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2 years 8 months ago

Swimming pools closing Friday

The new year will is shaping up to be a dry one in Colorado Springs as three of the city's four public swimming pools will be closing on Friday. The group Swim Colorado, Incorporated, which took over management of the pools during the 2010 budget crisis, told the city they...

2 years 11 months ago

Urban League Child Center closing

After more than 30 years as a foundation service of the Urban League of the Pikes Region their Child Development Center is closing. The center needs significant upgrades and as a non-profit the Urban League currently does not have the funding. Kids at the center are being referred to...

3 years 4 months ago

Congressman pitches feds on Fort Lyon

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado congressman is pushing for the federal government to find a new purpose for a Bent County state prison due to be closed next year because of state budget cuts. Republican Rep. Cory Gardner has written a letter to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs urging...

3 years 6 months ago

Loveland medical pot shops shutting down

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) - Medical marijuana centers in Loveland have been closing shop to meet a March 1 deadline set by voters who decided in November to prohibit the businesses. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reported Sunday that most of the 11 businesses that were operating on Election Day are now...

4 years 7 months ago

Private prison in Walsenburg closing

A private prison in Walsenburg that employs 188 people will close, likely in April. The prison is run by Corrections Corporation of America (CCA), and houses 700 inmates from Arizona. Arizona is ending all contracts for housing inmates out of state because of budget cuts. CCA plans to...

4 years 9 months ago

Thrifty Thursday--75% off sale

The Salvation Army Thrift Store at Platte Avenue and Circle Drive has to close down by the end of the year. To help clear the building out, everything is 75% off through this Saturday. Thanks to the Gazette's "Retail Beat" for this tip! If you have a tip...

4 years 10 months ago

Iceland says goodbye to the Big Mac

The Big Mac, long a symbol of globalization, has become the latest victim of this tiny island nation's overexposure to the world financial crisis. Iceland's three McDonald's restaurants - all in the capital Reykjavik - will close next weekend, as the franchise owner gives in to falling profits caused...

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