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President Trump speaks before the United Nations General Assembly

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Addressing the General Assembly is a milestone moment for any president, but one particularly significant for Trump, a relative newcomer to foreign policy who has at times rattled the international community with his unpredictability.

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Suspect injured in deputy-involved shooting in Fountain

El Paso County Sheriff's car crashed during pursuit in Fountain on Sept 19, 2017. (KOAA) El Paso County Sheriff's car crashed during pursuit in Fountain on Sept 19, 2017. (KOAA)
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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says a suspect was shot by a deputy in Fountain early Tuesday morning.

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Palmer Lake residents on edge after cyclist homicide

Palmer Lake community responds to the homicide of missing cyclist Tim Watkins. (KOAA) Palmer Lake community responds to the homicide of missing cyclist Tim Watkins. (KOAA)
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The death of Tim Watkins has turned into a homicide investigation. Watkins' body found in the very place where he loved to ride on Sunday and there remain a lot of unanswered questions a day later. This news has most people on edge in the heart of Palmer Lake, with a strong warning from the El Paso County Sheriff's Office to remain vigilant. "It's a small town, you feel safe in a town like this, that's why people move here," David Tenace, a neighbor said. 

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Woodland Park Aquatic Center prices irk large families

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The brand-new Woodland Park Aquatic Center is nearing completion of construction, with an opening day set for Sunday, August 29.  "My whole entire family has been excited about this," said Vicki Johnson-Calzadilla.  "We've been waiting for it to come in."  However, Johnson-Calzadilla is among some in the community upset with the recently-revealed fee schedule for utilization of the aquatic center.  "Now that it's here, it's just not accessi... More>>

First Alert 5 Forecast: Warm Temperatures & Strong Winds

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Southern Colorado is in for an active weather day! Temperatures will be hot and the winds are going to scream through the afternoon and evening!

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Serious crash on Copper Gulch Road

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FREMONT COUNTY - The Fremont County Sheriff Deputies and Colorado State Patrol Canon City responded to a rollover single car crash, Monday.  The accident was reported on Copper Gulch Road at mm 13. 

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New state requirements make marijuana products less appealing to kids

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COLORADO - According to a news release Colorado will be prohibiting marijuana edibles in the shape of a human, animal or fruit effective October 1. The state will be prohibiting marijuana infused edibles in a variety of shapes resembling human, animal, or fruit including artistic, caricature or cartoon renderings. 

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San Miguel Firefighters recover kitten from car engine

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SAN MIGUEL - After a Morena Valley resident drove to the Casa De Oro area of Spring Valley, he noticed his car was meowing upon arrival. 

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Suspicious death victim identified as missing cyclist

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The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has now ruled a suspicious death near Palmer Lake a homicide.

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Denver Paramedic returns home after assisting in Hurricane Irma

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COLORADO - A paramedic from Denver has returned home after assisting the federal medical response as part of the National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) to Hurricane Irma. The NDMS along with U.S. Public Health Service officers have provided care to more than 2,200 people affected by the storm The NDMS is a federal program that supports communities with medical care during disasters or public health emergencies.

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Hurricane Maria expected to approach Puerto Rico

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MIAMI (AP) - The Latest on tropical weather (all times local): The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica.  Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday. 

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Colorado plans to upgrade vehicles with Volkswagen payment

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DENVER (AP) - Colorado has come up with a plan to spend the $68.7 million it was awarded in the Volkswagen emissions settlement. 

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Garett Bolles sidelined with leg bruise

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As Broncos fans watched Garett Bolles disappear down the tunnel Sunday, there was a general unease.

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Walsenburg school avoids state intervention, makes big turnaround with testing scores

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Peakview School in Walsenburg has had a big turnaround this year. It was on the verge of having the state intervene after poor performance for several years. However, it’s back on track. Principal Brenda Duran of Peakview says it wasn’t easy. The school has been in a priority improvement or turnaround situation for six years, meaning if it hadn’t moved to the improvement category at the start of this school year a new team would have been called in to run it....

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Drivers beware: Nevada Ave. at Pike Peak Ave. intersection closed for several weeks

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Any road closure for construction causes an inconvenience, but a closure in downtown Colorado Springs will have a larger impact than is typical.  The intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Nevada Avenue is closing for several weeks.

