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Free Rides Home For Military

Posted: 02/15/2013 - The goal is to keep our roads safer. That's why now anyone in active military in the Colorado Springs community can get a free safe ride home, every weekend. It doesn't matter where you are in the Springs, Fountain, Widefield or Security, you can get a free ride home, Thursday through Saturday from 10pm to 3 am. It's a service that Designated Drivers of Colorado Springs used to offer, until they shut down in 2009. Now thanks to the sponsorship of McDivitt Law Firm, they are bringing it back. They hope the service will keep all drivers safe, and honor military members. To get a free ride just call 719-650-3450 and tell them you are an active military member and that the ride is on McDivitt.

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo - Spring Break Camp

Updated: 02/15/2013 - Spring Break is just around the corner! Get your kids registered for the Spring Break Camp happening at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 2/14/2013

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Free get-aways, cheap smoothies and free family fun are waiting for you in this edition of "Here's The Deal."

Free Spay & Neuter Services

Posted: 02/14/2013 - Peublo Animal Services is offering free spay or neuter services to people who qualify. Click on the link to find out more. Or call 719-544-3005 extension 5428.

Chrysler Recall Alert

Updated: 02/15/2013 - Chrysler is recalling 278,000 pickup trucks and SUVs to fix a problem that can cause the rear axles to lock up unexpectedly. The recall covers many Ram 1500 pickups from the 2009 through 2012 model years, as well as Dodge Dakota pickups from 2009 through 2011. Also included are Chrysler Aspen and Dodge Durango SUVs from 2009. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a nut in the rear axle can come loose due to a missing adhesive patch. If that happens the axle can lock and cause drivers to lose control. Chrysler will install a retainer to keep the nut in place starting next month. It's the second recall for the same problem. Last October the company recalled about 44,000 Rams and Dakotas.

Plan Ahead Colorado

Posted: 02/13/2013 - Each year in Colorado, nearly 200 people are killed in alcohol-related crashes and 25,000 drivers are arrested for DUI. Don’t be a statistic. Use this website to plan ahead for your holiday party by designating a sober driver, finding a place to park your car overnight, and taking public transportation or a cab.

Contacting CDOT About Car Damage

Posted: 02/13/2013 - If you think your car has some damage after driving on I-25 at the North Gate Interchange, you can report it to CDOT. Crews have now fixed a faulty expansion joint was sticking up in the road. To file a report, call 1-800-268-8092.

Taylor Farms Organic Baby Spinach Recalled

Posted: 02/13/2013 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a voluntary recall by Taylor Farms Retail, Inc. of Salinas, Calif., of select brands of organic baby spinach potentially contaminated with E. coli. The specific brands affected by the recall are 5-ounce Marketside Organic, 5-ounce Simple Truth Organic and 16-ounce Taylor Farms Organic. Details of the recall are at the link below.

“Fast Classics Country Fried Steaks" Recall

Posted: 02/12/2013 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a voluntary recall by AdvancePierre Foods of Enid, Okla. of frozen, fully cooked country fried steaks in 22.75-ounce pouches of “Fast Classics Country Fried Steaks” and 8.5-pound cases, containing six pouches of “Fast Classics Country Fried Steaks,” because they may contain pieces of plastic.

Lean Cuisine Recall

Posted: 02/12/2013 - The recall is for Lean Cuisines Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli with UPC 13800-58358. Production codes of 2311587812 and 2312587812 "Best before” date of DEC 2013.

Annual Credit Report.com

Posted: 02/11/2013 - To get a free copy of your credit report every year visit Annual Credit Report.com The link is below. For more information, go to the Federal Trade Commission website, http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports

Donations For Teen Killed In I-25 Crash

Posted: 02/11/2013 - The family of David John Collas ask that instead of flowers to send donations to Casas Por Cristo, PO Box 971071 El Paso TX. It's a non-profit organization that builds houses for families in Mexico.

T-Mobile Hiring

Posted: 02/11/2013 - T-Mobile employs more than 700 people at its Colorado Springs Technical Care Call Center. The company plans to hire at least 30 full-time Technical Care Specialists this month. To fill these important positions, T-Mobile is holding an Open House on Wednesday, February 13th. Applicants are encouraged to apply online prior to the event.

PET OF THE WEEK: February 7

Posted: 02/11/2013 - One of the most adorable lap dogs you've ever seen joined 11 News for our Pet of the Week! To get more information, call Dream Power at 390-7838, visit them on Facebook at Dreampower Animal Rescue, or watch this video below!
PET OF THE WEEK: February 7

Check Flight Delays on Departures and Arrivals for Colorado Airports

Updated: 02/08/2013 - Check here for the latest delays on arrivals and departures at the Colorado Springs Airport and Denver International Airport. Officials say it is always best to check with your airline before you head out. http://www.springsgov.com/flightschedule.aspx?type=d WWW.FLYDENVER.COM

Cripple Creek Ice Festival

Posted: 02/08/2013 - The Cripple Creek Ice Festival kicks off on Saturday and Sunday, February 9th and 10th. It continues on February 16th and 17th. Click on this link for more information.

Tip Line for Dylan Redwine

Posted: 02/08/2013 - Special Tip Line Number: 970-382-7511

Red Rose Gala

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Seniors Celebrate Valentine's Day with Dancing The Colorado Springs Senior Center and Legacy Hospice are hosting the Red Rose Gala. This annual event will be held at 1514 N. Hancock Avenue Colorado Springs, CO 80903 on February 8, 2013 from 7:00PM-9:00PM. Dance with your sweetheart or good friends to the music of the SwingMasters Band. Refreshments and Sweet Treat desserts will be served. You will have the opportunity to commemorate your evening with a photo under a romantic lit, rose archway. What is Valentine's Day without a kiss? Come find out what our "kissing booth" has to offer. All seniors are welcome to join the fun. Tickets are available at only $3 per person at the Colorado Springs Senior Center 1514 N. Hancock Avenue or call (719) 387-6000 to register today.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 2/7/2012

Posted: 02/07/2013 - Valentine's Day is less than a week away. Treat your sweetheart on a budget with the ideas in this week's "Here's The Deal!"

Prelude To A Kiss

Posted: 02/07/2013 - The Fine Arts Center presents "Prelude To A Kiss."

Home Depot Hiring In Springs

Posted: 02/06/2013 - Home Depot says it is adding 225 seasonal jobs in Colorado Springs. If you're interested, click on the link below for additional information.

Pueblo United Way Needs Donations

Posted: 02/05/2013 - Pueblo United Way says donations are down $80,000 from this time last year, and they're asking for help.

Want to be the next El Paso County Fair Queen?

Posted: 02/05/2013 - The El Paso County Fair Queen Clinic is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 9, at the El Paso County Fairgrounds in Calhan. Anyone interested in participating in the 2013 Fair Queen contest should attend. The Fair Queen contest is Saturday, March 9, at the Fairgrounds. For more information, click on the link.

Check for Vehicle Recall Alerts

Posted: 02/05/2013 - Carfax offers a free resource for buyers to check for open recalls

Cat Adoption Event

Posted: 02/04/2013 - Some of the 167 cats rescued from a Colorado Springs woman's house will be available Saturday, Feb. 9. The event is at Wag N'Wash Healthy Pet Center at 323 Metzler Dr. in Castle Rock. It goes from Noon to 4 p.m.

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