Mon February 17, 2014

Same-Sex State Tax Bill Passes House, Heads To Governor

A newly married couple following the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.
Jose Antonio Navas Flickr-Creative Commons

Having passed its third and final reading in the Colorado House, Senate Bill 19 now only awaits the Governor’s signature.  The bill allows same-sex couples residing in Colorado and married in one of the 17 states and the District of Columbia where same-sex marriage is legal to file joint state taxes.

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Fri February 14, 2014

Volatility Can Take All The Fun Out Of Spending Bitcoin

A growing number of Colorado brick-and-mortar businesses are accepting Bitcoin. But the currency remains volitile.
Grace Hood KUNC


Wed February 12, 2014
Shots - Health News

The High Cost Of Treating People Hospitalized With West Nile Virus

Originally published on Wed February 12, 2014 3:11 pm

Small but costly: Dozens of mosquito species carry West Nile virus in the U.S.
Darren McCollester Getty Images

Fifteen years ago an unwelcome viral visitor entered the U.S., and we've been paying for it ever since.

The U.S recorded its first case of West Nile virus back in 1999. Since then, the disease has spread across the lower 48 states and cost the country around $800 million, scientists reported this week in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

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Wed February 12, 2014

Troubling Statistics On Colorado Hit-And-Run Crashes

Distracted driving may be a contributing factor in the high number of hit-and-run crashes in the state
Jason Weaver Creative Commons/Flickr

A new study from I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS finds that, in Colorado, nearly three times a month someone is killed by a driver who flees the scene. Even as overall traffic deaths in Colorado are falling, that’s not the case with hit-and-run fatalities.

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Wed February 12, 2014

Colorado Hit-And-Runs Leave Law Enforcement 'Looking For A Ghost'

A car accident in Pueblo, Colo., seen in this photo dated July, 2010.
Granger Meador Flickr - Creative Commons