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Colorado Springs Police are investigating car fires across town on November 21, 2017. Colorado Springs Police are investigating car fires across town on November 21, 2017.

Several cars lit on fire in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Police say several cars were lit on fire early Tuesday morning. At least 6 cars were found burned in different neighborhoods across the city.

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Residents in need of solution after water main breaks for third time

Water main breaks at Del Paz and Montebello in Colorado Springs. (KOAA) Water main breaks at Del Paz and Montebello in Colorado Springs. (KOAA)
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A water main break sent water shooting into the air over nearby houses Monday morning in a Colorado Springs neighborhood just off of Del Paz and Montebello Drive. While Springs Utilities workers were quick to patch this up and get water restored to the subdivision in a matter of a few hours, News5 found this is something neighbors have become all too familiar with. 

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Decade-dormant Victory Ridge to open Tuesday

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A nearly decade-long dormancy for a suburban eyesore on Colorado Springs' northeast side ends Tuesday night with the opening of Icon Cinema, a 14-screen movie theater serving as the inaugural and anchor tenant for Victory Ridge, formerly called Colorado Crossing.

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Fairly Normal Holiday Commutes With A Cold Afternoon

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Slick & Slower Mountain Commute: Light snow overnight in the mountains across I-70 caused light accumulation on the road and will make morning work commutes and holiday travel across the mountains slow and slick. Cold air across southern Colorado but warmer by the holiday...

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Manitou Springs City Council to vote on bear-proofing trash cans

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Manitou Springs city leaders are taking action on an ordinance that protects you and our local wildlife. It would require everyone to better secure their trash to help keep bears out of neighborhoods.   This summer alone, Colorado Parks and Wildlife had to euthanize 24 bears in the Pikes Peak Region, since they were no longer afraid of humans. This ordinance aims to lower that number, by requiring everyone to secure their garbage or use bear-proof trash cans. We've seen... More>>

CBS News and PBS fire Charlie Rose following sexual misconduct allegations

Charlie Rose speaks during a live online forum, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano) Charlie Rose speaks during a live online forum, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)
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CBS News has fired Charlie Rose amid allegations of sexual misconduct brought forward by at least 8 women. 

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Robert Dear in court for competency hearing

Robert Lewis Dear talks during a court appearance on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Robert Lewis Dear talks during a court appearance on Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
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Robert Dear will return to an El Paso County courtroom for a another competency hearing related to murder charges for the November 27, 2015 shootings at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.

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No drugs available for execution in South Carolina

Bobby Wayne Stone was sentenced to death by lethal injection for shooting and killing Charlie Kubala, a sergeant with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, in 1996. Bobby Wayne Stone was sentenced to death by lethal injection for shooting and killing Charlie Kubala, a sergeant with the Sumter County Sheriff's Office, in 1996.
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(WIS) The first execution scheduled in South Carolina in more than six years is set for December 1st, but that will likely be delayed because the state cannot get the drugs to carry it out. 

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President Trump lays out agenda for final months of 2018

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A major shift in US policy on North Korea: "The United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism. Should have happened a long time ago," declared President Donald Trump.

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Your Healthy Family: Ketamine being used to treat PTSD and severe depression

Powerful drug used as anesthetic in surgery now being used to treat PTSD and severe depression Powerful drug used as anesthetic in surgery now being used to treat PTSD and severe depression
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Ketamine is a powerful drug that is FDA approved for use as an anesthetic commonly used in surgery.  Ketamine is also gaining ground being used to treat post traumatic stress disorder and severe depression.  

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Nuggets beat Kings 114-98 without coach and 2 starters

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Denver also was missing Millsap, who sprained his left wrist against the Lakers, and Chandler (lower back pain).

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NBA suspends Nuggets coach Malone 1 game for bumping ref

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The league also rescinded the ejection fine given to Nuggets center Nikola Jokic. He received a technical foul for his actions but the league said he should not have been ejected from the game.

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Air Force holds off Arkansas-Pine Bluff in 57-47 win

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Air Force shot just 30 percent from the field but dominated on defense, controlling the boards 43-29 and getting 21 of its 27 free throws to UAPB's 4 for 8.

