Colorado Springs


Sun May 19, 2013

Pikes Peak Park: Colorado’s Deadliest Neighborhood

A graffiti-ridden "Neighborhood Watch" sign at the edge of Census Tract 54:00 in Colorado Springs on May 3, 2013.
Joe Mahoney I-News Network at Rocky Mountain PBS

A Colorado Springs neighborhood of 1960s tract homes, apartments and schools led the state in gun deaths over the 12 years between the mass shooting tragedies at Columbine High and the Aurora theater.

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Tue April 30, 2013
The Two-Way

Female Soldier Sentenced To 10 Months Over Desertion

The first female to desert during the Iraq war was sentenced to 10 months in prison after she pleaded guilty late Monday during a court-martial.

The AP reports that Pfc. Kimberly Rivera, 30, deserted during a two-week leave in 2007. Rivera headed to Canada when she was ordered back to Iraq for a second tour.

The AP reports:

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Mon April 29, 2013

Colorado Is The 8th Friendliest Small Business State

Screencap of the 2013 United States Small Business Friendliness map


Wed April 3, 2013
World Cafe

Night Beds On World Cafe

Originally published on Wed April 3, 2013 6:09 pm

Winston Yellen of Night Beds.
Jarrod Renaud Courtesy of the artist

Night Beds is the work of Winston Yellen, who originally started making music in his hometown of Colorado Springs. But he traveled to Nashville to write the songs for Night Beds' debut album, Country Sleep, in a pre-Civil War cabin once owned by Johnny Cash.

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Fri March 1, 2013
The Two-Way

'Harlem Shake' On A Plane Has FAA Investigating; See The Video

Originally published on Fri March 1, 2013 7:32 am

Doing the Harlem Shake aboard a Frontier Airlines flight has the FAA asking questions.

Shakes on a plane aren't all that funny to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Colorado College's ultimate frisbee team last month convinced the crew aboard a Frontier Airlines fight to let them do the "Harlem Shake."

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