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Stormwater Enterprise Fee Continues

Updated: 11/06/2008 - If you're a Colorado Springs resident who's been ignoring your stormwater enterprise bills... the clock is ticking. Last night city voters turned down Issue 200... the measure seeking to do away with the fees paid by property owners.

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Corporate Tax Rate Impact on Small Business Owners

Updated: 10/22/2008 - In the race for president, a third name has prominently emerged... that of Joe the Plumber. Joe is a wannabe small business owner, but he's come to represent the little guy looking to become his own boss. So we talked to two "Joes from Colorado Springs" and compare how the corporate tax rate under Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain might impact them.

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Tough Times Mean More Scams

Updated: 10/15/2008 - Beware... crooks know cash is king and are saying just about anything to get ahold of your money. The latest scam claims to be from an Army sergeant serving in Iraq.

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Nissan Recalls Vehicles Over Air Bag Concerns

Posted: 10/15/2008 - Nissan says the recall includes 140,000 Nissan Altima cars from the 2007-2008 model years. It also involves 2007-2008 model years of the Infiniti EX35, G35 Sedan, G37 and the Nissan 350Z, Murano and Rogue.

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KKTV Does Not Endorse Any Campaign

Updated: 10/10/2008 - Lately your mailbox is being flooded with all kinds of campaign literature. One mailer even has KKTV in it, but we want you to know... 11 News does not get involved in politics. We only report on it.

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Update to Property Owners Stuck in the Middle

Posted: 10/08/2008 - An update to a previous Call for Action story. Two hundred customers of Wright Total Indoor Comfort received a notice of intent to lien on their properties.

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Your Rights as a Homeowner

Posted: 10/08/2008 - One neighbor's angry with another because of the way he parks. One resident doesn't like the number of campaign signs placed in a yard. Is someone breaking the law? Where can you get concrete answers to these kind of issues? A local chapter of the national not-for-profit group, Community Associations Institute can help iron out these kind of problems.

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Contest Offers "Free Gas"

Updated: 10/01/2008 - These days talk of free gas gets your attention. That's why a local car dealer is holding contests... offering prizes like free gas... to try and sell vehicles. So who are the winners? We checked it out.

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Razor Recalls Scooters, Dirt Quads

Updated: 10/01/2008 - About 103,000 Chinese-made Razor scooters are being recalled. The move comes after four people have received cuts on the scooters that required tendon surgery.

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Poor Ratings Cited For 13 Booster Seats

Posted: 10/01/2008 - A new review of car booster seats finds that some of them do a poor job of positioning children to fit in their seat belts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute say 13 seats don't put children in the best position to be protected in a crash.

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Homeowners in Middle of Dispute

Updated: 09/23/2008 - After you've paid in full to have work done in your home... you don't expect a legal document... threatening action against your property. But that's exactly what happened to about 200 homeowners in Colorado Springs. They all hired Wright Total Indoor Comfort and paid the company. Then they were put on notice by a supplier.

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Driveway Damage

Posted: 09/22/2008 - A Colorado Springs man is blaming the city for damage done to his property by a city tree. He turned to Call For Action for help. But we learned the city is protected by a state law.

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Food Stamp Frustration

Updated: 09/18/2008 - Every month in El Paso County... two hundred more families sign up for food stamps. Increased demand has not only placed a burden on the system... but also on those waiting for help. Among them... a Colorado Springs woman who's been to just about every food pantry in town. We set out to help her and others... who are suffering.

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Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat Bread Recalled

Posted: 09/17/2008 - The recall was necessary because Oroweat Health Nut bread was inadvertently placed in Oroweat 100% Whole Wheat bread packaging.

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Retailers Pull Simplicity Bassinets Off Shelves

Posted: 08/28/2008 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission says Wal-Mart, Toys "R" Us, Kmart, Big Lots, Target, and J.C. Penney have recalled Simplicity's "close-sleeper/bedside sleeper" because the products pose a strangulation hazard.

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The Grocery Game

Updated: 07/21/2008 - Imagine saving 60 to 70 percent on your weekly grocery bill and getting some items for free. Sounds impossible, but members of an internet site called the Grocery Game say they've cut their bills in half. See how Call For Action Reporter Betty Sexton did... competing against an experienced Grocer Gamer and hear what she learned.

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Belgian Banking Error

Posted: 06/19/2008 - A Colorado Springs woman is on a mission to get to Belgium. A rare, genetic condition means her best chance for treatment is thousands of miles away. But her first step along that trip was blocked by a banking error.

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Baby Formula Recalled

Posted: 06/03/2008 - When consumed, highly oxidized foods can cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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Door to Door Notices for Hyla

Updated: 05/30/2008 - We're told a local company is at it again. Rocky Mountain Hyla employees are leaving notices on people's doors. The bright orange note says, "Immediate contact required." But we found the only urgency is the company's desire to sell you a combo vacuum cleaner and air purifier. We talk to a woman who bought the product and wished she hadn't.

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Scammers Target Tornado Victims

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The Weld County Sheriff's office says residents of the most heavily damaged area of tornado-stricken Windsor are reporting scammers offering fixes to their homes at unreasonable prices.

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Or Are You Throwing Your Money Away?

Updated: 05/22/2008 - A lawn care company doing business from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins is boasting about its new product. Mile Hi Services says Liquid Lawn Aeration produces amazing results and everyone who's tried it loves it. With the help of hidden cameras and a testing lab 11 News has found it may not live up to its claims.

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Protecting Your Life Savings

Updated: 05/09/2008 - The bottom line... 78 million people will soon be turning 65 and Uncle Sam won't be paying for everyone's health needs.

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286,000 Pounds of Meat, Poultry Recalled

Posted: 05/04/2008 - A New York food company is recalling more than 286,000 pounds of meat and poultry because it might be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

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4th Annual Letter Rip

Updated: 05/02/2008 - If you have bunch of old documents taking up space and collecting dust, get rid of them safely. Bring them to the 4Th Annual Letter Rip.

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