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KOAA honored with two wins in Edward R. Murrow Awards

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The Radio Television Digital News Association announced KOAA News5 as the winner of the esteemed Edward R. Murrow Award for Region 3 in two categories: News Documentary and Overall Excellence.

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Second wild rabbit tests positive for tularemia in Pueblo West

A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia A wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia
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A second wild rabbit found in Pueblo West has tested positive for tularemia, according to health officials. This animal was found near Scarsboro Drive. 

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Search for bank robber on N. Nevada Ave. Video included

The Herring Bank on North Nevada was robbed Tuesday, April 25. (KOAA) The Herring Bank on North Nevada was robbed Tuesday, April 25. (KOAA)
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Colorado Springs police are investigating a bank robbery at 3110 North Nevada at a Herring Bank branch. Just before 10:30, police arrived quickly to the scene but the suspect was already gone.

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Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer Video included

"Treatment was a drag.  It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard.  I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy. "Treatment was a drag. It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard. I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy.
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Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

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Tuesday Evening Weather: Showers, Colder

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Rain has been moving in this afternoon and shower chances will linger this evening and into the early overnight hours. As temperatures fall into the 20's and 30's overnight, there may be some changeover to snow, especially for the higher elevations. Skies will be drier as we start Wednesday morning. There will still be the chance for an isolated shower later in the day. Highs will still only be in the 50's to low 60's.  Thursday will also have a few scattered showers and highs i... More>>

One person killed in crash on Highway 50

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Colorado State Patrol says one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 50 at South McCulloch Boulevard West Tuesday afternoon.

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Nationals SS Trea Turner hits for cycle vs Rockies

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It was the first cycle by the Nationals since Cristian Guzman on Aug. 28, 2008.

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News5 Athlete of the Week: Casey Fetters, Cheyenne Mountain Golf Video included

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But she almost put golf aside to focus on school and her true love, acting. She just wrapped up a run in the production of Bye, Bye Birdie playing the character Kate McAfee. 

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Bill to allow medical marijuana use for PTSD headed to Governor's desk

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Colorado is now one step closer to allowing medical marijuana to treat post-traumatic stress. The Senate approved the bill on Tuesday and it is now heading to Governor Hickenlooper's desk for final approval. "I'm really excited to see this option being afforded to veterans because they really need this," Steve DeFino, founder of the Veteran Farmers Association said. Former Fort Carson soldier Steve DeFino was critically injured while serving overseas nine years ago. He we... More>>

Year two of 2C paving underway in Colorado Springs Video included

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Get ready for plenty of cone zones in Colorado Springs. Year two of 2C paving working is underway. 

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Pueblo needle exchange program expanding to 2nd site Video included

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Access Point Pueblo says between mid-2015 and the end of 2016, they handed out more than 350,000 clean needles and had at least 75% of them returned.

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Proposal for county to transition from operating detox facility

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A proposal today could eventually take the responsibility of the regions detox center away from the county. The detox facility sits next to the county's Criminal Justice Center, and takes in an average 4,800 people a year. 

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Endangered white rhino appears on Tinder

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His bio reads: "I don't mean to be too forward, but the fate of my species literally depends on me. I like to eat grass and chill in the mud. I'm six feet tall, and 5,000 pounds, if it matters."

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Pedestrian dies of injuries suffered in crash

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Police have not released the identity of the pedestrian, who they say did not use a crosswalk to cross the busy street. Officers only said the person was 62-year-old.

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Nurses help stranded truck driver get back home

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 A Texas truck driver who suffered smoke inhalation and a broken leg from a fiery crash in Eads on April 14th is headed back home Tuesday.

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Springs Rescue Mission to begin building resource center

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The Springs Rescue Mission in Colorado Springs announced it will open a new resource center in the fall of 2018.  

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Nordstrom selling jeans caked in fake mud

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Nordsrom's website describes the jeans as: "Heavily distressed medium-blue denim jeans in a comfortable straight-leg fit embody rugged, Americana workwear that's seen some hard-working action with a crackled, caked-on muddy coating that shows you're not afraid to get down and dirty."