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Hurricane Maria now Category 5

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MIAMI (AP) - The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph (260 kph) winds will likely travel over the Leeward Islands and the extreme northeast Caribbean through Monday night and Tuesday. More>>

Multiple agencies rescue hunter after being bucked off mule

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SAN MIGUEL - The San Miguel Sheriff's Office and multiple other agencies responded to an injured hunter on Lone Cone Mountain, Monday. 

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3,000 troops deployed to Afghanistan

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Defense Secretary James Mattis confirmed Monday that 3,000 U.S. troops will be heading to Afghanistan. In August, President Trump announced his plan to send more troops overseas.

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Military family surprised with new car in Fountain

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FOUNTAIN - A local military family gets the surprise of a lifetime in Fountain. 

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Monday Evening Weather: Fire Danger Issues Tomorrow

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It's been a beautiful start to the work and school week. Skies stay clear this evening and overnight. Lows will fall into the 40's and 50's. Tuesday will have a few more clouds throughout the day, but there will still be a good deal of sunshine. Highs will be well into the 80's and low 90's. Winds will be stronger with gusts over 30 mph. With dry and gusty conditions, fire danger will be a concern. Most of our area will have a red flag warming for tomorrow. Avoid anything that could s... More>>

Colorado agriculture photography contest

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COLORADO - There is no doubt about the beauty of Colorado's agriculture, especially with fall right around the corner. The 20th annual "Colorado...its AgriCultural" photography contest is seeking entries as a way to celebrate the states agriculture.

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Prosecutors say Colorado caseworker faked interview records

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DENVER (AP) - A former caseworker faces forgery and other charges after Colorado prosecutors say she falsely reported interviewing victims, family members or witnesses in 12 cases of alleged child abuse or neglect. 

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CSPD assists Humane Society with dangerous dog

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COLORADO SPRINGS - The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region requested assistance from CSPD in executing a search warrant for a dangerous pit bull, Sunday. According to a police report the dog was located at the Palmer Park Apartments at the 1200 block of E. San Miguel St. 

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Two Detroit Zoo bears move to Colorado

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (AP) - Two bears that have been living at a Michigan zoo for nearly 20 years are getting a bigger yard. A brown bear named Polly and a black bear named Migwan left the Detroit Zoo on Monday for a new life in Colorado. Zoo director Ron Kagan says the bears will have many acres to roam at Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado. He says the move also will create more space for three grizzly bears at the suburban Detroit zoo.

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Body found on Kenai beach was missing Colorado boater

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - Alaska authorities have confirmed a body found on a Kenai (KEE'-nye) River beach last week was that of a missing boater from Colorado. The Peninsula Clarion reports (http://bit.ly/2wqwTPq) the state medical examiner confirmed the man's identity as Phillip Keltner. The Kenai newspaper reported he lived in Sterling during the summers and in Colorado during the winters. 

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Two suspects arrested in auto theft

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COLORADO SPRINGS - Colorado Springs Police arrested 22-year old Matthew Myers, as he was found in a stolen vehicle. An Officer was notified of the vehicle in the parking lot of Jersey Mikes, at the 500 Block of S. 8th St. Sunday.

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CSPD release details of attempted carjacking

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Police are looking for three men who they say posed as good samaritans in an attempt to steal a car in May. 

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Monday Afternoon Weather: Bright & Warm

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What a difference a day makes! The sun is out in full force for your Monday and we'll see it all day long. Temperatures will make a big improvement from yesterday, getting into the 70's and 80's.  Quiet and clear overnight with lows in the 40's and 50's.  We'll have a few extra clouds for Tuesday, but temperatures will be even warmer in the 80's to low 90's. Winds will be breezy with gusts over 20 mph from the west and southwest. With the dry, windy conditions, fire danger ...

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Broncos defeat Cowboys 42-17

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DENVER - With a season opening win against the Chargers, the Broncos are ready to take on the Dallas Cowboys at home. The Broncos displayed a strong offensive line in the season opener and hope to do the same today.

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Cañon City Police looking for robbery suspect

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Cañon City Police are looking for a man they say robbed the Smoker Friendly store on Fremont Dr. Sunday morning.