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Busting Nutrition Myths

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In an effort to be a healthier society, one dietitian says clients are coming in confused. There are several nutrition myths Brittany Link of Advice for Eating wishes people would stop believing. First, egg yolks aren't bad for you.

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Multiple wildfires start with windy and dry conditions

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Warnings about wind and wildfire danger proved true on Monday in southern Colorado. Multiple fires kept firefighters busy. Three happened within a couple of hours. There was one on the El Paso/Pueblo county border.  Another burned around an acre near Academy Boulevard and Fountain Boulevard in Colorado Springs.

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Black Friday Evolves

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Generation Z and Millennials are poised to rule at the register this holiday season. A survey by the National Retail Federation finds nearly half of all 18-34 year olds planning to spend more on holiday gifts this year...maybe enough to help save Black Friday. 

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Fatal crash is 35th traffic fatality in Colorado Springs this year

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CSPD reports, this is the 35th reported traffic related fatality in Colorado Springs this year, which is equal to the highest number of traffic fatalities reported in a single year back in 2013. 

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Trump puts North Korea back on blacklist

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (Associated Press) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (Associated Press)
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President Donald Trump has announced the U.S. is putting North Korea's "murderous regime" on America's terrorism blacklist, despite questions about Pyongyang's support for international attacks beyond the assassination of its leader's half-brother in February. 

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Missing goat reunited with family in Pueblo

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A Pueblo resident is thankful to the community after a man found her missing goat. Tanya Nance said she was coming back from Black Forest Friday, when she was putting the goat in her pen, something spooked her and she was gone.

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Monday Evening Weather: Breezy Winds, Cooler Tuesday

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It's been a warm and breezy day with high fire danger. Red Flag Warnings expire at 5pm and winds will ease up a bit this evening and overnight, but remain gusty over the mountains.

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Forced out seniors a symptom of affordable housing shortage

Emerald Towers Apartments sends more than 70 seniors packing under the direction of new management for renovations. (KOAA) Emerald Towers Apartments sends more than 70 seniors packing under the direction of new management for renovations. (KOAA)
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Earlier this month, dozens of senior citizens at the Emerald Towers apartments received permanent relocation notices. City Council President Richard Skorman thinks that may just be the tip of the iceberg. "What happened at Emerald Towers is going to happen at many other places," he said.  

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Thanksgiving baskets given to those in need in Fountain

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The American Legion Post #38 and Fountain Police Officers distributed Thanksgiving baskets to those in need Sunday. The American Legion members secured donations, raised funds and covered the costs of the items inside the Thanksgiving baskets.

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Heated atmosphere during Senator Cory Gardner's town hall

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On Monday, a group of about a hundred people showed up for a town hall meeting at the Pueblo Convention Center to question Republican Senator Cory Gardner. The atmosphere outside and inside the building was heated at times.

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Law enforcement training new K-9 officers not to sniff marijuana

Pueblo Police Department K-9's Sage and Widget Pueblo Police Department K-9's Sage and Widget
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For law enforcement around the state, the future of how K-9 officers will be trained is a topic of conversation becoming more common.  With the legalization of recreational marijuana in 2012, it's caused some challenges, noted in a case in the Colorado Court of Appeals.

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Salvation Army in need of pies for community holiday meals

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The Salvation Army has announced they are in need of pies for their annual holiday meals. This is for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, as the Salvation Army holds a community meal for both holidays.

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CSFD says fatal Cucharras house fire may have been preventable

Police on the scene of a deadly house fire in Colorado Springs on Nov. 10, 2017. Police on the scene of a deadly house fire in Colorado Springs on Nov. 10, 2017.
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The Colorado Springs Fire Department ruled the cause of a house fire that killed two people and injured a child was caused by a misuse of a match, lighter or similar device. 

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Uber hit with $8.9 million civil penalty in Colorado

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The Colorado Public Utilities Commission issued an $8.9 million civil penalty against the parent company of Uber for allowing individuals with criminal records to drive for the company. 

