December 13, 2012 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to be the next secretary of state after the embattled U.N. ambassador ran into a standoff with Republicans over an attack on Americans in Libya. President Barack Obama, in a statement, said he accepted Rice's decision to remove her... more »
October 21, 2010 7:37 PM
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... more »
October 12, 2010 8:32 PM
U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is lifting the ban on deep water oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The former U.S. Senator from Colorado spoke about the issue as he kicked off a national renewable energy tour on Tuesday. His first stop was the Vestas wind tower factory in... more »
September 27, 2010 4:19 PM
Pueblo Community College has two openings for Administrative Assistants.
One position is in the Gateway to College Program . Apply by Oct. Starting pay is $2573 per month.
The second position is in the AmeriCorps Program . Apply by Oct. 1. Starting pay is $2,117 per month. more »
September 20, 2010 8:29 AM
The government says the number of people killed in crashes connected to driver distraction fell last year but still remain an epidemic.
The Transportation Department said Monday that 5,474 people were killed in 2009 in crashes reported to have involved distracted driving, a 6 percent decline from the more... more »
September 10, 2010 9:52 AM
Transportation and labor officials said some airline pilots would fly fewer hours and others more hours under a proposal being released Friday to help lessen pilot fatigue.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Friday in his blog that the proposal will include different requirements based on the time of day,... more »
August 25, 2010 4:23 PM
The Pentagon says a foreign spy agency pulled off the most serious breach of Defense Department computer networks ever by inserting a flash drive into a U.S. military laptop.
The previously classified incident took place in 2008 in the Middle East. It was disclosed in a magazine article by... more »
May 14, 2010 8:44 AM
U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary will join Colorado elected officials to tour public housing developments in Colorado.
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan will visit a sustainable mixed-income housing development in Denver Friday morning, which boasts use of solar and geothermal energy. He will be joined by U.S. Sen. Michael... more »
May 10, 2010 8:50 AM
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says more fines are possible for Toyota Motor Corp. if further safety violations are uncovered.
LaHood said Monday that documents submitted by Toyota to the U.S. government are still being reviewed, and he would not hesitate to impose more penalties.
He spoke at... more »
March 18, 2010 1:25 PM
Pikes Peak Community College is seeking an administrative assistant in the math and language department. This position will float between the Centennial, Rampart Range and Falcon campuses as needed.
Apply by Mar. 19 Starting pay is $2500 per month
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March 5, 2010 4:15 PM
She lived in a one bedroom house, shopped at rummage sales and worked at the same job for 43 years before retiring.
Grace Groner saved her money. Over the years she made small donations to a scholarship fund at her alma mater, Lake Forest College. When she passed away... more »
February 20, 2010 10:10 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who served Republican presidents and ran for the office himself, has died.
The Haig family says he died Saturday at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore from complications associated with an infection. He was 85.
Haig's long and decorated military... more »
February 11, 2010 12:57 PM
This position provides clerical support to the Academic Advising Center at Pueblo Community College.
Apply by Feb. 17 Starting pay: $2,100 per month
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February 9, 2010 9:13 AM
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says Toyota's leaders have assured him they are taking safety concerns "very seriously." In a statement, LaHood said the transportation agency will "remain in constant communication with Toyota to hold them to that promise." Toyota said Tuesday it was recalling about 437,000 Prius and other hybrid... more »
January 19, 2010 12:48 PM
The co-founder and Secretary-Treasurer of the United Farm Workers of America, Dolores Huerta, will speak at CSU-Pueblo Wednesday morning. Huerta will be in Pueblo as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series at the university.
As an advocate for farm workers rights, Huerta was arrested 22 times at protests.The topic... more »
December 28, 2009 9:43 AM
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the aviation security system failed when a young man on a watch list with a U.S. visa in his pocket and a powerful explosive hidden on his body was allowed to board a fight from Amsterdam to Detroit. A day after saying the system... more »
December 12, 2009 10:48 AM
DENVER (AP) - An initiative to limit borrowing by state and local governments in Colorado will appear on the November ballot.
Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher said Friday that supporters of the measure had gathered enough signatures to put it before voters November 2. It will appear on... more »
November 17, 2009 10:56 AM
The Defense Department will launch a broad investigation in light of the Fort Hood shootings that looks at how all the military services keep a watch on potential problems in their ranks. Pentagon spokesman Geoff Morrell said the probe will hit all corners of the Pentagon. In an interview, he... more »
September 28, 2009 5:54 PM
President Barack Obama is among those making the case that American kids aren't spending enough time in school. The president says that puts them at a disadvantage compared to other students around the globe. He's pushing for schools to add time to classes, to stay open later and to let... more »
September 11, 2009 3:49 PM
The federal deficit surged higher into record territory in August, hitting $1.38 trillion with one month left in the budget year.
The soaring deficits have raised worries about the willingness of foreigners to keep purchasing Treasury debt. The Chinese, now the largest foreign owners of U.S. Treasury securities, have... more »
September 9, 2009 1:45 PM
Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado will be featured on a quarter to be minted in 2014. The U.S. Mint said Wednesday the park will represent Colorado in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program, which includes a site from each state, the District of Columbia and five territories. There's... more »
September 3, 2009 1:43 PM
Provides executive level support to the Chief of Sport Performance including, but not limited to: Management of Chief's calendar, travel arrangements, contracts and correspondence and coordinate divisional staff calendar. If requested, attend meetings with Chief, take minutes and follow up on action items with appropriate staff.
Administrative... more »