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3 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

SPA goes to NATS

From left to right, front row, Becky Kopetzky, Tertia Cain, Makinna Miller; second row, Chris Anderson and Matthew Hofman; back row, Allie Reagan, Leah Walraven and Cora Rhode.

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8 hrs ago | KUAD-FM Windsor

Colorado May Ban Traffic Cameras [VIDEO]

Have you ever been ticketed from a red-light traffic camera? I've narrowly avoided it my share of times.

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10 hrs ago | CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

City Floral Garden Center partners with Colorado's Own Channel 2

After a long and snow-filled winter, it's time to celebrate the warmer weather, and with it, the opportunity for spring gardening in Colorado! Have questions about indoor houseplants, starting an herb and vegetable garden, or preparing your soil for new plantings? Join City Floral Garden Center for weekly garden tips on "Going 2 The Garden" every ... (more)

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Weather, Denver, CO

13 hrs ago | Journal-Advocate

Sterling High School students do well at Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

Four Sterling High School students did well at the recent Colorado Science and Engineering Fair, held April 10-12, at Colorado State University, taking home a total of $9,750 in prize and scholarship money.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Colorado State University

16 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Denver School District Actively Seeks Out Undocumented Immigrants To Be Teachers

Activist at the April 5th rally in front of the White House, holds a sign that reads, "We want education, not rejection."

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US News, Illegal Immigration, Colorado Government, University of Colorado Denver, Liberal Political News

20 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado oil drilling boom intensifies as voter initiatives multiply

Workers replace dirt displaced by flooding near a well head in Erie last fall. A state House committee on Tuesday moved forward a bill authorizing the analysis of potential health impacts of Front Range oil and gas development.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado Government, Erie, CO

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Colorado Political News

Is Tom Tancredo Considering Jefferson County Superintendent Job?

UPDATE: We hear that a friend and advisor of Tancredo is discreetly asking questions about the possibility of Tancredo being approved as Jeffco Schools Superintendent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Tom Tancredo, Bob Beauprez, Republican, US House of Representatives

Denver Post

Oil and gas companies playing, but pay to Colorado counties is uneven

The Colorado shale oil boom is adding billions of dollars to oil company balance sheets and millions to the coffers in counties where drilling takes place - but it hasn't amounted to much for the rest of the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, La Plata County, CO

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Leadership shakeup hits GOP in Colorado House

Rep. Kevin Priola of Henderson resigned his post Monday as Republican caucus whip, a job that entails measuring support among fellow party members in advance of votes.

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CBS Local

Colorado Senate Approves Solitary Confinement Curb

A proposal aimed at reducing the use of solitary confinement for prisoners with serious mental illness has won unanimous approval in the state Senate.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

CPW opens Highline Lake to boaters

Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the dredging work at Highline Lake State Park has been completed and the lake will open to boaters on Apr. 14 at 8 a.m. The dredging operation got rid of silt that was building up over the years.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Millions Of Piglets Die After Catching Mysterious Virus: Pork Prices May Go Up

Pork prices may be on the rise in the next few months because of a new virus that has migrated to the U.S, killing piglets in 15 states at an alarming rate in facilities where it has been reported.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Pork, Meat, Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Illinois

The Grand Junction Sentinel

Through it runs a river

Bart Miller of Western Resource Advocates says a statewide water plan should focus on preserving the 80,000 jobs and the $9 billion the Colorado River generates on the Western Slope.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Yampa, CO

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Highways in northern Colorado becoming hazardous; Greeley on accident alert

A single yellow flower braves the blowing spring snow Sunday in the University Square parking lot in Greeley.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Colorado Government, Blizzard, Weather

Examiner.com

Proposed bill to make positive changes to CCCAP in Colo. heads to Senate

According to the Colorado Children's Campaign , affordable child care should support, not make it more difficult, for working parents' efforts to keep good jobs, to move forward in their careers, education and financial advancement.

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Related Topix: Larimer County, CO

CBS Local

Rockies Activate Chatwood From DL

The Colorado Rockies have activated right-hander Tyler Chatwood from the 15-day disabled list and optioned infielder Charlie Culberson to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

25% of Colorado foster kids on psychotropic

The Denver Post reported on Sunday that foster children took antipsychotics at a rate 12 times greater than other children on government insurance.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Family, Kids, Medicaid, Health

Greeley Tribune

Children's Festival gives parents and kids a free day of fun

Kids were excitedly running around the events center to every booth, coloring and decorating different crafts provided by numerous of businesses and volunteers.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Greeley, CO, Weld County, CO

Watersblogged

Colorado Front Range Commercial Property Managers and Owners: Start...

With the discovery of emerald ash borer in Colorado, Swingle Lawn, Tree & Landscape Care advises commercial property managers and owners to start developing an emerald ash borer management plan now as those with ash trees will be affected.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Windsor Now

Colorado-Big Thompson quota set at 60 percent

The quota for the Colorado-Big Thompson Project, the region's largest water-supply project, was set at 60 percent.

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