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Obama: 'Incomplete' grade on economy

President Obama gives himself a grade of "incomplete" on the economy, citing the difficult circumstances he inherited upon taking office in 2009. "Obviously we are still going through one of the toughest times that we've had in my lifetime," Obama told KKTV of Colorado Springs in an interview aired Monday, but he said his policies are helping turn things around.


Hotter, drier day tests Colorado fire crews

A day after firefighters made great progress against the fire outside Colorado Springs, hotter and drier conditions on Saturday made for a major test.


Obama takes heat for Colorado fire trip

Presidents often take trips to disaster areas to show concern -- and are often criticized over the expenses. Today, former Colorado governor Bill Owens -- a Republican -- questioned Obama's visit to Colorado Springs, saying it will divert resources from efforts to fight the wildfires ravaging the area.

Senh: Do Republicans have to bitch about everything single thing the President does? What a bunch of whiners and complainers.


32,000 ordered to evacuate in Colorado wildfire

Colorado Wildfire

High winds continued to whip through the Colorado Springs area on Wednesday, fanning the flames of the Waldo Canyon fire and more than doubling the amount of destroyed acreage.


Girl, 9, calls 911 after escaping apparent kidnapper

Kidnapped Girl

A missing 9-year-old girl escaped an apparent kidnapper and called 911 herself from a convenience store in Colorado Springs on Friday, police said. The Pueblo girl was reported missing Thursday night after she failed to return home from school. The car of the man she was with broke down Friday in Colorado Springs, and a passerby gave them a ride to a Circle K, police said.


Circus performer plunges 20 ft. at Colorado show

A Ringling Bros. Circus performer has been taken to a hospital after falling 20 feet before a Colorado Springs crowd....


'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Shot At In Colo. Springs

'Dog The Bounty Hunter' Shot At In Colo. Springs

Police in Colorado say shots were fired at TV bounty hunter Duane "Dog" Chapman and a bail bondsman when they tried to apprehend a man whose bail was revoked on an attempted murder charge.


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