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CBS suspends Rose, PBS halts his show following allegations

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PBS says it is immediately halting distribution of Charlie Rose's interview program and CBS News suspended him following The Washington Post's report of eight women who accused the veteran newsman of multiple unwanted sexual advances and inappropriate behavior. 

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Colorado governor: Not considering clemency for killer of 4

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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says he is not considering clemency for convicted killer and death row inmate Nathan Dunlap. Hickenlooper said Monday that he has no plans to revisit Dunlap's case. The term-limited governor is set to leave office in January 2019. 

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Body found near Arkansas River considered homicide

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A death investigation surrounding a body found near the Arkansas River is now being investigated as a homicide.  Fremont County Deputies were dispatched to the area of Texas Creek for a death investigation after a dead body was found Friday night.  

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Thanksgiving expected to be busiest travel holiday since 2005

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AAA Colorado projects nearly 865,000 Coloradans will be traveling this Thanksgiving holiday.  This is a 3.3 percent increase from last year, according to AAA. The numbers reveal this will be the busiest Thanksgiving holiday since 2005. 

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Teen arrested in woman's murder had 'death list'

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A prosecutor in northern Colorado says a 15-year-old arrested in the stabbing death of a 20-year-old woman had a "death list" that included the victim's younger sister.

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Red Cross offers cooking safety tips for the holidays

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Thanksgiving brings families and loved ones together to enjoy a delicious home cooked meal, but cooking safety can sometimes be overlooked.  The American Red Cross is offering home safety cooking tips for the holidays. According to the Red Cross, cooking is the leading cause of home fires.

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Police identify victims in Pueblo triple shooting

Pueblo Police investigating a triple shooting on Nov. 19, 2017. Pueblo Police investigating a triple shooting on Nov. 19, 2017.
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Pueblo Police have identified two of the victims in a triple shooting that left one person dead at a duplex in the 900 block of Lake Ave. Sunday morning. 

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All lanes of I-25 back open after grass fires burn near the interstate

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Firefighters first responded to the fire around 11:45 a.m. on a call of multiple grass fires burning between the North Gate and Interquest exits.

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Broncos make a change at offensive coordinator

Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, right, talks with quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, right, talks with quarterback Trevor Siemian (13) during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y.
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The Broncos relieved Offensive Coordinator Mike McCoy of his duties Monday morning following a 20-17 loss to the Bengals.

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Senator Cory Gardner Town Hall Event in Pueblo

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Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) is hosting a town hall at the Pueblo Convention Center during the lunch hour on Monday. KOAA.com is carrying the event live. 

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Monarch Mountain opening Thursday

A look at conditions on the mountain on Nov. 16, 2017. A look at conditions on the mountain on Nov. 16, 2017.
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Monarch Mountain had to delay its opening by just one extra day. 

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Trump intends to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung on Mansudae in Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the unveiling ceremony for statues of late leaders Kim Jong Il and Kim Il Sung on Mansudae in Pyongyang, North Korea (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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President Donald Trump said he intends to declare North Korea a state sponsor of terror. 

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Where to enjoy a community meal this Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is just days away, and if you're not sure how you're spending your holiday there are several places in southern Colorado to go. The largest Thanksgiving day meal will be offered at the Salvation Army on Yuma Street, but that's not the only spot to celebrate! Meals will also be served at the Woodland Park Church of the Nazarene, Manitou Town Hall and Fountain Valley Senior Center. If you can't make it but still want to get involved organizers tell us dessert d... More>>

Bored? Crush a car in a tank!

Now you have a chance to drive a tank over a car at Tank America in Florida. (WESH) Now you have a chance to drive a tank over a car at Tank America in Florida. (WESH)
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(WESH) A company in Florida is allowing people to drive over and crush empty cars using a tank. A few business partners in Melbourne had the idea to buy a couple of tanks and let people drive them over old junk cars. 

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Charles Manson dead at 83-years-old

Cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83. (NBC) Cult leader Charles Manson dead at 83. (NBC)
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Cult leader Charles Manson, whose followers killed actress Sharon Tate and six others in 1969, has died. 

