Colorado Springs


Mon August 20, 2012

After Thousands of Dollars and Man-Hours, Host Cities Ready for Pro Cycling Challenge

Ads like this one in Colorado Springs are just one of many things host cities along the USA Pro Cycling Challenge route have spent time--and money--planning.
Grace Hood KUNC

Today marks the start of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, a seven-day professional bike race that will broadcast images of Colorado to about 200 countries. It also marks the finish line for the 12 cities hosting the event, which have spent months and thousands of dollars preparing to welcome the traveling road show.

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Mon August 13, 2012


Mon August 13, 2012

In Colorado Wildfires' Wake, Survivors Live In Limbo

Originally published on Mon July 1, 2013 2:10 pm

C.J. Moore stands where her front door used to be, before the Waldo Canyon Fire swept through the Mountain Shadows neighborhood in Colorado Springs, Colo. The fire destroyed more than 350 homes there.
Kirk Siegler for NPR

When the Waldo Canyon Fire roared over the hill behind the Mountain Shadows neighborhood in Colorado Springs, Colo., in June, nearly 350 homes were destroyed. The blaze reduced this affluent neighborhood at the foot of the mountains to rubble.

C.J. Moore's home on Mirror Lake Court was among the casualties. The inferno was so hot, her stone driveway exploded. Only a few blackened trees sway eerily in the wind where her home used to stand.

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Thu August 9, 2012


Thu August 2, 2012

Long Lines Across Colorado For Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day

Screencap from a video posted by Fox 21 News showing lines at a Colorado Springs Chick-fil-A.

From Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, both lunch seekers and political supporters caused long lines at Chick-fil-A restaurants, many in observance of Mike Huckabee's 'Appreciation Day.'

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