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1 year 2 months ago

GOP Senator says possible deal on debt limit

A Republican senator says she understands Senate leaders have reached an agreement to avoid a Treasury default and reopen the government after a 16-day partial shutdown. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire made her comments Wednesday as she walked into a meeting of Senate Republicans in leader Mitch McConnell's office....

1 year 11 months ago

GOP official: House to vote to lift debt limit

WASHINGTON (AP) - A Republican official says the GOP-controlled House will vote next week to permit the government to borrow more money to meets its obligations. Full details aren't settled yet, but the move is aimed at giving the government about three more months of borrowing authority beyond a deadline...

4 years 2 months ago

Data overload block tracking of sex offenders

A company that provides electronic monitoring to track sex offenders, parolees and others says its system shut down after unexpectedly hitting its data storage limit. That left authorities across 49 states unaware of offenders' movement for about 12 hours. BI Incorporated spokesman Jock Waldo says that prisons and other...

4 years 3 months ago

Hwy 24 roadwork underway

Rock slides closed Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs twice at the end of summer. The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is tackling the problem with rock mitigation operations on Ute Pass this week. The work began Monday morning. It should take two weeks. This week westbound Hwy 24...

5 years 1 week ago

Mistake shows DUI tests were wrong

82 DUI tests in Colorado Springs were recorded wrong. Those tests show higher blood-alcohol levels than the suspects really had. In mid November, the Metro Crime Lab in Colorado Springs discovered the mistake while going through blood tests used for DUI cases. They began retesting a thousand blood samples...

5 years 1 month ago

Town puts limits on cat ownership

A Massachusetts town has made it illegal to own more than three cats without getting a special license. Voters at a town meeting in Dudley added language to a town bylaw on Monday night that makes it illegal to own more than three cats without a $50 residential kennel license....

5 years 1 month ago

Treasury expects debt limit will be hit in December

The Treasury Department expects to hit the government's debt limit in December, two months later than its initial estimate, after scaling back an emergency loan program as the financial crisis abated. Treasury Department officials say they're working closely with Congress to pass the legislation needed to boost the debt ceiling,...

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