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City asking for feedback on North Cheyenne Cañon Park

Helen Hunt falls at North Cheyenne Canon Park in Colorado Springs. Helen Hunt falls at North Cheyenne Canon Park in Colorado Springs.
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The City of Colorado Springs is holding a meeting Tuesday to outline the future for North Cheyenne Cañon Park, the city's only mountain park.

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Colorado family killed in plane crash identified

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A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash north of Glenwood Springs late Friday. 

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Your Healthy Family: How to treat and prevent ulcers

There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated. There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated.
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Ulcers are a major part of the epidemic of chronic wounds that affect the elderly population. 

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Downtown intersection to close for ten days

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Northbound lanes of N. Nevada Ave. at the intersection of Pikes Peak Ave. will be shut down for ten days for repaving and storm drain improvements starting Monday.

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CDOT looking to hire snowplow drivers

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With snow already dusting the mountain peaks in the high country over the weekend, CDOT is looking to hire more than 100 full-time and part-time snowplow drivers and maintenance workers to get ready for this winter.

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Interior Secretary recommends reducing size of six national monuments

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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that six of 27 national monuments under review by the Trump administration be reduced in size, with changes to several others proposed.

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Safety Watch: Be prepared in case of disaster

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It's national emergency preparedness month and News 5 spoke with experts about what we can all do at home before disaster strikes. 

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Semi catches fire on I-25 in El Paso County

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Colorado State Patrol is investigating after a semi caught fire on I-25 in El Paso County Monday morning.

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President Trump to address United Nations Tuesday

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President Trump spent the night at Trump Tower before a full day of meetings at the United Nations Monday - and a major speech there Tuesday.

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Monday Weather: Sunny & Warmer Video included

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A Fire Weather Watch is in effect tomorrow from noon until 6 PM. A Fire Weather Watch means weather conditions can become favorable for fires to start and spread rapidly. Any plans for outdoor burning should be delayed until weather is more favorable to keep fires contained. Low pressure and a cold front moving ashore over the Pacific Northwest this morning will clip Colorado tomorrow. While the core of the system will pass north of us, it will pass close enough to pick up ... More>>

Community gathers to honor missing cyclist

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Hundreds gathered outside Palmer Lake Town Hall Sunday night to remember Tim Watkins. Watkins was reported missing after no one  had seen or heard from him since Thursday when he left  to go cycling near Mount Herman. After search and rescue efforts, someone found a body near Mt. Herman on Sunday.  The El Paso County Sheriff's Office has not confirmed if the body belongs to Tim Watkins. 

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Rolling Stone magazine to be sold

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NEW YORK (AP) - Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music journalism forever. 

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4 Boston College students hurt in France attack, one possibly from CO

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PARIS (AP) -- The four American tourists who French authorities say were attacked with acid at a train station in the city of Marseille have been identified as students at Boston College in Massachusetts.

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Weather Pattern Changing Just In Time For Fall

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Are we done with the 80s and 90s in southern Colorado? Probably not quite yet... but they are going to be much harder to come by from here on out!

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NFL games postponed due to weather, some even cancelled

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DENVER - The Colorado weather is known for being unpredictable, but can be inconvenient for football fans, especially Sunday. The Broncos vs. Cowboys game was postponed for over an hour due to lightning at Sports Authority Field. 

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Bank robbery in Colorado Springs

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COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a bank robbery at 9225 N. Union Boulevard Sunday. According to police the suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash. 

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Rockies drop series finale to Padres 4-3

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Rockies closer Greg Holland dropped the ball trying to tag Matt Szczur on Austin Hedge's squeeze bunt in the ninth inning, allowing the San Diego Padres to finish their rally and beat Colorado 4-3 on Sunday.

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Colorado Lottery announced winner in Colorado

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COLORADO - The Colorado Lottery has announced there is a winner for the Powerball Jackpot in Colorado Saturday night. The location of the ticket is unknown but the winner is the recipient of $130 million.

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Broncos offense shines in 42-17 win over Cowboys

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The Broncos offense was firing on all cylinders Sunday as Denver downed the Dallas Cowboys.

