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Organizers Say Willie Nelson Cancels Colorado Event
DENVER (AP) -- Organizers of a Colorado fundraiser say country music legend Willie Nelson cancelled a weekend appearance.
The 79-year-old Nelson was scheduled to perform Saturday at a private home in Castle Pines Village, Colo. The benefit was for an organization that provides animal care and shelter in the Denver area.
The host of the fundraiser, Fred Bartlit, tells The Denver Post that he was informed that Nelson was taken to the hospital after having trouble breathing.
Representatives for Nelson couldn't immediately be reached for comment Sunday night.
Posted: Monday, August 20 2012, 08:05 AM CDT
IN OKLAHOMA NEWS
Bethany woman saved from attacker by family dog
May 20, 2013 07:38 GMT
BETHANY, Okla. (AP) -- Authorities in Bethany say a woman and her infant who were attacked by a man posing as a delivery driver were saved by the family dog.
Police say the man was holding a package and when the woman opened the door, the man sprayed mother and baby with pepper spray.
Oklahoma City television station KOCO reported (http://is.gd/V8bKGy ) reports the family dog, Louie, bolted toward the man when the woman screamed.
Louis chased the intruder out of the house.
The woman and baby were treated at a hospital for effects of the pepper spray. The family says they've recovered from the chemical.
The attacker hasn't been caught.
Information from: KOCO-TV, http://www.koco.com
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