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The National Parks Wine Collection Tour and Bottle Signing

Posted: 04/25/2013 - Hope Wine and Spirits is hosting a bottle signing by photographer Mark Burns, highlighting The National Park Wine Collection. It's happening Saturday, April 27, 2013 from Noon until 2pm. The store is located at 7065 Austin Bluffs Parkway in Colorado Springs (next to Albertson's at Austin Bluffs and Dublin.) You'll find more information at the link provided or by calling the store at 719-535-9463.

Drug Take-Back Initiative

Updated: 04/26/2013 - Learn more about the Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back day and find a location in your area. Locations in Colorado Springs that will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 are: 705 S. NEVADA AVE. --POLICE OPERATIONS CENTER 400 SECURITY BLVD. --SECURITY FIRE STATION #1 3255 AKERS DRIVE --HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY 4050 BRIARGATE PKWY -- MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NORTH

Theatreworks Presents "The Wild Duck"

Posted: 04/23/2013 - The play is The Wild Duck, by Henrik Ibsen, one of the great masterpieces of modern drama. It will be staged at THEATREWORKS April 25-May 12 at the Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater in Colorado Springs.

Colorado Springs Pot Hole-Palooza

Posted: 04/22/2013 - The Street Division continues its annual spring pothole-palooza over the next two weeks. In the first three weeks, City crews have filled over 3,000 potholes (over 1,000 per week). The intensive push to repair potholes continues for two more weeks and the Street Division needs help locating more potholes! We are asking drivers who spot potholes to call and report them to the Pothole Hotline – 385-ROAD (7623). When reporting a pothole, callers should provide detailed information such as street name, direction of traffic flow (north bound, south bound, etc.), the intersection, closest address (if known), side of the street, and location in the street such as left or right edge line or middle, inside or outside lane. Due to the huge influx of calls expected, citizens should not expect a personal reply to their request. Citizens with smart phones can download the City’s mobile request app to report potholes from Potholes can also be reported through by clicking on “Customer Service” on the homepage. The City of Colorado Springs Streets Division maintains more than 1,500 center line miles of streets. A center line mile is the length of one mile of road regardless of the number of lanes. In the last 3 years, the City has filled an average of 25,500 potholes each year. Streets crews filled 28,821 potholes in 2012. The City does not repair potholes on County or State roads, such as South Academy south of Milton Proby (County) and Powers (State) and US 24 (State).

Puppy Thrown From Vehicle, Humane Society Searching For Suspect

Posted: 04/19/2013 - The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region is trying to get justice for a 4-month-old puppy that died after being thrown from a vehicle Friday morning. A witness saw the puppy being tossed out of a small SUV-style vehicle near the Village Inn on Garden of the Gods around 7:45 a.m. Animal Law Enforcement is now searching for a newer, dark gray, small SUV-type vehicle that was in the area of Garden of the Gods and I-25 around 7:45 a.m. Friday. The person responsible could face felony charges for cruelty to animals. If you have any information about this crime, call 473-1741.

Tips for Boston Marathon Bombing

Posted: 04/19/2013 - Persons with information about the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing are encouraged to call 800-CALL-FBI or click the link below.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 4/18/2013

Posted: 04/18/2013 - Earth Day is around the corner and it's bringing plenty of freebies along with it. 11 News Anchor John Harding explains in this week's "Here's The Deal!"

Weeping Madonna Visitation Schedule

Posted: 04/18/2013 - The International Pilgrim Statue or Weeping Madonna, will be at St. Joseph Church at 1830 South Corona Ave. in Colorado Springs.
7:45 a.m. - Procession into the Church (Knights of Columbus)
8:00 a.m. - Mass
8:30 a.m. - Rosary
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Quiet Time Visitations
3:00 p.m. - Divine Mercy Prayers
4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Quiet Time Visitations
5:30 p.m. - Holy Hour
6:30 p.m. - Departure

Ready, Set, Go! El Paso County

Posted: 04/18/2013 - A new web site from El Paso County Sheriff's Office follows a three-phase model aligned with the national “Ready, Set, Go” program that the International Association of Fire Chiefs has developed for wildfire evacuation education.

Video, Photos Of Boston Marathon Suspects

Posted: 04/18/2013 - Find photos and video of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. The FBI is asking anyone with information about either of these men to contact them.

CDOT Road Conditions

Posted: 04/17/2013 - The Colorado Department of Transportation has a website that shows you the conditions of the roads.

Pikes Peak Workforce Center Job Fair

Posted: 04/17/2013 - Looking for a job? Here's a great opportunity to find one! The Pikes Peak Workforce Center is holding a job fair Thursday. The job fair will be held at the Doubletree Hotel on Cheyenne Mountain Road from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Check out the link below to get a virtual tour of the job fair and register for the event!

How You Can Help Those Hurt At Boston Marathon

Posted: 04/16/2013 - There are several ways you can help those hurt during the Boston Marathon. Follow the link for different ways you can make provide aid.

Jack Quinn's Running Club Standing With Boston Victims

Updated: 04/16/2013 - Jack Quinn's Running Club is calling on all runners to come out tonight at 6 p.m. in downtown Colorado Springs decked out in your Boston Marathon attire (or any other race if you've never run Boston) or red, white and blue to show solidarity with the victim's of yesterday's bombing at the Boston Marathon. Visit the link below to get more information about the club.

Free Sandbags Saturday

Posted: 04/12/2013 - The City of Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management in partnership with Colorado Springs Together will distribute sandbags Saturday April 13 to homeowners that could be impacted by potential flooding after the Waldo Canyon Fire. These 50-pound sandbags will be given away free to residents at the Verizon Wireless building (2424 Garden of the Gods Road) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Volunteers will be on site to fill sandbags and help residents load them in their cars. Residents wanting to pick up sandbags should enter the Verizon Wireless parking lot off of Flying W Ranch Road. For information on potential flooding after the Waldo Canyon Fire, click on the link below. Residents are advised to consult a certified erosion and sediment control consultant or contractor to manage flooding mitigation on their private property. Sandbags should not be placed in the public right-of-way.

Select Stores Voluntarily Recall BuckyBalls, BuckyCubes

Posted: 04/12/2013 - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), in cooperation with six retailers, is announcing the voluntary recall of all Buckyballs and Buckycubes high-powered magnet sets sold by Barnes & Noble; Bed, Bath & Beyond, Bookstone, Hallmark, Marbles the Brain Store and Think Geek. Follow the link below to learn more about the voluntary recall from the CPSC.

Colorado Springs street closures due to repairs, work

Posted: 04/12/2013 - The City of Colorado Springs Streets Division will be working at the following locations during the week of April 15 through April 19 between the hours of 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Click the link below to learn more about road closures and road work.

Here's The Deal! Money Saving Ideas 4/11/2013

Posted: 04/11/2013 - We're taking the stress out of "Tax Day" with freebies that will put a smile on your face. They're waiting for you in this edition of "Here's The Deal!"

Huge Air Bag Recall

Posted: 04/11/2013 - Toyota, Honda and Nissan are recalling more than 2 million vehicles across the globe because of issues with the passenger side air bag. The inflator on the air bag is at risk of bursting, sending plastic pieces flying. Affected Toyota models are: Affected models include the Corolla, Tundra, Lexus SC, produced between November 2000 and March 2004 Affected Honda models: The models include the Civic, CR-V and Odyssey. Nissan did not immediately have details on which North American models are affected. Recalled models in Japan include: Cube, X-Trail, Maxima and Teana, made from August 2000, to January 2004

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