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Casper's missing tail hair (credit: CBS)

Owners Concerned After Horse Tail Hair Getting Cut Off

An unusual case of animal cruelty could be part of a growing crime as horse tail hair is being cut off to be sold.

09/30/2012

An Air Force C-130 aircraft at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport in June 2012. The plane was called to help drop slurry on the Flagstaff Fire near Boulder. (credit: CBS)

Fatal Crash Grounds Key Part Of Firefighting Fleet

The deadly crash of a military cargo plane fighting a South Dakota wildfire forced officials to ground seven other Air Force C-130 air tankers across the country, removing critical firefighting aircraft from the skies.

07/02/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip To Mount Rushmore

Road trips are as a part of the American culture as hamburgers and 4th of July. Driving through the mountains and plains of the United States is a time-honored tradition for families and young travelers alike. From convertibles to campers, a trip to Mt. Rushmore from Denver is a great summer getaway. Roughly six hours northeast of Denver, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial is situated in the scenic Black Hills National Forest. Host to about 3 million visitors annually, the iconic mountain sculpture depicting presidents Washington, Jefferson, Roosevelt and Lincoln is an American icon and the perfect destination for an all-American weekend getaway.

06/16/2012

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Court Rejects Escaped Inmate’s Sentence Appeal

The Colorado Court of Appeals has rejected a challenge over the sentence of a prison inmate from South Dakota who failed to return from his work release job and was captured in Colorado.

06/14/2012

Head coach Ryun Williams of the South Dakota Coyotes speaks to his team during a timeout in the game against the Cal State Northridge Matadors on December 29, 2009 at the Matadome in Northridge, California.  South Dakota won 47-46.  (Photo by Jeff Golden/Getty Images)

Williams Named Women’s Basketball Coach At CSU

Colorado State has named Ryun Williams as the new coach of the women’s basketball team.

05/21/2012

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Authorities ID Colorado Man Who Drowned In South Dakota Lake

Officials have identified a 26-year-old Colorado man who drowned in Enemy Swim Lake in northeast South Dakota’s Day County over the weekend.

08/29/2011

Joel Redman (credit: CBS)

It Wasn’t The First Time Kidney Donor Gave The Gift Of Life

Two buddies from South Dakota now have a special connection. They came to Denver for a kidney transplant and it’s not the first time the donor has given the gift of life.

05/17/2011

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Black Hills Proposes New Colorado Gas Power Plant

Black Hills Energy is proposing that a new natural-gas-fired power plant replace two coal-fired units in southern Colorado.

03/15/2011

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