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2 years 9 months ago

Flags at half staff for fallen officer

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - An Englewood police officer killed in a hit-and-run collision has been posthumously awarded the rank of detective. Hundreds of people applauded as 39-year-old Jeremy Bitner was awarded the rank at a memorial service Friday. Bitner died after he and a motorist he had pulled over were...

3 years 9 months ago

Bedbugs could carry "superbug"

ATLANTA (AP) - Researchers are reporting an alarming combination: bedbugs carrying a staph "superbug." Canadian scientists detected drug-resistant staph bacteria in bedbugs from three hospital patients in Vancouver. There's no clear evidence that the five bedbugs found on the patients and their belongings had spread the MRSA (MUR'-suh) germ or...

3 years 11 months ago

CU weighs extending staff tuition benefits

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - The University of Colorado is looking at ways it can increase the tuition benefits it makes available to its faculty and staff so the school can compete with what other colleges provide. The university is considering extending the tuition wavier to the dependents or children...

4 years 6 months ago

New unemployment claims surge to 484,000

New applications for unemployment insurance rose last week to their highest level in almost six months, a sign that employers are still cutting their staffs. The Labor Department says first-time claims for jobless benefits edged up by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 484,000. Analysts had expected a drop....

5 years 3 months ago

AOL to lay off a third of staff

AOL said it plans to cut about a third of its work force once it is spun off from the media conglomerate Time Warner Inc. That would amount to nearly 2,300 of the roughly 6,900 workers at the struggling Internet company. AOL said in a securities filing Thursday...

5 years 4 months ago

Swine flu forces more school closures

The Columbus Day school holiday will stretch out for students at a charter academy in Pueblo. Southern Colorado Early College and Swallows Charter Academy in Pueblo County will be closed Tuesday because of H1N1 swine flu. The closures follow more than a half-dozen closures last week. Some schools reported...

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