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1 year 3 months ago

More traffic coming to local skies

Along with the 4th Combat Aviation Brigade that's currently being established at Fort Carson, the Mountain Post is hosting the 1st Combat Aviation Brigade from Fort Riley in Kansas. This will bring an extra 250 soldiers and 20 helicopters, approximately, for training. They're using the high-altitude and mountainous environment of...

1 year 5 months ago

Kansas City Plaza Fire

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Multiple injuries were being reported Tuesday evening after a suspected gas explosion sparked a massive fire that engulfed an entire block at an upscale shopping center in Kansas City. Police spokeswoman Rhonda Flores said it appeared that a car crashed into a gas main near...

1 year 8 months ago

King Soopers, City Market recalling ice cream

DENVER (AP) - King Soopers and City Market are recalling ice cream because of concerns over pecan allergies. The recall involves Kroger Deluxe French Vanilla ice cream sold in Colorado, Arizona, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The federal Food and Drug Administration says people...

2 years 1 week ago

Feds expanding state access to immigration data

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Federal officials are expanding access to an immigration database so that several states can use it to cleanse voter rolls. The Homeland Security Department first notified Florida officials last week that they could check to see if registered voters are actually noncitizens who should not be...

2 years 4 months ago

Details emerge about suspect in Afghan massacre

SEATTLE (AP) - Neighbors and court records are providing a conflicting, if incomplete, picture of the U.S. soldier accused of massacring 16 civilians in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was flown to the U.S. military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., yesterday where's he's been placed in his own cell. Neighbors...

2 years 8 months ago

Change of command at Fort Carson

The role of Commanding General at Fort Carson has changed hands; Major General David Perkins turned over power to Major General Joseph Anderson in a ceremony Wednesday morning on the Mountain Post. Maj. Gen. Anderson will be in charge of the Army's 4th Infantry Division as well as Fort...

2 years 8 months ago

Workers still missing after Kan. grain accident

ATCHISON, Kan. (AP) - Three people remain unaccounted for and two others are hospitalized in critical condition following an explosion at a grain elevator in northeast Kansas that killed three workers. Atchison City Manager Trey Cocking says officials are weighing whether it's safe to send fire teams into the facility,...

3 years 4 months ago

VCU, Kentucky join Final Four

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Jamie Skeen scored 26 points and 11th-seeded Virginia Commonwealth is crashing the Final Four after the upset of the NCAA tournament, shocking No. 1 seed Kansas 71-61. So doubtful were the Rams of even making the tournament that they didn't watch the selection show. Two weeks...

3 years 4 months ago

Kentucky upsets top seed Ohio State in NCAA Tourney

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The Number-1 overall seed in the NCAA men's basketball tournament is going home. Kentucky did the honors, bouncing top-seed Ohio State 62-60 on Brandon Knight's jumper with 5.4 seconds left. That sends the fourth-seeded Wildcats into Sunday's East regional final against North Carolina. Kentucky senior center...

3 years 4 months ago

Jayhawks beat Buffs in Big-12 semifinals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Marcus and Markieff Morris personally outscored Colorado 17-4 during one stretch of the first half, pulling No. 2 Kansas out of a deep early deficit and leading the second-ranked Jayhawks past Colorado 90-83 Friday night in the Big 12 tournament semifinals. Marcus, the younger of...

3 years 8 months ago

Water compact rules enacted

The judge in the Division 2 Water Court in Pueblo, Dennis Maes, has approved new rules enacted by Colorado State Engineer Dick Wolfe that will allow the state to enforce and comply with the Arkansas River Compact. The ruling clears the way for improvements, such as replacing flood and...

3 years 8 months ago

Pueblo to get new interstate bus service

SALINA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas officials say bus service will begin Nov. 9 between Salina and Wichita and from Wichita through southwest Kansas and into Colorado. The Department of Transportation says it's using about $2 million to help Wichita-based Prestige Bus Lines buy new buses and cover expenses associated...

3 years 9 months ago

Maes releases Kansas termination letter

GOP gubernatorial candidate Dan Maes has released personnel files showing his boss knew that he was investigating a gambling ring and meeting with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation. Maes provided his termination letter from 1985 to The Associated Press. In it, Liberal, Kansas Police Chief Richard Kistner told Maes...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado city makes a 'Best' list

Kiplinger's Personal Finance has named its 10 Best Cities for the Next Decade-with a focus on innovative thinking. The list includes Boulder, at #4. Kiplinger's teamed with Martin Prosperity Institute, a think tank that studies economic prosperity. "New ideas generate new businesses," says Stolarick, who this year evaluated U.S....

4 years 2 months ago

Tornadoes reported across several states

Authorities in Oklahoma say several homes and businesses have been damaged by tornadoes. Few injuries were reported from Wednesday's storms. Officials say two truck drivers were taken to hospitals their semitrailers toppled. Their injuries weren't considered life-threatening. In Stillwater in northern Oklahoma, emergency management official Rob Hill says two...

4 years 3 months ago

Tornado Watch for eastern plains

A Tornado Watch is in effect for the eastern plains of Colorado until 8 p.m. Thursday night. The National Weather Service says conditions are right to spawn tornadoes in a large area of Kansas and Colorado. Colorado counties in the watch area are Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Crowley, Elbert, Kiowa,...

4 years 3 months ago

GM makes big investment in US plants

General Motors is investing $257 million at two of its factories that will build the next generation of the hot-selling midsize Chevrolet Malibu. CEO Ed Whitacre was at the factory in Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday to announce the investment and the company's early repayment of $6.7 billion in...

4 years 3 months ago

Colorado shut out of All-America City finalists

More than two dozen communities have been named finalists for the National Civic League's 2010 All-America City Awards. The Denver-based organization says the cities were selected for addressing such issues as diversifying the labor force and funding services during the recession. Finalists are Chandler, Ariz., Bentonville, Ark., Dublin,...

4 years 4 months ago

Court to rule in military funeral protest case

The Supreme Court is getting involved in the legal fight over the anti-gay protesters who show up at military funerals with inflammatory messages like "Thank God for dead soldiers." The court agreed Monday to consider whether the protesters' message, no matter how provocative and upsetting, is protected by the...

4 years 5 months ago

Buffs take number 1 Kansas to overtime

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Marcus Morris scored six of his 15 points in overtime and grabbed a key rebound that helped top-ranked Kansas avoid what would have been the season's biggest upset with a 72-66 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night. Cole Aldrich recorded his fourth straight double-double...

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