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First minicamp for Denver Broncos under Coach Joseph Video included

The Denver Broncos hold their first minicamp under the leadership of coach Vance Joseph. (KOAA) The Denver Broncos hold their first minicamp under the leadership of coach Vance Joseph. (KOAA)
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - The Denver Broncos' quarterback competition began in earnest Tuesday with Trevor Siemian and Paxton Lynch throwing on the first day of new coach Vance Joseph's first minicamp. 

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. retiring at end of NASCAR season

Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs autographs prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) Dale Earnhardt Jr., signs autographs prior to the start of the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base.

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Tuesday Weather: Rain Increasing Video included

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One batch of rain and snow passed north of us early this morning. More rain and snow are beginning to develop over southwestern Colorado. A cold front preceding that batch of rain and snow will pass eastward and move through Southeastern Colorado late this morning. The upslope wind behind the cold front will increase rain up and down I-25. Snow can fall west of I-25 up in the hills.  That cold front will also bring some wind with it. We will notice it increase from the east and ...

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District 11 lifts precautionary lockdown following police activity Video included

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Colorado Springs School District 11 temporarily placed Doherty High School, Carver Elementary School, Sabin Middle School and Penrose Elementary School on a precautionary lockdown due to police activity in the area. 

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Part 1: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn Video included

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News 5's Rob Quirk in an exclusive interview with United States Congressman Doug Lamborn to discuss decisions taking place in Washington.  

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Part 2: Rob Quirk's exclusive interview with Rep. Doug Lamborn Video included

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Republican Congressman Doug Lamborn was just re-elected to his sixth term in office, representing a five county area here in southern Colorado. His home in Colorado Springs is a sanctuary from all the noise in our nation's capitol.

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Denver marijuana stores can stay open later

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DENVER (AP) - Marijuana stores in Denver will be able to stay open until 10 p.m. starting next Monday. The Denver City Council voted 11-2 Monday to approve the later store hours. 

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Traffic Alert: 4-car crash on I-25 near Cimarron

Car fire on I-25 north of Cimarron. Car fire on I-25 north of Cimarron.
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A 4-car crash on northbound I-25 north of Cimarron had the left lane for roughly an hour as a car was on fire. Everyone got out of the vehicles safely. 

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Driver who crashed into students charged with child abuse

Douglas Club is charged with child abuse for a crash that injured 4 children. Douglas Club is charged with child abuse for a crash that injured 4 children.
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61-year-old Douglas Clubb has been charged with child abuse and traffic violations after a crash that injured four Colorado Springs elementary students back in January.

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Colorado inmates claim officers pepper sprayed them because of their religious beliefs Video included

Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan County Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan County
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Three inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in Logan County, filed a lawsuit claiming officers pepper sprayed them for their religious beliefs and beat them when they wanted to get an attorney.

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Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant resigns amid investigation Video included

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A Fremont County Sheriff's Lieutenant on administrative leave has resigned, months after evidence from a decade-old cold case was found in a storage unit rented under his name.

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95 Military Police Soldiers welcomed home to Fort Carson Video included

Capt. Seth Peters holds two of his kids after being welcomed home to Fort Carson on Monday night. (KOAA) Capt. Seth Peters holds two of his kids after being welcomed home to Fort Carson on Monday night. (KOAA)
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95 soldiers were welcomes home to Fort Carson safely on Monday night safely. These men and women from the 759th Military Police Battalion have been serving in Kuwait and Qatar in support of Operation Spartan Shield for nine months now.

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Avondale gravel mine approved after nearly 20 years of rejections Video included

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A proposed gravel mine in Avondale won approval from the Pueblo County Planning and Development Board Monday after nearly two decades of proposal revisions. 

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D60 asked to resubmit proposal for 3 struggling schools Video included

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District 60 officials left their State Board of Education hearing with both some direction, as well as questions on how to take three  district schools off the state's accountability clock.

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Sky Sox blast past Sounds 8-3

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Brandon Woodruff threw six scoreless innings and the offense responded to multiple Nashville rallies as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated the Sounds, 8-3, in front of 1,670 Monday night.