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Your Healthy Family: New prostate implant reduces symptoms of BPH

New treatment for enlarged prostate could become the standard of care. New treatment for enlarged prostate could become the standard of care.
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#NoShaveNovember is an effort to focus on men's health issues.  There is one that affects 1 in 4 men over the age of 55, and one of it's biggest symptoms is the need to frequently go to the bathroom. 

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Gorgeous Week Leading To Thanksgiving!

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After a chilly weekend southern Colorado is getting set up with a gorgeous week right in time for the Thanksgiving holiday!

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Senator Gardner reschedules Pueblo town hall

Senator Cory Gardner Senator Cory Gardner
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Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) will hold his 6th town hall since August in Pueblo.

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Wentz, Eagles roll over Cowboys 37-9 after losing kicker

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Philadelphia leads the second-place and defending division champion Cowboys (5-5) by four games with six to play after handing Dallas its worst home loss at 8-year-old AT&T Stadium.

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Lonzo Ball's triple-double sends Lakers past Denver, 127-109

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Denver coach Mike Malone and top scorer Nikola Jokic were ejected in the second quarter after Malone stepped onto the court during play to argue a no-call on a play by Jokic around the basket. Malone furiously confronted referee Rodney Mott, who swiftly ejected the coach and his best player when Jokic joined in the argument.

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Rally held outside Emerald Towers after dozens of seniors evicted

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Dozens of people in Colorado Springs are now fighting for change after the eviction of 70 elderly people at Emerald Towers Apartments.  Tenants received notices about two weeks ago letting them know they had to be out in just a few weeks due to major renovations.  On Sunday, a rally was held outside the apartment building in support of those tenants. 

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A Warm Thanksgiving Forecast

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Warm air has returned to Colorado!  Along with that, some clouds have been streaming in from the Pacific Northwest.  Those clouds will remain with us through Tuesday and even bring some snow showers to the Northern and Central Mountains Monday night into Tuesday.  

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Sexual assault reports from Fort Bragg increase 28 percent

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 A summary released by the Department of Defense shows reports of sexual assault from Fort Bragg increased by 28 percent in 2016 over the year before. The summary says Fort Bragg received 146 reports of sexual assault in 2016 compared to 114 reports in 2015. 

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Ohio State Suspends 37 Fraternities

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Ohio State University has suspended 37 fraternities, according to a Thursday press release. This includes all social, recruitment and new member activities for Interfraternity Council (IFC) chapters. 

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra in Colorado Springs

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The critically acclaimed, multi-platinum, musically driven show "The Ghosts of Christmas Eve" put on yet another great performance Sunday. 

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Air Force Academy cadets give helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

Cadets with the Air Force Academy volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity Saturday Cadets with the Air Force Academy volunteered their time with Habitat for Humanity Saturday
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So far this school year, Air Force Academy cadets have volunteered more than 13,000 hours in the community. This weekend, several of them showed up at events in southern Colorado to lend a helping hand. 

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21st YOT Club Holiday Benefit helps Colorado Springs youth

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In the last 20 years the YOT Club has collected more than 25,000 new toys and books for worthy schools, organizations and charities, as well as contributing to multiple scholarship funds. 

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Wolf Creek Ski Area announce daily opening

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Wolf Creek Ski Area has announced they will be opening daily for ski season on Nov 21. 12 inches of snow blanketed the Wolf Creek Ski Area on Friday, which made plans for opening day much easier. The snow created a base for skiers and boarders for the 2017-2018 season.

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Trump voices doubt about trophy hunting policy

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President Donald Trump is expressing more doubts about a new policy allowing trophies of African elephants shot for sport to be imported. In a tweet Sunday night, Trump appears to question whether "this horror show" actually aids in the conservation of any animal. 

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Two Colorado Lottery Winners in Denver and Brighton

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A lucky winner of the Colorado Lottery is the recipient of a reported $1.9 million in Denver Saturday night. The Colorado Lottery tweeted the lucky ticket worth almost two million dollars was sold at 7-Eleven store on St. Parker Rd.  Woohoo! Denver you had a $1.9 million #Lotto winner last night. 

