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3 years 4 months ago

CO lawmakers want lottery ticket for veterans

DENVER (AP) - Two Colorado lawmakers plan to introduce legislation that would create a lottery ticket aimed at raising funds for veterans' services. Republican Rep. Marsha Looper and Democratic Sen. Suzanne Williams will be speaking Saturday at the state Capitol about the legislation they plan to introduce when the Legislature...

3 years 7 months ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

3 years 7 months ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

3 years 8 months ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

4 years 11 months ago

Baseball fights to return to Olympics

International Baseball Federation president Riccardo Fraccari says he will fight to get baseball back in the Olympics by working to change the perception that it is solely an American sport. Fraccari said Tuesday on the sidelines of the SportAccord International Convention in Dubai that he also sees great potential to...

5 years 6 days ago

Nintendo aims to get consoles in schools

Could Nintendo's Mario be swapping his world of magic mushrooms and ravenous dinosaurs for the staid confines of the classroom? The man behind the massively popular video game franchise thinks so, saying he's working hard to turn Nintendo Co.'s brand of handheld consoles into educational aids and teaching tools....

5 years 3 weeks ago

190 million view Olympics

The Vancouver Winter Games were the second most watched in history, surpassing even the Salt Lake City games. 190 million Americans watched the Vancouver Olympics on the networks of NBC Universal, ranking second only to the Lellehammer Games, which were fueld by the controversy surrounding Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya...

5 years 1 month ago

USA Medal Count

Gold: 2 Silver: 2 Bronze: 8 The International Ski Federation says that the men's Olympic super-combined race has been postponed due to heavy snowfall. The race was supposed to happen Tuesday. No new date was immediately set. However, officials had indicated on Monday that the race would be...

5 years 1 month ago

Is the iPad the future of portable gaming?

Seemingly tailor-made for puzzle games, racing simulations and arcade amusements, Apple's iPhone has quickly become a major player in the portable gaming market. But even with a staggering 30,000-plus downloadable diversions from "Dragon's Lair" to "Flight Control" available, the device is about to face its stiffest competition yet. Enter...

5 years 4 months ago

Big week at the World Arena

If you love getting out and doing things, this is a big week at the Colorado Springs World Arena. There are events going on four consecutive nights, catering to very different tastes. Trans-Siberian Orchestra kicks things off on Wednesday with two shows. TSO's $20 million production "Wizards in Winter"...

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