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  • America's Top Teens searching for talent

    Debbie Kelley
    Updated: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    A proposed television series, “America’s Top Teens,” is looking for students, ages 13-19, to be nominated for the pilot of a new video magazine. Teenagers who have overcome the odds, accomplished noteworthy achievements or have extreme talent will be considered. Students can nominate...

  • Colorado Springs restaurant fires employee who served kids liquor

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    A Colorado Springs Joe's Crab Shack has fired an employee who put alcohol into small children's drinks last week, according to a statement from the company. An internal investigation revealed that the employee was not following procedure, the statement said. The family, whose...

  • Lawsuit claims Colorado Springs school limits student's Constitutional rights

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    A dispute over what constitutes "free time" at Pine Creek High School and whether students can pray during that time has led to a federal civil rights lawsuit. A nonprofit legal organization, Alliance Defending Freedom, filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Denver on Friday, on...

  • New Castle Rock city park has something for everyone, including mini incline

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    After her second trip to the summit - a 200-stair climb straight up a ridge - Diana Pine could have been forgiven for cursing. Instead, she was full of praise. "This is the best thing they could have done for me," the Castle Rock woman exclaimed between gasps, grateful for a...

  • Video Game Haiku Review - 'Halo: The Master Chief Collection'

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Title: Halo: The Master Chief Collection Format: Xbox One Price: $59.99 Publisher: Microsoft Studios Developer: 343 Industries ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+) The Grade: A+   Halo: MCC Haiku Review Halo in HD 4 games and multiplayer  A ton of content What’s it...

  • Sesame Street marks 45th birthday

    By BETH J. HARPAZ The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    You don't get to be the longest-running children's show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up watching "Sesame Street" still can see old favorites such as Big Bird, things on the street have changed since the show debuted 45 years...

  • Drive-thru review: Sweet dreams packed into Denny's Apple Danish Stuffed French Toast

    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Denny's, our largest chain of full-service, sit-down family diners, joined forces with cable station TNT to bring Apple Danish Stuffed French Toast to the light of day - and all night. This melting-pot dish won first place on an episode of "On the Menu," a cooking game show hosted by...

  • Video Game Review - 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' hits its target

    Terry Terrones
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    Title: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Format: PC, PS3, Xbox 360, PS4, Xbox One Price: $59.99 Publisher: Activision Developer: Sledgehammer Games ESRB Rating: M (Mature 17+) The Grade: A –  What is it? The eleventh and most recent installment of Activision’s popular “Call...

  • Map: The 50 states of pizza; Colorado is represented by…

    Dalton Walker
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    I haven’t met many people who don’t like a good piece of pizza. I’d eat any pizza. I would. My daughter would too, well, it has to be cheese. Thrillist.com gives readers the best pizzeria in every state. Tall order, indeed. The best pizza is fighting words to some. I lean more to the...

  • Colorado Springs graffiti artist fights urban decay with spray paint

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Nov 9, 2014

    For graffiti artist Larry "Fuse" Masters, spray cans are weapons against urban decay - capable of blasting though blight with elegant lines and bursts of color. For proof of concept, see the eye-catching displays that ring a low-slung warehouse just under the downtown Colorado Avenue...

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