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Four people found dead in a vehicle in Chicago

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago police say four people were shot and killed while sitting in a car, including a woman who investigators believe was pregnant. Police say the attack happened Friday night on the city's southwest side when one or more people in an SUV opened fire on the car.

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Baton Rouge slayings believed to be racially motivated

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated (all times local):    3:30 p.m. Two cousins of a 23-year-old white man whom police identified as a suspect in the fatal shootings of two black men say they can't believe their relative had anything to do with the killings.

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Wanted father found in Colorado with 4 children

Matthew Giovanditto, wanted for custody violation. Matthew Giovanditto, wanted for custody violation.
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COLORADO - Salem New Hampshire Police are investigating a case of custodial interference across states lines. According to Police a Salem, NH mother reported her ex-husband had drove their four children to Colorado and refuses to bring them home. 

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First Alert 5 Forecast: Dry & Warm Days, End Of The Week Cool Down

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The weather has been spectacular through this weekend! Sunday did start off rather chilly with even a few showers sneaking through Colorado Springs but the sun came out in the afternoon and warmed us into the mid 60s and 70s through the region. 

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DeMarcus Ware returns to Denver as honorary captain

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DeMarcus Ware is back in Denver but not in uniform anymore.  The former Denver Bronco outside linebacker and Dallas Cowboy returned as honorary captain for the Broncos as they played the Cowboys in week two of the season.  Ware played nine season for Dallas before coming to Denver in free agency in 2014. He played three seasons with the Broncos, going to the Pro Bowl every year and winning his only Super Bowl ring in 2015. He retired due to back injuries in his final seaso...

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Wisconsin man caused home blast to mask wife killing

Four people, including a police officer, are dead after a domestic dispute turned deadly Wednesday near Wausau, Wisconsin. (WTMJ) Four people, including a police officer, are dead after a domestic dispute turned deadly Wednesday near Wausau, Wisconsin. (WTMJ)
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Police have arrested a Wisconsin man suspected of killing his wife and blowing up their home to try to cover up the crime.    Authorities arrested 59-year-old Steven Pirus of Madison Saturday night. He is jailed on suspicion of first-degree intentional homicide, arson and recklessly endangering safety.  

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Search for missing cyclist

Tim Watkins, 61, was last seen in the area around Mt Herman on Thursday Tim Watkins, 61, was last seen in the area around Mt Herman on Thursday
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Search and Rescue teams in El Paso County are searing for a missing mountain biker last seen Thursday in the Mount Herman area. 

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Family of four killed in plane crash in Garfield County

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GARFIELD COUNTY - The Garfield County Sheriff's Office was notified of a private plane flying from Fort Collins to Moab, Utah. According to reports the plane was carrying a family of four, two adults and two children. 

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Helicopter rides popular at free airshow

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FREMONT COUNTY - The Annual Fremont county Airshow was held at the county airport Saturday. Families were able to take tours inside Blackhawk and Apache Helicopters from Fort Carson. 

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Springs police investigate two accidental shootings

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There were two accidental shootings in Colorado Springs this weekend which happened just a few hours apart. Officers say the latest happened at about 6:40 p.m. when a group of workers were passing around a gun at a business in 7200 block of Commerce Center Drive which is near the Embassy Suites hotel off of I-25 and Woodmen. The owner of the firearm racked the slide and pulled the trigger shooting a co-worker in the foot.

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Troopers investigate suspected DUI crash on Mesa Ridge Pkwy

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Colorado State Troopers Troopers suspect 60 year old Fidel Heredia was drinking and driving when he rolled through a stop sign and crashed into a dirt embankment overnight at Marksheffel and Mesa Ridge Parkway. His passenger wasn't wearing a seat belt and was seriously injured in the wreck. Heredia has been booked into the El Paso County Jail on suspicion of DUI.

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Cancer claims lives of 150+ fire fighters honored at memorial

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Forty-three fire fighters and paramedics died in the line of duty in 2016.  But the other 153 names that were honored, died from work-related cancers--87 of them happening between 1977 and 2015.

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Rockies pummel Padres 16-0

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Tyler Anderson pitched six innings in his first start since returning from left knee surgery, Charlie Blackmon set an NL season record for RBIs by a leadoff man, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 16-0 on Saturday night in a game marred by a near brawl.

