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1 year 10 months ago

Rwanda-Congo deja vu?

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - History is repeating itself in eastern Congo. Rebels supported by Rwanda are on the march. Civilians are fleeing. And hidden, higher powers appear to be taking sides. Congo and Rwanda have been at this stage before; first in 1996, then in 1998, also in 2004 and...

3 years 4 weeks ago

Gold prices plunge more than 5 percent

Gold prices are plunging as investors grow more confident about the global economy. Gold fell $104, or 5.6 percent, to settle at $1,757 an ounce Wednesday. It's the steepest percentage drop since March 2008. Gold is still is up 24 percent for the year. Investors have been buying...

3 years 1 month ago

Gold skyrockets with U.S. downgrade

With the downgrade, investors continue to pull their money out of traditional securities, but gold remains a safe haven. At the end of trading today, gold hit a record, topping $1700 an ounce. At that price, Hallenbeck Coin Gallery in the Springs was busy all day, buying and selling,...

3 years 1 month ago

Price of gold at $1,700 an ounce

The price of gold is streaking past $1,700 an ounce for the first time. Investors, beset by worries about the U.S. debt downgrade, Europe's financial crisis and slowing global growth, are seeking safety in the metal. Standard & Poor's on Friday cut the long-term credit rating for the...

3 years 3 months ago

Carl Lewis easily wins NJ Senate Dem primary

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis has won an uncontested Democratic primary in a New Jersey state Senate race. He still has legal hurdles ahead before he can appear on the general election ballot in November against incumbent Republican state Sen. Dawn Marie Addiego. A...

3 years 3 months ago

Gold, silver rise

NEW YORK (AP) - The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,526.60 an ounce -- up $3.40. The current silver contract on the "NYMEX" closed at $37.64 an ounce -- up $1.52.

3 years 4 months ago

Gold, silver drop in May

NEW YORK (AP) - The May gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,479.80 an ounce -- down $10.60. The current silver contract on the "NYMEX" closed at $33.49 an ounce -- down 64 cents.

4 years 1 month ago

Pueblo West man reported missing

A Pueblo West man with diabetes and possibly dementia has been reported missing by his family. Joe Sanchez, 69, left his home two weeks ago. He told family members he was going for a drive to clear his head. He was driving a gold, 2008 Ford F250 4x4 bearing...

4 years 7 months ago

USA Olympic Medals

Gold: 6 Silver: 5 Bronze: 7 The United States continues to lead the medal count at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver with 18 overall. Germany is in second place with 11, followed by Norway with 8. Host country Canada is tied with France for fourth place with 7 medals...

4 years 7 months ago

Bode Miller wins Olympic medal

American Bode Miller has broken his personal streak of major championship mishaps by taking the bronze medal in the Olympic downhill skiing event. Didier Defago of Switzerland took gold, while Norway's Aksel Lund Svindal won silver. Get this-- 0.07 seconds separated gold from silver, while another 0.09 seconds...

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