Round-Up: Poverty on the rise in CO, and more

December 15, 2010

New census data shows that the number of neighborhoods with a significant number of people living in poverty has doubled in Colorado over the last decade....Colorado regulators have approved the pending merger between CenturyLink Inc. and Denver-based Qwest Communications International Inc....The Army has extended the public comment period for a plan to station helicopter combat aviation brigades...and, an environmental group is praising a federal agency's decision to designate more land in Colorado as critical habitat for a tiny jumping mouse.