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Sunday Evening Weather: Snow ends, bright & blustery Monday

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All snow, and related Advisories, come to an end this evening, and skies will rapidly clear out overnight...

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Two Fort Carson soldiers killed in helicopter crash

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The Army says two soldiers from Colorado have been killed in a helicopter crash during training operations in the Southern California desert.

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US hockey GM dies unexpectedly at Colorado Springs home

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Jim Johannson, the general manager of the U.S. Olympic men's hockey team, has died just a couple weeks before the start of the Pyeongchang Games. He was 53.    Johannson passed away in his sleep Sunday morning, according to USA Hockey. 

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Police arrest man accused of strangling his girlfriend

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Colorado Springs Police responded to a 911 call where a female reported her boyfriend was trying to strangle her in an attempt to kill her. Police said a little after midnight they received the call where a female victim said her boyfriend strangled her multiple times, and dragged her to their van.

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Local weather closings and delays for Monday

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With snow accumulations throughout Southern Colorado reaching up to 8" inches, some schools, offices, and churches are delayed for Monday.

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Monarch Mountain offers free skiing in support of community

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Monarch Mountain is helping support the community by offering a free ski day on Monday. Monarch Mountain will be accepting canned food and cash donations and in return guests will receive a free lift ticket good for that day, or any other day during the 17/18 ski season. 

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Tokyo holds evacuation drill to prepare for N. Korean threat

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More than 300 people have participated in an evacuation drill in Tokyo under the scenario of an incoming North Korean ballistic missile. The drill was held at the Tokyo Dome amusement park, a subway station and a community center downtown.

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CSPD respond to robbery at local pharmacy

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Colorado Springs Police officers responded to reports of a robbery at a pharmacy in the 6000 block of Rangewood Drive Sunday. According to CSPD, the reporting party said that two men entered the store and told her to get back, as they forced entry into the register and stole an unknown amount of money. 

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Governor orders flags lowered for fallen soldier

Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin, killed in action in Afghanistan. (US Army) Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin, killed in action in Afghanistan. (US Army)
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Flags across Colorado will be at half-staff statewide on all public buildings on Monday, Jan. 22 in honor of Sergeant First Class Mihail Golin. 

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Brady leads Patriots back to Super Bowl, top Jaguars 24-20

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Tom Brady shook off a hand injury and threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Danny Amendola with 2:48 remaining, rallying the New England Patriots back to the Super Bowl with a 24-20 comeback victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC championship Sunday.  

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Foles, Eagles fly into Super Bowl, rout Vikings 38-7

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Nick Foles threw for three touchdowns and the Philadelphia Eagles made big play after big play Sunday night, winning the NFC title in a stunning 38-7 rout of the Minnesota Vikings. 

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Government shutdown will continue into Monday

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Government shutdown will continue into Monday, as Senate leaders continue negotiations over immigration and spending. 

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Deportation fears have legal immigrants avoiding health care

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The number of legal immigrants from Latin American nations who access public health services and enroll in federally subsidized insurance plans has dipped substantially since President Donald Trump took office, many of them fearing their information could be used to identify and deport relatives living in the U.S. illegally, according to health advocates across the country. 

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Snow cancels almost 200 flights from DIA

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Snow coming in, means fewer planes going out. Overnight snow cause more than 130 flight cancellations at Denver International Airport on Sunday. The airport issued it's latest winter storm advisory around 5:30 Sunday morning as snow moved in to the Denver metro area. 

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Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown Seattle

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Amazon employees have been testing it, but is the public ready for a cashier-less store?  More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday.

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No Texas probes involving California torture suspects

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An official in Texas says authorities there had no reports involving the couple charged in California with shackling and starving 12 of their 13 children. David and Louise Turpin have pleaded not guilty in Riverside County, California, to multiple counts of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. 

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West Metro Dive Team rescues deer that fell through ice

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West Metro Fire's Diving Team rescued a deer out of the Main Reservoir in Lakewood Sunday. Snow has made it's way across Colorado Sunday, creating freezing and icy conditions across the state.  But this deer fell through the ice and was too tired to move out of the water, according to West Metro Fire.

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CSPD search for suspect who stole victim's money and ran

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Colorado Springs Police officers of the Stetson Hills Division responded to a personal robbery where the victim was hit in the face because he refused to give the suspect his money. Police said they were dispatched to the area of 4900 El Camino Dr Sunday morning. 

