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  1. Peggy Kaufman: Too much testing in schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Camera

    BVSD high school parents should take some time to research the new eight-day standardized tests coming to your high school students in March and April. These PARCC exams will take eight days of instruction out of your child's academic year in English and Math.

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  2. Raising questions about being deceived, Colorado lawmakers push backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Daily Camera

    Gov. John Hickenlooper's administration has added more than 50 new guards at youth prisons in response to a recent jailbreak and rash of assaults behind bars, but state lawmakers are questioning how the hiring took place. Sen. Pat Steadman, D-Denver, on Tuesday wondered whether the department's initial request for extra hires was "purposefully deceitful."

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  3. Frei: Playing football can be wonderful and wickedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Camera

    Deb Ploetz and her husband, Greg, a former Texas star, were living in the Denver area last fall when she saw kids playing football. "If you lived through ... what we've lived through, you wouldn't want it for your grandchild," she says.

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  4. RC Lloyd: Time for repeal of TABORRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Camera

    As one ventures out to spend the soon-to-arrive Colorado tax refund checks, be certain to thank tax crusader, current Colorado Springs resident and former California lawyer Doug Bruce for his success in passing the TABOR amendment to the Colorado Constitution. However, as your Michelins touch the ever-deteriorating roadways and you're savoring that Starbuck's latte, keep in mind how hamstrung state coffers are due to the lack of any rainy day protection written into this misguided piece of legislation.

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  5. USGS: Magnitude 3.0 earthquake shakes between Colorado Springs, PuebloRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Camera

    A magnitude 3.0 earthquake was recorded early Monday morning between Colorado Springs and Pueblo, the United States Geological Survey reported . The quake happened at about 3 a.m. southeast of Fountain - about 86 miles south of Denver - along the El Paso-Pueblo county line.

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  6. CU grad Chris Fowler at center stage of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Daily Camera

    The University of Colorado football team played for the national title in back-to-back seasons 25 years ago but it remains a long way from making a return trip to the top of a heap that now includes nearly 130 teams. A national champion will be crowned Monday night in North Texas when Oregon and Ohio State meet to put the wraps on the first season in major college football history to end with playoff games.

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  7. Tim Thomas: Major omission by CameraRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Daily Camera

    Why didn't the Boulder Daily Camera carry news of the explosion outside the Colorado Springs branch of the NAACP? This story appeared in news outlets across the globe. The Colorado Spring Gazette wrote: "On Twitter, the #NAACPBombing hashtag was trending worldwide as of Wednesday morning, with some people criticizing what they felt was a lack of coverage by local and national media."

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  8. Colorado Springs NAACP bombing: Sketch released of person of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Daily Camera

    Officials released a composite sketch Friday of a person of interest in the bombing of a building that houses a chapter of the NAACP, saying their investigation is still in its early stages and very much ongoing. The FBI would not speculate about a motive in Tuesday's bombing, reiterating earlier proclamations that they are exploring all possibilities in why someone appears to have targeted an unassuming, one-story red building in a neighborhood south of downtown.

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  9. CU-Boulder to offer online bachelor's degrees in English, psychologyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Daily Camera

    The University of Colorado's Boulder campus expects to begin offering its first completely online bachelor's degree this fall. The new online psychology degree is part of a broader initiative to beef up and streamline the university system's online education offerings.

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  10. Patrick Murphy: Why I had to sue the city of BoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Daily Camera

    Patrick Murphy, left, and his attorney, Jason Lynch, during Tuesday's court hearing on Murphy's lawsuit seeking information on Boulder's proposed municipal electric utility. Boulder has a lot of smart people in it.

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  11. FBI exploring motive in Colorado Springs NAACP bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Daily Camera

    The day after a small bomb rocked a one-story, volunteer-staffed NAACP chapter, federal and local law enforcement continued to investigate who left the exploding device and why. Tuesday's blast left little damage to the building, but the loud boom that resonated through modest homes in the surrounding neighborhood also rippled across the nation, spreading anger and questions.

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  12. Business leaders say Colorado's business climate extremely stableRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Daily Camera

    Colorado business leaders say the business climate in the state is extremely stable going into 2015, according to the Leeds Business Confidence Index released Monday by the University of Colorado's Leeds School of Business. As a result, the Business Confidence Index measured 60.8 going into the first quarter of 2015, up from 59.5 from the fourth quarter of 2014.

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  13. Sled-towing accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Daily Camera

    A Lafayette teenager suffered serious injuries last weekend when she was thrown from an innertube being towed behind a car traveling 35 mph down a rural Weld County Road, authorities say. The incident occurred Saturday evening on Weld County Road 22 near where it intersects with Weld County Road 19, about 2.5 miles northeast of Saddleback Golf Club, according to Trooper Josh Lewis with the Colorado State Patrol.

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  14. Lafayette teen in serious condition after sled-towing crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Daily Camera

    A Lafayette teenager suffered serious injuries last weekend when she was thrown from an innertube being towed behind a car traveling 35 mph down a rural Weld County Road, authorities say. The incident occurred Saturday evening on Weld County Road 22 near where it intersects with Weld County Road 19, about 2.5 miles northeast of Saddleback Golf Club, according to Trooper Josh Lewis with the Colorado State Patrol.

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  15. CU-Boulder hoping for $20M to expand East Campus biotechnology buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | Daily Camera

    Andrew Natale, a University of Colorado research assistant, works to cast gels for analyzing proteins inside a lab at the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology building on the University of Colorado's East Campus in March 2013. This year, CU is requesting $20 million in state capital construction funds to add a fifth wing to the building.

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  16. The future of CU athletics: Reason to believe in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Daily Camera

    CU beat writer Kyle Ringo selects the top sports stories of the past year involving CU and Boulder elite-level athletes: SPENCER DINWIDDIE'S DEPARTURE: The 2013-14 season for the CU men's basketball team completely changed when the Buffs lost starting point guard Spencer Dinwiddie to a torn knee ligament Jan. 12 at Washington. Three months later, Dinwiddie opted to pass up his senior season in Boulder to enter the NBA draft.

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  17. Stuart J Hartman: Believe in scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Daily Camera

    On Dec. 19, newly-elected Colorado State Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt stated, "We ought to look to the lord for our health care." By making such an outrageous statement, this man ought to be disqualified from holding any elected office.

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  18. Short days find Colo. bikers racing through dark with help of LED lampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Daily Camera

    On a moonlit stretch of Palmer Park's Yucca Flats section, bright lights bounce over a rocky trail and throw tall shadows into rustling thickets. From the view of a speeding mountain bike, these LED beams - blindingly bright from head-on - shed just enough light on the jagged path for a sense of what's coming as the trail stutters and twists through harrowing terrain.

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  19. Editorial: State audit of health exchange disturbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | Daily Camera

    On the face of it, the recent state audit of the Colorado health insurance exchange program revealed a horribly managed program loosely playing with millions of federal dollars. Officials with Connect for Health Colorado swear that is not the case and blame poor recordkeeping instead, claiming the exchange has been one of the nation's most successful.

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  20. Rocky Mountain NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Daily Camera

    Denver billionaire Philip Anschutz, considered a potential buyer of The Denver Post, is floating the idea of reviving the defunct Rocky Mountain News. The Denver-based newspaper closed in 2009 after nearly 150 years of publication, a victim of the newspaper war with the Post.

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