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Dalton's 3 TDs lead Bengals past Broncos 20-17

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That snapped the Bengals' 10-game losing streak in Denver and sent the Broncos (3-7) to their sixth straight loss, their longest skid in 27 years.

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Walker's 22, Mann's 20 lead Florida St by Colorado St 90-73

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The Rams (2-2), who scored the first 11 points of the second half to wipe out an 11-point halftime deficit, got 22 points from Prentiss Nixon, 16 in the second half, and 14 points and 10 rebounds from Che Bob. Lorenzo Jenkins scored 14 points off the bench, hitting 4 of 5 3's, including one that put CSU on top 50-48.

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LIVE BLOG: Broncos lose to Bengals in Week 11

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The Broncos have had a rough season this year, with five losses in a row. They are last in the AFC West with a 3-6 record.  Frustration among the team is building with the Broncos' offense, so the pressure is on today.

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Colorado could lose 650,000 trees in reservoir expansion

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More than half a million trees in Colorado could disappear if the final federal permit for Denver Water's proposed reservoir expansion is approved.    The Daily Camera reports the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is expected to rule early next year on what would be the biggest public works project in Boulder County history, exceeding the original construction of the Gross Reservoir Dam, which was completed in 1954.

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Some Massachusetts towns going to pot, after all

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The Colorado Municipal League says nearly two-thirds of cities and towns in the first U.S. state to legalize recreational marijuana have opted out of hosting pot shops.

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Truex Jr. wins 1st NASCAR Cup championship

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Martin Truex Jr. clinched his first NASCAR Cup championship Sunday by winning the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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One person killed in triple shooting in Pueblo

Pueblo Police are investigating a triple shooting in the 900 block of Lake Ave. Sunday morning. Pueblo Police are investigating a triple shooting in the 900 block of Lake Ave. Sunday morning.
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Pueblo Police are investigating a triple shooting in the 900 block of Lake Ave that left one person dead.

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New study names iPhone X most breakable phone

iPhone X named most breakable Apple phone in recent study. iPhone X named most breakable Apple phone in recent study.
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 The iPhone X has been named Apple's most breakable phone in a recent study. 

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Boise St. blows out Air Force

Air Force running back Tim McVey (33) fumbles the ball on a tackle by Boise State cornerback Tyler Horton (14) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017. Air Force running back Tim McVey (33) fumbles the ball on a tackle by Boise State cornerback Tyler Horton (14) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017.
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Air Force had beaten Boise State in its last three games, but that streak came to an end Saturday night.

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Longtime country singer, songwriter Mel Tillis has died at 85

Mel Tillis performs at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday, July 6, 2013 in Norman, Okla. Mel Tillis performs at the Oklahoma Twister Relief Concert at the Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on Saturday, July 6, 2013 in Norman, Okla.
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Mel Tillis, the longtime country star who wrote hits for Kenny Rogers, Ricky Skaggs and many others, and overcame a stutter to sing on dozens of his own singles, has died.

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Trader Joe's recalling several packaged salads

Several Trader Joe's salads are under a recall because there could be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. Several Trader Joe's salads are under a recall because there could be shards of glass or hard plastic inside.
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Trader Joe's is recalling several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. 

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Flying With Kids

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Flying during the holiday season is stressful, and when you add young children into the mix, even more so. So how do you do it safely?

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Hockey rivalry between Pueblo first responders

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It is a rivalry that was started because of good cause.  "It is pretty exhilarating. So it's good for the team members to feel the energy of the crowd and I think that's what makes them better and want to participate at a higher level," Pueblo Fire Chief Shawn Shelton said. 

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Trees of Life Ceremony honors lost loved ones

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For some this time of year can be difficult, the 33rd Annual Trees of Life Tree Lighting Ceremony was held to honor those who are no longer with us. Loved ones' names provided at the event were read in remembrance Saturday. A number of trees will be lit with white lights to remember those people have lost.