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Colorado wildlife officials warn of drilling plan's effect

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Colorado wildlife officials want an oil and gas company to consider proposed drilling's effect on a variety of animals and their habitat.    The Boulder Daily Camera reports that Colorado Parks and Wildlife made the recommendations based on Crestone Peak Resources' third draft of a proposed plan to drill wells in eastern Boulder County.   

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Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths

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President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally.    The 30-second ad was released Saturday on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration and amid a government shutdown. 

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Weather Alert Day: Snow, Wind, and Cold

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Snow has started falling and will continue for much of the day along with gusty winds which will create low visibility, blowing, and drifting snow. Be safe today!

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Miocic keeps UFC heavyweight title with decision

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Stipe Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third straight successful title defense, turning the anticipated slugfest against Francis Ngannou into a methodical ground-and-pound bout in the main event of UFC 220.    Miocic won 50-44 on all three scorecards early Sunday and was never seriously tested by the raw but unrefined Ngannou.    

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Local store holds fundraiser after kidney transplant success

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Teri Trafton only knew Char Snyder as the woman who sat behind her during the Colorado Buffaloes football season.

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Super Bowl teams to be determined today

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Today's two NFL playoff games will determine which teams will go to the Super Bowl.    First up, defending Super Bowl champion New England hosts Jacksonville in the AFC championship. The Patriots are favored heading into their seventh straight conference title game. The Jaguars are trying to earn a trip to their first Super Bowl.    The Patriots have won the past seven meetings with the Jaguars and two straight in the postseason. Since Jacksonville entered the NFL ...

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California software company to bring nearly 800 jobs to Denver

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A California software company is bringing nearly 800 jobs to Denver over the next several years.    The Denver Post reports the Colorado Economic Development Commission awarded San Francisco-based Accelo $14.8 million in job growth tax credits on Thursday.    The company is planning to bring 787 full-time jobs.    

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AFN to broadcast NFL's championship games despite shutdown

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The American Forces Network will broadcast the NFL's conference championship games despite the federal government shutdown.    There was some question about access to the games for military outside the U.S. after the AFN put a message on its Facebook page on Saturday that its services would not be available because of the shutdown. 

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Person shot, deputy injured during stolen vehicle chase

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One person was shot by Colorado sheriff's deputies after authorities say two people in a stolen car hit a deputy with the vehicle.    The Adams County Sheriff's Office says the altercation started around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday. Authorities say they found two people inside a stolen vehicle and the driver rammed into a police car multiple times.    

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Afghanistan says Kabul hotel siege killed 18

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An Afghan official says that at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, have been killed when the Taliban attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.    

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Winter coats hazardous to children in car seats

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With the snow finally here, we'll all be bundling up to head outside, but those bulky winter coats can be a hazard to some. CDOT, along with Car Seats Colorado wants to remind residents that bulky winter coats pose a danger to children riding in car seats, and should not be worn underneath the harness. 

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City of Fountain on accident alert status

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The City of Fountain is on accident alert status. If you are involved in a traffic accident and there are no injuries and no suspected alcohol or drug involvement please exchange information with the other party. Within 72 hours you can pick up a cold counter crash report form at the Fountain Police Department, any State Patrol office or on line at the Colorado State Patrol Crash Information site. More>>

All Air Force Academy athletic events canceled due to shutdown

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The Air Force Academy has announced that due to the government shutdown in Washington, all AFA intercollegiate athletic events have been canceled until further notice. 

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Authorities find body of missing mudslide victim

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office has located the body of a woman missing since recent mudslides struck a Southern California coastal town. Authorities say the body was located about 10 a.m. Saturday by a dog team. 

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Mesa Ridge wins its first COS Metro Wrestling team title

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Mesa Ridge won its first title in the 18 years of the event, becoming only the seventh team to ever win. 

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Saturday Evening Weather: Winter Weather Advisories for snow and blowing snow Sunday

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After a quiet Saturday evening, weather gets busy Sunday, with sideways snow, wind...of course...and radically colder temperatures.  It's a one-day event, and the snow ends Sunday evening,..

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Police search for suspect who robbed store in a mask

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Colorado Springs Police officers responded to a robbery where a man entered a store in a mask and demanded cash. Officers responded to the 1900 block of W Uintah Street regarding a robbery. Police said that an unknown man entered a store wearing a mask and demanded cash from the clerk. 

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Pueblo Women's March sees large turnout

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The crowd held up signs Saturday, criticizing President Trump--and also calling for better healthcare, equality, and support for DACA Dreamers.

