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Group discusses future of PEDCO sales tax

PUEBLO - A group of community leaders are discussing the future of the PEDCO half-cent sales tax. At a meeting in Rawlings Library this morning, they discussed what changes, if any, need to be made to the ballot language before asking voters to renew the tax next year. The ad hoc meeting was organized by Pueblo business woman and...

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2 hours 16 minutes ago

Rain Ending; Warm Holiday Weekend

Showers and thunderstorms moved in to parts of southern Colorado Thursday afternoon. Rain will likely last a few more hours and come to an end early this evening. The latest high resolution computer model data suggests rain will be over in Colorado Sprigns by 6pm -- in Canon City and... Read Story

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3 hours 57 minutes ago

Castle Rock votes to repeal open-carry ban

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - Castle Rock voters have overturned a ban on the open carry of firearms on city property. Results from a special election on the open carry of firearms were announced Thursday. Voters narrowly approved a measure that repeals restrictions set by the town manager on the... Read Story

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4 hours 49 minutes ago

Shocking Abuse: Chained Child

An 11-year-old boy who was found wandering down a Michigan road early Tuesday told authorities he was running away from home because he had been physically abused. The 11-year-old boy initially ran away from responding Van Buren County deputies because he was afraid they would take him home, according... Read Story

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8 hours 37 minutes ago

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases... Read Story

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12 hours 36 minutes ago

Applications for US unemployment aid slip to 298K

WASHINGTON (AP) - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits slipped 1,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 298,000, a low level that signals employers are cutting few jobs and hiring is likely to remain strong. The Labor Department says the four-week average, a less volatile measure, dropped to 299,750.... Read Story

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