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2 years 2 months ago

Local job market still lags national trend

COLORADO SPRINGS - Even with the national unemployment rate holding steady at 7.8 percent in December, those who are out of work in Southern Colorado face a more challenging job market. In November, the most recent month available, there were 25,765 people unemployed in El Paso County, or roughly...

3 years 4 months ago

Helpful information for voters

Voters must return their ballots in by 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday at their local county clerk's office, or designated drop off site. In El Paso County the Clerk and Recorder's Office will provide curbside drop-off at all four branch locations on Monday, October 31, and on Tuesday, November 1....

3 years 9 months ago

Hospital promotes a healthy Bessemer

St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo wants people in their neighborhood to lead healthier lives. As part of the Healthy Bessemer initiative, the hospital gave around 70 people free health screenings Saturday morning. While the sum value of the screenings is estimated at around $1,500, organizer Michele DesLauriers says...

4 years 5 months ago

Baby's due date may foreshadow allergies

Babies born in November or December face a higher risk for food allergies. Experts say that could be because their first three months of development took place in the spring -- when pollen levels are at an annual high. Researchers in Finland studied 6,000 children, and found those whose first...

4 years 6 months ago

Clerk clears up confusion about voter cards

The Pueblo County Clerk wants to clear up some confusion about a card all registered voters should receive in the mail. It's called a voter information card. The card lists your precinct location, party affiliation and whether you're a permanent mail-in voter. Registered voters who want to change their address,...

4 years 6 months ago

Backers of initiatives claim voter guide biased

The battle over three tax-cutting proposals on the Colorado ballot in November is spreading to a voter's guide written by legislative staffers. Proponents of the measures have sent angry e-mails to the Legislative Council denouncing the analysis of the proposals' fiscal impact. They have accused the council, a nonpartisan...

4 years 7 months ago

Worst unemployment report of the year released

New applications for unemployment insurance reached the half-million mark last week for the first time since November, a sign that employers are likely cutting jobs again as the economy slows. The Labor Department said Thursday that initial claims for jobless benefits rose by 12,000 last week to 500,000, the...

4 years 7 months ago

Dan Maes prevails in GOP governor's race

Businessman Dan Maes has ridden support from tea party groups to claim Colorado's Republican gubernatorial primary, defeating former U.S. Rep. Scott McInnis. McInnis is a former six-term congressman who failed to recover after it was revealed that he plagiarized parts of a water study for which a Colorado foundation...

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