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2 years 6 months ago

Local students head to national competition

Students from Heaton Middle School in Pueblo will be headed to a national science and engineering competition in Seattle this summer. The Heaton team took first place in a statewide MESA contest in the wind turbine challenge on April 13. Yency Gonzales, Melissa Johnson, Sheyanne Bernal, Noah Suazo and...

2 years 6 months ago

Colorado A.G. joins e-book price fixing lawsuit

Colorado will join in a multi-state lawsuit over price fixing claims against publishers including Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster and Apple. There is suspicion those companies engaged in price fixing and other anti-competitive practices in the electronic book market. The antitrust lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court...

3 years 5 months ago

Boy wins Bubble Wrap competition

AVA, N.Y. (AP) - Bubble Wrap is good for wrapping and popping, but a 13-year-old from central New York has shown a little more ingenuity. Lillith Bulawa has won the grand prize in the fifth annual Bubble Wrap Competition for Young Inventors. She designed a self-watering garden that sits in...

3 years 7 months ago

A thriving event with lasting spice

Fat Tuesday‘s celebration came early in Manitou Springs. Saturday marked the 19th year for the town's annual "Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-off" and Mardi Gras Parade. The event has more economic impact than one may think. Over a dozen professional and amateur chefs gathered in Soda Springs Park to battle it...

4 years 4 months ago

Firefighter competition returns

The Fire Fighter Combat Challenge returns to the Air Force Academy Friday and Saturday at Falcon Stadium. ESPN calls it, "The Toughest Two Minutes in Sports." It pits U.S. and Canadian fire departments against each other at more than 25 locations. Wearing "full bunker gear" and breathing apparatus,...

4 years 5 months ago

Surf 'n Suds event in Pueblo this weekend

Surf ‘N Suds will be held at the Pueblo Whitewater Park in downtown Pueblo this Saturday. The free event will include a river surfing competition, classic car show, children's activities, face painting, and pony rides. There's a $5 entry fee to show cars, with the money benefiting the YWCA...

4 years 7 months ago

2010 Final Four features familiar, unusual

One of the most unpredictable NCAA tournaments in recent history served up a bit of the familiar for the Final Four and a good dose of something completely different. Coached by Bob "Huggy Bear" Huggins, West Virginia will make its first appearance since 1959, back when Jerry West played guard....

4 years 7 months ago

Artwork by local Veterans to be on display

Monday, March 8th, artwork from local Veterans will be on display at the Denver VA Medical Center Auditorium locasted at 1055 Clermont Street. The art will display from 9am to 3:30pm on Monday. It is estimated that over 75 pieces of art from among 45 different categories, including painting,...

4 years 8 months ago

US taking home lots of Olympic hardware

Some things haven't turned out exactly as expected, but the overall United States effort at the Vancouver Olympics is a triumph. The U.S. reached 34 medals with a silver and a bronze in short-track speedskating last night, and two more were clinched with the men's hockey team and men's team...

4 years 8 months ago

Miss Virginia crowned Miss America 2010

Miss Virginia Caressa Cameron won the 2010 Miss America title Saturday night after strutting in a skintight yellow dress, belting Beyonce's "Listen" from "Dreamgirls" and telling kids they should get outside more often. Cameron, a 22-year-old from Fredericksburg, Va., won a $50,000 scholarship and the crown in Las Vegas...

4 years 10 months ago

Intel faces antitrust lawsuit from FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Intel Corp., accusing the world's biggest chip maker of using its size to snuff out competition. The FTC says Intel, which makes the microprocessors that run personal computers, has shut rivals out of the marketplace. In the process, the FTC says Intel has deprived...

5 years 1 week ago

Colorado artist wins Smithsonian portrait contest

A Colorado artist has won a national portraiture competition and will have his work shown at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The museum announced Thursday that 37-year-old Dave Woody of Fort Collins, Colo., will win the $25,000 prize and a separate commission. His photograph titled "Laura," portraying a fellow graduate...

5 years 1 month ago

Dad and son excel at cricket-spitting

When it comes to spitting a cricket for distance, the central Wisconsin talent seems concentrated in one Marshfield family. Brian Johnsrud spat a thawed cricket 22 feet, 8 inches at the Central Wisconsin State Fair on Saturday. Minutes later, his son Jared shot his cricket 10 feet, 5 inches...

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