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1 year 5 months ago

VP Biden makes another push for gun control

Vice President Joe Biden will try to restart the gun control push with a White House event to discuss the administration's progress in combating gun violence this afternoon. This will mark the first time Mr. Biden has held a public event on gun control since the Senate rejected expanded background...

1 year 7 months ago

President Obama heads to Connecticut today

President Obama heads to Hartford, Connecticut today to push for new, stricter gun control legislation. He will visit the campus of the University of Hartford. The president is expected to call on the American people to join him in pressuring Congress to approve measures in reducing gun violence. The visit...

1 year 8 months ago

Forum on guns canceled in Pueblo

A group of people who are against increased gun control show up to a forum on guns with State Senator Angela Giron just to find out it's been canceled. A sign on the door said that because she held an impromptu town hall last weekend, today's forum would not be...

1 year 8 months ago

Lawmakers get violent emails over gun control

DENVER (AP) - Lawmakers are becoming the target of aggressive and sometimes threatening emails and phone calls as the debate over stricter gun laws escalates in state capitols. In one Colorado case, emails and a letter to state Rep. Rhonda Fields were so charged with profanity and references to violence...

1 year 9 months ago

House Democrats offer own gun control plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats will unveil 15 gun control proposals, a package that resembles President Barack Obama's plans and will include a ban on assault weapons. People familiar with the proposal described the plan Wednesday, a day before House Democratic leaders planned to release it. These people were not...

1 year 10 months ago

Obama: Gun control specifics to come within days

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says he's reviewing a list of proposals from Vice President Joe Biden about how to reduce gun violence and expects to present specifics later this week. Obama says stronger background checks, a meaningful ban on assault weapons and limits on high-capacity ammunition magazines are...

2 years 6 months ago

Inventor of TV Remote control dies

The inventor of the TV remote has died at age 96. Eugene Polley, died of natural causes on Sunday. His family says he passed away in a suburban Chicago hospital. Polley's Flash-Matic pointed a beam of light at photo cells in the corners of the television screen. Each...

3 years 7 months ago

Lawmakers consider flexible Colo. bear hunt

DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers worried about the growing bear population in the state are talking about giving wildlife officials more say over when the animals can be hunted. A proposal set for its first hearing Monday would repeal a 1992 voter-approved initiative that prohibits hunting bears from March...

3 years 8 months ago

Small company to build in Colorado Springs

A small company that manufacturers electrical control panels plans to build a manufacturing facility in Colorado Springs. New Jersey based Olson Motor & Control will open a new facility on Aerotech Drive. It plans to hire 12 employees over the next five years. Olson builds control panels and...

4 years 5 months ago

Local mosquito control programs squashed

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the un-official start to summer and time to fight off those pesky mosquitoes. In the past, the El Paso and Pueblo Health Departments have sprayed chemicals to kill the nasty bugs, but not anymore. "Due to budget cuts we eliminated our mosquito control program and...

4 years 7 months ago

UPDATED: Group fed up with barking dogs

The noise can be irritating, dogs barking throughout the night and day. It became such a nightmare for one Pueblo woman she's taking her neighbor to court. She's on a crusade for tougher animal laws. "There's an epidemic," said Judith Todero. "A barking epidemic in this town," she added. Todero...

4 years 9 months ago

Chili-con-carnage! Driver chokes on chili

A driver munching on Wendy's chili choked, lost control of his lumber truck, and crashed into a home in Lowell, Massachusetts Friday. The driver was slightly injured. The home didn't fare as well--it sustained so much damage that it has to be torn down.

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