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2 years 11 months ago

Balloon card fever

"I've always loved stuff that flies in the air," says 14-year-old Ian Helmcke. For Ian and his family, going to the Colorado Balloon Classic has become a tradition. They have been going since 1999, and there is one thing that he's hook on -- balloon cards. These cards...

2 years 11 months ago

Bright idea

Here's a bright idea for a free, family fun over the Labor Day Weekend. Once the sun goes down, they sky lights up around Memorial Park. Tonight is the last night for the 2011 Balloon Glo, which has been a staple event of the Colorado Balloon Classic. Pilots...

2 years 11 months ago

Balloon Classic day 2

The Colorado Balloon Classic in Memorial Park was off to a fabulous start today. Yesterday, winds were over 40mph, preventing balloons from launching. Today, winds died down and balloons took flight. Around 70 balloons took off starting at 7am. Tens of thousands of people came to see the...

2 years 11 months ago

Balloons a no go

Balloons did not lift off during the first day of the 2011 Colorado Balloon Classic. Winds were in the 40 mph range - around four times the strength then is permitted for pilots to fly in event. After the fly was cancelled by organizers most of the pilots and...

4 years 9 months ago

Hope floats

Family and friends are celebrating the birthday of Christopher Abeyta. Only he's not there. He hasn't been for the last 23 years. At just 7 months old, Christopher was kidnapped from his crib. "(I) Fell down the steps going downstairs, turned over furniture, just started tearing through my house...

4 years 9 months ago

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

NBC officially kicks off the holiday season with the live broadcast of the 83rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from New York City, co-hosted by "Today's" Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira, along with Al Roker. It will air Thanksgiving day, Thursday the 25th, from 9 a.m. To Noon on News...

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