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Pledge Controversy

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(WDIV)Many NFL players have expressed their beliefs by kneeling for the national anthem before games, but when a Farmington Hills, Michigan student took a similar stand, he said his teacher crossed the line.
 

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CSU Pueblo wins over South Dakota Mines 34-14

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CSU Pueblo football got back on track Saturday as the Thunderwolves took down South Dakota Mines 34-14.

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Colorado State falls to No. 1 Alabama 41-23

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Jalen Hurts passed for 248 yards and two long touchdowns and rushed for 103 yards to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 41-23 victory Saturday night over Colorado State.

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Body of young woman found in freezer in Chicago

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CHICAGO - Family of a young woman found dead in freezer seek answers in Chicago. The Rosemont Village Officials obtained surveillance video of 19-year old Kenneka Jenkins walking alone in the Crown Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel late Saturday September, 9. 

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CSP honors two fallen Troopers killed in line of duty

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COLORADO - Two fallen Colorado State troopers were honored in roadside memorials placed along the highway Saturday. Governor Hickenlooper signed a state law in April, 2016 that requires CDOT to place memorials along the highway for state troopers killed in the line of duty. 

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September known as tarantula mating season in Colorado

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COLORADO - Fall is right around the corner in Colorado, but so is tarantula mating season. The month of September is known as tarantula mating season in a number of states including Colorado.  According to a university study the species present in Southeastern Colorado migrate from late August through September, that is when they are most often seen.

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Victim accidentally shoots himself in the leg

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COLORADO SPRINGS - The Sand Creek Division Officers were dispatched to a reported shooting at the 4600 block of Excalibur Ct Saturday afternoon. Officers say upon arrival the victim was carrying a .40 Caliber gun. 

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Colorado beats Northern Colorado 41-21

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Steven Montez threw for a career-high 357 yards and four touchdowns, helping Colorado beat Northern Colorado 41-21 on Saturday in the first meeting between the schools since 1934.

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Colorado city donates cars to Harvey-affected city

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Officials in a Colorado city say they're donating six vehicles to a Texas city affected by Hurricane Harvey. Steamboat Today reports that the city of Steamboat Springs recently retired the vehicles once used by its public works department.
  

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Hurricane Harvey benefit concert in Colorado Springs

A Red Cross vehicle in Colorado Springs on Aug. 28, 2017. A Red Cross vehicle in Colorado Springs on Aug. 28, 2017.
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COLORADO SPRINGS - The Sunshine Studios in Colorado Springs will be holding a benefit concert for victims of Hurricane Harvey, Saturday. All donations will be going to the American Red Cross, to assist in recovery efforts in Texas.

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Volunteer firefighter suspended over racist Facebook post

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A volunteer firefighter in Ohio has been suspended indefinitely after a racist Facebook post that stated he would save a dog from a burning building before a black person.

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Air Force falls to No. 7 Michigan 29-13

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Donovan Peoples-Jones returned a punt 79 yards for a score and Quinn Nordin tied a school record with five field goals, helping No. 7 Michigan overcome its offensive struggles in a 29-13 win over Air Force on Saturday.

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Group caught on camera vandalizing downtown Colorado Springs art

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Three people were caught in the act vandalizing a piece of art in downtown Colorado Springs thanks to nearby surveillance camera footage. In the video, you can see a man get a running start and body check the statue, watching it topple over and fall out of the planter it was put in. You can also see them taking cell phone video as they walked away. It happened around 1 a.m. On Friday near Tejon and Platte in front of Mountain Chalet. 

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Three vehicles and Sheriff's gear stolen in Florence

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FLORENCE - Florence Police responded to a burglary of a local business early Friday in Florence. According to Police two trucks were taken, and another vehicle had several items stolen from it.

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Driver arrested for vehicular homicide in fatal I-25 crash

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COLORADO SPRINGS - The Colorado Springs Police Department was notified of a crash on SB I-25, south of Uintah early Saturday. Responding officers discovered the passenger had suffered fatal injuries and died.

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Walmart manager pays Fountain firefighters tab

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FOUNTAIN - The Fountain Fire Department has been helping keep Montana communities safe during this active fire season. Hundreds of firefighters have been assisting from out of state with over one million acres burned. 

