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2 years 7 months ago

Marijuana legalization effort advances

Colorado voters will be deciding in November whether the state should become the first to completely legalize marijuana. This week, the group Sensible Colorado announced that they have collected enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot. Bob Wiley is a local spokesperson for the group. He says...

2 years 11 months ago

County wants to know your opinion

The decision makers within the various government offices of El Paso County want to know how citizens feel about the value they receive for their tax dollars and where they would rate the county as a place to live. These questions are among a list of inquiries posted in...

3 years 4 months ago

Police conducts citizen survey

Over the next several weeks, the Colorado Springs Police Department will be conducting a citizen survey. A professional survey company will be randomly calling households in Colorado Springs, and asking a variety of questions relating to crime in the community, safety issues and police response. This survey will assist...

3 years 6 months ago

Survey predicts growth in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - A survey of supply managers suggests the economies of Colorado, Utah and Wyoming will expand in the months ahead, with the strongest growth coming in Wyoming. The Goss Institute for Economic Research said Monday that the business conditions index for the Rocky Mountain region in December...

3 years 7 months ago

Deer counting to be done by air

The Colorado Division of Wildlife will use a low-flying helicopter to conduct annual aerial deer surveys in eastern Colorado in the coming weeks. Flight dates are weather-dependent, but generally, the flights will start around December 15 and continue until December 22 in Crowley, Kiowa, Pueblo, Otero, Bent, Prowers, Bent and...

3 years 8 months ago

Cadets report proselytizing

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A survey of Air Force Academy cadets found 41 percent of those who consider themselves non-Christian said they were subjected to unwanted proselytizing at least once or twice last year. The academy offered the voluntary, anonymous survey to cadets in December and January. Nearly...

3 years 10 months ago

Bankers: Colorado economy will remain weak

A survey of rural bankers in Colorado and 9 other Midwest and Plains states suggests the rural economy will remain weak in the months ahead. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss says many rural businesses in the region appear to be struggling even though the farm sector is generally doing...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado ranks 8th in business survey

Chief Executive Magazine ranks Colorado as the 8th best state in which to do business. Colorado moved up two spaces in 2010. Texas remains number one, with California at the bottom of the list. The magazine surveyed 650 CEOs to arrive at the rankings. They considered regulation, tax...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado ranks 8th in business survey

Chief Executive Magazine ranks Colorado as the 8th best state in which to do business. Colorado moved up two spaces in 2010. Texas remains number one, with California at the bottom of the list. The magazine surveyed 650 CEOs to arrive at the rankings. They considered regulation, tax...

4 years 3 months ago

Congress banning misleading census mailings

Congress has banned misleading mailings that appear to be from the Census Bureau. Republican groups recently sent out fundraising letters that appeared to be Census forms. The Senate approved by unanimous consent a bill that requires mailings marked "census" to state the name and address of the sender and to...

4 years 4 months ago

One-person towns to Census: Count me in

The founding fathers must have chuckled at the impossibility of the job when they etched it into the Constitution: Count every man, woman and child along every back road and big-city avenue in the entire country. From Key West to Nome, today's Americans will largely get the founders' joke...

4 years 4 months ago

U.S. census count kicks into high gear

Coming soon to a mailbox near you: the 2010 census form. The U.S. Census Bureau's once-a-decade population count kicks into high gear this month as the government agency sends out forms to more than 130 million addresses across the country. The forms are due to arrive in mailboxes...

4 years 7 months ago

Kids watching hours of TV at home daycare

Parents who thought their preschoolers were spending time in home-based day cares, taking naps, eating healthy snacks and learning to play nicely with others may be surprised to discover they are sitting as many as two hours a day in front of a TV, according to a study published Monday....

4 years 9 months ago

1 in 5 kids had flu this month

About 1 in 5 U.S. children had a flu-like illness earlier this month - and most of those cases likely were swine flu, according to a new government health survey. About 7 percent of surveyed adults said they'd had a flu-like illness, the survey found. The information comes...

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