Help Prevent Terrorism – If You See Something, Say Something

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The nationwide "If You See Something, Say Something" public awareness campaign was created to raise public awareness of indicators of terrorism and terrorism-related crime, and to emphasize the importance of reporting suspicious activity to the proper local law enforcement authorities.

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Frito-Lay Potato Chips Recalled Over Salmonella Concerns

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Frito-Lay announced a voluntarily recall of select Jalapeno Flavored Lay's Kettle Cooked potato chips and Jalapeno Flavored Miss Vickie's Kettle Cooked potato chips due to the potential presence of Salmonella in the seasoning.

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CDOT Warns Public of Phone Scam

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is warning the public about a current phone scam. Multiple community members have reporting that they were contacted by a person claiming to be a CDOT representative. The caller states that they are conducting a survey on behalf of CDOT and requesting personal information such as date of birth, driver's license number and address.

When the community members refuse to give any information, they have been threatened with deportation.  

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Are Your Finances Ready for a Disaster?

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Building emergency supply kits, developing emergency plans, and participating in disaster drills are important emergency preparedness activities. Another important part of being prepared includes being financially ready before an emergency happens? 

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4 Tips for Allergy Management

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(StatePoint) Allergy symptoms can lead to a major disruption in quality of life. And unfortunately, they affect a lot of people. Nearly 60 million Americans suffer from allergic rhinitis (also commonly known as hay fever), according to the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

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Call 811 Before Starting Yard Improvement Projects

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(BPT) - With the snow melted and the ground thawed, many eager homeowners and landscape professionals across the country will roll up their sleeves and reach for their shovels to start projects that require digging this spring.

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From the Extension Agent’s Desk - Arthritis and Agriculture

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By Jeramy McNeely, CSU Extension Agent

According to recent studies, arthritis affects approximately one-third of all adult farm and ranch operations and is considered one of the leading causes of disability by customers of the USDA AgrAbility Project.  It tends to affect most ag industry workers in their hands, knees, and hips mainly because these are the joints that take the most pressure. 

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Trying to quit? Tips from former smokers can help you succeed

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(BPT) - Since the Surgeon General released the first report on smoking in 1964, the smoking rate among adults has decreased from 42 percent to 15 percent. Though great strides have been made, more than 36 million adults in the United States continue to smoke cigarettes, claiming nearly half a million lives a year and leaving 16 million others to live with an illness or disease caused by smoking. There are now more former cigarette smokers than current smokers in the United States, and more than half of all people who have ever smoked have quit, according to the CDC.


April 9 – 15 is National Telecommunicator’s Week

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An emergency arises and you call 9-1-1 for help, but you don't know what to tell the dispatcher because you've suddenly forgotten your address. Being prepared can help eliminate some of the stress that sets in during emergencies. National Public Safety Telecommunicator's Week and 9-1-1 Education Month serve as important reminders that being prepared can make all the difference!

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3 Steps to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud

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(Family Features) Every day, Medicare fraud affects people with Medicare and their families across the U.S. - regardless of background - robbing them of hard-earned money and peace of mind.

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