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4 years 1 month ago

Punishment for failed Colorado bank

GREELEY, Colo.-Two former lending officers for the failed New Frontier Bank in Greeley have been sanctioned. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says Jamie Weeks and John Kundert are banned from working in banking. The Greeley Tribune reports both were commercial loan officers. Neither admitted or denied the FDIC's...

4 years 4 months ago

Engineer banned from chemistry in explosives case

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - A Longmont engineer who repeatedly ran into legal trouble for improper explosives has been banned from pursuing chemistry. Retired electrical engineer Ronald Swerlein received the unusual sentence Friday after his second explosives possession conviction. Swerlein holds 11 patents but suffered a brain injury in a car...

4 years 6 months ago

Czech Republic bans Google Street View

The Czech Republic's privacy watchdog says Google has not been granted permission to expand its mapping feature Street View because it invades peoples' privacy. The Office for Personal Data Protection last week refused Google the necessary registration for Street View in the eastern European country but did not explain...

5 years 2 months ago

Once-presidential phrase casualty of word war

A Michigan school has proposed interring "shovel ready" and other phrases in its annual list of Words to Be Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness. Lake Superior State University also suggests that "transparent/transparency," "czar," "sexting," "tweet," "teachable moment" and "app" should join "shovel ready" in...

5 years 4 months ago

Brown pelicans no longer endangered

After nearly 40 years on the brink of extinction, the brown pelican is coming off the endangered species list. The bird now prevalent across Florida and the Gulf and Pacific coasts was declared an endangered species in 1970, after its population was devastated by the use of the pesticide DDT....

5 years 5 months ago

Evans Army Hospital restricts visitors

Evans Army Hospital has joined other local hospitals in restricting visitors to prevent the spread of H1N1 swine flu. Visitors under 13-years-old are banned. Visitors 13 and older will have their temperatures taken before entering patient rooms; those with a temperature of 100.4 or greater will be issued a...

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