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Ride share drivers report more kids trying to use the platform

Ride share driver Mark Fruci Ride share driver Mark Fruci
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Ride share apps are something that we use every day and it’s something that is meant to make it easier to get around. But some drivers report more kids trying to use ride share platforms.

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Tree lighting ceremony in Acacia Park

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, the City's Christmas Tree will light up the sky in Acacia Park Saturday. The annual return of Acacia Park's skate rink is bringing so many fun holiday events to Colorado Springs. 

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CC Tigers swept by St. Cloud State after 5-1 loss

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Second-ranked St. Cloud State scored four times in the third period, including a pair just 33 seconds apart early in the frame, and completed a sweep of Colorado College with a 5-1 victory Saturday night at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center.

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5 Games to watch in Week Two of the Playoffs

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DO OR DIE TIME: As the playoffs enter the second week of the season (3rd for 2A/1A/8man) the pressure to perform is even higher than before.  With Fountain-Fort Carson losing 35-14 to Eaglecrest in 5A, that class has wrapped up for us in Southern Colorado.  These are the five games to watch for week two of the playoffs.  2A #4 LA JUNTA at #8 EATON: With the Tigers defeat of TCA, they are one step closer to a return to the 2A title game to defend. Their...

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Broncos waive AJ Derby, promote Austin Traylor

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Thin at tight end, the Denver Broncos made a roster move Saturday that cost them their most productive player at the position. 

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Virginia woman catches fish that breaks Colorado record

Dr. Lindsay Regali caught a record breaking arctic char while vacationing in Dillon Reservoir. Dr. Lindsay Regali caught a record breaking arctic char while vacationing in Dillon Reservoir.
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A Virginia physician caught an unexpected record breaking fish while vacationing in Colorado.  Dr. Lindsay Regali of Charlottesville and husband Luke Newcomb were enjoying some Colorado fishing at Dillon Reservoir when she caught the fish.

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House fire in southern Beijing suburb kills 19, injures 8

Stock Photo (KOAA) Stock Photo (KOAA)
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The official Chinese news agency says a fire at a building advertising low-cost rental apartments in a southern Beijing suburb has killed 19 people and injured eight others. Xinhua News Agency says firefighters put out the fire at Xinjian Village in the district of Daxing by 9 p.m. local time on Saturday, three hours after it was reported. 

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Hundreds of holiday meals delivered to those in need in Pueblo

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Hundreds of motorcycles roared through Pueblo streets Saturday, while delivering holiday meals to people in need. 

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CSU Pueblo falls to Minnesota State, Mankato 16-13

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The No. 20 Colorado State University-Pueblo football team suffered a 16-13 overtime loss to No. 1 Minnesota State University, Mankato Saturday in Round 1 of the NCAA Division II Playoffs. 

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Church leaders who oppose Roy Moore hold rally

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016. Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore speaks to the media during a news conference in Montgomery, Ala., on Monday, Aug. 8, 2016.
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A leading figure among religious liberals is speaking out against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore. The Rev. William J. Barber led a rally against Moore at a church in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday. More than 100 people gathered for the event. 

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Fire Destroys Senior Living Community

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More than 20 people are in the hospital after flames ripped through a senior living community in Pennsylvania overnight. The fires started late Thursday night and spread to multiple buildings of the Barclay Friends Community in West Chester. 

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More than 100 animals seized in Colorado cruelty case

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Officials in southwest Colorado say they have seized more than 100 animals after an investigation of animal cruelty. The La Plata County Sheriff's Office and the La Plata County Humane Society haven't identified the person cited for animal cruelty. 

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Rep says David Cassidy in hospital, 'surrounded by family'

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"Partridge Family" star David Cassidy has been hospitalized in Florida. His representative tells The Associated Press on Saturday that Cassidy is "now conscious" and "surrounded by family." The rep adds that Cassidy was in pain and taken to the hospital on Wednesday. 

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Dog found in Colorado Springs, reunited with family

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The Colorado Springs Police received reports of a dog that was found outside of a business Saturday. A coffee shop at Palmer Park and Powers Blvd said the dog was there wet, freezing and thirsty when they went to open the shop.