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Colorado College edges Western Michigan 6-5

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Nick Halloran scored with 54.6 seconds remaining in overtime to give Colorado College a 6-5 victory over No. 11 Western Michigan Saturday night in Kalamazoo, Mich. 

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Multiple agencies arrest homicide suspect in Walsenburg

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Pueblo Police updated a little after 8:00 p.m. Saturday that the suspect in connection to a homicide and possible carjacking has been taking into custody.

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UNLV downs Colorado State 79-74

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Shakur Juiston had 19 points and Jovan Mooring scored seven of his 17 points in the final 2:23 to lift UNLV over Colorado State 79-74 on Saturday for its first road win against the Rams since 2011.

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Huge python pulled from canal

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Tuesday morning, a neighbor told Joe Volpe a massive snake was floating right next to his dock in Siesta Key, Florida. Volpe initially thought his neighbor was exaggerating but went to check it out and boy was he surprised. "This is a big mother," Volpe recalled saying.

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Washington beats Colorado 72-62

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Washington's ugly shooting line received a welcome boost when Matisse Thybulle banked in a 3-ball off the backboard midway through the opening half on Saturday.

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More than 1K cold-stunned sea turtles found in Florida bay

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More than 1,000 sea turtles stunned by unusually cold weather have been rescued from waters off Florida's Panhandle this month. U.S. Geological Survey sea turtle expert Margaret Lamont said cold-stunned sea turtles began appearing in St. Joseph Bay in early January as freezing temperatures gripped the region and water temperature in the Gulf of Mexico plummeted. 

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Venue for Colorado Springs Women's Rally moved indoors

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Due to inclement weather expected in the forecast Sunday, the Colorado Springs Women's Rally is changing it's location. The event will be moved indoors to the All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church at 730 N Tejon St. Women are asked to join in locally in solidarity with national and international Women's Marches.

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Robotics Competition at Mesa Ridge High School

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Widefield School District 3 hosted it's First Technical Challenge Robotics competition Saturday. The competition was for all middle school and high school students in the area. Widefield had six teams competing, one from each of the local junior high and high schools. 

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More than 100 flights canceled at DIA due to weather Sunday

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The Denver International Airport has cancelled more than 100 flights for Sunday due to snowy weather expected. Travelers are asked to check flight status before heading to the airport. As snow and ice are expected to slow traffic down all day Sunday. 

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Clinton lauds 'power and resilience' of women

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Activists are returning to the streets a year after millions of people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more women to government office.

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Thousands join women's marches in Colorado cities

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Coloradans have gathered in Denver, Pueblo, Grand Junction and Broomfield for rallies on the anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, supporting equality, immigrant rights, environmental protection and other causes. 

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Lindsey Vonn claims 79th career victory

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Lindsey Vonn amped up her Olympic preparations by winning a World Cup downhill by a large margin on Saturday.

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Avalanche win 9th straight, 3-1 over Rangers

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Nathan MacKinnon, Erik Johnson and Mikko Rantanen had a goal and an assist each, Jonathan Bernier made 27 saves and the streaking Colorado Avalanche beat the New York Rangers 3-1 on Saturday for their ninth straight win.

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Tide pod doughnuts?

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Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut. The challenge involves people, mostly teenagers, eating the laundry capsules on video for others to see on social media. 

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Fatal crash overnight closes I-25 near PPIR

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Northbound I-25 is closed near Pikes Peak International Raceway after a three car accident at about 2:15 this morning. 

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Police arrest suspect from manhunt Friday in Colorado Springs

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The suspect involved in an active shooting situation in Colorado Springs is in police custody Saturday. 31-year old Neal Joseph Arceneaux is in custody, according to police. 

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Hours-long manhunt continues after shooting in Colorado Springs

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Colorado Springs Police said they are still looking a man suspected of firing shots at officers Friday afternoon. 

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Victim revived in Easy St. shooting, suspect still at large

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has reported a homicide in the 100 block of Easy Street in Colorado Springs.  The suspect has been identified as Christopher Michael Martinez. 

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Autopsy: Roy Halladay had amphetamine, morphine in system

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An autopsy report says retired star pitcher Roy Halladay had evidence of amphetamine, morphine and an insomnia drug in his system when he died in a small plane crash in Florida last year. 

