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Colorado Springs, Colorado is located in El Paso County. Zip codes in Colorado Springs, CO include 80917, 80943, and 80935. The median home price in Colorado Springs is $248,900 which is roughly $112/per square foot. More Colorado Springs information.

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7 min ago | USA Today

As VP, Biden keeps academy nominations secretAs VP, Biden keeps...

As vice president, Joe Biden has the power to nominate students to three of the nation's service academies. However, the names of the students he chooses for these plum assignments are now secret.

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4 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Harassment increasing in downtown Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs police said they're receiving more reports about and issuing more citations this year for strangers harassing downtown visitors. Police said the violators are a combination of the homeless, panhandlers and people who loiter on downtown sidewalks and corners for a variety of other reasons.

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4 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs crew stands by, waits for call to help battle California wildfire

More than 1,300 miles west of Southern Colorado, a raging inferno known as the Boles Fire has burned more than 150 structures in the small Northern California town of Weed, just west of Mount Shasta. In Colorado Springs, an engine built to combat wildfires and hot shot crews are on stand-by, ready to head to California to help.

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8 hrs ago | Gateway Pundit

Transgender Girl Crowned Homecoming Princess at Colorado Springs School

Scarlett Lenh, is biologically a boy, but started identifying as a girl last year. Last week she was crowned homecoming princess at Sand Creek High School in Colorado, Springs.

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11 hrs ago | KKTV

Rabbit Fever Found In Colorado Springs

Officials say a resident living in the Park Vista subdivision near Austin Bluffs and Stetson Hills alerted the health department after coming upon several dead rabbits. One of the rabbits was tested; the results came back positive for tularemia, colloquially known as rabbit fever.

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11 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Tularemia found in wild rabbit in northeast Colorado Springs

The rabbit was tested after someone found several dead rabbits in the Park Vista subdivision, near Austin Bluffs Parkway and Stetson Hills Boulevard. Laboratory tests confirmed the animal died from Tularemia, which is also known as "rabbit fever."

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11 hrs ago | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Local troops could be sent to West Africa in the fight against Ebola

Troops from Colorado Springs could be sent to West Africa to help with the fight against Ebola, as part of a new U.S. strategy. It would take about two weeks to get 3,000 U.S. forces there, according to White House officials.

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13 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado Good Samaritan beaten with fireplace tool; seriously injured

A man called to a home to aid a woman involved in a domestic dispute was beaten with a metal fireplace tool and seriously injured. The incident happened about 6:30 p.m. Monday in the 6100 block of Gunshot Pass Drive, according to the Colorado Springs Police Department crime blotter.

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16 hrs ago | KKTV

Local Woman Gets Suspicious Offer About House Deed In The Mail

From Call For Action investigations to anchoring, Sarah Schwabe works hard daily to help the community with issues that matter to them. In this 11 Call For Action Alert, a local woman is warning about a suspicious offer that showed up in her mailbox.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

SFGate

Arrest made in fatal Calhan shooting

Authorities have arrested a woman suspected of shooting a man to death at a home in the small town of Calhan northeast of Colorado Springs. El Paso County sheriff's spokesman Cmdr.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Potential Enterovirus case at Colorado Springs preschool

A rapidly spreading virus has possibly reached a local preschool.?? Widefield School District 3 sent a letter to parents saying a North Preschool employee is showing symptoms of Enterovirus D68.?? The virus can appear like the common cold. Symptoms include wheezing, cough, and difficulty breathing.

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Colorado Springs Independent

Wobbly Olive debuts new fall menu

A couple of months ago, I framed the significance of the Wobbly Olive on Powers Boulevard as emblematic of the great Colorado Springs east/west divide: a necessary, gourmet independent outfit amidst the sea of chains. Plates I sampled were vibrant and beautifully presented, and I commended chef David Cook for a number of interesting menu touches.

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Denver Post

Body found behind Arapahoe Village could be Boulder's sixth homeless death of 2014

Janice 'CJ' Adams: Adams, 53, was discovered April 4 in the area of the Boulder Creek Path underpass near the intersection of Arapahoe Avenue and Broadway. She died of alcohol poisoning.

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Colorado Springs Business Journal

Food Challenge begins today

Several Colorado Springs leaders will start the Celebrity Council Food Assistance Challenge Monday. It's one of several events taking place during Hunger Action Month.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI, vehicular assault

Colorado Springs police arrested a man around 7:30 p.m. Sunday after he allegedly crashed in the parking lot of the On The Boulevard Restaurant in the 2800 block of N. Murray Blvd. Officers say Joshua Lee Roybal lost control of his car, crashing into one of the pillars at On The Boulevard.

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American Reporter

Make My DayTHE Good Scissors: Bane of Childhood

This is how it starts, this elaborate electoral dance with the country's voters. Republican candidate for president Sen. John McCain and Gov. Sarah Palin stepped off their brightly-lit Straight Talk Air chartered jet last night, into a cool mist visible in the blazing headlights of the happy caravan that waited to carry them straight toward their date with destiny - Election Day.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Charity supports children who have lost parents to war

Angels of America's Fallen tries to help kids who have lost a parent at war rebuild their lives through sports and activities. Founder Joe Lewis said the goal is to help children connect with their passions in activities like ballet, soccer and guitar lessons.

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Christian Science Monitor

Homecoming queen Scarlett Lenh puts transgender issues front and center

A selfie on Scarlett Lenh's Facebook page. She writes: "Thank you to everyone who was there for me, your support really makes life a whole lot better right now!" At Sand Creek High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., over the weekend, Scarlett Lenh was named homecoming queen - no doubt a high point in the 16-year old's life so far.

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KKTV

Man's Body Found In House Full Of Explosives

The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says that they've recovered the body of a 92-year-old man from his home in Turret, CO. The house was full of explosives and explosive making equipment.

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KKTV

Early Morning House Fire Under Investigation

Investigators are working to figure out what caused an early morning house fire on Chasewood Loop, near Black Forest Road and Vollmer Road on the northeast side of Colorado Springs. Firefighters got the call just after 1:30 Sunday morning, they say neighbors were the first ones to call it in.

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