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Rockies keep rolling, win 8-4 over Nationals

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 Charlie Blackmon hit a two-run homer in the seventh, Colorado's lights-out bullpen threw three-plus scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies beat Washington 8-4 on Monday night, ending the Nationals' seven-game winning streak.

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One thousand jobs available at Teller Co. job fairs

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Employers are looking to fill more than 1,000 job openings this week at multiple job fairs in Woodland Park and in Cripple Creek.

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New land swap on agenda for Springs City Council Video included

Artist's rendering of the US Olympic Museum. (Courtesy: Diller Scofidio + Renfro) Artist's rendering of the US Olympic Museum. (Courtesy: Diller Scofidio + Renfro)
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Another land swap is on the agenda for Colorado Springs City Council. Under the deal, the City would trade parcels with developer David Jenkins for land located just west of the train tracks near America the Beautiful Park. Swapping the land would allow C-DOT to put in a better design for new storm water infrastructure that is building as part of the I-25 Cimarron Interchange project.

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CSPD looking for its newest recruit class, get signed up here

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Colorado Springs is looking for its newest recruits.  CSPD is now accepting applications for the March 2018 police academy. Among the qualifications, applicants must be 21-years-old, have never been convicted of a felony and never been dishonorably discharged from the Armed Forces. You have until June 13 to get all your application materials turned in.  A full list of qualifications and a link to the application page can be found on the City of Colorado Springs webpage. More>>

Broken trees boon for zoo animals Video included

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There is a bonus for the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo that is a direct result of the damaging heavy snow a couple weeks back. A lot of the downed branches had new buds and leaves. Something about a half dozen species at the zoo love to eat. 

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Fake news story targets the Royal Gorge

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That fake story said the bridge and park would shut down permanently June 1. That fake post was shared a several thousand times, and even prompted contractors and employees to contact park managers.

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Entire U.S. Senate invited to North Korea briefing

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Senate aides said the Trump administration has invited the entire 100-member U.S. Senate for a briefing Wednesday on rising tensions with North Korea.

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Monday Evening Weather: Colder, More Active Week Video included

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A warm and windy start to the week. Clouds are increasing this evening and they'll be with us overnight into Tuesday. Those clouds will keep us a little above average tonight with lows in the 40's for most. 

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Inaugural Pikes Peak Showdown to be held at Security Service Field

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs baseball program will conclude the first regular season in program history with a game against the United States Air Force Academy in a single, nine-inning game, on Tuesday, Mary 2, at Security Service Field, home of the Triple-A Colorado Springs Sky Sox. 

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State makes recommendations for D60 schools

The Colorado Education Commission meets in Denver to announce recommendations for Pueblo schools. (KOAA) The Colorado Education Commission meets in Denver to announce recommendations for Pueblo schools. (KOAA)
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The Colorado Department of Education is meeting in Denver to discuss the future of three District 60 schools facing state sanctions for failing to get off of what's called the "accountability clock" in the last six years.

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Culver's to raise money for Falcon student's family

Michael Finley was killed by a suspected drunk driver on April 14. Michael Finley was killed by a suspected drunk driver on April 14.
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Culver's in Falcon is taking part in a benefit to help the family of Michael Finley. The Falcon High School senior was killed on April 14th when his car was hit by a suspected drunk driver on Woodmen Road. 

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Storm Safe visits The McClelland School Video included

First Alert 5's Jessica Van Meter visits the McClelland School for Storm Safe. (KOAA) First Alert 5's Jessica Van Meter visits the McClelland School for Storm Safe. (KOAA)
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With storm season on the way it's important to know how to stay safe during all weather situations. That's why First Alert 5 Meteorologist Jessica Van Meter visited the McClelland School in Pueblo for a talk with the students. 

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Nevada jury convicts 2 for standoff over Bundy ranch

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A jury in Las Vegas has found two men guilty of federal charges in an armed standoff that stopped government agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014. 

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Obama delivers first post-presidential speech

FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) FILE: President Barack Obama speaks during a news conference following the G-20 Summit in Antalya, Turkey, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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CHICAGO (AP) - Former President Barack Obama is using his first public appearance since leaving office to talk with students about his experiences as a community organizer in Chicago and how that laid the foundation for his political career.

