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3 months 4 weeks ago

Bills owner Ralph Wilson dies at 95

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills President Russ Brandon has told NFL owners that Bills owner Ralph Wilson has died. Brandon made the announcement at the league's winter meetings in Orlando on Tuesday. Wilson was 95. The cause of death not revealed, but Wilson had been in failing health for...

2 years 2 months ago

Hickenlooper ready to start signing bills

DENVER (AP) - The Legislature has finished work and the bills have been passed. That means it's time for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to tour the state signing bills into law to highlight the news laws he wants to draw public attention to. The tour starts Saturday afternoon in Poncha...

2 years 11 months ago

Counterfeit greenbacks show up in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Some Colorado businesses are refusing to accept $100 bills after counterfeit bills started showing up. The counterfeit bills have been copied onto $5 bills and pens used to verify currency show the bills as legitimate. At Chops men's salon in Denver, stylists no longer accept...

3 years 5 months ago

Bracing for high heating bills

All the cold weather we've had over the last few weeks could leave you with sticker shock when the utility bill comes in the mail. Last Tuesday alone, Colorado Springs Utilities customers set a record for natural gas consumption of nearly 2 and a half times a typical winter day's...

3 years 5 months ago

Help paying for utility bills

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

3 years 5 months ago

Heating help

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

3 years 5 months ago

Businesses could weigh in on Colo. bills

DENVER (AP) - It's a perennial gripe about Colorado lawmakers - that they regulate businesses without realizing how much red tape they're creating. That could change under a proposal to give industries a chance to weigh in on legislation before it's approved in Colorado. The plan has broad support...

3 years 5 months ago

Home heating assistance still available

The Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP) continues to accept applications for home heating assistance. Residents in need can apply by visiting the LEAP website or calling 1-866-432-8435. LEAP benefits provide assistance to help families with their heating bills but are not intended to pay the entire bill. LEAP...

4 years 1 month ago

Ritter to sign new Colorado laws on health care

Gov. Bill Ritter is signing bills that will improve health care and help prevent injuries. Bills being signed into law Wednesday include a requirement that children be placed in booster seats while riding in cars. Others track down Medicaid fraud and require that insurance companies cover reproductive services. ...

4 years 2 months ago

Child welfare legislation to become law

Gov. Bill Ritter is signing a package of bills lawmakers say will strengthen child welfare services in Colorado. The bills being signed Friday include creating a the position of a child protection ombudsman to review complaints following a state investigation into the deaths of 13 children whose families had...

4 years 9 months ago

Health care bills could mean hardship for many

Many middle-class Americans would still struggle to pay for health insurance despite efforts by President Barack Obama and Democrats to make coverage more affordable. The legislation advancing in Congress would require all Americans to get insurance - through an employer, a government program or by buying it themselves. But...

4 years 9 months ago

Is plasma starting to fade out

Plasma televisions, while still the finest made in the eyes of purists, are rapidly losing ground to LCD-based models, say analysts and industry observers. That's because Liquid Crystal Display TVs have plunged in price and innovated their way to near-parity with plasma in terms of image quality. "If you're...

4 years 10 months ago

Xcel includes food bills as part of fee hike

The Colorado Public Utilities Commission has asked Xcel Energy to scrap $480,000 from its rate increase request because the money was spent on employee-recognition awards, parties, and other treats like coffee, bagels, and doughnuts. The Minneapolis-based utility is asking the commission for a $182 million rate increase in Colorado. The...

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