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1 year 8 months ago

Cause determined for two Colorado plane crashes

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The National Transportation Safety Board has issued its reports on the probable causes of two deadly plane crashes that occurred in Routt County last year. According to Steamboat Today, federal investigators say a crash at Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden likely was caused by...

3 years 6 months ago

Accident cleared west of Manitou on Hwy 24

Colorado State Patrol is still investigating a cause for an accident that occurred on eastbound Hwy 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs around mid-day Sunday. The accident only blocked one east bound lane for about an hour as crews worked to move one injured person and clear the wreckage from...

3 years 9 months ago

Costs to fight Duckett fire reach $4 million

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) - Fire officials say costs of fighting a blaze burning on seven square miles in the southern Colorado mountains have reached about $4 million. Cooler temperatures and higher humidity Saturday helped crews build containment lines around 30 percent of the Duckett fire, but the National Weather...

4 years 1 week ago

Apartment fire caused by room fan

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says the fire yesterday at the Camelot Apartments was caused by an electrical problem. The fire forced the closure of Airport Road and the evacuation of several apartments. Investigators have traced the start of the fire to a room fan that was sitting...

4 years 6 months ago

GOP governor's group hints Colo. race a lost cause

Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes is shrugging off the suggestion that a national GOP group won't help finance his campaign anymore and says he will continue to fight for votes. A Maes spokesman made the comments Wednesday in response to Republican Governors Association Chairman Haley Barbour's remarks hinting...

5 years 1 month ago

California to probe birth defects spike

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has ordered two state agencies to investigate a rash of birth defects that have confounded impoverished Kettleman City for more than a year. Schwarzenegger's intervention into a bitter environmental battle came as a surprise and relief to both residents and the activists who have been demanding...

5 years 1 month ago

Researchers searching for genetic causes of cancer

St. Jude Children's Hospital has joined forces with Washington University to learn the genetic causes of pediatric cancer. Researchers will study cancerous and normal tissues from 600 childhood cancer patients. They will look specifically at the genetic codes of these tissues, and try to identify differences. Those differences...

5 years 6 months ago

Dopamine seen as root of ADHD

Researchers using brain scans believe they've found the root of ADHD. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most prevalent mental disorders in children and teens - but it can also persist long past adolescence. It can impair a person's ability to pay attention, complete tasks and be productive....

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