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Monday Weather: Warm, Breezy, & Dry Video included

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Low pressure over Colorado's Northeastern Plains and its trailing cold front will make some slow progress through Colorado today and tonight. It will get the ball rolling on some cooler and soggier changes that will take over for much of this week.  Some rain and high elevation snow fell over the High Country last night and early this morning. That choked off as it crossed the Continental Divide, and we will not get in on any of that moisture today. Our Monday starts sunny. Temp...

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Brother arrested for shooting death in Monument Video included

Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter. Erik Mattyasovsky is accused of reckless manslaughter.
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El Paso County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged a man with reckless manslaughter for the shooting death of his brother Sunday night. 

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Men show support for Falcon HS students with 'You are loved' signs

Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo) Falcon HS students arrived to see two men offering support in wake of repeated tragedies. (Viewer photo)
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A couple of men were outside Falcon High School this morning with signs proclaiming "you are loved." A parent snapped a photo of the men with their display of kindness.

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Breck Plunge: Ski resort employees compete in style Video included

A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison) A Breckenridge Ski Resort employee takes part in the Breck Plunge. (Mike Morrison)
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The end of the ski season brings a chance for employees at Breckenridge Ski Resort to have some fun with the 2nd annual Breck Plunge. Silly costumes are encouraged! 

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Caught on Camera: Boat strikes whale in Washington Video included

Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state. Whale watchers shocked to see boat strike whale near Whidbey Island in Washington state.
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(KING) Hundreds of whale watchers were shocked to see a speeding boat hit a whale Sunday morning near Washington's Whidbey Island.

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Dr. Whitson breaks record for most time in space by American

Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA) Dr. Peggy Whitson breaks the record for most time in space by an American. (Photo: NASA)
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - Astronaut Peggy Whitson has another record under her space belt. Early Monday, the International Space Station commander surpassed the record of 534 days, two hours and 48 minutes for most accumulated time in orbit by an American.

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Volunteer firefighter witnesses girl's fall off bus Video included

A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit. A 4-year-old falls from the back of a school bus after opening the emergency exit.
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(NBC News) A 4-year-old girl is recovering after falling from a moving bus. A volunteer firefighter's dashboard camera was rolling when the girl tumbled to the street in Harrison, Arkansas.

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USAA Volunteers honor local veterans at the Crawford House Video included

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A national company is helping to honor our local heroes. Today, 30 USAA volunteers will work together to help "beautify" the Crawford House, a home in Colorado Springs for homeless veterans.

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Broken utility closes Abrams Elementary School

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There are no classes Monday for students at Abrams Elementary School because of a broken utility inside the building. 

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This new scam that targeted a Manitou shop "takes the cake" Video included

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A Manitou jewelry store is saved from a scam they say 'takes the cake.' A scammer called Lane Mitchell Jewelers in Manitou Springs acting like a technician for it's credit card machine. What happened next could have cost the store over $11,000. 

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UCCS Falls Late Against MSU Denver

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs and MSU Denver battled in a 2-2 tie for three innings late in the game before the Roadrunners (21-20, 15-13 RMAC) scored four in the top of the ninth for the 6-3 decision against the Mountain Lions.

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Capitals advance past Maple Leafs with 2-1 win

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Marcus Johansson stuffed his second goal of the game past Frederik Andersen at 6:31 of overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals t to a series-winning 2-1 victory ove the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 on Sunday night.      Johansson pulled Washington even at 1-1 with less than eight minutes to go in the third period after Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie with his fourth goal of the series for Toronto. It was the fifth overtime game of the series, and the record-set... More>>

Air Force baseball sweeps San Jose State with 9-5 win

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Air Force baseball (19-20, 8-13 MW) defeated San José State (13-24-1, 7-12-1), 9-5, in a Mountain West game Sunday afternoon at Municipal Stadium.

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Highway funding bill in doubt Video included

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Efforts are fading the State Capitol to pass a highway funding bill using sales tax increases. However, voters may still get the chance to tell politicians to "Fix Our Damn Roads."

