Carol McGraw

Education Reporter

  • 5 things to know on Election Day, including the El Paso County homeless vote

    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Election Day is here with big races all around: 1. El Paso County has 427,000 registered voters: 174,831 Republicans, 91,449 Democrats and 154,201 unaffiliated. 2. People who are homeless can vote by giving an address of an area where they spend time. "They have lot of latitude as...

  • And the winner thus far is ... not El Paso County

    Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    The early election results are in - and Jefferson County leads El Paso County by 17,000 votes. True, these aren't the tallies that most voters care about, but there's been a long-standing race between El Paso County - the state's most populous county - and Jefferson, No. 3 in...

  • Do you know these 12 things about the flu?

    Published: Tue, Nov 4, 2014

    Flu season has been taking a back seat to all the news about Ebola. But it is flu season - which goes from October to March - and the virus is no sloucher, killing up to 49,000 people in bad years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Here's a true-or-false...

  • Pumpkin-loving pigs are hungry for Halloween leftovers

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Porkchop, Hamlet and Cowboy love pumpkins. They chomp them down like pigs. That's because they are pigs. And, pretty please, they want your left over Halloween jack-o'-lanterns. It's all for the good of the environment. Really. It's sort of their version of civic duty to gobble...

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