Posted 3:45 PM 5/16/2013 by Joe Bevans
JERUSALEM (AP) - Orthodox Christians visiting the Holy Land often return home with more than just spiritual memories. Many drop by a centuries-old tattoo parlor in Jerusalem's Old City, inking themselves with a permanent reminder not only of their pilgrimage but also of devotion to their faith. (More)...
Posted 3:46 PM 5/13/2013 by Juice Godfrey
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - University of Colorado president Bruce Benson says the school will restructure its fundraising efforts because of declining public support and other financial challenges. A new report recommends that fundraisers from the University of Colorado Foundation, a (More)
Posted 6:51 PM 5/12/2013 by Monica Gouty
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Chronicle of Higher Education has released its annual ranking of what public college presidents make. Survey results released Sunday show four chief executives earned more than $1 million last year. Topping the list was ex-Penn State President (More)
Posted 6:23 PM 5/10/2013 by Joe Bevans
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A 15-year-old Texas girl who is legally blind is competing for a state championship in the pole vault this weekend. Charlotte Brown of Emory, about 65 miles east of Dallas, says she never considered vaulting with her disability as something special, just something different. (More)...
Posted 11:39 AM 5/3/2013 by Joe Bevans
Elephants at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo have a new home. A thirteen and a half million dollar exhibit opens to the public today, complete with a simulated waterfall and lots of things to play with. The project, two years in the making, is patterned after some of the most successful exhibits in the country. The zoo has four elephants.
Posted 9:41 AM 4/30/2013 by Jacqui Heinrich, email@example.com
A dangerous trend is hitting home. Discovery Canyon ninth grader Sean Hill died this weekend after playing the 'choking game'.
The Centers for Disease Control says the 'choking game' is played mostly by older children and early adolescents as a way to get a brief high. They either choke (More)
Posted 3:24 PM 4/25/2013 by Maddie Garrett
As the cost of college goes up, so does the number of students filing for financial aid. University of Colorado campuses will see a tuition hike next year, up 6% UC Colorado Springs. That totals to about $200 more a semester for in-state students.
It might not seem like a lot, but both (More)
Posted 3:48 PM 4/24/2013 by Juice Godfrey
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Weld County jury has convicted a mother of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after she was accused of encouraging her son to fight another boy at a Greeley high school. Julie Benavidez was arrested in November after her 15-year-old son was in a fight (More)
Posted 6:11 PM 4/23/2013 by Joe Bevans
Cheyenne Mountain Junior High student Clare Dibble, along with her T-bird TV classmates, have produced a project called ''Random Acts of KIndness.'' It shows the students doing things that inspire and help others. Dibble produces and stars in the project. She say's the overwhelming positive reaction from the community suprises her, as we all should do things to help each other.
Posted 10:35 AM 4/15/2013 by JD Downing
(AP) - Several dozen states are looking for an alternative to the GED test because of concerns that a new version is more costly and will no longer be offered in a pencil and paper format.Forty states have participated in a group that's considering options for the high school (More)
Posted 1:38 PM 4/12/2013 by JD Downing
WASHINGTON (AP) - Six retailers have agreed to recall a brand of potentially dangerous high-powered magnet sets after the manufacturer refused to participate.The Consumer Product Safety Commission said Friday that Barnes & Noble, Bed Bath & Beyond and four other stores are (More)
Posted 3:45 PM 4/11/2013 by JD Downing
(AP) - E-book editions of "Dandelion Wine," ''The Illustrated Man" and other Ray Bradbury favorites are coming out this month.Publisher William Morrow announced Thursday that 16 Bradbury works will be released in April and seven more later in the year.The science (More)
Posted 5:52 PM 4/9/2013 by Andy Koen
FOUNTAIN - A local teenager spent her Spring vacation at Space Camp. Clarissa Allen is a junior at Fountain Fort Carson High School. She is one of just four students from Colorado to attend the Honeywell Leadership Challenge Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.(More)...