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Colorado family's dogs found decapitated along railroad tracks

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Officials in west-central Colorado say a family's young pit bull dogs were found decapitated on the railroad tracks, miles from their house.      Christin Ormond says the dogs jumped their fence Monday night and were found dead late Wednesday afternoon. One dog also appeared to have burns while the other appeared to have puncture wounds.      The Mesa County sheriffs' office says the case has been inactivated because ther... More>>

Senators advance with 3-2 win over Bruins

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Clarke MacArthur scored a power-play goal with 6:30 gone in the first overtime and the Ottawa Senators beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Sunday to win their first-round playoff series in six games.

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Rockies sweep Giants with 8-0 Sunday win

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Kyle Freeland scattered six hits over seven sharp innings, Gerardo Parra hit a two-run homer and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 8-0 on Sunday for their first three-game sweep of the Giants at Coors Field since 2002.

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Sky Sox survive rally, win 6-5 Video included

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Paolo Espino threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Ryan Cordell went 4-for-4 as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox stifled a ninth-inning rally to defeat the Nashville Sounds, 6-5, in front of 3,628 at Security Service Field Sunday afternoon. Espino (3-0, 3.42) won his third consecutive outing and picked up his first Pacific Coast League victory against a team besides the Memphis Redbirds. 

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Buena Vista man dies in suspected DUI crash near Salida

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A Buena Vista man died in an overnight rollover crash near Salida, according to Colorado State Patrol.  Alcohol is a suspected factor in the crash. Troopers say William Robutka, 34, was driving east on Chaffee County Road 120 near County Road 125 at 3:30 Sunday morning when he drifted off the left side of the road, overcorrected, went airborne off the right side of the road, hit an embankment, rolled, hit a road sign, and hit three parked trailers.  Robutka was not wearing ... More>>

Motel explosion in Loveland leaves 5 injured, heavy damage

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An explosion and fire in a Loveland motel has left at least 5 people hurt, including a firefighter, and heavy structural damage.      Battalion Division Chief Greg Ward said fire crews were already at the front of Rosebud Motel on an unrelated medical call Saturday night when the explosion occurred on the opposite side of the structure. Firefighters said additional units got to the scene quickly and brought the blaze under control.      Fire officials sai... More>>

Searchers recover body of man who fell out of a canoe

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Searchers have recovered the body of a 66-year-old Colorado man who drowned after falling out of a canoe on Wellington Lake southwest of Denver.   Jefferson County officials said Henry Wendel and his wife fell into the water on March 22. They had life vests with them, but were not wearing them. Two employees at the private lake rescued Wendel's wife after she had spent about 30 minutes in the water. She was treated for severe hypothermia.  &n...

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Shots fired outside of Colorado Springs bar

Colorado Springs Police say someone fired several shots outside of a bar off of N. Academy Blvd. near Austin Bluffs Parkway just after midnight Sunday morning.

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From 200 to 4,000 Cases of Love donations for foster kids Video included

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Children being removed from their homes and put into foster care won't have to use trash bags anymore to move their belongings. The 2nd annual cases of love suitcase drive wrapped up today at the downtown YMCA. Last year's event saw 200 donated bags, this year it was over 4,000.

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Rangers advance after 3-1 win over Canadiens

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Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 on Saturday night to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.

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Blues move on after 4-3 win over Wild

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Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Game 5 of their playoff series, eliminating the Wild.      The Blues advanced to play Nashville in the second round.      Jake Allen made 34 saves for the Blues, who led 2-0 and 3-1 before a furious rally by the Wild to try to keep their season alive forced the extra frame.      Paajarvi's first career playoff goal gav... More>>

Rockies cruise past Giants 12-3

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Antonio Senzatela got his third win in four major league starts, Trevor Story homered for the second straight night and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 12-3 Saturday night.      Charlie Blackmon tripled and homered and Mark Reynolds also homered for the Rockies, who have won five of six and can sweep the Giants with a win Sunday. San Francisco has lost five of six and dropped to 6-12 overall, worst in the NL.      Senzatela (3-0) allowe... More>>

UCCS baseball splits doubleheader

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Daniel Silva pitched a complete game win in game two and Tyler Matheny went five-for-seven today as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs split with MSU Denver at Spurgeon Field.

