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The 10 Best Indy 500 Finishes of All-Time

The Indianapolis 500 is the world’s largest single-day sporting event. Approximately 400,000 fans will crowd the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this Sunday to watch ‘The Greatest Spectacle in Racing’ at the 2.5-mile oval track. While drivers average speeds well in excess of 150 miles per hour, sometimes the race comes down to the final lap. Here are the 10 best Indy 500 finishes of all-time.

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SpaceX Rocket Carrying Dragon Capsule On Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
SpaceX Rocket Carrying Dragon Capsule On Launch Pad (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
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Dragon Capsule Makes History Docking With Space Station

History was made above us in space early this morning, May 25.

The first non-governmental space vehicle, the SpaceX Dragon capsule, completed berthing with the International Space Station just after 10 a.m. (MDT).

Dragon's hatch is scheduled to be opened early Saturday morning, May 26. The station's six astronauts will unload about 1,000 pounds of cargo, including food, clothes, batteries and a laptop, plus 15 student-designed experiments.

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Wild Horses (Denis Doyle/Getty)
Wild Horses (Denis Doyle/Getty)
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‘A Horse, Of Course’ at the Wyoming State Museum

How important are horses to our area?

That's the subject of a new exhibit opening at the Wyoming State Museum on May 24.

An opening reception for the exhibit, 'A Horse, Of Course,' is scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, in the Multi-Purpose Room of the museum in the Barrett Building at 2301 Central Avenue.

The public is invited and refreshments will be served, including a nacho bar provided by Taco John’s.

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SpaceX Rocket Falcon 9 (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
SpaceX Rocket Falcon 9 (Roberto Gonzalez/Getty)
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SpaceX Rocket Launch to Space Station Aborted Early Saturday Morning [UPDATE]

Will you be watching the historic launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket?

For the first time in history a private company, Space Exploration Technologies or SpaceX, will fly a NASA mission to the International Space Station.

The unmanned Dragon spacecraft will deliver much-needed supplies to the orbiting outpost.

The launch was scheduled for 2:55 a.m. (MDT) but take off was aborted just after ignition, they are expected to try again in three days during the next launch window. Coverage is being provided by NASA's website.

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Elementary School Children (Mariana Silvia Eliano/Getty)
Elementary School Children (Mariana Silvia Eliano/Getty)
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Pioneer Park Elementary Celebrates 55 Years

Where did you attend elementary school?

From kindergarten through sixth grade, I went to Pioneer Park Elementary. The school at 1407 Cosgriff Court celebrates it's 55 anniversary tomorrow, May 19.

Former students and staff of Pioneer Park are invited to an open house and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday.

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Fossil London 2011 Matthew Lloyd/Getty)
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Rock Show at American Legion Post 6 This Weekend!

Do you wanna rock?

You'll find lots more than just rocks this weekend at the American Legion Post 6 at 2001 East Lincolnway.

It's the Cheyenne Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Rock Show from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is $3 and 12 and under get in free.

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Brendan Smialowski, Getty Images/Joe Raedle, Getty Images/dzbng, Flickr
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10 Surprisingly Fun Facts About Mexico for Cinco de Mayo

They’re our neighbor to the south. We share the second largest border between two countries. We enjoy their food and celebrate their culture every year on May 5. But, what do we really know about the officially named United Mexican States?

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Trolley in front of State Capitol (Courtesy Visit Cheyenne)
Trolley in front of State Capitol (Courtesy Visit Cheyenne)
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Cheyenne Trolley Tours Only Two Dollars This Weekend

Have you ever ridden on the Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley?

The red and green Trolleys aren't just for tourists, locals can still ride them and learn a bit more about our Capitol City.

To kick off the Summer season and to celebrate their 25 year, Cheyenne Street Railway Trolley Tours are only two dollars for Laramie County residents on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6.

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‘Discover The Dinosaurs’ at The Denver Merchandise Mart

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Have you ever touched a dinosaur?

You can at 'Discover The Dinosaurs' this weekend at the Denver Merchandise Mart. The exhibit includes more than 60 dinosaur replicas that are moving museum quality dinosaurs.

This fun, learning event for the whole family runs through May 13th, Mother's Day.

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Gary Gershoff/Kevork Djansezian/Handout, Getty Images
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5 Awesome Party Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

You don’t have to be of Mexican heritage to partake in Cinco de Mayo festivities, or even to throw your own bash. Here are five tips for planning the best Cinco de Mayo party this side of the border:

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Kim Kardashian Knows How to Celebrate 'World Pretzel Day' (Florian Seefried/Getty)
Kim Kardashian Knows How to Celebrate 'World Pretzel Day' (Florian Seefried/Getty)
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How Are You Celebrating ‘National Pretzel Day’? [GALLERY]

Are you doing anything to celebrate 'National Pretzel Day'?

Vendors of pretzels around the globe are offering special deals on this April 26th.

The pretzel has been called 'The World's Oldest Snack.' It was first introduced in 610 A.D. in France.

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Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site to Open [VIDEO]

Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site opens to visitors on April 28 it will also be FREE on the 28th, with the Grand Opening celebration of the new "Science on the Range" exhibit. Summer hours will be 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day.

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