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2 years 3 months ago

Previewing Romney's Pueblo campaign stop

We've covered the President's visits to our region, and now it's Mitt Romney's turn. Sunday's campaign stop in Pueblo will be the candidate's first campaign stop in the Steel City; Pueblo got visits from the Romney bus earlier this summer, but tomorrow will be Romney's first visit in the...

2 years 6 months ago

Michelle Obama speaks to Oregon State grads

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama is encouraging Oregon State University graduates to live life for themselves, not for anyone else. The first lady spoke Sunday at the invitation of her older brother, Craig Robinson, the head men's basketball coach at Oregon State. She says the siblings learned...

3 years 11 months ago

Governor Hickenlooper outlines jobs plan

Governor Hickenlooper gave a short speech, outlining his plans for Colorado. It focused mostly on jobs and how jobs can be created in Colorado. He said he wants to unleash the entrepreneurial spirit of Coloradans. He said he will immediately sign three executive orders. The first will bolster...

3 years 11 months ago

iPad speaks

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A young North Carolina boy with a severe disability got his Christmas present early: the ability to communicate, thanks to his father. Paul Pauca, a professor at Wake Forest University, worked with his students this year to designed a computer app for the iPhone and other...

4 years 8 months ago

Muzzle awards mock free speech foes

Banning the sale of wine because of a nude woman on the bottle labels. Confining campus protests to a "free-speech patio." Keeping street performers off the Las Vegas Strip. Those were some of the actions that the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression cited Tuesday in...

4 years 10 months ago

Local reaction to State of the Union address

Local republicans and democrats gathered at viewing parties around the region to watch the President's State of the Union speech. The largest republican gathering in Southern Colorado was at Mr. Biggs in Colorado Springs. Roughly 100 people showed up to hear the speech and many made it clear they...

5 years 3 months ago

Districts considering options on Obama speech

School districts in Southern Colorado are considering their options on whether or not to participate in President Barack Obama's controversial nationally televised address to students next week. The White House and the education department are encouraging schools to show the president's speech in their classes as it airs live...

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