Updated: 04/15/2014 - Tazia Garcia is a 5th grade girl that attends Belmont Elementary in Pueblo. She suffers from a rare vision disorder. Her family is hosting a benefit dinner for Tazia so that they can buy her a special device called a "VisioBook". The device will help her do her classwork at home. The device costs $3,000. The event is Saturday, May 24th from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. at 2318 Lakeview Avenue in Pueblo. That's on the corner of Lakeview and Acero. The event will have food, games, and raffle drawings to win prizes. If you'd like to donate money, the family also set up a fund at Wells Fargo under the name "Tools for Tazia."
Posted: 04/11/2014 - Fernandez Chile Colorado is recalling 4 oz packages of Chile Molido Puro and 6 oz Chile Rojo because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The products were sold at King Soopers, Safeway, City Market and various independent grocers. Details are at the link below.
Posted: 04/07/2014 - Teaching teens to drive can be a daunting process and one way to put parents at ease is to give them the educational tools they need to understand the process of getting a license and the specific restrictions for teen drivers. The Colorado Springs Police Department and DRIVE SMART COLORADO encourage parents and guardians of teens to go the link below and learn more about Colorado’s graduated driving licensing law and access the free online parent course.
Posted: 04/02/2014 - Company name: AdvancePierre Foods of Enid, Okla. - Product name: “Our Down Home Style Chicken Breast Fritters for Chicken Frying” with Lot Code 5440730403 or 5440800403, produced March 14 and 21, 2014. Recalled products bear UPC Code 36541 and establishment number “P-2260Y” inside USDA mark of inspection. - Reason for recall: Undeclared allergens: milk and soy. - Distribution: Food service establishments in Colorado and these additional states: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Virginia
Posted: 04/02/2014 - A new study shows that diet soda consumption in women can have serious repercussions on heart health. The study, the largest of its kind, compares women who rarely drink diet soda to those who drink two or more 12-ounce sodas a day. Researchers found women who have two or more diet sodas a day are 30 percent more likely to have some sort of heart disease and 50 percent more likely to die from a related heart disease than women who rarely or never drink diet drinks.
Updated: 04/01/2014 - Several counties in Colorado are now considered high risk for radon exposure. The state Health Department says this doesn't mean every home in these counties has dangerous levels of radon, but they're recommending people have their homes tested. Click on the link below for more information.