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1 year 2 months ago

Renovated Ben Franklin Museum reopening in Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia museum dedicated to the city's most famous Founding Father is reopening after nearly two years of renovations. The new Benjamin Franklin Museum will welcome its first visitors on Aug. 24. The 7,000-square-foot underground facility had opened in 1976 at the downtown site where Franklin's house...

8 months 4 weeks ago

News Producer

KOAA Television, the Cordillera-owned, consistent #1 NBC affiliate in Colorado Springs/Pueblo, CO is looking for a Full time Content Producer with the ability to produce a fast paced newscast, with multiple live shots, taking full advantage of brand new state of the art set and a newly redesigned website. We...

3 years 4 months ago

Elderly fire victim was retired cop

Relatives say they are still in shock over the fire that claimed the life of an elderly man early Pueblo Sunday morning. David "Pete" Stringer, 80, was a retired Pueblo Police Officer and had been asleep in the basement of his home on Vail Avenue near City Park Saturday night...

3 years 4 months ago

Scanning for Facebook friends

Just in case it was taking too long to create new friends on Facebook, there's a new app to help speed things up. Instant Friend is available for the Android market and allows the user to scan a friend's phone to become Facebook friends. But there's a catch, both...

3 years 4 months ago

A night in a haunted museum

The Museum of Colorado Prisons in Canon City is rumored to be among the most haunted places in the state. Over the weekend, I spent the night with the Canon Ghost Trackers, a local group of paranormal investigators, as they sought to capture evidence of the spirits said to roam...

3 years 5 months ago

Driver of suspected racing accident dies

The driver involved in a serious street racing crash earlier this month has died. Police officers say 34 year-old Jeffrey Hawthorne of Colorado Springs was racing back on April 15 along Academy Boulevard when he lost control and wrecked his 1997 Dodge Viper. The car hit a boulder that...

3 years 5 months ago

Uber50 the new way to Tweet

Why use Facebook or Twitter to keep in touch with friends when you can Uber50? A new report by the social media tracking site alltwitter.com says that rap star 50 Cent is partnering with the company UberSocial which makes a Twitter application for Blackberry smart phones. The program would...

3 years 5 months ago

Man arrested for murder near Durango

Investigators with the La Plata County Sheriff's Office have arrested a man they believe is connected to a shooting death from earlier this week. A sheriff's office spokesman says Justin Wiese, 35, was taken into custody Friday at the sheriff's office, where he turned himself in after a judge...

4 years 1 month ago

'30 Rock' actor speaks up for organ donation

Actor Grizz Chapman of NBC's "30 Rock" is serving as an advocate for organ donation, just a month after undergoing a kidney transplant. Spokeswoman Anne Finn says Chapman will speak Thursday at New York's Montefiore Medical Center at an event observing National Minority Organ Donor Awareness Day. Chapman...

4 years 3 months ago

Obama to address nation on gulf oil spill

President Barack Obama will address the nation this evening, in a televised speech you'll see on NewsFirst5 at 6 pm, a revised time. On a visit to Mississippi and Alabama Monday, the president tried to sound both in command and upbeat, saying he's confident the Gulf Coast will eventually...

4 years 4 months ago

Watch a live stream of AFA graduation

Four years of hard work has come to an end for 1,001 Air Force Academy cadets, who are about to become 2nd Lts. The nation's top uniformed military officer, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. Mike Mullen, is addressing Air Force Academy graduates as Congress moves toward...

4 years 4 months ago

Betty White to host SNL

Betty White never expected to be on Saturday Night Live, much less host it. At 88, she's by far the show's oldest host ever. A movie with Sandra Bullock and a Super Bowl Snickers commercial have boosted White's profile in recent months, but she's been a TV regular since...

4 years 3 months ago

Respect for You, Respect for the Storm

Impressive. Powerful. Violent. Damaging. Here on the Front Range and across the plains, our severe weather demands respect . News First 5 is uniquely prepared for severe weather at all times. Because we respect you and we respect our powerful storms, News First 5 assembled the most experienced...

4 years 6 months ago

Oops! Klutzy Craig spills on the new set

When you get new furniture, you want to keep it nice. Here at New First 5, we recently rebuilt our set, including our beautiful anchor desk with its sleek, black surface. That desk was properly broken-in Thursday morning when meteorologist Craig Eliot had an issue with Adam Atchison's coffee...

4 years 8 months ago

NBC and Conan reach exit deal

NBC says it has reached a deal with "Tonight" host Conan O'Brien for his exit from the show, allowing Jay Leno to return to the late-night program he hosted for 17 years. The deal is worth a reported $45 million. Network spokeswoman Allison Gollust confirmed the deal early Thursday but...

4 years 8 months ago

Stars invade Thursday night comedies

Thursday night is comedy night on NBC, and the network's hottest shows have added some big stars to their lineups. The night kicks off with Jack Black infiltrating the Spanish study group in "Community." "He loves their kind of clique, and he wants in. Desperately," Black said. ...

4 years 8 months ago

Conan says no thanks to NBC

Conan O'Brien says he's rejecting NBC's attempt to move "The Tonight Show" to a post-midnight slot to accommodate Jay Leno's return to late-night. In a statement Tuesday, O'Brien says that NBC has given him a scant seven months to try to establish himself as host of "Tonight." NBC...

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