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3 weeks 21 hours ago

Results of annual Wounded Warrior survey released

Results of the Wounded Warrior Project's annual alumni survey have been released. If you're not familiar with the project, it helps injured veterans with various programs and services. Questionnaires were sent to 46,000 veterans and 21,000 chose to take part. Wounded Warrior Christopher Sweeney says he isn't surprised...

1 month 3 weeks ago

Survey: Puebloans want their roads fixed

PUEBLO - When it comes to city services, Puebloans say fixing the streets should be job number one. A survey conducted this summer shows nearly two thirds of of the population are unsatisfied with the quality of road maintenance. Almost the same number of people say City Council should give...

1 month 3 weeks ago

Puebloans want their roads fixed

PUEBLO - A survey of Pueblo residents conducted this summer revealed their top priority was improving city streets. When asked which city services should receive the most emphasis over the next two years, 62 percent of the survey takers listed Maintenance of City Streets as one of their top three...

2 years 9 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...

3 years 2 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 2 months ago

Survey: Americans more accepting of risque tunes

NEW YORK (AP) - A new survey shows Americans are increasingly accepting of musicians who sing potentially offensive lyrics. The survey conducted for the First Amendment Center and released Wednesday found that two-thirds of Americans agree that musicians should be allowed to sing songs with lyrics that some might...

3 years 6 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 8 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 9 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 11 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...

4 years 1 week 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 6 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 6 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 6 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 10 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 11 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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