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4 years 9 months ago

2009 charitable giving falls in US

Even though a new report says charitable giving fell by 3.6 percent last year, some philanthropic experts are breathing a sigh of relief. They feared the decline would be much worse as Americans continued to struggle with the recession. The Giving USA Foundation says Americans donated almost $304 billion...

4 years 10 months ago

April consumer spending falls from March

New figures show Americans pulled back from the malls in April after spending more rapidly in March. The lull comes on the heels of three straight month-to-month gains in retail spending, according to figures released by MasterCard Advisors' SpendingPulse. April's business was hurt by cool weather as well as...

5 years 2 months ago

Colorado Springs firefighter injured

A Colorado Springs firefighter is going to be OK after sliding 80 feet at Helen Hunt Falls. Initial reports indicated that the firefighter was seriously injured in a fall. The firefighter had been participating in a training exercise. Rescue crews have transported him to a local hospital, where...

5 years 5 months ago

Worker dies in Philly after 125-foot fall

Authorities say a construction worker has died after falling 125 feet when a tall construction lift toppled over and struck a downtown Philadelphia apartment building. Investigators want to know if the 40-year-old victim was properly strapped into the bucket of the boom lift as he worked on a church roof....

5 years 6 months ago

Sink hole swallows fire truck

Four Los Angeles firefighters have escaped unharmed from their fire engine, after it fell into a large sinkhole in the San Fernando Valley. Officials say the firefighters were responding to a call about flooding on a residential street when they saw excessive water on the road. Worried that the ground...

5 years 6 months ago

Rescue at Garden of the Gods

A man was been rescued from a rock formation at Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs Sunday night. It's unclear why the 18 year old was climbing at night. He had to be brought down by crews on a stretcher. The man was flown to a local hospital by...

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