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9-ELEVEN REMEMBERANCES

Glenwood Springs—Flags are flying at half-staff around the valley and across the nation in memory of those killed in the attacks on September 11th, 2001 as well as the four Americans killed in the 9-11 attack at the American Embassy in Benghazi in 2012. 

TWIN TUNNELS RENAMED TO HONOR VETERANS

Idaho Springs—The tunnels along Interstate 70 in Idaho Springs are being formally re-named on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.   The Colorado Department of Transportation says the Twin Tunnels will be named the Veterans Memorial Tunnels during a ceremony at the site Friday afternoon. Local military veterans and Col. John Wagner of the U.S. Air Force are set to attend.   State lawmakers previously voted to rename the tunnels. A re-naming ceremony was originally planned in December but delayed because of weather.

HUNTER MISSING IN ROUTT COUNTY

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) – Rescue workers are entering a third day of searching for a Minnesota man who went missing while camping and hunting in the Routt National Forest. Richard Harkins went hunting alone Monday morning with a small tent, a pack, food and water. His companions called for help when he didn’t return to camp by Tuesday night.  The search began Wednesday. Dogs were brought in to assist on Thursday, and riders on horseback will be added to the search as well. Air support for the search has been provided by several agencies.    Kristin Raver says her brother hunted in the same area a year ago, and is very organized and prepared.

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