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IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports

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The IOC says 22 North Korean athletes will compete in the Pyeongchang Olympics next month and both Korean teams will march together in the opening ceremony.    IOC President Thomas Bach says the North Koreans will compete in five sports disciplines, including a unified women's hockey team.    The others are figure skating, short track speed skating, Alpine skiing and cross-country skiing.    The North Korean delegation will include 24 coaches and official... More>>

Across the globe, rallies against Trump, sexual misconduct

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Across the globe, people are hitting the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration, marching against his policies and in support of the #MeToo movement against sexual assault and harassment.    A protest in New York was among more than 200 such actions planned for the weekend around the world. By mid-morning, people gathered in Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver and Raleigh, North Carolina. In Philadelphia, many marchers wore pink cat-ear hats as...

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Mountains yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

Dream lake at Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2016. Dream lake at Rocky Mountain National Park during the summer of 2016.
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The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.    But across the country in New York, the nation's most famous monuments to immigration - the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island - were closed Saturday.    

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Government shutdown: What's closed, who's affected

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Thousands of federal employees began their weekends gripped with doubt, uncertain of when they'll be able to return to work and how long they'll have to go without being paid after a bitter political dispute in Washington triggered a government shutdown.    Many government operations will continue - U.S. troops will stay at their posts and mail will get delivered. But almost half the 2 million civilian federal workers will be barred from doing their jobs if the shutdown exte... More>>

Saturday Morning Weather: Nice Today, Snow and Wind Sunday

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Pleasant for Saturday, but snow and wind return along with colder temperatures on Sunday.

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Shots fired during large brawl between teens

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Just before 2 p.m. Friday afternoon, CSPD Officers from the Sand Creek Division responded to a call in the 2700 block of Janitell Road. They were responding to a report of shots fired during a large disturbance. Police said their investigation revealed the disturbance to be a fight between 10 to 20 teens, both male and female. 

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Man suspected of stealing mail in Teller and El Paso counties arrested

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Authorities arrested a man suspected of stealing packages and mail in El Paso and Teller County multiple times a week over the course of a year.

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Victim identified in Colorado Springs stabbing

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man killed Wednesday morning. 

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Colorado Springs settles police discrimination lawsuit

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The city of Colorado Springs has reached reached a settlement with 12 Colorado Springs police officers in a discrimination lawsuit. 

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Pueblo Police arrest three women suspected of prostitution

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Police arrested three women from three separate Pueblo massage parlors suspected of prostitution Thursday. 

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Women's Marches scheduled for Colorado Springs and Pueblo this weekend

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Thousands of people in the Pikes Peak region will be walking in the Women's Marches this weekend. 

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Senate vote fails, government expected to shut down at midnight

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Enough senators have voted against a bill preventing government shutdown to block the measure.

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Sacred Heart edges Air Force 2-1

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Sacred Heart goalie Brett Magnus made 35 saves to lead the Pioneers to a 2-1 win over Air Force in an Atlantic Hockey Conference game Friday, Jan. 19, at the Cadet Ice Arena.

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Doherty leads COS Metro Wrestling Championships after day one

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The team race is very close this year, reflected by the totals after day one. Mesa Ridge has never won a team title in the 18 years of the COS Metro. Doherty has two past COS Metro titles, but the last was in 2004.

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Booker scores 30, Warren 25 as Suns beat Nuggets 108-100

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The extra night in Denver helped Phoenix to its first win against the Nuggets since Nov. 20, 2015.

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Regents approve agreement for UNLV use of Raiders stadium

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The joint-use deal is expected to be reviewed by the Las Vegas Stadium Authority on Feb. 15 when it plans to consider an overall stadium development agreement.

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Salaam's mother thinks Heisman up for auction was stolen

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SCP Auctions says Salaam sold his 1994 trophy in 2014 to a memorabilia dealer who re-sold it to Denver real estate investor Tyler Tysdal later that year.

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Western Michigan slides by CC in overtime, 3-2

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Western Michigan outshot the Tigers, 43-32, with Bergh leading CC with five shots, followed by Gooch with four.

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Goggia wins Cortina downhill as Vonn makes major mistake

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Overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin finished third, 0.84 behind, in her first attempt at the Cortina downhill.

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Family: Tom Petty died of an accidental overdose

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Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.    His wife and daughter released the results of Petty's autopsy via a statement on his Facebook page Friday night. Dana and Adria Petty say they got the results from the coroner's office earlier in the day that the overdose was caused due to a variety of medications.

