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Jul 6, 2012 9:02 PM by Joe Bevans

Men's Olympic team star studded

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team has opened training camp and quickly had its first injury. Chris Paul was forced to leave to get an X-ray after hurting his thumb. The Americans don't believe the injury is serious and hope Paul can practice Saturday. Top draft pick Anthony Davis also sat out because of a sprained ankle. The U.S. team has been severely weakened by injuries, with Dwight Howard, Derrick Rose, Dwyane (dwayn) Wade and Chris Bosh forced to pull out. The Americans opened training camp Friday with 15 players vying for 12 spots. The roster will be announced Saturday night.

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Falcon school fights to save student's life

FALCON- Aden Knar, a third grade student at Falcon Virtual Academy, is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. His school, Falcon Virtual Academy, will host a bone marrow donor drive tomorrow to help find a match Aden. Knar, 10, was diagnosed at age 4 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and entered remission in 2008. In November 2013, the Knar family learned that the leukemia had returned, and is now isolated in his bone marrow. In an outreach of support, Falcon Virtual Academy hosted a bone marrow donor drive in January, and will be hosting another tomorrow from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 6113 Constitution Ave., directly west of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. "We wanted to reach out to the family again," said Jodi Fletcher, assistant principal. Fletcher explained that more than 250 people participated in the January drive, and she hopes to have similar numbers April 19. The money from a bake sale at the drive, and a portion of the proceeds raised from a spring formal...

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