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  • Veterans Trauma Court: From broken and battered to a leap of faith

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: 53 min ago

    About 100 military veterans, community advocates and elected officials gathered for a milestone graduation ceremony recently for the Veterans Trauma Court program at the 4th Judicial District courthouse in Colorado Springs. The program, which started at the courthouse in December...

  • Wellness model for veterans expands to Colorado Springs

    By Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com -
    Updated: 53 min ago

    Automotive impresario Jay Cimino has long wanted to set up a program for veterans in the Pikes Peak region. Best known for leading the Phil Long Dealerships, Cimino has been involved in a string of charities in southern Colorado and was the driving force behind Trinidad's Mount Carmel...

  • Today in History

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    Today is Sunday, Nov. 23, the 327th day of 2014. There are 38 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 23, 1889, the first jukebox made its debut in San Francisco, at the Palais Royale Saloon. (The coin-operated device consisted of four listening tubes attached to...

  • Ohio college building indoor drone pavilion

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — An indoor flying pavilion for students to test and fly drones will be built at a college in southwestern Ohio. Sinclair Community College officials say the 40-foot high pavilion resembling a traditional aircraft hangar will be built adjacent to a building in Dayton...

  • Blocked punt helps Army beat Fordham 42-31

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Dixon tied a career high with three touchdowns on 158 yards to become the fourth player in school history with 3,000 yards rushing as Army came back to beat Fordham 42-31 on Saturday. Terry Baggett added 52 yards rushing and a score, and quarterback A.J....

  • Fog forces 5 US choppers to land in Polish field

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Officials say that that fog forced five U.S. Army helicopters to make an emergency landing in a Polish field and spend the night there, the second such incident since September. The U.S. Army said 15 soldiers were moving equipment to their base in Germany on...

  • US veterans secretary to speak at Harvard Law

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The U.S. secretary of veterans affairs is delivering a speech at Harvard Law School on the challenges the country faces in providing care for disabled veterans. Secretary Robert McDonald is also expected to address his vision for the U.S. Department of Veterans...

  • AP sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say. The armed forces were to limit their operations in Afghanistan to...

  • Sources: Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

    Associated Press
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    WASHINGTON — U.S. troops in Afghanistan may once again engage Taliban fighters, not just al-Qaida terrorists, under new guidelines quietly approved by President Barack Obama, administration officials say. The armed forces were to limit their operations in Afghanistan to...

  • Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. nuclear forces may have made his own counterfeit $500 poker chips with paint and stickers to feed a gambling habit that eventually saw him banned from an entire network of casinos, according to a criminal...

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