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The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.1 Percent

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in March from February’s rate of 7.2 percent.

04/19/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.2 percent in February from January’s 7.3 percent.

03/29/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Unemployment Rate Continues To Drop

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says the state’s unemployment rate dropped to 7.3 percent in January from December’s 7.6 percent.

03/18/2013

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Jobs Up 8,000 Last Month, Unemployment Rate At 7.7 Percent

The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says nonfarm jobs increased 8,000 from October to November.

12/21/2012

Green Valley Ranch homeowner Alex Lara tells CBS4's Tom Mustin she's glad her neighborhood has moved from a buyer's market to a seller's market. (credit: CBS)

Real Estate Market Turning Around In Many Denver Neighborhoods

A few years ago Denver’s Green Valley Ranch neighborhood was listed as having one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. Things have changed dramatically since then.

11/28/2012

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Investigates Unemployment Benefits Going To The Wealthy

Among the hundreds of thousands of Coloradans who applied for unemployment last year were a handful of people who made more than $100,000 at the time they were laid off.

11/27/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

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