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11:52 am
Thu February 5, 2015

Tax season blues due to Obamacare, links to filing help

American wage-earners are supposed to have their W-2s and 1099s in hand now, but there are a few more government forms you might need.  Denver area CPA Lori Anderson visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to decipher some of the new 2015 tax filing issues we might be facing.

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2:27 pm
Tue February 3, 2015

Eagle County launches new public safety site, text app

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Just in time for the 2015 World Alpine Championships, public safety agencies in Eagle County have set up a new website and text app to keep the public informed about emergencies.  Kris Friel visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to describe the upgrades.

"Our intent is to provide a one-stop shop for public safety information, emergency information, logistical information.  It's a little bit outside of what our visitors need, but (it's) stuff that our locals will certainly be interested in."

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3:04 pm
Mon February 2, 2015

Citizens pushing climate agenda

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What is the cost of a warming planet?  The non-partisan Citizens' Climate Lobby is trying to put a figure to that question.  Betsey House visited "First Take with Lando and Chavis" to discuss their grassroots campaign.

"Our mission it to train ordinary citizens in communicating with elected officials, the media and our communities about climate change and particularly about our proposal for a carbon fee and dividend."

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10:16 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Academia Strives to Resolve Doctor Shortage

Dr. Nicole Zehnder from University of Colorado School of Medicine visits First Take to talk about the high shortage of doctors and what academia is doing to resolve this issue.

Listen to the full interview below.

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9:45 am
Thu January 29, 2015

Local Entrepreneur Meets President

Silver Mine Subs founder Carolyn Reed (pictured at far left, bottom row at the State of the Union) visits First Take to share about her experience running seven shops across five states - which has led to her meeting with the president several times.

Carolyn also shares what is changing for small business owners at the federal level and her tips for running a successful enterprise.

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