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Air Force Academy to honor medal of honor recipient 50 years after his death

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The U.S. Air Force Academy will honor Capt. Lance P. Sijan in a ceremony Monday. Sijan is the only graduate of the Air Force Academy to receive the Medal of Honor.

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Slowed by hip problems, Mancuso retiring after Cortina race

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Mancuso says in a statement, "Sadly, I haven't found the progression to compete with the best in the world again, but I'm proud to have fought until the very end. It is with a heavy heart that I say goodbye to ski racing, but I do so with a full heart."

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Darnold, Rosen, Jackson among 119 underclassmen in NFL draft

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The NFL released Friday the official list of college players who have requested early entry. Another 13 players who had eligibility remaining are eligible for the draft after notifying the NFL that they had completed requirements for a degree, including Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen.

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What to expect from a government shutdown

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In the event of a government shutdown, a surprisingly large number of federal employees will still go to work. For example, letter carriers will still deliver the mail and TSA agents will still be at the airport to screen passengers before boarding planes.

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Facebook to ask users what news sources they trust

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in San Francisco.
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Facebook is announcing a second major tweak to its algorithm, saying it will prioritize news based on survey results of trustworthiness. 

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Series of meetings planned for I-25 project

Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes. Interstate 25 narrows to 4 lanes between Monument and Castle Rock for a 17 mile "gap" that is often congested and a frequent site for serious crashes.
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CDOT is planning to hold s series of meetings starting at the end of the month and stretching into February in El Paso County to discuss the widening project along I-25 from Castle Rock to Monument. 

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Senate reconvenes to debate government funding bill

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A divided Congress stared down a government shutdown Friday as Republicans and Democrats remain deadlocked on immigration.

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US gymnasts testify during sentencing for sports doctor convicted of sex assault

Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman says a sports doctor who sexually assaulted her is "sick" and that she's incomprehensibly angry that he manipulated an "innocent child" to pleasure himself.

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Deputies searching for theft suspects

Enrique and Efrain Archuleta are wanted for theft in El Paso County. Enrique and Efrain Archuleta are wanted for theft in El Paso County.
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El Paso County sheriff's deputies are asking for help tracking down two theft suspects. 

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Bank robbery suspect arrested

Hakeem Jamahl Woodard is accused of robbing a Colorado Springs bank on December 30th. Hakeem Jamahl Woodard is accused of robbing a Colorado Springs bank on December 30th.
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A man suspected of robbing a Colorado Springs bank in December is now in jail.

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Sheriff releases report on mass shooting in Las Vegas

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Investigators say they have still not determined why Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock opened fire from his high-rise hotel suite, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds.

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Delta wants to know if your dog can behave before it flies

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Delta Air Lines says for safety reasons it will require owners to provide more information before their animal can fly in the passenger cabin, including an assurance that it's trained to behave itself.    The airline says complaints about animals biting or peeing and pooping have nearly doubled since 2016.    

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Television crew busted with fake bomb

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Several people are facing charges for trying to sneak a fake bomb through security at New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport. 

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Boy, 13, charged as adult in crossbow killing of 10-year-old

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Prosecutors in Oklahoma have charged a 13-year-old boy with first-degree murder in the crossbow killing of a 10-year-old friend.    The death happened last fall in the small town of Chandler, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) northeast of Oklahoma City. 

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Trump bends, but doesn't break, ways of Washington in year 1

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In his first year in office, President Donald Trump has frequently bent Washington to his will.    He's shattered long-standing norms that have governed the capital and plunged politics to a new level of corrosiveness. And he's wielding his executive power to start rolling back his predecessor's policies on the environment, education and America's role around the world.    

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Fountain Creek erosion forces relocation

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For some folks living in a mobile home park along Fountain Creek, moving day is coming.  Some residents' homes in the Riverside Mobile Home Park are sitting just a few feet away from Fountain Creek, and they may soon be in the creek. During the 2013 floods, the banks were washed out so bad that the property is eroding, and experts say those living there will soon be in danger. 

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Several Women's Marches held this weekend

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There will be women's marches in three cities along the Front Range this weekend. 

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'Massive crash' on I-25 causes closures near Castle Rock

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Around 8:30 Friday morning, a "massive crash" on northbound I-25 caused closures near Happy Canyon. CSP Castle Rock reported that the crash involved six vehicles, one of which was a semi truck. 

