Colorado in focus: Vice President Pence to be in Colorado Springs to speak at Focus on the Family

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Colorado, News, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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Colorado Springs Gazette: Vice President Pence to be in Colorado Springs to speak at Focus on the Family Vice President Mike Pence will be in Colorado Springs Friday to speak at Focus on the Family’s 40th anniversary celebration. “As a ministry, we’ve long cared about life and having a public official of his stature address […]

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Colorado in focus: Colorado teachers’ active-shooter training shows them how to fire back

By   /  June 22, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

Fox News: Colorado teachers’ active-shooter training shows them how to fire back More than a dozen Colorado teachers received training on how to fire back at active shooters in schools, in a program that gun-rights advocates call essential. Laura Carno, the founder of Coloradoans for Civil Liberties, described its program “in a nutshell” as “training […]

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Study: Heroin use costs U.S. more than $51 billion a year

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, News, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Heroin use and addiction in the U.S. costs more than $51 billion every year, according to a new study released by the University of Illinois at Chicago’s school of Pharmacy. Researchers came to the figure by tallying the costs of crime and incarceration, lost productivity on the economy, and treatment of not only addiction but […]

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Colorado in focus: Did Colorado just make it legal to text and drive?

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

Denver Post: Did Colorado just make it legal to text and drive? The electronic signs above Colorado highways offer a warning to drivers who reach for their cellphones: “New texting law fines increased to $300.” What it doesn’t mention: Texting while driving is now legal in Colorado as long as it isn’t done in “a […]

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Colorado in focus: Billionaire Texas couple donates $4.5 million to study Colorado government

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Colorado, News  /  No Comments

The Denver Post: Billionaire Texas couple donates $4.5 million to study Colorado government Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday announced a $4.5 million initiative to study the effectiveness of certain taxpayer-funded programs with “blunt assessments based on facts and not politics.” The Democrat’s top priorities for evaluation include the state’s foster care and criminal justice systems. […]

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Haupt: Fed up with elder abuse

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The Federal Reserve can continue to print more money, but cities and states can’t.” – Rob Liner The central bank has crushed the interest rates seniors have relied on for centuries to supplement their incomes and live lives that are meaningful and independent. After slaving in factories, fighting wars for our country and preserving democracy […]

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