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Memorial Hospital Gala Saturday raises funds for local health services

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The 15th Annual Memorial Hospital Gala was held Saturday evening at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, raising funds for the Memorial Hospital Foundation, an event which in years past has raised upwards of a quarter million dollars. The 2017 event's beneficiary is Cancer Care at UCHealth Memorial Hospital with a theme of 'Time Matters.'  According to the foundation's web site, the foundation was created in 2001 to meet the ever-increasing demands for community-based health care.... More>>

Air Force baseball rallies to win 9-7 over San Jose State

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Air Force baseball (18-20, 7-13 MW) scored five runs in the ninth inning to overtake San Jose State (13-23-1, 7-11-1), 9-7, in a Mountain West game Saturday afternoon at Municipal Stadium in San Jose, Calif.  Sophomore first baseman Nic Ready capped the rally with a three-run home run as the Falcons overtook the Spartans for their second win in a row. Trailing 7-3, the Falcons clawed their way back with six unanswered runs.  The rally began with a run in the eighth inning... More>>

Dozens of Afghan soldiers killed or wounded in attack

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.      Daulat Waziri, spokesman for the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense, said Saturday that the attack a day earlier on a compound of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army killed or wounded dozens of soldiers and other personnel.      He says there were 10 attackers... More>>

CSU Pueblo sweeps Saturday doubleheader

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Two clutch starting pitching performances led Colorado State University – Pueblo Baseball to a sweep of Regis University in their scheduled doubleheader games Saturday at Rawlings Field.

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Sounds down Sky Sox 5-2 Video included

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The Nashville Sounds recorded seven of their 10 total hits in the final two innings of play, scoring four runs to come from behind and defeat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox, 5-2, in front of 2,586 Saturday evening at Security Service Field.

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Minor earthquake rattles northwest Colorado

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RANGELY, Colo. (AP) - A minor earthquake has rattled homes in northwestern Colorado.      The University of Utah Seismograph Stations reports the magnitude 3.7 quake hit just before noon Saturday. The epicenter was 2.5 miles northwest of Rangely, a town of about 2,000 people 10 miles from the Utah line.      A 3.7 quake typically causes only minor damage, if any.      Eleven quakes of 3.0 or larger have occurred in the Rangely area since 19... More>>

Bicyclist killed in crash with SUV on I-25 near Walsenburg

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A bicyclist was killed Saturday morning in a crash involving an SUV, according to Colorado State Patrol.  The crash happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday at mile marker 39, approximately ten miles south of Walsenburg.  State Patrol says the SUV and bicyclist "came in contact" along the interstate.  The bicyclist died on-scene.  The SUV then rolled off the interstate, coming to rest along an embankment about 20 feet off the roadway.  The driver of the S... More>>

Police investigating body found in Fountain Creek

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An investigation is underway after a woman found a body in Fountain Creek Saturday morning.

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Colorado Springs Mayor Suthers kicks off day of volunteer cleanup

Hundreds of volunteers take part in Great American Cleanup Hundreds of volunteers take part in Great American Cleanup
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The rainy weather on Saturday didn't stop hundreds of volunteers from coming out to cleanup the Colorado Springs community. A

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Rockies slam past Giants 6-5

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Trevor Story hit his first career grand slam and Charlie Blackmon lined an inside-the-park homer as part of a six-run fourth inning, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants 6-5 on a rainy Friday night.

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Sky Sox grab 5-1 loss and win during doubleheader

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 The Colorado Springs Sky Sox earned a series win over the Memphis Redbirds, splitting a pair of 5-1 decisions during a doubleheader Friday evening in front of 3,008 at Security Service Field. 

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Bumgarner lands on DL after Denver dirt bike accident

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Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been put on the disabled list for the first time in his big league career after a dirt bike accident that sent him to a hospital with bruised ribs and a sprained joint in his pitching shoulder.

