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Colorado hunting guide gets two years in prison for illegal wild cat hunts

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DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado hunting guide and outfitter who pleaded guilty to maiming bob cats and cougars to help clients more easily kill the animals was sentenced on Thursday to 27 months in prison, authorities said.

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on Nov 21, 2014 at 04:50 AM

Both Sides of the Meter at Colorado Climate Summit

(via www.triplepundit.com)

“We have to look at both sides of the meter,” said Leslie Glustrom, pointing at a chart of Boulder’s carbon emissions that, despite tremendous work and city effort to reduce carbon emissions, showed marginal gains.

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on Nov 18, 2014 at 09:52 AM
Fracking Accident In Colora...

Fracking Accident In Colorado Kills 1 Worker, Seriously Injures 2 Others

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GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — One worker is dead and two others have been seriously injured following a fracking accident at an oil or gas well site in northern Colorado.The Greeley Tribune (http://tinyurl.com/kr43ww4 ) reports the three men were trying to heat a frozen high-pressure water line when something went wrong and the line ruptured Thursday.Weld County sheriff's Sgt. Sean Standridge says one ...

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on Nov 13, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Father of boys found in squ...

Father of boys found in squalid Denver home pleads guilty to abuse

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A father of four malnourished boys found living amid cat feces in a squalid Denver home and unable to speak except by grunts pleaded guilty on Thursday to felony child abuse, prosecutors said. Wayne Sperling, 66, was arrested last year along with his common-law wife, Lorinda Bailey, after authorities discovered the boys, aged 2, 4, 5 and 6, living in a filthy...

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on Nov 13, 2014 at 09:20 PM

Colorado man's wife, dead in fall from cliff, insured for millions

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A Colorado man accused of killing his wife by pushing her off a cliff two years ago stood to reap millions of dollars from life insurance benefits, prosecutors said on Wednesday, as homicide investigators delved separately into the 1995 death of his first spouse. A federal grand jury indicted Harold Henthorn, 58, on first-degree murder charges last week in th...

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on Nov 13, 2014 at 02:50 AM

National Briefing | Rockies: Colorado: Sage Grouse Is Given Protected Status

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Federal officials granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse on Wednesday, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other activity to preserve the bird’s habitat in areas of Colorado and Utah.

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on Nov 13, 2014 at 01:20 AM

Gunnison sage grouse given federal protection in Colorado, Utah

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DENVER (Reuters) - U.S. wildlife authorities listed the Gunnison sage grouse as threatened on Wednesday, disappointing environmental activists who wanted the species given greater protection, and politicians who did not want the federal government involved.

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on Nov 12, 2014 at 09:50 PM

Mother of boys found in squalid Denver home jailed for 90 days

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - The mother of four small boys found inside a squalid Denver home malnourished and unable to speak except by grunts was sentenced on Friday to 90 days in jail and five years of probation, prosecutors said. Lorinda Bailey, 36, and her common-law husband, Wayne Sperling, 67, were charged last year with multiple counts of child abuse after police found the boys a...

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on Nov 08, 2014 at 02:50 AM

GMO labeling fails in Colorado, Oregon; GMO ban passes in Maui

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(Reuters) - The defeat of twin measures in Oregon and Colorado that would have required labeling of foods made with genetically modified ingredients sets the stage for a battle over the issue in the nation's capital, both sides of the debate said on Wednesday.

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on Nov 05, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Spotlight on Denver: New Pr...

Spotlight on Denver: New Project Launches to Unlock Energy Savings

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Kimi Narita, Outreach Manager, City Energy Project , Santa Monica, CA:Last week Denver took a big step toward achieving major city-wide energy savings by launching the Denver City Energy Project, a voluntary program that aims to benchmark building energy performance across the city. Specifically, the program targets commercial and multifamily...

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on Nov 04, 2014 at 07:50 PM