There’s broad agreement at the state capitol that more needs to be done to help Colorado’s homeless and mentally ill. There’s also agreement that southeastern Colorado could use some economic development. But a proposal by Governor John Hickenlooper to do both in one project isn’t getting much traction. CPR Health Reporter Eric Whitney looks […]

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Colorado will pump millions of dollars into low-income housing and programs to help people in danger of foreclosure as part of a multi-billion dollar settlement with five large mortgage lenders. Companies include JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Wells Fargo. State officials made the announcement today. Bente Birkeland has more from the state […]

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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers says the state will get $205 million as part of a multistate settlement with the nations five largest national banks, including Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase, and Wells Fargo…Frontier Airlines has announced plans to expand routes available at the Colorado Springs airport…The Colorado Springs parks board has approved a […]

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The Memorial Health System Task Force will hold a town hall meeting tomorrow to give residents of Colorado Springs the opportunity to ask questions about leasing proposals for the Health System…and, foreclosures in Colorado are down steeply as 2011 nears an end.

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Colorado foreclosures fell more than expected last month to a 42-month low in metropolitan counties…and, Denver Democrat Mark Ferrandino is poised to take over as his party’s next minority leader in the state house.

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While the 1980s introduced luxurious large homes for middle-income families, the tide is turning, in a big, or rather, small way. Across the country tiny homes are being built, some as small as 65-square-feet. Many are vacation homes, tiny cabins set on a choice piece of land, but some homeowners have turned to tiny homes […]

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Colorado Attorney General John Suthers testifies in Washington on mortgage fraud…Governor Ritter gives his final State of the State address…and, Air Force Reservists from Peterson Air Force Base head to Thailand.

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Colorado hires “Veterans Green Jobs” to weatherize homes in the San Luis Valley…and, a new program that aims to curb costs for diabetes patients proves beneficial.

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Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced a 300 million dollar Recovery Act grant program on Friday for building green public housing units. He made the announcement in Denver as part of a sustainable community tour. Bente Birkeland has more from the state capitol.

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A bill that aims to prevent more foreclosures across Colorado initially passed the state senate on Monday. The measure would let some homeowners take what’s called a foreclosure time out. Bente Birkeland reports from Denver.

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Thousands of Coloradans each year lose their homes to foreclosure. But yesterday, state officials announced a six million dollar settlement that aims to help more people stay in their homes. Bent Birkeland reports from Denver.

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Governor Ritter says help is on the way for Coloradans facing foreclosure, and the U.S. Forest Service withdraws acreage from the auction block.

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