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2008-09-12 09:15:00

Testing, brought on by a series of Associated Press stories, revealed small amounts of pharmaceuticals in drinking water supplies.  The tests showed that nearly 46 million Americans are affected by the problem. The number is up from the 41 million AP reported in March as part of their investigation. The original AP stories led to federal and local legislative hearings, and brought about mandatory testing of drinking water in at least 27 metropolitan areas.  Seventeen tests came back...

2008-09-12 09:00:06

By MARTHA MENDOZA By Martha Mendoza The Associated Press Testing prompted by an Associated Press story that revealed trace amounts of pharmaceuticals in drinking-water supplies has shown that more Americans are affected by the problem than previously thought - at least 46 million. That's up from 41 million people reported by the AP in March as part of an investigation into the presence of pharmaceuticals in the nation's waterways. The AP stories prompted federal and local...

2008-09-09 12:00:41

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, a leading provider of managed care market intelligence, reports that Colorado Springs, Colo., health systems, Memorial Health System and Penrose-St. Francis Health Services, are expanding facilities and services in the northeastern portion of the city, where there is a better-insured population. According to the new Colorado Springs Market Overview, these moves should provide economic growth that will offset higher rates of...

2008-08-20 18:00:51

By ALEXIS FITTS -- The cover of a recent OK! magazine features new mom Jamie Lynn Spears holding her newborn daughter, Maddie. With highlighted hair and rosy cheeks, the 17-year-old actress is smiling, while Maddie, clenching her tiny, balled-up fists out from underneath a bundle of white swaddling, sleeps peacefully in Jamie Lynn's arms. "Being a mom is the best feeling in the world!" Jamie Lynn tells the magazine. She makes motherhood sound idyllic, but if there are teenage girls...

2008-08-12 15:00:58

LEGACY TECHNOLOGY HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCBB: LTHO) - (formerly known as Life USA, Inc.), announced that it has completed it reverse merger, effective August 5, 2008. As of June 17, 2008, Legacy entered into a Agreement and Plan of Merger under which Legacy would acquire World Peace Technologies, Inc. in exchange for 9,000,000 shares of Legacy's common stock. The Agreement was amended slightly on July 28, 2008 to provide that World Peace will remain an operating subsidiary of Legacy....

2008-08-11 15:00:46

By DAVE PHILIPPS, Hidden in a grassy basin on the eastern plains, the Paint Mines is a trove of whimsical hoodoos made from bright, sherbetcolored stone. For generations, this geologic oddity on the plains has drawn people to it. Archaeological evidence suggests that paleolithic hunters camped in the area during thousands of years, using the regional clay to make crude cooking vessels. In modern times, it has been an engaging day trip for city dwellers. Trails created in the past few years...

2008-08-04 21:00:27

By The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Aug. 4--EARLY VOTING RESUMES Early voting for the Aug. 12 primary election continues today through Friday after a slow start Saturday. Registered voters may cast ballots at the following locations: --Centennial Hall, 200 S. Cascade Ave., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. --The Citadel mall, Suite 3124 on the upper level near J.C. Penney, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. --Chapel Hills Mall, Suite 179 on the lower level near the food court escalator, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m....

2008-08-04 21:00:27

By Brian Newsome, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Aug. 4--On Friday, Penrose-St. Francis Health System will join a growing list of hospitals that have gone or are going tobacco free. To ease the pain, the Colorado Springs hospital system is providing several incentives for people who want to quit. The new anti-tobacco policy, similar to a policy that went into effect Jan. 1. at Memorial Health System, means no smoking or using smokeless tobacco anywhere on Penrose properties, even...

2008-07-30 12:00:00

By Alexis Fitts, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 30--Commuters aren't the only ones feeling the oil crunch. Rural school districts in the Pikes Peak region are cutting back on supplies and renovation projects, taking energysaving measures, revamping school schedules and scrutinizing their sports teams' transportation schedules, all with one purpose: to make sure there's enough money in their budgets to pay for diesel for their buses. School buses are the lifelines of rural...

2008-07-29 21:00:38

By Pam Zubeck, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 29--With temperatures soaring into the 90s this week, air conditioners are placing a bigger demand on the city's power supply. Colorado Springs Utilities officials said today that the summer heat could translate to a record peak load on Thursday when highs will hit the mid to upper 90s. The previous peak -- 863 megawatts -- came on Aug. 21 last year. Last Thursday, usage surged to 849 megawatts, but afternoon clouds stifled...