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New HHS division to oversee, protect religious and moral objections to medical procedures

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A new civil rights division in the Health and Human Services Department will up enforcement on protection for health-care workers--who refuse services or procedures,  for religious and moral reasons.

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National Western Stock Show approaching final weekend

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The National Western Stock Show is in full swing in Denver. It's one of the world's largest stock shows, and it's not too late to take the family. The show is approaching it's final weekend in Denver, ending this Sunday, Jan. 21.

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Police searching for 3 suspects after shots fired overnight

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Around 2 a.m. Thursday night, Colorado Springs Police Officers were called to a business in the 3300 block of N. Academy Blvd. on a report of shots fired in the parking lot. They said the ensuing investigation revealed that three male suspects were contacted by a security guard as they argued with several other individuals.  

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Your Healthy Family: Deep core muscle strength can ease back pain

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Back pain is a common complaint among both elite and recreational runners, but the true cause of it remains a mystery. So researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center used motion capture technology to observe how a runner’s muscles work while they’re in motion.  “We measured the dimensions of runners’ bodies and how they moved to create a computer model that’s specific to that person. 

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Overnight armed robbery in northeast Colorado Springs

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Thursday night, Colorado Springs Police responded to an armed robbery call in the 2500 block of Blazek Loop. Police said that the victim reported being robbed at gunpoint while sitting in her parked car. The thieves made off with the victim's wallet, car keys, and credit cards. 

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Developer built homes in danger of flooding; Town leaders "unsure" what happened

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News 5 Investigates has learned several newly built townhouses in Monument are in danger of flooding after the developer dissolved his business before the work was complete.  A retaining wall was supposed to be built to control water flow and erosion, but no one from the Town of Monument enforced the site development plan it approved.  

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Buffs best Washington State 82-73

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The Buffaloes (12-7, 4-3 Pac-12) have won four of five conference games after dropping two in Oregon to start the season. Colorado has wins over Arizona and Arizona State, as well as Saturday's win at UCLA.
  

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In-depth: Colorado programs that protect home-schooled students

District 20's Home School Academy oversees home schooled students in special programs once a week. (KOAA) District 20's Home School Academy oversees home schooled students in special programs once a week. (KOAA)
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Police say they found some children shackled to their beds, malnourished, had cognitive impairment and lacked basic knowledge of life in Perris, California over the weekend. A 17-year-old was able to escape the home and call police who later rescued her 12 siblings, between the ages of 2 and 29, from their home.

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New year, new permit for rock climbers

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Building in popularity by the day, rock climbing is taking over the sports scene in Colorado Springs.

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Prison set to reopen in Walsenburg

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A private prison that has been closed since 2010 is set to reopen and house up to 250 low-risk prisons from the Colorado Department of Corrections.

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Pueblo County agencies pay for Narcan in annual budgets

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First responders in Pueblo County treated patients with the overdose drug Narcan nearly once a day in 2017.

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Avalanche win 8th straight, 5-3 over Sharks

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Nathan MacKinnon scored twice during a 58-second span in the first period, Matt Nieto added a late insurance goal and the Colorado Avalanche ran their winning streak to eight straight by holding off the San Jose Sharks 5-3 on Thursday night.

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Deputies bust inmates smuggling drug into jail

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Deputies in Crowley County broke up a jail smuggling scheme involving inmates.  

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House passes funding bill, Senate adjourns without voting

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The House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend. 

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Bitcoin value plummets, Dow up: financial planner and investor react

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It's been a roller coaster ride for Bitcoin and the Dow this week: the Dow hitting new record highs and Bitcoin taking a nose dive from its all-time high.  Colorado Springs Certified Financial Planner Craig Carnick's advice is to recognize Bitcoin as a speculation tool, not an investment tool.  For Bitcoin investors like Elizabeth Hautman, the price drop has left her feeling optimistic and she's looking at it as a new opportunity.  Hautman said, "It's not fun. N...

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$40 parking fee blamed for drop in revenue for Barr Trail maintenance

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The popularity of the Manitou Incline and the Barr Trail has only increased, but revenue generated from a parking lot near the base of the trail has decreased. 

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Government shutdown would hurt Springs economy

Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians Some 4,850 of the roughly 8,000 people who work at Schriever Air Force base are civilians
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The Pikes Peak region has around $27 billion per year in economic activity and about $12 billion of that can be traced to the military and defense-related industries.

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USA Gymnastics ends agreement to train at Karolyi Ranch

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The ranch is the home of former national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband, Bela. USA Gymnastics initially agreed to buy the training facility in August 2016 then backed out of the agreement following an investigation into sexual abuse by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.