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University of Colorado plans $15,000 online degree programs

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University of Colorado officials are backing the creation of online programs that could let students earn college degrees for $15,000. 

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Kenan Thompson sets "SNL" record

Kenan Thompson during a skit on "Saturday Night Live." Kenan Thompson during a skit on "Saturday Night Live."
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(NBC) Kenan Thompson is a "Saturday Night Live" mainstay now, but in 2003 he was the rookie.

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Sexual assault reports at southern Colorado military bases increase

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The Department of Defense says more sexual assaults are being reported at installations around the world including Fort Carson.

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AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young dead at 64

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young at a photoshoot in 2003. AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young at a photoshoot in 2003.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Malcolm Young, the rhythm guitarist and guiding force behind the Australian hard rock band AC/DC, has died. He was 64. AC/DC announced the death on their official Facebook page and website Saturday.

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Independence Pass closed for the winter

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Crews have closed Independence Pass near Aspen for the winter season.

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Pine Creek rolls past Rampart in 4A Quarterfinals

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It was a District 20 showdown Friday night between Rampart and Pine Creek for the chance to advance in the state playoffs. 

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Air Force hockey wins over RIT 4-3

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Air Force hockey got back in the win column Friday, besting RIT 4-3 at Cadet Ice Arena. Jordan Himley and Joe Tyran both scored to erase RIT leads with Evan Giesler and Erik Baskin salting it away for the Falcons down the stretch. The pair matchup again tomorrow night at Cadet Ice Arena, 7:05 puck drop.

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Body found near Arkansas River in Texas Creek area

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Deputies from the Fremont County Sheriff's Office say a body has been found near the Arkansas River in the Texas Creek area. The discovery was made around sunset at 5 p.m. when investigators responded. It is unclear if the body belongs to a man or woman or any other identifying information. 

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Colorado College falls 6-1 to St. Cloud State

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Colorado College was unable to slow the offensive charge from St. Cloud State on Friday, falling to the Huskies 6-1.

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Former prisoners getting job boost from CDOT

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Recently released inmates in Colorado are getting some help on the road back to civilian life. It is coming from Colorado's Department of Transportation (CDOT). It is a pilot program with the goal of a win/win for two state agencies. A partnership between the Colorado Department of Corrections and CDOT makes this possible. Corrections needed a better employment transition for people on parole, while CDOT has on-going need for maintenance workers. It is minimum wage and an opportunit...

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Adoptions official for several Pueblo families

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It's a heart warming day for a couple families in Pueblo.

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DUI enforcement for Thanksgiving holiday

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The holiday DUI campaign is kicking off in southern Colorado this weekend. 

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Drone park could be coming to El Paso County

Elected leaders in El Paso County are discussing the idea of creating a drone park to give unmanned aircraft pilots a public space to fly. Elected leaders in El Paso County are discussing the idea of creating a drone park to give unmanned aircraft pilots a public space to fly.
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Elected leaders in El Paso County are discussing the idea of creating a drone park to give unmanned aircraft pilots a public space to fly. 

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Care and Share Food Bank collects turkeys for families in need

Care and Share collects turkeys for those in need Care and Share collects turkeys for those in need
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Care and Share Food Bank partners up with King Soopers to put turkeys on tables this holiday season. 

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Your Healthy Family: UCHealth doctor is also UCHealth cancer patient

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Dr. Alexandra Coffey with UCHealth Memorial she will be speaking at Saturday’s UCHealth Lung and Breathing Summit at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.  

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Deputies search for attempted robbery suspect

Suspect wanted for theft from Colorado Springs Commercial Kitchen on November 5, 2017 Suspect wanted for theft from Colorado Springs Commercial Kitchen on November 5, 2017
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El Paso County deputies are asking for the public's help tracking down a suspect in an attempted theft case.

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Man accused of ramming vehicle into pawn shop

James Rohrs is accused of driving his truck in a pawn shop. James Rohrs is accused of driving his truck in a pawn shop.
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One man is in custody, accused of slamming his vehicle into a pawn shop during an attempted burglary. 

