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4 years 3 months ago

Saw stuck in latest Gulf oil fix

Coast Guard Adm. Thad Allen says crews are shooting chemical dispersants at oil that began leaking when a saw became stuck in the latest attempt to contain the Gulf oil gusher. The saw snagged as it was cutting through a pipe on a busted well. Allen said Wednesday the...

4 years 3 months ago

Massive education cuts around the country

Deep cuts may be looming for the nation's public school students as budget crises are forcing teacher pink-slips, shuttered classrooms and school program cuts. New York public schools are $500 million short. Illinois will cut 12,600 education jobs and in California 23-thousand teacher layoff notices have already been sent...

4 years 4 months ago

Budget woes could impact Pueblo teachers

Some teachers in Pueblo may lose their jobs as Pueblo City Schools works to trim its budget. The school board needs to cut about $5.5 million out of the budget for the upcoming school year. One recommendation right now, is to eliminate 28 teaching positions.School board president Stephanie Garcia, says...

4 years 7 months ago

Clipping coupons to help those in need

A group of women in Pueblo is clipping coupons to help those in need. Every Tuesday the women volunteer at the Senior Resource Development Agency and clip coupons for three hours. They give the coupons to seniors at SRDA. In addition, people with a low income can get them at...

4 years 9 months ago

Christmas tree permits now available

Some people are beginning to head to the mountains to cut down their own Christmas tree. Permits are now available for $10, limit two trees per household. If you plan to cut down your own tree the U.S. Forest service reminds you to be prepared for winter conditions. Take warm...

4 years 10 months ago

Cesar Chavez Network cuts jobs from schools

More than two dozen people have been laid off from the Cesar Chavez School Network. The school board members unanimously approved the cuts at a public meeting on Monday at Dolores Huerta Preparatory High. The school board says the cuts were necessary because they're facing a $1.5 million deficit. A...

4 years 11 months ago

Fed boss sees no rush to boost rates

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke sent a fresh signal yesterday that he's in no rush to reverse course and start boosting interest rates. The Fed's key bank lending rate is now at a record low near zero and will probably stay there for an "extended period," Bernanke said in a...

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