1 Killed, 2 Injured in Aspen, Colo., Plane Crash

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on January 5, 2014
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ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One person died and two people were injured when a plane crashed at the Aspen airport Sunday afternoon, Colorado authorities said.

Three people were aboard the plane Sunday, said Thomas Wright, a dispatcher with the Pitkin County Sheriff’s Office. One person was injured severely and another suffered non-serious injuries, he said.

Ginny Dyche, a spokeswoman for Aspen Valley …

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Historic Freeze Could Break Midwest Temp Records

Posted by Christina Kemp on January 4, 2014

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The deep freeze expected soon in the Midwest, New England and even the South will be one to remember, with potential record-low temperatures heightening fears of frostbite and hypothermia.

It hasn’t been this cold for decades — 20 years in Washington, D.C., 18 years in Milwaukee, 15 in Missouri — even in the Midwest, where bundling …

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Ringing In 2014 Around The World

Posted by Jeremy Scott on January 1, 2014
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By the Associated Press

NEW YORK — Crowds jammed Times Square on Tuesday to ring in 2014, braving bone-chilling cold and ultra-tight security for the chance to see Miley Cyrus, a final countdown from a U.S. Supreme Court justice and the drop of the shimmering crystal ball.

The sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing humanity that filled the Crossroads of the World was part …

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12 New Laws in 2014

Posted by Steve Herman on December 31, 2013

By The Associated Press-The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts. A look at some state and local laws that are making news:

1. COLORADO, MAINE AND WASHINGTON: Colorado pot stores open Jan. 1 as retailers usher in the nation’s first legal recreational pot industry. Sales in Washington, which also legalized recreational marijuana, are …

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Mayor: ND Town Dodged a Bullet in Crude Explosion

Posted by Christina Kemp on December 31, 2013
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CASSELTON, N.D. (AP) — A southeastern North Dakota town narrowly escaped tragedy when a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded nearby, the mayor said Tuesday, calling for changes in how the fuel is transported across the U.S.

No one was hurt in Monday’s derailment of the mile-long train that sent a great fireball and plumes of black smoke skyward about …

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