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3 years 11 months ago

Colorado courts GE for solar panel plant

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers are trying to convince General Electric to bring the nation's largest solar panel manufacturing plant to the state. General Electric acquired the Arvada-based solar manufacturer PrimeStar Solar last week. Since then, GE has said Colorado is being considered for the site of its new...

4 years 8 months ago

Congress looks at untaxed airline fees

All those extra fees that consumers are paying to fly add up to billions of dollars for the nation's airlines and a House panel is taking a closer look. The Bureau of Transportation Statistics says airlines collected $7.8 billion last year in ancillary fees -- more than a third...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Climate panel faces major review

The world's biggest scientific guns are being called in to mop up after unsettling errors in the reports written by the U.N. climate panel. The United Nations and the beleaguered Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said Wednesday that a Netherlands-based group of 15 national academies of science will study...

5 years 3 months ago

Financial overhaul passes panel

A House panel has approved legislation that slaps new restraints on big Wall Street institutions and demands greater openness from the nation's central bank. The bill is part of a sweeping regulatory overhaul that the House plans to vote on next week. The House Financial Services Committee voted 31-27 along...

5 years 5 months ago

Confronting domestic violence

Dozens of red painted plywood cutouts stood silently in the frosty air outside the Pioneers Museum in downtown Colorado Springs Friday morning. The faceless wooden figures symbolize victims of domestic violence from the Colorado Springs area who've died in recent years at the hand of their abusers. Earlier in...

5 years 6 months ago

NASA's moon mission grounded by Obama panel

A White House panel of independent space experts says NASA's return-to-the-moon plan just won't fly. The problem is money. The expert panel estimates it would cost about $3 billion a year beyond NASA's current budget. The plan to revisit the moon by 2020 was proposed five years ago by then-President...

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