Tuesday by attorneys for the parents of Jessica Ghawi and the Brady Center to...

  • Colorado Springs-area singer Miguel Dakota two performances away from $1 million

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    Does Miguel Dakota have a $1 million performance in him? After thousands auditioned for Season Nine of NBC's "America's Got Talent," one of Monument's own made the final six last week. The 22-year-old blues and soul singer-guitarist will compete for the last time on Tuesday, going...

  • Clergy seek pardon of inmate freed 90 years early

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    DENVER — Faith leaders are asking Gov. John Hickenlooper to pardon a Colorado convict who was sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early and creating a new life. In a letter to Hickenlooper dated Tuesday, clergy members urged the release of Rene Lima-Marin,...

  • Colorado Springs man accused of assaulting girlfriend

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A Colorado Springs man was accused of domestic violence Monday after his girlfriend went to an area hospital and reported she had been assaulted, police said. Adrian Emilio Felan, 30, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault and booked into the El Paso County jail, records...

  • Destructive house fire in Colorado Springs leads to arson investigation

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    A blaze that destroyed a home and displaced three residents on Sunday was ruled arson by fire investigators, according Colorado Springs fire spokesman Capt. Steve Oswald. Oswald did not say how or where in the home the fire started, adding that fire and police had a "solid"...

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