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Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs Video included

Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs. Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.
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Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

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Your Healthy Family: Why is Dr. Larry Cohen starting Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs? Video included

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The doctor starting the program in Colorado Springs is Dr. Larry Cohen, an emergency medicine doctor at UCHealth Memorial. In the late 90's Dr. Cohen wasn’t in very good health himself.  

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Penguins move on with 5-2 win over Blue Jackets

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Sidney Crosby and Scott Wilson scored 51 seconds apart in the third period, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminate the Columbus Blue Jackets with a 5-2 win in Game 5 of their first-round series on Thursday night.

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Predators sweep past #1 Blackhawks

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Roman Josi scored twice, Pekka Rinne had 30 saves and the Nashville Predators beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 on Thursday night to complete a surprising sweep of the Western Conference's top seed.      Colton Sissons also scored and Viktor Arvidsson added an empty-net goal as Nashville completed the franchise's first playoff sweep. Led by Rinne and a terrific defensive performance by their lines and defensive pairings, the Predators limited the high-scoring Blackhawks t... More>>

Broncos 2017 schedule released Video included

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Thursday was an exciting day for NFL fans across the country. The league released their 2017 schedule matching opponents to dates and sending Broncos fans scurrying to mark up their calendars. Here is who Denver will face and when in 2017: Week 1 (September 11th, 2017): vs. LA Chargers  Week 2 (September 17th, 2017): vs. Dallas Cowboys Week 3 (September 24th, 2017): at Buffalo Bills Week 4 (October 1st, 2017): vs. Oakland Raiders Week 5 (October 8th, 2017): BYE W... More>>

Your Healthy Family: The importance of having end of life care decisions made ahead of time Video included

Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day,  focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death. Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, focusing on the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with death.
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Wednesday April 19th is National Health Care Decision Day, It’s not so much about focusing on death, but the things you should do before you, or your family have to deal with it.   

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Dubnyk, Wild beat Blues 2-0 to avoid elimination

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Blues goalie Jake Allen made 26 saves. He entered having stopping 114 of the Wild's first 117 shots in the series.

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Broncos relieved that Talib escapes suspension

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Talib received a letter from the league recently informing him he wouldn't be suspended or fined over the shooting.

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Sky Sox pound Redbirds for 2nd straight day, 13-4

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With the win, the Sky Sox (9-3) own a six-game winning streak, which marks the longest winning streak in team history and ties the mark set by the 2012 club, who won six in a row from July 19-25.

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Your Healthy Family: HPV and oral cancer Video included

Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer. Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.
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Human Papilloma Virus is one of the concerns dentists now have as it relates to oral cancer.  Dr. Fred Guerra a dentist in Colorado Springs says many times it’s dentists that are on the front lines of diagnosing oral cancer in it’s many forms. 

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Take charge of your health at Southern Colorado's 5Health Fair

A healthy life is a happy life. At KOAA 5 we believe everyone has a right to know about their overall health and be able to catch potential problems early.

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Your Healthy Family: Eat those left over Easter Eggs Video included

Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. Many people remember hearing that they shouldn?t eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol.
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Many people remember hearing that they shouldn't eat eggs because they contain too much cholesterol. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, of Cleveland Clinic, eggs may have, unfairly, gotten a bad reputation in the past.

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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

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It was the second straight overtime game of the series, and second consecutive win for the Senators following their 4-3 victory in Game 2.

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  • Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Your Healthy Family: Surviving HPV throat cancer

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:23 PM EDT2017-04-25 17:23:04 GMT
    "Treatment was a drag.  It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard.  I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy."Treatment was a drag. It was really hard and I was lucky, and it was really hard. I didn't have chemo, but I did have six weeks of radiation therapy.

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

    Joe foster is a Colorado Springs resident, and a survivor of oral cancer.  Joe recalls, ”I  developed a lump on the side of my neck, similar to what you might have when you get a cold. 

  • Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Your Healthy Family: Walk with a Doc starts Sunday in Colorado Springs

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:44 GMT
    Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you.  He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.Dr. Larry Cohen is focused on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and wants to help you. He's starting a program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

    Dr. Larry Cohen has a focus on healthy living, instead of preventing disease and he wants to help you.  He's starting a free program called Walk with a Doc in Colorado Springs.

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