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3 years 3 months ago

Colo Springs protesters granted 30 day permit

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Wall Street protesters in Colorado Springs have been granted a 30-day permit to erect tents, tables and chairs, and a portable toilet on a portion of a downtown park. City spokeswoman Mary Scott says such long-term permits are usually issued for permanent structures, such as...

3 years 10 months ago

Small rally in the park hopes for big attention

Nearly 75 locals came out to Acacia Park today to rally and protest against U.S.-based multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto. Monsanto is more known for one herbicide product named, RoundUp. Monsanto is also a producer of genetically engineered seed, which is infused into many products that we eat and use...

3 years 10 months ago

Race kicks off St. Patricks Day Celebrations

People of all ages congregated in Acacia Park in Downtown Colorado Springs on Saturday morning. Over two thousand people registered to run in the St. Patrick's Day 5K run, which kicks off the day's festivities. Event organizers say the 5K's youngest runner is only six-years-old. Kids up to eleven...

3 years 10 months ago

There will be green in the streets

Downtown Colorado Springs is going to be bleeding green on Saturday, March 12th. There will be floats, leprechauns, and much more at the 28th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. A 5K run kicks off the festivities at 10 a.m. That is followed by the kids "Leprechaun Fun Run" at...

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