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2 years 10 months ago

Former American Numismatic collections manager pleads guilty to million dollar theft

Former American Numismatic Association collections manager Wyatt Yeager plead guilty today in Federal District Court in Wilmington, DE to stealing coins and other objects worth nearly a million dollars from the American Numismatic Association Money Museum, in Colorado Springs. ANA President Tom Hallenbeck said approximately 300 historically significant coins...

3 years 1 month ago

Campaign fraud?

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) - Sen. Dianne Feinstein has filed a civil lawsuit against a bank that handled accounts for a Democratic campaign treasurer charged with fraud for allegedly looting dozens of political war chests. The lawsuit filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court names First California bank, the treasurer...

3 years 2 months ago

Most retailers reporting revenue gains

NEW YORK (AP) - Retailers are reporting solid revenue gains for August, capping what's winding up to be a solid back-to-school season despite wild stock market swings and worries about the economy. But the outlook for September remains murky as Hurricane Irene, which ploughed through the Eastern Seaboard last...

4 years 2 months ago

Democrat Hickenlooper to spend $1.3 million on TV ads

Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's campaign for governor says he raised $403,597 in August and is budgeting $1.3 million for television advertising before November's election. The Democratic candidate says in his latest finance report filed Tuesday that his campaign spent nearly $358,000 in August, when Hickenlooper began airing commercials. ...

4 years 4 months ago

Bennet intern offers paid access to senator

An unpaid intern for Colorado Democrat Michael Bennet's Senate campaign has been dismissed after allegedly telling an acquaintance that a one-on-one meeting to discuss a bill with the candidate could be set up for $2,400. The campaign said the intern was let go Thursday after it learned of the...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado House, Senate readopt $18.2B budget

Legislators have given final approval to a proposed $18.2 billion budget. The House and Senate voted Friday to readopt the spending plan after reconciling differences between the chambers. It now goes to Gov. Bill Ritter. The budget, which takes effect in July, reduces spending on public schools by $365 million...

4 years 7 months ago

Save money on ink? Change the font

Looking to cut your cost of computer ink by 30-percent? It's as simple as changing your font. Really. A student at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay figured out that Century Gothic uses significantly less ink than Arial. The university changed the default setting of all printers, calling the switch...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado Springs gets federal grants

The City of Colorado Springs has been awarded three federal grants totaling almost $600,000. The money will be used for projects that will help local school children walk and bicycle safely to school. Three projects will be completed with the funds: 1. S. Circle Drive Sidewalk Improvements Phase...

4 years 7 months ago

It's Thrifty Thursday

It is Thrifty Thursday here on News First 5. We are always looking for tips that will help you and your family save a little extra money. We would like to say a special thanks to SpringsBargains.Com for helping us out with this week's tips. If you're running out...

4 years 9 months ago

Senate rejects near-freeze on spending

Just days after President Barack Obama endorsed a partial freeze on domestic spending, his Democratic allies in the Senate have rejected a plan attempting to do pretty much the same thing. Old-school Democrats were the driving force in killing the bipartisan legislation, sponsored by Alabama Republican Jeff Sessions and...

4 years 10 months ago

Obama seeks $1.35 billion more for education

President Barack Obama is asking Congress for $1.35 billion to extend an education grant program for states. Speaking at an elementary school in Virginia, Obama said the funds would allow more states to obtain competitive grants through president's "Race to the Top" program. The $787 billion economic stimulus program that...

4 years 10 months ago

5 ways to save on food

All this month we're teaming up with Carrie Isaac of SpringsBargains.com to bring you tips to stretch your dollars. This week Carrie's tips focus on saving money on your grocery bill. Top 5 Ways To Save on Groceries 1. Make a price list. Carrie says you may...

4 years 11 months ago

'Princess and Frog' rules box office

"The Princess and the Frog" earned a big wet kiss from family audiences as the animated musical leaped to No. 1 with $25 million in its first weekend of nationwide release, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Disney musical is the studio's first hand-drawn animated tale in five years,...

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