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2 years 4 months ago

Shaving with the smoky scent of bacon

SEATTLE - Right in time for the holidays, the Seattle-based specialty foods company J&D's Foods has just released a limited supply of bacon scented shaving cream. Seriously. The company only produced 2,500 jars of the pork scented lather which retails at for $14.99, shipping included. J&D's has a...

2 years 11 months ago

Local students head to national competition

Students from Heaton Middle School in Pueblo will be headed to a national science and engineering competition in Seattle this summer. The Heaton team took first place in a statewide MESA contest in the wind turbine challenge on April 13. Yency Gonzales, Melissa Johnson, Sheyanne Bernal, Noah Suazo and...

3 years 1 month 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...

4 years 6 months ago

Mountain goat gores, kills hiker

Olympic National Park officials say a mountain goat that fatally gored a 63-year-old hiker over the weekend has shown aggressive behavior in the past. Park spokesman Barb Maynes says rangers have been tracking the ram and several others for the past several years. She says the attack was highly...

4 years 10 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....

5 years 3 months ago

Study sees parking lot dust as a cancer risk

Chemicals in a cancer-causing substance used to seal pavement, parking lots and driveways across the U.S. are showing up at alarming levels in dust in homes, prompting concerns about the potential health effects of long-term exposure, a new study shows. The substance is coal tar sealant, a waste product...

5 years 3 months ago

No Kidding: Goats munch Christmas trees

Dozens of Christmas trees in Arlington, Washington, not only were recycled, they became a meal for goats to munch on. A Television station in Seattle says the trees were taken to the New Moon Farm Goat Rescue and Sanctuary, where the evergreens were fed to about 38 goats. Sanctuary...

5 years 4 months ago

Sheriff's spokesman: Police fatally shoot suspect

A sheriff's spokesman in Washington state says Seattle police have fatally shot the man suspected of gunning down four police officers. Pierce County sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer says Maurice Clemmons was shot and killed early Tuesday in a Seattle neighborhood. Authorities suspected Clemmons of killing the four officers at...

5 years 6 months ago

Obesity linked to breast cancer recurrence

Obesity , drinking alcohol and smoking can all increase a breast cancer survivor's risk for developing a second breast cancer. A study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle finds obesity increases the risk for a second cancer by 50-percent. Having at least one alcoholic drink...

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