Balloon rally lifts off

An early balloon flight Thursday morning is a preview of more to come. The Cortez Hot Air Balloon Rally continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday with launches at 6:30 a.m. from  Parque de Vida. Enlargephoto

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An early balloon flight Thursday morning is a preview of more to come. The Cortez Hot Air Balloon Rally continues Friday, Saturday and Sunday with launches at 6:30 a.m. from Parque de Vida.