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  • Americans most motivated to clean house for company

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Published: Sat, Apr 25, 2015

    The world might hold fewer neatniks than observation alone would have us believe. A recent survey commissioned by the CLR cleaning product company revealed what professional house cleaners long have known: A majority of Americans (64 percent) are most motivated to clean when company's...

  • Parents of slain children share grief, stories at annual Colorado Springs rally

    By BILLIE STANTON ANLEU billie.stantonanleu@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Carol Bueno strolled up and down Vermijo Street in brisk, frigid winds Friday, carrying a poster-sized photograph of son Joshua Bueno, who was shot to death at age 22. She was one of about a dozen parents participating in the annual victims' rights rally by Mothers of Murdered Youth,...

  • Money Museum in Colorado Springs celebrates World's Fairs for National Coin Week

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 20, 2015

    Before technology could bring the planet to the people, if you wanted to know - and see and experience - what was happening in the world, you went to the fair. The World's Fair, that is. Since the first "World Expo" in London in 1851, the often months-long expositions have served...

  • Hundreds turn out for Earth Day events at Garden of the Gods

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    A couple of thousand people celebrated Earth Day at Garden of the Gods on Saturday planting seeds, touring the park and getting up close and personal with birds of prey and zoo animals. Jayden Pagano, 8, said the day for him was about "celebrating the Earth." He and his 5-year-old...

  • 'Monkey Kingdom' reveals a revolution in cuteness

    By Roger Moore Tribune News Service -
    Published: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    Narrated by Tina Fey; directed by Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill; 85 minutes; G "Monkey Kingdom," Disneynature's latest Earth Day offering, is an intriguing peek inside the social structure of macaque monkey society in Sri Lanka. So while it's got plenty of cute macaque...

  • Video: Blue Angels' first female pilot takes flight

    CBS News
    Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    When military aviation buffs pack into the Marine Corps Beaufort Air Show in South Carolina, they'll be wowed by the Navy's Blue Angels. But a new kind of history will also take flight in the team: a woman in the cockpit. U.S. Marine Corps Capt. Katie Higgins is the first female...

  • Grandparenting from afar: Tracing Paper – a simple idea that provides hours of fun

    By Grandma Nancy
    Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Tear out a picture of an animal from a coloring book, then trace the whole picture.

  • Want to play disc golf? Get started at these scenic sites

    By JENNIFER FORKER The Associated Press -
    Published: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    You might live near a disc golf course and not know it. While many of the nearly 5,000 courses in the U.S. boast grand vistas, glorious flora and some fauna, others are tucked along steep terrain and small creeks, providing a use for parkland not suitable for much else. "Disc golf...

  • Downtown Colorado Springs bookseller bucks trends

    By lance benzel lance.benzel@gazette.com -
    Updated: Mon, Apr 13, 2015

    Can't find a title at the Bargain Book Warehouse in downtown Colorado Springs? Pay a visit to the man at the counter, Drew Surendranath, who says he keeps a mental list of the tens of thousands available, from supermarket thrillers to college textbooks to dusty tomes of Greek verse....

  • Professionals share their enthusiasm with kids at Colorado Springs engineering fest

    By STEPHEN HOBBS stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Apr 12, 2015

    Liz Staten was "amazed" when, as a child, she first saw the freeway interchange for interstates 25 and 40 in Albuquerque. While Staten did not know it at the time, seeing that structure would turn out to be the seminal moment that led her to what would became her chosen career. "I...

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