United Food and Commercial Workers Local 7 vote on contracts from Safeway and King Soopers…The Colorado Supreme Court upholds a smoking ban, barring actors on stage from lighting up…and, the voluntary recall of the H1N1 vaccine affects El Paso County, but not Pueblo County. Health workers stress the recall is not a safety issue.

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More information from El Paso County health officials on H1N1 vaccines can be found here.
More information from the Centers for Disease Control on the recall can be found here.

 

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