If you're into science at Cheyenne Mountain High School, chances are you know AP Chemistry teacher Janie Mueller. After 31 years, she's just as passionate about her job as ever. And that's why she's January's Teachers First award winner.
When you enter Mueller's chemistry classes, you can tell there's... more »
The jobless rate in Colorado dropped in January slightly to 7.8 percent.
Employers in Colorado added 19,500 nonfarm payroll jobs from December to January for a total of 2,284,800 jobs, according to the survey of business establishments. Private sector payroll jobs increased 22,500 and government decreased 3,000.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The unemployment rate fell for the fifth straight month after a surge of January hiring, a promising shift in the nation's outlook for job growth. The Labor Department says employers added 243,000 jobs in January, the most in nine months. The unemployment rate dropped to 8.3 percent... more »
NEW YORK (AP) -- Americans were shopping in January, but that doesn't mean every store felt the love.
Retailers reported mixed sales results for the month in a sign that U.S. consumers continue to be cautious about when and where they spend their money in the shaky economy
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Fountain Mesa Road in the Security-Widefield area will be reduced to one lane in each direction next week as the county begins roadside ditch and shoulder construction. The work zone will stretch from Fortman Avenue to Medicine Bow.
The road work will begin on Monday and is expected to... more »
Colorado is one of just over a dozen states with medical marijuana laws, so it's also one of a few places you can find a medical cannabis expo like the one Sunday in Colorado Springs.
"We are learning new things about cannabis everyday," says Bob Wiley, a member of... more »
Ford Motor Co.'s sales rose 25 percent in January, buoyed by a stronger economy and Toyota Motor Corp.'s decision to halt U.S. sales of eight popular models because of faulty gas pedal systems.
Ford said Tuesday car sales rose 43 percent while sales of trucks and SUVs climbed 15... more »
The number of newly laid-off workers filing claims for unemployment benefits falls to the lowest level in 10 months, evidence that job cuts are easing as the economy slowly heals. Still, companies are reluctant to hire and economists expect the unemployment rate will tick up to 9.9 percent when October's... more »