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1 year 10 months ago

McCain tweet on Iran draws criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. John McCain's tweet comparing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a monkey is drawing criticism from a fellow GOP lawmaker as racist. On Monday, McCain wrote, "So Ahmadinejad wants to be first Iranian in space - wasn't he just there last week?" He then linked to...

2 years 9 months ago

Pet Dental Care Month

February is pet dental care month, and vets say your dog's teeth are just as important as yours. A local vet suggests a cleaning once or twice a year to eliminate plaque and make sure there are no growing diseases. If their teeth are neglected, infections can spread to other...

4 years 2 months ago

Hickenlooper: tap PERA for business loans

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper says the state could tap part of the $33 billion state retirement fund for loans to small businesses. Hickenlooper told workers at a prescription data center on Tuesday the state should use its assets for loans. He says the state could raise $100...

4 years 2 months ago

Buck, Hickenlooper lead top Colorado races

Republican Senate challenger Ken Buck holds an edge over Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet, while Democrat John Hickenlooper leads the gubernatorial race according to a Denver Post/9News poll. The poll published Sunday showed Buck leading Bennet 48 percent to 43 percent. In the governor's race, Hickenlooper led with 46...

4 years 2 months ago

Rock slide kills Colorado hiker

A 30-year-old man has died from injuries after he was caught in a rock slide while hiking in southwestern Colorado. San Miguel County Coroner Robert Dempsey said John Arthur Merrill of Cortez was climbing El Diente Peak in the San Juan Mountains when he was injured. Another hiker saw...

4 years 3 months ago

Democrat Hickenlooper returned tax break to IRS

A Denver TV station is reporting that Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper paid over $52,000 to the Internal Revenue Service in 2008 to settle issues surrounding tax credits he received on conservation easements. KMGH-TV reported Tuesday that the easements were on land that Hickenlooper and a partner acquired in...

4 years 3 months ago

Newsman John Quiones in Pueblo this Wednesday

Award-winning newsman John Quiñones will kick-off Colorado State University-Pueblo's annual Distinguished Speaker Series Wednesday. Quiñones has won seven national Emmy Awards for his work on ABC's Primetime Live, Burning Questions and 20/20. Quiñones will speak at 7 p.m. in Hoag Recital Hall. The 2010-2011 Distinguished Speakers Series...

4 years 3 months ago

Democrat Hickenlooper to spend $1.3 million on TV ads

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's campaign for governor says he raised $403,597 in August and is budgeting $1.3 million for television advertising before November's election. The Democratic candidate says in his latest finance report filed Tuesday that his campaign spent nearly $358,000 in August, when Hickenlooper began airing commercials. ...

4 years 7 months ago

CSU student dies from alcohol, drug overdose

Authorities say the son of Boulder's first prosecutor to work on the JonBenet Ramsey case has died of an alcohol and drug overdose at a Fort Collins college party. The Larimer County Coroner's office says 20-year-old John Hunter Hauck's roommates found his body at their off-campus home Monday afternoon....

4 years 10 months ago

John Edwards admits fathering love child

For the first time, John Edwards is publicly admitting that he is indeed the father of a 2-year-old daughter conceived with Rielle Hunter, a campaign videographer with whom he had an affair. In a written statement provided exclusively to NBC News, the former North Carolina senator and Democratic presidential...

5 years 2 days ago

Pueblo Marijuana Debate

It's a battle seemingly being fought all over the state. What to do with businesses that want to sell medical marijuana to card carrying patents? In the Pueblo City Council's case that answer seems to be to wait it out for now. "If the state is going to change the...

1 year 1 hour ago

2 County Commissioners give up take-home cars

Two Pueblo County commissioners are giving up their taxpayer owned vehicles and will instead drive their own personal vehicles. In our 100 hour undercover News First Investigation, we found 2 commissioners driving their government cars more often on personal business than public business. Also among our findings - questionable accounting...

5 years 2 months ago

McHugh sworn in as Army secretary

Former Republican congressman John McHugh has been sworn in as the new secretary of the Army. President Barack Obama named McHugh to the Army's top civilian spot in June. But his nomination was blocked by the two Kansas senators over the prospect of Guantanamo detainees being sent to their home...

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