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3 months 6 days ago

CSU Pueblo Students Rally to Save Jobs

CSU-Pueblo students took to the streets Thursday afternoon to fight possible layoffs at the university. Up to 50 faculty and staff positions could be cut by the end of June, according to the school, all from an effort to trim more than three million from CSU-Pueblo's budget. "For some...

1 year 1 month ago

Opponents of NY gun law rally in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - National Rifle Association President David Keene has told thousands of opponents of New York's new gun control law that his group will help ensure the Second Amendment rights passed down to them will be passed on to future generations. Cheered by the throng that filled the...

1 year 4 months ago

Tigers late rally forces overtime tie

COLORADO SPRINGS - If you left the Colorado College game before the third period Saturday night, then you left too early. Trailing 3-1 to Minnesota, the Tigers rallied on back-to-back goals from Alexander Krushelnyski and last minute score from Rylan Schwartz to force an overtime tie. CC fell behind...

1 year 7 months ago

Romney rally in Pueblo cancelled

The Mitt Romney rally in Pueblo scheduled for Sunday afternoon has been cancelled, according to a campaign spokesperson. "Due to an incident at the Pueblo airport earlier this morning, today's afternoon rally with Governor Mitt Romney has been cancelled," explains Elle Wallace, a communications director for the campaign's Colorado...

2 years 3 days ago

CU attempts to put a stop to 4-20 pot rally

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's flagship university is restricting visitors for a day in a bid to stop an annual marijuana protest that last year attracted more than 10,000 people. Every year, many marijuana activists across the nation hold pot-smoking protests on April 20 to demand legalization. The gathering at the...

2 years 8 months ago

Groups rally outside Lamborn's office

Local pastors and civil rights leaders called on Congressman Doug Lamborn to resign Monday morning over his use of the term "tar baby" in reference to President Barack Obama. The Colorado Springs Branch of the NAACP, the Southern Colorado Ministerial Union (SCMU) and members of the El Paso County Democratic...

3 years 5 days ago

Group protests corporate tax loopholes

Across the country groups of people gathered to protest tax loopholes enjoyed by corporations. In Colorado Springs several dozen carried signs outside the Wells Fargo Building downtown to draw attention to tax laws that are favorable to corporations. Gatherings like this one were organized by the group called...

3 years 6 days ago

Tea party rally draws 200 to Loveland

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - A rally billed as the Tax Day Tea Party in Loveland attracted about 200 people to to call for reductions in taxes and government spending. Among the speakers gathered at the event at Lake Loveland Saturday were former Weld District Attorney Ken Buck and state...

3 years 1 week ago

Tea Party holds third tax time rally

The Southern Colorado Tea Party held another rally at the Pueblo County Courthouse this afternoon. The TEA in Tea Party stands for Taxed Enough Already. The first rally happened two years ago to coincide with the April 15 tax filing deadline. The group is conservative in nature, generally pushing...

3 years 4 weeks ago

Small rally in the park hopes for big attention

Nearly 75 locals came out to Acacia Park today to rally and protest against U.S.-based multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation Monsanto. Monsanto is more known for one herbicide product named, RoundUp. Monsanto is also a producer of genetically engineered seed, which is infused into many products that we eat and use...

3 years 6 months ago

Labor Secretary stumps for Salazar in Pueblo

A United States cabinet member was in Pueblo Thursday afternoon stumping for a local democratic candidate. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis made an appearance at a campaign rally for John Salazar. The event was held at the Steelworkers Hall. "(John) has done so much for Coloradoans. I can tell you because...

3 years 6 months ago

Children's groups rally against tax measures

Colorado lawmakers, firefighters, school officials and children's organizations are gathering to speak out against three tax-limiting initiatives on the November ballot. Tuesday's rally at the state Capitol is being organized by opponents from Every Child Matters and Tennyson Center for Children. They say the initiatives will be harmful to...

3 years 7 months ago

Opponents rally against November ballot measures

Dozens of people opposed to three ballot measures designed to cut taxes rallied in Colorado Springs Wednesday. Amendment 60, Amendment 61 and Proposition 101 are championed by proponents of small government. Amendment 60 would limit property taxes. Amendment 61 would halt most government borrowing. Proposition 101 would cut taxes...

3 years 11 months ago

Immigration rallies held in Colorado

Several immigration rallies were held across the state Friday. In Pueblo, about 40 people showed up to this forum at CSU-Pueblo. Two professors organized the event to show their opposition to Arizona's immigration law and spread a message of equality. "That's my hope that as US citizens, we learn to...

3 years 11 months ago

Immigration forum today at CSU-Pueblo

Here's what I'm working on today--Friday, April 30. An immigration forum is taking place at CSU-Pueblo today. The event is being organized my CSU-Pueblo professor Fawn Amber Montoya. "I thought it might be a good opportunity for us to educate our campus community and local community about the historical, social,...

4 years 3 days ago

Marijuana rallies planned to mark "4/20"

Pot smokers from Denver to Durango are gathering to call for the drug's legalization. Tuesday is April 20, or 4/20, a number used by many to denote marijuana. The festivities in Denver include a daylong rally in Civic Center Park. The Denver event will include remarks from the director of...

4 years 1 week ago

Tea Party group to offer refunds

An Ohio tea party group says it will offer refunds after Fox News host Sean Hannity canceled an appearance at its Tax Day rally. The Cincinnati Tea Party said in a statement Friday that it will set up a special e-mail address to handle refund requests. The group says...

4 years 4 weeks ago

Cesar Chavez event planned

Two organizations will host a Cesar Chavez Rally and March next week at the Pueblo County Courthouse. Sponsored by the League of United Latin American Citizens and the American G.I. Forum, the rally will begin at noon on March 31. A proclamationi from the Pueblo City Council and the...

4 years 1 month ago

Marijuana rally at the Capitol

Medical marijuana rally against proposed Colorado law is happening at noon on the west steps of the capitol. Advocates for medical marijuana say House Bill 1284 is really aimed at disrupting the will of the voters, and could even force some patients back on the streets to buy marijuana...

4 years 2 months ago

TEA party scheduled in Teller County

The TEA Party plans a candidate forum for potential U.S. Senators on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Ute Pass Cultural Center in Woodland Park. A news release announcing the event describes the TEA Party as a group of "American patriots, unaffiliated with any political party, who uphold and defend...

4 years 7 months ago

Thousands march to US Capitol to protest spending

People marched in Washington by the tens of thousands Saturday to protest government spending and a health-care overhaul many call too expensive. Organizers say the event was built on growing concern over tax policies, economic stimulus spending and bank bailouts. House Republican Conference Chairman Mike Pence of Indiana was among...

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