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IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs on Saturday

The IAFF Memorial in Colorado Springs. The IAFF Memorial in Colorado Springs.
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Firefighters from across the country and Canada will make their way into Colorado Springs on Saturday, September 16 for the International Association of Firefighters Fallen Firefighter Memorial.

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Friday Football Fever Week 3 Final Scores Video included

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On to week 3 of the high school football season. The Friday Football Fever crew will be all southern Colorado from more than a dozen games.

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Brush fire: Pre-evacuation notices canceled in Douglas County

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A large brush fire near Highlands Ranch in the Denver-metro area poses a challenge for firefighters due to the remote location.

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No charges for 4 suburban Denver officers who killed suspect

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DENVER (AP) - Prosecutors say four Colorado police officers were justified when they shot and killed a man who fired at them during a standoff at a home northwest of Denver.

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Fremont County DA files new criminal charges against man at center of News 5 Investigation

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The Fremont County District Attorney's Office has filed formal charges against a man at the center of a News 5 Investigation back in June.  Richard Fay is wanted for criminal mischief and defacing property.  

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Man Sleeps through Home Invasion

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(KSNV) Surveillance video caught the chilling moments a home invader tiptoed into a central Las Vegas house, before stealing a purse.  A person was sleeping just feet away. 

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Rockies celebrate 2007 World Series team

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DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Rockies are hosting a 10-year reunion of their 2007 NL Championship team.    The Rockies brought back 18 players and three coaches to celebrate the franchise's run to the World Series. 

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Commanders give positive review to body camera program

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It's been one year since the Colorado Springs Police Department implemented its body camera program. Commanders updated the media Friday about their progress and discussed some of the things they've learned along the way.  On the whole, their review was positive. However, there have been occasions where officers have forgotten to turn on or turn off the camera at appropriate times.

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Officials euthanize elk for attacking two women

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ESTES PARK - Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say they had no choice but to euthanize an elk that injured two women in Estes Park Thursday. Officials told a 9 News reporter they've had their eye on that elk for a while. 

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Xcel Energy bills lowest in 8 years

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DENVER - Excel Energy customers in Colorado should see some changes in price for the 2017 quarter. In a recent release Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) proposed an approximate five percent increase compared to the current quarter. 

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Cassini Space Probe finishes mission

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On Friday, a project at NASA which lasted decades came to an emotional end. 

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El Paso County Sheriff's office warns of scam

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The El Paso County Sheriff's office is warning of another scam, threatening people with retaliation for having missed jury duty. 

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Old mortar round found in Colorado Springs home

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Colorado Springs police and Fort Carson EOD have safely removed a vintage motar found in a rental home on Wynkoop Dr. Friday afternoon.

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Pueblo fatal shooting suspect faces life without parole

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PUEBLO - Pueblo Police Department Homicide Detectives arrested Damen Blake for fatally shooting a man and his pregnant girlfriend in July of 2014. The incident occurred at Sharky's Bar in Pueblo on July 18, 2014.

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AP source: Broncos to sign defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin

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Rubin started every game the last two seasons in Seattle after spending his first seven seasons in Cleveland.

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Colorado agrees to 2-year deal with defenseman Zadorov

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Zadorov was acquired by Colorado in 2015 as part of the deal that sent Ryan O'Reilly to Buffalo. Zadorov was a first-round pick by the Sabres in 2013.

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NFL seeks quick action to get Elliott suspension reinstated

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The request asks the court to rule on the NFL's motion to suspend U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant's injunction as early as Tuesday, the start of the practice week before the Cowboys' third game against Arizona. Elliott played in the season opener and will be eligible Sunday at Denver under Mazzant's injunction.

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Frontier Airlines fined for long delays in Denver snowstorm

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DENVER (AP) - The U.S. government has fined Frontier Airlines $1.5 million for keeping passengers stuck on a dozen grounded aircraft for more than three hours during a snowstorm at the Denver airport last December. 

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Colorado woman facing deportation gets more time to prepare

Sanctuary church resident Ingrid Encalada Latorre, center, enters a courtroom inside the Jefferson County Courthouse, in Golden, Colo., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) Sanctuary church resident Ingrid Encalada Latorre, center, enters a courtroom inside the Jefferson County Courthouse, in Golden, Colo., Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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A Peruvian woman who spent several months at a Quaker meeting house in Denver to avoid deportation has been granted 30 days to prepare to leave the U.S. 

