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11 months 3 weeks ago

World Arena finalizing agreement with AEG

The World Arena is finalizing an agreement with Anschutz Entertainment Group to bring popular entertainment and sporting events to Colorado Springs. AEG owns and operates with more than 100 entertainment venues around the world. They are owned by the Denver-based Anschutz Corp.

3 years 5 months ago

World Food Day

One hundred fifty nations mark World Food Day today as the global population rushes toward an estimated 7 billion by the end of the month. The aim of the day is to heighten public awareness of the problem of hunger in the world. This year's focus is increasing...

3 years 7 months ago

UCCS goes global

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is taking big steps in getting students ready to work in a global market place. The school was recently awarded the At Home in the World Initiative from American Council on Education. The program was created to promote diversity in education and...

4 years 3 months ago

Schools raise awareness on World AIDS Day

Today people in Southern Colorado and around the world are holding events to mark World AIDS Day. At Pueblo Community College, health workers educated students about the prevention of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. They also offered free HIV testing. Here in Colorado, an estimated 11,000 people have been...

4 years 3 months ago

World AIDS Day is tomorrow

World AIDS Day will be observed tomorrow at Pine Creek High School at 7 p.m. The event is sponsored by the Southern Colorado AIDS Project and the Eyes Wide Open Program at Pine Creek. The program will include local high school students, individuals and families impacted by AIDS....

4 years 9 months ago

Tweets fly when goals are scored

When a World Cup goal is scored, Twitter celebrates. The social networking site is seeing record traffic every time a big goal is scored in the soccer tournament. Though Twitter normally sees about 750 tweets per second on an average day, there were a record 2,940 tweets per second after...

5 years 2 weeks ago

WWII vintage plane crashes in Phoenix

Authorities say a World War II-era plane has crashed at a small airport in suburban Phoenix, prompting an evacuation of parts of the airport. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the single-engine P-51D Mustang crashed into a hangar at Stellar Airpark in Chandler at about 1:20 p.m. Thursday....

5 years 6 months ago

World's oceans warmest on record this summer

Sea-surface temperatures worldwide have been the hottest on record over the last three months, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Ocean temperatures averaged 62.5 degrees Fahrenheit in the June-August period, 1 degree higher than normal. Last month also saw the warmest August sea-surface temperatures on record...

5 years 6 months ago

Father of 'green' revolution dies at 95

Agricultural scientist Norman Borlaug, the father of the "green revolution" who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his role in combating world hunger and saving hundreds of millions of lives, died Saturday in Texas, a Texas A&M University spokeswoman said. He was 95. Borlaug died just before 11 p.m....

5 years 6 months ago

UK: Global deal on climate change may not happen

Britain's Foreign Secretary says there is danger a United Nations conference in December won't strike a global deal on climate change. David Miliband said Tuesday the complexity of negotiations and disputes between industrialized and developing nations leave prospects for a deal "in the balance." He said they threaten to sink...

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