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2 years 3 months ago

Highway 24 bridge replacement underway

Work is underway to replace the Black Squirrel Creek Bridge on U.S. 24, about two miles west of Peyton. Traffic continues to use the old bridge while detour construction is taking place, just south of the highway. However, occasional traffic stops up to 10 minutes and a reduced speed...

3 years 6 months ago

Toyota: 3.7M U.S. vehicles fixed under recalls

Toyota has fixed about 3.7 million vehicles in the United States that have been part of the company's massive safety recalls. Toyota says in a progress update Monday that customer complaints about unintended acceleration made to its consumer hotline have fallen considerably since April. Toyota has been working...

3 years 7 months ago

Toyota recalls Corollas, Matrixes

Toyota is recalling more than a million Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks with engines that may stall. Toyota said Thursday that the recalls affect vehicles sold in North America from the 2005-2008 model years. Three accidents and one injury have been reported due to the problem. Federal...

3 years 8 months ago

BP logos removed from company cars in Colorado

The BP office covering southwest Colorado has removed company logos from about 200 vehicles after employees complained of harassment. Spokesman Curtis Thomas told the Durango Herald that employees have been reporting routine abuse from the public, at traffic lights, gas stations and the grocery store. Thomas says employees have noticed...

3 years 8 months ago

Hwy. 24 closure today for rock removal

After rock slides partially closed US Highway 24 twice in successive weeks, damaging some vehicles but causing no injuries, the Colorado Department of Transportation is taking the unusual step of closing the highway to remove rocks. The closure is today, beginning at 9:30 am. They hope to reopen the...

3 years 9 months ago

US trade deficit balloons in May

The U.S. trade deficit widened in May to the highest level in 18 months as a rebounding economy pushed up demand for imports of foreign-made cars, computers and clothing. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit increased 4.8 percent to $42.3 billion, the largest imbalance since November 2008. ...

3 years 10 months ago

Insurers bracing for Colorado storm claims

Colorado residents and insurance companies are just starting to assess the damage from Wednesday's blast of tornados and thunderstorms, but the bill likely will be big. Carole Walker of the Rocky Mountain Insurance Information Association said Thursday that the larger insurance companies expect the damages to run into the...

4 years 1 month ago

Toyota's pain is rivals' sales gain in February

Toyota's American rivals have been benefiting from the Japanese automaker's recent troubles. Despite the snowstorms that plagued much of the country in February, the auto industry reported higher U.S. sales in February -- with the American companies scooping up customers from Toyota, which saw its own U.S. sales fall...

4 years 4 months ago

Road work to close lanes on I-25

COSMIX is back. Two of three southbound lanes of Interstate 25 in the area of Mark Dabling will be closed 9:00 p.m. - 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday nights. Expect a repeat from Sunday - Wednesday. Vehicles will be able to exit I-25 to use the frontage road. ...

4 years 5 months ago

USOC building getting emergency snow guard

From Attack of the Killer Ice to The Big Fix. The City of Colorado Springs, the USOC building architect, the contractor and a roofing contractor have figured out a temporary fix for the melting snow and falling ice problem at the new USOC headquarters building downtown. Pedestrians, vehicles and...

4 years 6 months ago

GM to shut down Saturn after Penske ends talks

General Motors Co. says it's shutting down the Saturn brand after an agreement with Penske Automotive Group Inc. to acquire the unit fell apart. Penske, citing concerns about whether GM could continue to supply vehicles after a manufacturing contract with the automaker ran out, ended talks with GM Wednesday...

4 years 6 months ago

Federal officials rush to help tsunami victims

Federal disaster officials say "tens of thousands" of people on American Samoa and Samoa will need their help after a lethal tsunami in the South Pacific. The Federal Emergency Management Agency was flying into American Samoa with food, water and repair supplies early Wednesday, and officials are anticipating the worst....

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