Updated: July 29, 2014 6:01:54 PM MDT
 
 
 
 
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TravelGarrison Keillor's Lake Wobegon a good reason to "Explore Minnesota"

08/01/2014 03:55 AM MDT
Garrison Keillor turns 72 on Aug. 7. His hair is graying, but he hasn't lost his creative stride in four decades as host and chief showman of National Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion." 
5 for free: Des Moines has East Village, farmers markets, social club
08/01/2014 03:56 AM MDT - Nestled in the middle of Iowa, surrounded by miles of rolling hills green with corn and soybeans, is the capital city of Des Moines, which has plenty of activities that will be kind to your wallet. 

Around Colorado: So much for a family to do in Steamboat Springs
08/01/2014 03:46 AM MDT - The Tenderfoot trail pulls me down the mountain, through another aspen grove, then up a high-banked turn, whipping me around to do it again. 

Take a gamble on some thrills away from the casinos in Las Vegas
07/25/2014 01:52 PM MDT - "Three, two, one, go!" said a voice behind me. "Go?" I asked. "Yep!" she said. With that, I took the biggest gamble of my life in many visits to Las Vegas over several decades: I jumped off the 855-foot-high tower deck of the Stratosphere Hotel. 

Las Vegas Thrills: Adventuredome at Circus Circus
07/25/2014 01:54 PM MDT - With five acres of rides and other attractions (a rock climbing wall! mini golf! carnival games!) under a pink glass dome connected to the Circus Circus hotel, there's sure to be something for you and the rest of the family at Adventuredome. 

Las Vegas Thrills: Big Apple Coaster & Arcade at New York-New York
07/25/2014 01:54 PM MDT - To get to the Big Apple Coaster, you have to walk through the arcade, which will stymie all but the most self-disciplined of kids (and many a video game-loving adult). 

Las Vegas Thrills: Exotics Racing
07/25/2014 01:54 PM MDT - So every time Dale Earnhardt Jr. rounds the bend, you think, "If only I could get on a race track; I could do that." Exotics Racing is your chance. 

Las Vegas Thrills: High Roller at the LINQ
07/25/2014 01:53 PM MDT - At 550 feet tall, the new High Roller at the LINQ Hotel, which opened in the spring, is the world's highest observation wheel.  

Las Vegas Thrills: Stratosphere Tower
07/25/2014 01:53 PM MDT - In addition to SkyJump, the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower offers three thrill rides at the tower level that are definitely not for those with a fear of heights. 

Las Vegas travel guide
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College soccerCU soccer: Trio will battle to start for Buffs in goal

Sanchez looking to fill void with Scheele, Tillitt, Watson
During his first two seasons as the head coach of the Colorado soccer team, Danny Sanchez never worried too much about the goalkeeper position. Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
College soccerCU soccer: Trio will battle to start for Buffs in goal

Sanchez looking to fill void with Scheele, Tillitt, Watson
During his first two seasons as the head coach of the Colorado soccer team, Danny Sanchez never worried too much about the goalkeeper position. Full Story
(Paul Aiken / Daily Camera)
Second Story Garage: Boy & Bear

Boy & Bear are huge in their home country of Australia, and now they're making inroads into the United States. After their appearance in Second Story Garage, they appeared on "Conan." Full Story