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Jakob Rodgers

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  • Saturday event to address gaps in mental health care

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    The gaps in care for people suffering from a mental illness can vary across Colorado. An Colorado Springs event on Saturday aims to help gather ideas for fixing those problems in the Pikes Peak region. The second installment of a series of community conversations titled "Mental...

  • Survey: Colorado Springs ranks 8th among 150 cities for emotional, physical and financial health

    Updated: Thu, Apr 3, 2014

    Colorado Springs residents apparently know that the path to prosperity runs through one's mind, body and wallet. WalletHub ranked the city eighth out of the nation's 150-largest cities in terms of "wallet wellness" - a term intended to encompass residents' emotional, physical and...

  • More than 250,000 Coloradans sign up for health coverage

    Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    More than a quarter-million Coloradans signed up for either Medicaid or private insurance through the state's new exchange since it opened six months ago, according to preliminary statistics released Tuesday. The Affordable Care Act's first open enrollment session ended with Connect...

  • Judge hears arguments in PERA appeal request

    Published: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    A judge will decide by April 11 whether to approve Colorado Springs' request for an appeal in its high-stakes dispute with the Public Employees' Retirement Association. Harlan Bockman, a retired Adams County judge hired to oversee the case, heard arguments by lawyers from both sides...

  • Colorado's health insurance site buzzing until deadline

    Updated: Tue, Apr 1, 2014

    Health insurance shoppers rushed to beat Monday's deadline for enrolling in mandatory health coverage - resulting in a mixed bag of new enrollees and other Coloradans who, despite their efforts, were left waiting in line. Colorado's health insurance exchange, Connect for Health...

  • Health insurance enrollment deadline is midnight Monday - or face tax penalty

    Updated: Wed, Mar 26, 2014

    Jay Vitkus procrastinated for months while mulling his options: Buy health insurance or face a tax penalty. "I'm just one of those people who tends to wait until the last minute," said Vitkus, of Manitou Springs. The clock is ticking. Coloradans have until midnight Monday to...

  • Small, safety-net health clinics around Colorado Springs face new questions under Affordable Care Act

    Updated: Sun, Mar 23, 2014

    Mission Medical Clinic cared for roughly 600 people last year - all uninsured, all seeking free care. But by March 1, nearly three-quarters began seeking care elsewhere because they could get Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act - essentially. "I thought it would be a...

  • Ellicott teacher facing child sex assault charges

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    The latest case in a string of teachers, aids and coaches facing sex crimes across El Paso County involves a teacher's assistant accused of having sex with a student she referred to as her "future husband." Leveda Green, who abruptly resigned from Elliott High School early last year...

  • Woman taken to jail after alleged assault on Colorado Springs police officer

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    A woman originally bound for El Paso County's detox facility was booked into the county's jail after Colorado Springs police say she kicked an officer. Tiffany Berndt, 34, was arrested shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday on suspicion of second degree assault on a peace officer,...

  • FORECAST: Cool temps expected - snow possible - this weekend in the Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Fri, Mar 21, 2014

    Expect a chilly - and possibly snowy - start to spring across the Pikes Peak region. A series of cold fronts could bring about 1 to 2 inches of snow to Colorado Springs this weekend, along with cooler temperatures than the region experienced earlier this week, said Mike Nosko, a...

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