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A Colorado Springs resident takes a photo of the wildfire in the Black Forest area, Colorado. (AP Photo)

3 wildfires burn out of control in Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A wildfire fueled by hot temperatures, gusty winds and thick, bone-dry forests has destroyed 92 homes, damaged five more and prompted more than 7,000 residents northeast of Colorado Springs to […]

06/13/2013

Liberty Head Nickel

Rare 1913 nickel fetches over $3.1M at auction

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (AP) — A rare century-old U.S. nickel that was once mistakenly declared a fake and forgotten about for decades has sold at auction for more than $3.1 million. The 1913 Liberty Head nickel is especially prized because of its unusual back story:

04/26/2013

Prince Harry

Prince Harry to visit US, skipping Vegas this time

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry is returning to the United States — but this time he’s skipping Las Vegas. The 28-year-old prince will travel to the U.S. East Coast as well as Denver and Colorado Springs, Colorado.

03/25/2013

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‘Brass ceiling’ breached: Woman to lead AF Academy

DENVER (AP) — The appointment of the first woman to command the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs marks another breach of the “brass ceiling” that keeps women from top assignments in the military.

03/04/2013

From the Harlem Shake video posted on YouTube.

Shake on a plane? Dance craze brings FAA inquiry

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest craze to sweep the Internet is bringing college students the wrong kind of attention — from the FAA. During a flight from Colorado Springs to San Diego, a group of students started the Harlem Shake.

02/28/2013

Obama praises special ops forces after rescue

WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of a U.S. special operations team was killed during a weekend rescue mission in Afghanistan that freed an American doctor abducted by the Taliban outside of Kabul five days ago.

12/09/2012

Boy dies after 3 years without a brain

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – A Colorado boy who survived three years without a brain has died. Nickolas Coke surprised doctors after he born with only a brain stem. Most babies with that condition are stillborn […]

11/01/2012

Dozens of homes destroyed in Colorado blaze

(AP) – Officials say dozens of homes have been destroyed by a wildfire threatening Colorado Springs, but the heat and flames remain too intense for authorities to fully assess the damage to the state’s second-largest […]

06/27/2012

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