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You Vote By Mail, County Saves Money

Posted: 01/12/2009 - Next November's election will be done by mail for El Paso County voters. It's expected to save the county $242,000.

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Price Of Gas Up Nearly 12 Cents After Long Slide

Posted: 01/11/2009 - The latest Lundberg Survey finds the average national price of gasoline rose nearly 12 cents in the past three weeks. That marks the first price hike after six months of steady decreases.

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Suthers Reaches Settlement With Mortgage Companies

Posted: 01/11/2009 - Two companies collecting money to help homeowners avoid foreclosure have reached agreements with Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, while a third agreed to stop advertising low teaser rates.

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Obama Says He's Confident Over Stimulus Plan

Posted: 01/09/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama says that when it comes to his stimulus plan, he remains confident that "we're going to get it done" -- despite objections from some Democratic senators over his tax proposals.

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Cheney Says No One Saw Financial Crisis Coming

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Vice President Dick Cheney says that his boss, President George W. Bush, has no need to apologize to the American people for not doing more to head off the financial calamity, saying no one saw the crisis coming.

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Cheney Says No One Saw Financial Crisis Coming

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Vice President Dick Cheney says that his boss, President George W. Bush, has no need to apologize to the American people for not doing more to head off the financial calamity, saying no one saw the crisis coming.

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Schools Deny Hot Lunches To Students Owing Money

Updated: 01/08/2009 - Dozens of students at Steamboat Springs schools are getting peanuts, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches -- or nothing -- for lunch this week after the district cut off those with unpaid balances on their school lunch accounts.

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Stocks Open Lower As Jitters About Retail Return

Posted: 01/08/2009 - Wall Street's worries about weak consumer spending are reviving, sending stocks lower after even strong retailers reported weak sales for the holiday shopping season.

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Obama Speaks About State of the Economy

Posted: 01/07/2009 - Obama spoke about the state of the economy and his plan moving ahead. He then named Nancy Killefer as his choice to be White House performance officer.

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Gov't Projects $6.5M In Bailout Costs Through Jan.

Posted: 01/06/2009 - The government estimates it will spend $6.5 million by the end of January in salaries and other administrative costs for the $700 billion financial rescue program.

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Obama Stimulus Plan Boosts Business Tax Refunds

Posted: 01/06/2009 - President-elect Barack Obama's proposed stimulus package would provide businesses with billions of dollars in refunds on taxes they paid several years ago.

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Cigna To Cut About 1,100 jobs

Updated: 01/05/2009 - Managed care provider Cigna says it will cut about 4 percent of its work force, or roughly 1,100 jobs, because of the slumping economy.

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CSU Interim President Braces For Budget Cuts

Posted: 01/04/2009 - Interim Colorado State University President Tony Frank is preparing his staff for cuts, including layoffs, as the state faces a budget shortfall of roughly $600 million or higher.

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Madoff Victims Selling Memorabilia On eBay

Posted: 01/04/2009 - Former employees and clients of disgraced financier Bernard Madoff are hoping to recoup some of their losses by selling Madoff memorabilia on eBay.

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Panel Wants Fuel Taxes Hiked To Fund Highways

Posted: 01/01/2009 - A federal commission created by Congress is recommending a 50-percent increase in gasoline and diesel fuel taxes as a way to finance highway construction and repair.

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Treasury Lays Out Details For Auto Aid

Posted: 12/31/2008 - The Treasury Department says it will decide on a case-by-case basis whether other companies connected to the struggling automotive industry should be provided emergency aid from the government's $700 billion bailout pot.

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Stocks Edge Higher After Drop In Jobless Claims

Posted: 12/31/2008 - The Labor Department says initial applications for unemployment benefits fell by 94,000 to 492,000 for the week ending Dec. 27. The drop, which partly reflects seasonal adjustment difficulties tied to the Christmas holiday, is a greater drop than analysts had been expecting.

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