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Carol McGraw

Position: The (Colorado Springs) Gazette

Couple set to ride through grasslands

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) Robin Walter and Sebastian Tsocanos are looking for grass. Lots and lots of grass. It is not what it sounds like. The Colorado College graduates plan to spend the next five...

DATE: June 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Music is the teacher

COLORADO SPRINGS On the day his dream came true, Jordan Smith enthusiastically did a little jerky dance, his star-adorned cane helping him balance. “I walk in three-quarter time,” he tells a dozen...

DATE: April 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Dog jumps through hoops to get laughs

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Once upon a time, there was an emaciated dog who was kept in a crate for such long hours that she could not run very far. She was not “show quality” because she was missing...

DATE: April 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Respect for an opossum? That’s what she teaches

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – Lisa Black and two other teachers at James Madison Elementary School were trying to keep a semblance of order among 75 first-graders.“You have to be quiet so you don’t scare...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Tiger comes back with a roar

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) – One of the usual ways to give medicine to a balky kitty is to open its jaws with a gentle squeeze, push it under the tongue, stroke its throat.That’s not such a good idea if...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado ranch provides unique classroom for students

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) - The weathered one-room schoolhouse can be seen for miles, set down as it is on an endlessprairie of grama grass, with the palest of blue skies as backdrop.Inside, a dozen...

DATE: May 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Some Colo. students marching to the beat of mariachi music

COLORADO SPRINGS (AP) - The sound explodes through the doors - excited violins, exuberant guitars, intense trumpets.It's reminiscent of weddings in downtown Trinidad, vacations in Guadalajara,...

DATE: April 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Quilter has award-winning eye

COLORADO SPRINGS - Sharon Schlotzhauer spends a lot of time hunched over a pool table - sometimes until 2 a.m.No, she isn't a Minnesota Fats protege practicing trick shots.The Colorado Springs...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

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