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2 years 9 months ago

MMJ burglaries escalate

With more thieves targeting local medical marijuana shops, criminals are coming up with creative ways to gain accses to these highly secured facilities- sometimes even using vehicles to smash through building walls. Their bold moves are putting shop owners on edge. Intense security systems and heavy safes keep most...

3 years 2 months ago

Gadget ATM turns old phone into cash

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is all about the latest smartphones, tablet computers and other devices. But what about the old gadgets? Don't they get any love? Actually, one machine at the show is designed to help recycle gadgets, giving old phones...

3 years 2 months ago

Getting cash to lose weight

DENVER (AP) -- Insurance company Kaiser Permanente Colorado is offering cash to Coloradans to lose weight and keep it off. Companies have been making similar offers to their employees for years as a way to reduce obesity in the workplace and lower health costs, but Kaiser is taking it...

3 years 11 months ago

Local drug bust nets drugs, weapons and cash

Colorado Springs Police Department, Metro Vice and Narcotics Unit spokespersons have released a statement detailing a month long investigation. On Friday April 15th, VNI detectives concluded their investigation with a drug buy sting and search warrants that led to the arrest of three suspects involved in distribution of Crack Cocaine...

4 years 5 months ago

National political money pours into states

WASHINGTON (AP) - A deluge of cash from interest groups is pouring into close congressional races coast to coast. And it's flowing to much lower-profile contests far down the ticket as well. According to a state-by-state review by The Associated Press, interest groups have spent at least $185 million...

4 years 7 months ago

Cashing in 10 years after divorce

Michael Douglas' starring role in a sequel to Wall Street has gotten him an unwanted part in a legal sequel to his 2000 divorce. Lawyers for the Academy Award-winning actor and for ex-wife Diandra Douglas argued Tuesday in a New York court over her claim that she's entitled to...

4 years 9 months ago

Deadline today for home raffle drawing

Wednesday is the deadline to purchase tickets for the final early bird drawing in the Pikes Peak Rotary Club's new home raffle. A total of $5,000 will be given away Friday--four winners will receive $2,000, $1,500, $1,000 and $500. The winners of the early bird drawing will go back...

4 years 10 months ago

Workers asked to return bonuses after 16 years

About 180 county employees in suburban Atlanta are being asked to return thousands of dollars the county says they were overpaid 16 years ago. Gwinnett County's chief financial officer, Aaron Bovos, calls it a project to "clean up receivables and to eliminate outstanding obligations." The county is seeking...

4 years 10 months ago

Colorado completes stimulus apartment project

Colorado was the first state to tap into a pot of federal stimulus money for affordable housing. Now the Denver Garden Apartments are ready for occupancy. The apartments will be available for low-income seniors. Colorado used $14 million from the Tax Credit Assistance Program to renovate the apartments....

5 years 4 months ago

AFA food drive will feed thousands

The annual Air Force Football Wives' Food Drive held before Saturday's AFA-Army game was a huge success. Care & Share received 7,800 pounds of food, along with $4,872 in cash. To put it into perspective, this is twice as much food donated this year compared to last year and $4,500...

5 years 6 months ago

Government home loan agency faces cash squeeze

The Federal Housing Administration says its cash cushion will dip below mandated levels for the first time, but insists it won't need an immediate taxpayer rescue. The agency, a growing source of funds for first-time homebuyers, faces mounting concerns that it will soon need a taxpayer bailout as losses grow...

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