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Colorado investigating handful of possible double voting cases

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Colorado is investigating whether a handful of voters cast two ballots in the 2016 presidential election. 

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A week later: Hurricane Irma devastating impact

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Nearly a week after Hurricane Irma the deadly storm's devastating impact is still being felt across Florida. 

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Charges against Saudi student dismissed as alleged victim flees U.S.

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A former student at University of Colorado's Colorado Springs campus who is accused of attacking his girlfriend with a shish-kebab skewer, killing their unborn child, has had all charges against him dropped after the alleged victim fled the country. 

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Your Healthy Family: Cannabis use linked to gum disease

There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease. There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease.
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It's long been known that smoking and chewing tobacco is unhealthy for your teeth and gums so it's a not huge a surprise that the data from this study says the same about marijuana. 

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Pueblo Airport to hold emergency drill

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A warning from the Pueblo Airport for nearby residents and businesses, they will be conducting an emergency drill on Wednesday, Sept. 20th. 

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El Pueblo History Museum highlights history of Bell Game

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It's finally here! The famed bell is up for grabs tonight in Pueblo at the annual Bell Game. Right now, at the El Pueblo History museum you can catch a very special display. 

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22 people hurt in London subway bombing

22 people were hurt when an improvised bomb exploded aboard a subway train during Friday's rush hour. 22 people were hurt when an improvised bomb exploded aboard a subway train during Friday's rush hour.
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Authorities say 22 people were injured when an improvised bomb exploded aboard a subway train during Friday's rush hour. Most of the victims suffered flash burns, and none was seriously hurt.

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Growing number of children linked to opioid addiction

Growing number of children show signs of addiction to painkillers. Growing number of children show signs of addiction to painkillers.
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 An alarming new study finds a growing number of children are addicted to opioid painkillers.

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Centennial, Central prepare for the Bell Game Video included

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It's our News5 Friday Football Fever Game of the Week. 

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KOAA Athlete of the Week: Brayden Luft, TCA Running Back

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The senior at TCA has nearly 300 yards rushing through two games  and two touchdowns. 

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Avs forward Matt Duchene reports to camp amid uncertainty

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The 26-year-old Duchene showed up for his physical Thursday. He has two years left on his contract and will make $6 million this season.

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Pollock, Martinez lead Godley, Diamondbacks over Rockies 7-0

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The Rockies lead Milwaukee and St. Louis by 2 1/2 games for the final wild-card slot.

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Don't expect crowded impound lot to improve anytime soon

There were 1,308 vehicles at the Colorado Springs Impound Lot on September 8, more than 100 vehicles over capacity There were 1,308 vehicles at the Colorado Springs Impound Lot on September 8, more than 100 vehicles over capacity
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There are so many cars being stored at the Colorado Springs Impound lot that workers have to call for a tow truck 25-30 times a month just to shuffle things around. The good news for taxpayers is that those extra tows aren't costing them extra money. The bad news is the crowding problem won't go away any time soon.

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  • Your Healthy Family: How to treat and prevent ulcers

    Your Healthy Family: How to treat and prevent ulcers

    Monday, September 18 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-09-18 16:46:21 GMT
    There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated.There are some easy steps you can take to be proactive against ulcers, that can be debilitating to the elderly if not caught early and treated.

    Ulcers are a major part of the epidemic of chronic wounds that affect the elderly population. 

    Ulcers are a major part of the epidemic of chronic wounds that affect the elderly population. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Cannabis use linked to gum disease

    Your Healthy Family: Cannabis use linked to gum disease

    Friday, September 15 2017 12:28 PM EDT2017-09-15 16:28:17 GMT
    There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease.There’s a new study that suggests recreational use of cannabis can lead to gum disease.

    It's long been known that smoking and chewing tobacco is unhealthy for your teeth and gums so it's a not huge a surprise that the data from this study says the same about marijuana. 

    It's long been known that smoking and chewing tobacco is unhealthy for your teeth and gums so it's a not huge a surprise that the data from this study says the same about marijuana. 

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