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45 min ago | The Gazette

Colorado Senator charged with 3 felonies

Republican state Sen. Steve King is facing three felony charges alleging he falsified time cards and defrauded two former employers out of thousands of dollars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Mesa County, CO

5 hrs ago | KAAL-TV Austin

Minnesota Starts Stabilizing Flood-Damaged Highway

The Minnesota Department of Transportation tells the Mankato Free Press that GeoStabilization International of Grand Junction, Colorado, has begun work on Highway 19. The east-west route that crosses near Minneapolis has been closed since June.

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Colorado Government

7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Free admission to eight Denver museums for Colorado's 138th birthday

The History Colorado Center offers a re-creation of a storm during the Dust Bowl, above.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado leads country for share of homes most vulnerable to wildfires

Homes rated 1 to 50 are unlikely to ever see damage from a wildfire, and 78 percent of homes in Colorado fall into that category.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Colorado Political News

Sorry Gun Nuts, Colorado Tourism Is Booming

This prediction quickly proved unfounded, as the most likely indicator of a boycott by pro-gun tourists-a reduction in hunting licenses- didn't take place .

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Guns

Daily Chronicle

Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

Heavy rain has brought much-needed moisture to Colorado's drought-stricken plains and has tested the recovery efforts in the foothill communities hit hard by flooding in September.

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Related Topix: Weather

The Horse

Number of Colorado Facilities with Equine VS Jumps to 21

Fritz was meant to be a racehorse but was injured as a weanling. She has a dropped hip but now runs and plays with friends and appears to be 100% sound.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

The News Tribune

Kelsey Grammer won't endorse killer's release

Grammer testified by video Tuesday at the parole board hearing for Freddie Glenn, who is serving a life sentence at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, State Prisons, Buena Vista Correctional Facility, Prison

TheDenverChannel

Flash flood watch in effect for most of Colorado

Flash Flood Watch issued July 29 at 5:27AM MDT expiring July 30 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Gilpin, Grand, Jackson, Jefferson, Larimer, Lincoln, Morgan, Park, Summit, Washington, Weld Areal Flood Warning issued July 30 at 2:36AM MDT expiring July 30 at 5:30AM MDT in effect ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Daily Camera

Storms cause street, farm field flooding, more wet weather expected

Thunderstorms poured over the Front Range and onto the Eastern Plains on Tuesday afternoon and evening, prompting flooding that stranded motorists on city streets, overflowed fields and washed over wildfire burn scars.

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Related Topix: Weather, Grand Junction, CO, Boulder, CO

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gazette

Heavy rain causes flooding across much of Colorado

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for nearly the whole state Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Weld County, CO, Larimer County, CO

Greeley Tribune

Red Cross urges Coloradans to take flood precautions

With heavy rains expected in northern Colorado in the coming week, the Red Cross of Colorado is urging residents to take flood precautions early.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Colorado Government, Weather

News10.net

Court orders halt to Colorado gay marriages

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered the Boulder County Clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples while it considers if the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Gay/Lesbian, Boulder, CO, US News, US Supreme Court

Examiner.com

Colorado: Next to vote on GMO labeling?

Part 1 in this 3-part series of interviews with Dr. Vandana Shiva about the future of food is one of the most contentious, revolutionary, profound, and important discussions of any, we have had to date on Food News.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

OregonLive.com

Summer Adventures in Colorado: Rocky Mountain National Park (your photos)

If you like to hike, and you like high elevations, you're in luck, because Rocky Mountain National Park has all of that ... and more.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Rocky Mountain National Park, Travel

Denver Post

EPA greenhouse-gas plan could up pressure on Colorado power utilities

A two-day hearing by the federal Environmental Protection Agency is being held in Denver.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Alternative Energy, Energy

303 Magazine

Hard Red Rocks: Throwing Down Colorado Style

Hard Events has come back to Colorado in 2014 for the second annual Hard Red Rocks .

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Denver Post

Guest Commentary: ZIP codes should not determine health in Colorado

Volunteer pediatrician, Dr. Kim Feehs, left, looks over patient suffering from an earache at the Inner City Health Center in Denver last April.

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Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine, Home Gardening, Home, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Brush News-Tribune

Northern Colorado officials eye the risk of oil train derailments

"On these things, it's never if - it's when," said Carl Harvey, police chief and operations manager for the town of LaSalle, which has a rail switchyard in the middle of town.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Denver Post

Larimer Sheriff warns of phone scam as fake calls in Colorado continue

The Larimer County Sheriff's Office on Monday issued a warning about a phone scam that has been used to extort and defraud northern Coloradans recently.

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