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2 years 1 month ago

Bill would expand fertility coverage for veterans

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bill being considered in the U.S. Senate is aimed at helping wounded veterans start families by expanding coverage for in vitro fertilization. Soldiers with pelvic or spinal cord injuries can have reproductive problems. The Department of Veterans Affairs currently covers some procedures to help veterans conceive,...

3 years 7 months ago

A.F.A. cadets helping Ft. Carson families

"Fun, relief of stress, and something out of the ordinary," Melissa Gaines says that's what she was wanting for her kids -- A.J., Alex, and C.J. --- when she brought them out to the Air Force Academy on Saturday. Cadets invited families of deployed 3rd Brigade Combat Team soldiers from...

4 years 1 month ago

Sky Sox team-up with Habitat for Humanity

The Sky Sox and Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity are partnering to help a low-income family in Colorado Springs. The players will be wielding hammers and saws this Saturday morning, at a home under construction at the Woodmen Vistas development. That evening, proceeds from the Sky Sox game will...

4 years 1 month ago

Consumer spending and personal incomes both weak

The pace of consumer spending stalled in June and personal incomes failed to increase, further evidence that the economy slowed significantly in the spring. The Commerce Department say personal spending was unchanged in June, the third straight month of lackluster consumer demand. Incomes were flat as well, the weakest...

4 years 4 months ago

Fort Carson homecoming delayed until Friday

There are some very disappointed families in Colorado Springs. The arrival time for 240 soldiers returning to Fort Carson from Afghanistan has been pushed back until Friday. Soldiers from two military police units were expected to return Wednesday, but that has been delayed until Friday morning. The...

4 years 5 months ago

Tuition hike? Try $300 million!

Cash-strapped Colorado families trying to put their kids through college are about to get a real shocker from the state legislature--lawmakers unveiled a major overhaul Wednesday of the state's college tuition program that seeks to raise an additional $300 million by requiring parents and students to pay more. If...

4 years 5 months ago

More families depend on school lunches

For a couple tight weeks after taking in her sixth-grade stepson, Lisa Lewis fretted about how to pay for his school lunches. Unable to find a full-time job, the 37-year-old works part-time at a Kansas City, Kan., daycare, earning minimum wage. On that money alone, she supports herself, her...

4 years 7 months ago

Celtic Rock concert will benefit PTSD veterans

Colorado's premier Celtic Rock band, Angus Mohr, will hold a benefit concert in Denver this Saturday. The money will go to The Hope Everlasting Foundation, which helps veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Angus Mohr has performed throughout the Western United States. The four-piece band combines traditional Celtic...

4 years 8 months ago

Americans seek silver lining in 2010

Americans are showing a curious mix of optimism and pessimism as they head into 2010. The latest AP-GfK poll indicates 82 percent are optimistic about what the new year will bring for their families. At the same time, nearly two-thirds think their family finances will worsen or stay about the...

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