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How much are you paying at the DMV in El Paso County and why?

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If you're not a Colorado native, or even if you are, you need to know how much it costs to register your car and where that money goes. 

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Monarch Mountain offering free lift tickets in exchange for donations

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 is offering free skiing for anyone who donates a canned good or provides a cash donation to benefit local charities. 

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What is Bitcoin? We explain

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The price of a single bitcoin has fallen more than $6,000, after being valued briefly at more than $18,000 in December last year. 

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Reward for information offered in teen homicide

Maggie Long's body was found inside a burned home in Park County. Maggie Long's body was found inside a burned home in Park County.
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A reward for information is now being offered in a homicide investigation in the town of Bailey. 

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Oklahoma's Mayfield takes Manning Award as nation's top QB

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Mayfield also won the Heisman Trophy this season and led the Sooners to a Big 12 championship, as well as a semifinal berth in the College Football Playoff.

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New Trump office would protect conscience rights of doctors

File Photo: A medical operating room is seen through a door window during a tour at Whole Woman’s Health of San Antonio, File Photo: A medical operating room is seen through a door window during a tour at Whole Woman’s Health of San Antonio,
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Reinforcing its strong connection with social conservatives, the Trump administration announced Thursday a new federal office to protect medical providers refusing to participate in abortion, assisted suicide or other procedures on moral or religious grounds.

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Suspect wanted in robbery of at-risk adult

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Colorado Springs Police are looking for Jawaan Hagins as a suspect in a robbery from an at-risk adult. 

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Police investigating overnight armed robbery at convenience store

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Colorado Springs Police say they're searching for a man who robbed a convenience store near the MLK Bypass and Circle Drive early Thursday morning.

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Robbery suspect arrested after crash

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Colorado Springs Police were able to arrest an armed robbery suspect on Wednesday night, causing a crash on Academy Blvd. 

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Colorado Springs residents asked how to draw visitors

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The city of Colorado Springs is working to develop a comprehensive plan to draw more visitors and attention to the city. 

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El Paso County child dies from flu

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Today, Jan. 18, the State of Colorado announced the first (and only) pediatric flu death this season. El Paso County Health has confirmed that the child lived in El Paso County. The Department of Public Health would not yet release information regarding the age of the child or where they lived, only that the child was not vaccinated. 

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5th grader mistakenly gave pot candy in school

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Officials at an Albuquerque charter school say a fifth-grader mistook her parents' medicinal marijuana for candy and passed it out to other students.    KRQE-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports the Albuquerque School of Excellence student handed out the pot edibles last week before teachers noticed her acting strangely.    

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Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

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Governors of both parties are calling on Congress and President Donald Trump's administration to provide more federal money and improve coordination to deal with America's deadly opioid crisis.    The National Governors Association released a list of recommendations for action on Thursday.    

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Shutdown fears grow

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Frustration is setting in on Capitol Hill as lawmakers continue to negotiate a new spending bill and avoid a government shutdown. The budget is being held up up by differences over DACA, the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought here as children. 

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Trump protecting medical providers who oppose abortion

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Moving to solidify its standing with social conservatives, the Trump administration is creating an office to protect the religious rights of medical providers, including those who oppose abortion.    The announcement Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services drew immediate criticism from Democrats who said it could undermine the rights of women, gays and transgender people.   

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Your Healthy Family: Stroke recovery reveals serious sleep disorder

After recovering from a stroke Dave learned he suffered from severe complex sleep apnea After recovering from a stroke Dave learned he suffered from severe complex sleep apnea
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With UCHealth Memorial Central in Colorado Springs now designated as a comprehensive stroke center, it’s important to educate the southern Colorado community to recognize the signs of a stroke and react to them as proactively as most people do when they have chest pains.

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Two accused of multiple robberies arrested overnight

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New overnight, two people accused of multiple robberies across Colorado Springs are in custody this morning. Police said that around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, a male suspect entered a business in the 3300 block of E. Fountain Blvd, pulled a hand gun and demanded cash. He then left the area with an undetermined amount of cash. Around 10 p.m., the suspect's vehicle was spotted and officers attempted to make a traffic stop. 

