Posted 8:45 AM 2/2/2013 by Matt Stafford
Thousands of bunk beds are being recalled.
They're the World Imports bunk beds. The recall is because the openings between the metal rails at the ends are too wide; a child could get trapped.
The beds came in two models; twin over twin, and twin over futon. The beds were sold in (More)
Posted 8:56 AM 1/29/2013 by JD Downing
NEW YORK (AP) - Barnes & Noble reportedly plans to continue to shrink its store base.The head of Barnes & Noble's retail group, Mitchel Klipper, says in an interview published Monday in The Wall Street Journal that the company will have 450 to 500 stores in a decade. That's (More)
Posted 3:37 PM 1/28/2013 by Joe Bevans
NEW YORK (AP) - Hostess is set to announce that it has picked the maker of Little Debbie as the lead bidder to buy its Drake's cakes, according to a source close to the situation. The source says Hostess is set to announce Monday that rival McKee Foods is the stalking horse bidder for the cakes (More)
Posted 9:56 AM 1/27/2013 by Matt Stafford
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Private landowners are reaping billions of dollars in royalties each year from the boom in natural gas drilling, transforming some lives even as the windfall provides only a modest boost to the broader economy. In Pennsylvania royalty payments could top $1.2 billion (More)
Posted 11:22 AM 1/26/2013 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says layoffs of at least 50 workers from a single employer declined again in Colorado last year. BLS economist Linda Nickisch says Colorado employers reported 104 mass layoffs in 2012, compared to 114 in 2011 and 153 in 2010. She adds (More)
Posted 12:27 PM 1/25/2013 by AP, posted by Kirsten Bennett
NEW YORK (AP) - Subway is apologizing that its "Footlong" sandwiches fell short of expectations. The world's largest fast-food chain faced widespread criticism last week after a man posted a photo online showing a "Footlong" next to a tape measure that showed it to be just 11 inches. (More)...
Posted 4:04 PM 1/23/2013 by Matt Stafford
CANTON, Ohio (AP) - A taxpayer has challenged an Ohio judge's decision that a $5,000 fine paid by a former high school basketball coach who videotaped boys in a locker room shower should go to the Connecticut community where a gunman killed 26 people. The challenge was sent Wednesday (More)
Posted 5:42 PM 1/22/2013 by Matt Stafford
There's a lot of construction going on right now at Fort Carson, but the centerpiece is the new Combat Aviation Brigade.
News 5 got an exclusive tour on Tuesday.
The Combat Aviation Brigade is $700 million worth of construction, putting up about 15 to 20 buildings over the next four (More)
Posted 7:10 PM 1/21/2013 by Matt Stafford
BERLIN (AP) - The U.N. labor agency warns that the lingering effects of the global economic crisis means unemployment will continue to rise - even though world economies are expected to pick up. The International Labor Organization said in a report released Tuesday the net number of (More)
Posted 10:39 AM 1/20/2013 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - Colorado state government stands to lose $45 million in the current fiscal year and $100 million in the next one because of tax changes included in the federal fiscal cliff agreement. The Denver Post reports that the revenue cuts will come in estate tax revenue. (More)...
Posted 10:57 AM 1/19/2013 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - A group of campaign finance activists are rallying in Denver to call for new limits on campaign funding. The activists are marking the third anniversary of a Supreme Court decision that declared that corporations enjoy the same First Amendment rights to free speech as (More)
Posted 11:25 AM 1/18/2013 by AP, posted by Kirsten Bennett
TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) - Honda says it's recalling 748,000 Pilot and Odyssey vehicles because of a possible problem with their driver's-side airbags.
Honda says that the airbags may have been assembled without some of the rivets needed to secure their cover. That could keep them from (More)
Posted 11:51 AM 1/17/2013 by Kirsten Bennett
NEW YORK (AP) - What's in an inch? Apparently, enough missing meat, cheese and tomatoes to cause an uproar. Subway, the world's largest fast food chain with 37,000 locations, is facing criticism after an Australian man posted a picture on the company's Facebook page of one of its (More)
Posted 4:06 PM 1/16/2013 by Matt Stafford
DENVER (AP) - A Republican proposal aimed at reducing business regulations has died a hasty death in the Colorado Legislature, where Democrats say the proposal is well intentioned but unnecessary. A Senate committee voted Wednesday to reject a bill that would have required state (More)
Posted 6:15 PM 1/9/2013 by Matt Stafford
With all of the flu cases popping up across the country, some people are worried about a rush on the popular treatment -- Tamiflu.
Doctors say any flu drug is most effective in the first 24 to 48 hours of symptoms coming on. They say if you don't take it by then, it won't do much. so, with (More)
Posted 8:23 PM 1/8/2013 by Matt Stafford
New county commissioners were sworn in Tuesday in Elbert County; as they begin the new year work continues on budget issues for the county, but there's confusion on how big the problems really are.
The confusion began in December; it was (More)
Posted 10:54 AM 1/7/2013 by Kirsten Bennett
DENVER (AP) - A $20 million plan to attract more high-tech industries to Colorado will be the first House bill of this year's session. The legislation being unveiled Monday is aimed at growing the state's advanced industries, which include bioscience, aerospace, electronics and (More)
Posted 11:11 AM 1/5/2013 by Matt Stafford
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Nghiem Ngoc Thuy has been slinging coffees to thirsty Vietnamese for 20 years in her colonial-style villa with peeling shutters, and she and her customers aren't too worried that the imminent arrival of U.S. giant Starbucks will alter their time-tested coffee traditions. (More)...