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Harvard's to get record $350M gift

BOSTON (AP) - Harvard University's School of Public Health is receiving the largest single gift in the university's long history. The $350 million endowment, to be formally announced Monday, comes from a philanthropic foundation established by the family of the late Hong Kong real estate developer T.H. Chan. The school...

1 year 10 months ago

El Paso County voters set election record

COLORADO SPRINGS - A record 292,698 voters cast ballots in El Paso County during in the 2012 General Election. The county election department finished the canvassing process Wednesday which officially certifies the results. The final vote tally beat the 2008 record by 17,991 votes. According to a news release...

3 years 3 weeks ago

OnStar could record your conversations

The OnStar automobile communication service maintains its two-way connection with a customer even after the service is discontinued and reserves the right to sell data from that connection. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer of New York calls that a blatant invasion of privacy and is calling on the Federal Trade...

3 years 1 month ago

UCCS enrollment tops 9,300

A record setting 9,321 students have enrolled at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs this fall, the most in the school's 46 year history. A September 9 campus census showed 429 more students enrolled this year compared to last. Nearly half of that increase (196 students) comes from...

3 years 1 month ago

Running through the weekend

Around 1,100 people spent their Labor Day Weekend running, literally. The American Discovery Trail Marathon is an all volunteer event that raises money for the Trails and Open Space Coalition and the Pikes Peak Road Runners. The race consists of a full marathon, half marathon, a marathon relay and...

3 years 1 month ago

New skydiving record set

A new Colorado skydiving record was set in Longmont when 69 people dropped from planes over the Vance Brand Municipal Airport. The Longmont Times-Call reports that the state record was set Sunday morning. The previous state record was set in 2008 with 56 skydivers in Lamar. The skydivers...

3 years 1 month ago

Longmont group sets skydiving record

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) - A new Colorado skydiving record was set in Longmont when 69 people dropped from planes over the Vance Brand Municipal Airport. The Longmont Times-Call reports that the state record was set Sunday morning. The previous state record was set in 2008 with 56 skydivers in...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Loveland Ski Area waiting to making snow

While cities along Colorado's Front Range are baking in record-high temperatures, Loveland snowmakers are cooling their heels with their fingers on the start button. The Loveland Ski Area saw the first snowfall of the season last week. Ski area employees took advantage of the cold and revved up the...

4 years 1 month ago

Summer meal program sets record

Gov. Ritter announced Wednesday more than 900,000 free meals were served to children across Colorado over the summer, the highest number in Colorado since the program started more than 30 years ago. "I am proud to say that Colorado has answered the challenge to fight childhood hunger by expanding...

4 years 1 month ago

Record freshman class at CSU

A record-size freshman class has boosted Colorado State University's enrollment to the all-time high of 26,348. The enrollment is up 3.7 percent from last year. The number of freshman this fall is 4,472, which breaks the previous record of 4,404 in 2008. The incoming freshman class is 4.3 percent...

4 years 3 months ago

Oppressive heat in eastern US today

The Fourth of July is over, but temperatures are sizzling hotter than a firecracker over much of the country. Temperatures reached at least the 90s from Maine to Texas and into the Southwest and Death Valley over the holiday weekend. Now the mid-Atlantic is embarking on a string of...

4 years 3 months ago

Teen catches record carp

A 14-year-old Golden resident caught a record 51-pound grass carp while fishing at Prospect Park Lake on June 4. The mammoth carp, caught by Cody Moreland, set a new species state record and ranks as the heaviest fish ever caught in Colorado. Moreland, who regularly fishes the small Jefferson...

4 years 3 months ago

Twilight breaks record

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "The Twilight Saga: Eclipse" has broken another box-office record. The latest chapter in the vampire adventure took in $68.5 million in its first day, the best ever for a movie opening on a Wednesday. "Eclipse" surpassed the previous Wednesday record of $62 million set last...

4 years 5 months ago

Bubble blowing record attempt

People all over the world Thursday tried to break into the Guinness World Records book for the most people simultaneously blowing bubbles at multiple locations. It will be several weeks before organizers know if they surpassed the 34,529 who set the record across England in 2007. But the publicity...

4 years 7 months ago

Budget deficit sets record in February

The government ran up the largest monthly deficit in history in February, keeping the flood of red ink on track to top last year's record for the full year. The Treasury Department said Wednesday that the February deficit totaled $220.9 billion, 14 percent higher than the previous record set...

4 years 7 months ago

Americans love the Olympics

More than half of all Americans, estimated at 162-million, have watched the Vancouver Olympics on the networks of NBC Universal through the first nine days of the Games. That's five million more than watched the first nine days of the 2006 Winter Games, according to data available today from The...

4 years 9 months ago

Record cold in Miami; South an icebox

The South is still an icebox this morning. Miami tied, then broke a low temperature record of 37 set in 1927. The National Weather Service has issued a hard freeze warning for South Florida through this morning. A freeze watch will continue through tomorrow. For the first time in at...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Colorado winter wheat harvest ranks 2nd this year

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Colorado harvested 98 million bushels of winter wheat this year, second in the nation behind Kansas. Darrell Hanavan of the Colorado Wheat Administrative Committee said Wednesday that's the highest Colorado has ever ranked. Earlier forecasts pegged the harvest around 89 million bushels. The record...

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