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Judge hears from Olympic gymnasts who were abused by doctor

Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich., Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
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A Michigan judge has heard from two Olympic gymnasts during a third day of gripping statements from young women who were sexually abused by a sports doctor.    A prosecutor read a statement from McKayla Maroney, who won gold and silver medals at the 2012 Olympics. She says Larry Nassar "left scars on (her) psyche that may never go away."   

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US marshal shot, killed while serving warrant

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The mayor of Harrisburg says a U.S. marshal is dead after being shot while serving an arrest warrant in Pennsylvania's capital city.    Mayor Eric Papenfuse says two other officers were wounded in the Thursday morning shooting, including one from Harrisburg.   

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Denver makes short list for Amazon's 2nd headquarters

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Amazon is narrowing the list of cities under consideration for its second headquarters to 20, with Denver still in the hunt.

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Helicopter with 6 aboard crashes in northern New Mexico

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Authorities say a helicopter has crashed in rural northern New Mexico near the state line with Colorado.    The Federal Aviation Administration says the helicopter was carrying six people when it crashed Wednesday evening in mountains about 15 miles east of the small city of Raton, 

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Want to learn to ski? Do it indoors!

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With the Winter Olympics right around the corner, you too can learn how to take on the slopes like a pro; and you can do it without even leaving Colorado Springs. Ski Maxx is an indoor facility where you can learn to ski and snowboard inside. Ski Maxx's facility features a machine that allows you to learn the ins and outs of the slopes, while giving you the most realistic feeling of being on the mountain. For experienced boarders, the machine can help you stay fit year round. One ho...

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Trump pushes back against aide over border wall

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President Donald Trump is pushing back against his own chief of staff over the border wall with Mexico.    Trump tweets that "The Wall is the Wall, it has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it."    Some Democrats who met with Trump aide John Kelly on Wednesday say Kelly told them there are parts of the border where a wall isn't needed and that Trump didn't know that when making campaign promises.    

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Lawsuit against former El Paso County Sheriff dismissed

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A federal lawsuit against former El Paso County Sheriff Terry Maketa and former Undersheriff Paula Presley will now not move forward. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed the lawsuit filed by five deputies who claim they were retaliated against for speaking out about wrong-doings by the Sheriff. 

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Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

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Haitian community leaders say thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration has delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status.    

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Clippers hang on to beat Nuggets 109-104 for 6th win in row

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The Nuggets ran off 11 straight points for a 79-69 lead in the third only to blow all of it. The Clippers answered with their own 11-0 spurt, including consecutive 3-pointers by Tyrone Wallace and Harrell, to lead 80-79. Emmanuel Mudiay's basket sent Denver into the fourth leading 81-80.

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Rockies Caravan hits Southern Colorado

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They paid a visit to some of the patients at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs before ending their day with an autograph session at their Dugout Store in the University Village shopping center off Nevada. 

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Lyons scores 22 as Air Force rallies past Colorado St. 76-71

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The Falcons made 12 3-pointers in the game, Lyons was 4 of 4 from distance. Van scored 15 points, Scottie 14.

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Quarterback's death permeates NCAA convention discussions

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The 21-year-old Hilinski was found in his Pullman, Washington, apartment on Tuesday after he didn't show up for practice, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police also found a rifle and a suicide note.

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5 dead in helicopter crash near Raton, New Mexico

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Authorities in the New Mexico confirm 5 people were killed in a helicopter crash not far from the municipal airport in Raton, New Mexico as a group headed to a ranch in Folsom.

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  • 'Jumanji' tops box office for third straight weekend

    'Jumanji' tops box office for third straight weekend

    Sunday, January 21 2018 12:17 PM EST2018-01-21 17:17:04 GMT
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    "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time...
    "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" outdid another weekend's worth of newcomers to top the North American box office for the third straight weekend, making the surprise hit the fifth-highest grossing film of all time for Sony Pictures.
  • Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Women's marches organizers hope to keep building momentum

    Sunday, January 21 2018 4:27 PM EST2018-01-21 21:27:26 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 4:18 AM EST2018-01-22 09:18:22 GMT
    Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations for equality, justice and an end to sexual...
    Thousands of people poured into a football stadium in Las Vegas on the anniversary of women's marches around the world, capping off a weekend of global demonstrations for equality, justice and an end to sexual harassment.
  • Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

    Geysers yes, Ellis Island no: Some US parks open, some not

    Saturday, January 20 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-01-20 17:16:39 GMT
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    The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.
    The snowy mountains and frozen lakes of Rocky Mountain National Park are still accessible to visitors, despite the federal government shutdown.
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