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4 years 3 weeks ago

Governor to slash state budget today

It just keeps getting worse. Gov. Bill Ritter will announce another round of budget cuts on Monday as the state's fiscal emergency continues. The governor has the power to cut up to $75 million from this year's $18.2 billion budget because the state failed to meet a 2...

4 years 1 month ago

Border Patrol sees spike in suicides

U.S. Border Patrol agents are killing themselves in greater numbers, after nearly four years without one suicide. Records obtained by The Associated Press show that at least 15 agents have taken their own lives since February 2008. It's the largest spike in suicides the agency has seen in at...

4 years 3 months ago

Massive education cuts around the country

Deep cuts may be looming for the nation's public school students as budget crises are forcing teacher pink-slips, shuttered classrooms and school program cuts. New York public schools are $500 million short. Illinois will cut 12,600 education jobs and in California 23-thousand teacher layoff notices have already been sent...

4 years 11 months ago

Astronaut to visit Swigert Academy

Former NASA astronaut and Colorado Springs resident Jim Reilly, II will speak with students at the Jack Swigert Aerospace Academy on Friday about his experiences in space. The three time shuttle mission veteran is making the visit thanks to a unique co-operative agreement between the school and the Space Foundation....

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