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Holiday events coming to Colorado Springs

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Holiday decorations and activities are coming to Colorado Springs this weekend. 

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Colorado Springs couple held at gunpoint in attempted robbery

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One man is at large after holding a Colorado Springs couple at gunpoint in an attempted robbery.  

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Volunteers bring thousands of Thanksgiving meals to Colorado Springs

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An annual team-up between Fort Carson, Two Men & a Truck, and the Salvation Army is providing thousands of Thanksgiving meals for those in need. 

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News 5 Investigates: HomeAdvisor may not pre-screen contractors as their ads claim

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Time and time again, we warn you to do your homework before hiring a contractor, but what if there was a web site offering to do the research for free? 

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Roethlisberger throws 4 TDs, Steelers drill Titans 40-17

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Brown caught 10 passes for 144 yards and the three scores, including an acrobatic grab in the back of the end zone in which he pinned the ball to his helmet before bringing it in to put Pittsburgh up 20 in the fourth quarter.

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CU Boulder to lead Pac-12's eye-tracking concussion study

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The initiative will use a medical device that is mounted on an athlete's head and uses an eye-tracking virtual reality system to record and analyze eye movements to track impairment.

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Landeskog's hat trick lifts Avalanche over Capitals, 6-2

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Colorado was playing at home for the first time in two weeks and for just the fifth time overall in that span. The gap included a trip to Sweden to play two games against Ottawa last weekend and Matt Duchene, traded by the Avalanche to the Senators on Nov. 5.

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Your Healthy Family: UCHealth hosting Lung and Breathing Summit Saturday

Lung Cancer is responsible for about 1 in every 4 cancer deaths. Lung Cancer is responsible for about 1 in every 4 cancer deaths.
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This Saturday UCHealth is hosting their Second Annual Comprehensive Lung and Breathing summit.  It’s from 8am to  noon at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.

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Your Healthy Family: Charlie Hall's glioblastoma diagnosis

Charlie Hall is the perfect example of a person living a productive life with terminal cancer. Charlie Hall is the perfect example of a person living a productive life with terminal cancer.
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Charlie Hall is a perfect example of why when you know something is off with your health to make sure and get it checked out.

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Nate Solder returns to Southern Colorado with Patriots

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The seven year NFL veteran grew up playing for the Demons before taking a scholarship to the University of Colorado. 

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Broncos promote linebacker Deiontrez Mount

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He had a solid training camp and was seen as a crucial plug-in player when Shaq Barrett and Shane Ray were out with injuries. But he had just one tackle and one quarterback hit this season.

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KOAA Athlete of the week: Jaylen Thomas, Vista Ridge football

Jaylen Thomas of Vista Ridge football. (KOAA) Jaylen Thomas of Vista Ridge football. (KOAA)
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He's scored 24 touchdowns in 2017; 10 rushing, 10 passing, 4 catching. He's proven he's a multi-threat player. 

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Air Force prepping for final two week "playoff like stretch"

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Air Force has pinned itself against the wall with two weeks left in the season, needing to win the final two games to qualify for a bowl game. 

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Colorado State rallies past Winthrop 80-76

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Reserves Deion James and Raquan Mitchell scored 14 and 11 points, respectively, for Colorado State.

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Scottie scores 18, Air Force beats Canisius 93-79

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Air Force hit 38-of-41 (93 percent) free throws.

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CSU Pueblo men's basketball starts season with 84-65 win

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Hot shooting and a solid defensive effort lifted the Colorado State University-Pueblo men's basketball team to an 84-65 season-opening victory Friday against Rogers State University.

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Your Healthy Family: Come race the law, win prizes and help teens

Race a cop for teen suicide prevention in Colorado Springs on Saturday Nov. 11th Race a cop for teen suicide prevention in Colorado Springs on Saturday Nov. 11th
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While the cause is sobering, the event will be a whole lot of fun. 

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Three injured after row of houses catches fire in Denver

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Denver Firefighters said three people were injured after a fire tore through a row of houses Saturday night.

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