Content Tagged As 2012

1 year 9 months ago

Local Marine awarded for heroism

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. - A Marine Corps Corporal from Florence, Colorado was one of five Marines to be awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal on Monday for their heroism in rescuing comrades trapped aboard a crashed MV-22 Osprey during a training mission in Morocco last April. Cpl. Steve...

2 years 2 months ago

Springs police search for robbery suspect

COLORADO SPRINGS - Investigators with the Colorado Springs Police Department are asking for help identifying a man they believe robbed a pair of convenience stores last week. This photo was taken from a surveillance camera at the Circle K at 3805 Maizeland Road. The police believe the man forced...

3 years 2 months ago

Colorado Republican caucus to play national role

Colorado's Republican caucus shifted from March to February. Local political figures expect that our caucus--only two weeks from now--will have a loud voice in the national conversation about our next president. Political analysts believe Mitt Romney could have swept the nations votes with a win South Carolina. To the surprise...

3 years 8 months ago

Perry may 'shake up' GOP field

EXETER, N.H. (AP) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling influential Republicans in early voting New Hampshire and Iowa, the latest indication that he's seriously considering a presidential run. New Hampshire Senate President Peter Bragdon tells The Associated Press that Perry called him over the weekend to gauge his...

3 years 8 months ago

Parks group drops tax effort for now

Voters will not get to decide whether to raise taxes for parks this fall. The group Great Parks Great Communities officially pulled their request for a ballot initiative at Tuesday's county commissioners meeting. They had wanted to ask voters for a dedicated sales tax increase of 15 cents on...

3 years 10 months ago

Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels out of 2012 race

WASHINGTON - (AP) Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels said early Sunday that he won't run for president because of family concerns, a development that narrowed the Republican nomination field though made the wide-open race even more uncertain. "In the end, I was able to resolve every competing consideration but one,"...

3 years 10 months ago

Ron Paul plans to run for president again

WASHINGTON (AP) - Campaign aides say Texas Rep. Ron Paul will run for president for a third time. Aides said Paul will announce those plans on Friday while in New Hampshire. He formed a campaign exploratory committee last month. The aides would speak only on background because the announcement is...

4 years 6 months ago

Palin talks in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Sarah Palin says the primary elections are over and it's time for Republicans to unite. The former Alaska governor delivered a fiery speech Friday night to about 1,400 people at the Iowa Republican Party's largest annual fundraiser in Des Moines. She says all Republicans...

4 years 10 months ago

London unveils 1-eyed Olympic mascots

London has unveiled its 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots - one-eyed, alien-looking creations called Wenlock and Mandeville. London 2012 organizers introduced the mascots Wednesday, and predicted they will be a big hit with children and help inspire young people to get involved in Olympic sports. London organizing committee chairman...

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