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3 years 2 months ago

Home Depot announces job openings

While thousands of seasonal workers just got laid off after the holidays, Home Depot says it is hiring more than 70,000 season positions for Spring. The world's largest home improvement retailer has already begun recruiting. Last year, about half of the company's seasonal hires stayed on in permanent positions....

4 years 2 months ago

Farm group values immigrant work force

ATLANTA (AP) - The nation's largest farm lobbying group says if state lawmakers crack down on illegal immigrants, they should also help farmers who need seasonal labor. Delegates to a convention of the American Farm Bureau Federation gave initial approval Tuesday to a policy offering to work with state...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Unemployment soars in Southern Colorado

The unemployment rate soared in January in El Paso and Pueblo counties, according to figures released Wednesday by the Colorado Department of Labor. El Paso County has an unemployment rate of 8.9-percent, while Pueblo County's is 9.5-percent. The figures are not seasonally adjusted, so a spike from December...

5 years 2 months ago

Surgeon General visits USOC for vaccination push

The nation's top doctors are in Colorado Springs with a message for Olympic athletes and the community; Get vaccinated. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin and CDC Director Anne Schuchat joined State Health Officer Ned Calonge at the US Olympic Training Center Tuesday to encourage vaccinations ahead of the Winter Olympic...

5 years 6 months ago

Seasonal Flu Shot Clinics

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is planning several flu shot clinics this fall, for the seasonal flu vaccine. The H1N1 vaccine will not be available at the clinics. Clinics will be held at Penrose Community Urgent Care, 3205 North Academy Blvd.; Penrose Hospital, 2222 North Nevada Ave.; and St. Francis...

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