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3 years 6 months ago

New skydiving record set

A new Colorado skydiving record was set in Longmont when 69 people dropped from planes over the Vance Brand Municipal Airport. The Longmont Times-Call reports that the state record was set Sunday morning. The previous state record was set in 2008 with 56 skydivers in Lamar. The skydivers...

3 years 7 months ago

Jason Giambi will play with Sky Sox

The Colorado Rockies say Jason Giambi is on a rehabilitation assignment with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox that is scheduled to last through Wednesday. The 40-year-old has been on the disabled list since July 27 with a strained left quadriceps. The Sky Sox game Monday night against the Memphis...

4 years 8 months ago

Fish falling from the sky

John Walsh doesn't fish. In this case, he didn't have to. A 14-inch striped bass landed in his Milton, Massachusetts yard on Monday. "I'd expect it at the beach, but we're a mile and a half, two miles from the ocean," said Walsh. The Walsh family was outside...

4 years 10 months ago

Mass CPR training planned Tuesday

The Colorado Springs Fire Department plans to train hundreds, if not thousands in CPR before the Sky Sox game Tuesday evening. CPR, which stands for cardio pulminary resuscitation can save a life when someone has a heart attack. Most recent statistics released by the Colorado Springs Fire Department show...

4 years 11 months ago

Watch the sky for Mercury

Mercury, the solar system's most elusive planet, will be easier to see for the next two weeks. Astronomers say that Mercury and Venus will appear unusually close together between now and April 10. Because Venus is one of the brightest objects in the night sky it can be used...

5 years 3 months ago

NASA launches sky-mapping telescope

A NASA spacecraft blasted into space early Monday on a mission to map the whole sky in search of hidden asteroids, comets and other celestial objects. The Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer, or Wise, lifted off aboard a Delta 2 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the central California...

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