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Colorado's Rocky Mountain N...

Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park Sees 2nd Lightning Strike Fatality In 2 Days

(via www.huffingtonpost.com)

July 12 (Reuters) - A lightning strike on Saturday killed a man in Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado, a day after another strike killed a woman who had been out on a hike. Four people were injured in Saturday's strike, and eight were hurt on Friday, officials said in a news release. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson identified the woman killed on Friday as Rebecca R. Te...

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on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:50 AM
Colorado Is Smoking A Ton O...

Colorado Is Smoking A Ton Of Pot

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DENVER (AP) — Colorado is smoking pot by the ton, and visitors are, too.Colorado's pot regulators issued what is believed to be the world's first post-legalization market study for the weed on Wednesday. The study relied on sales data from Colorado's first three months of recreational marijuana sales, while previous pot market studies relied on survey responses because the drug is illegal.&quot...

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on Jul 10, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Flash flood prompts evacuation of scout camp in Colorado

(via reuters.us.feedsportal.com)

DENVER (Reuters) - Nearly 100 Boy Scouts were evacuated from a mountain camp in southern Colorado on Tuesday after heavy rains caused flash flooding in an area that was stripped of vegetation by a 2013 wildfire, authorities said.

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on Jul 08, 2014 at 07:50 PM
Victory in Colorado a rebuk...

Victory in Colorado a rebuke against coal leasing

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Ruling represents the first time that a coal mine has been rejected because of the failure to adequately consider and disclose the impacts that a mine would have on climate disruption.

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on Jul 07, 2014 at 07:50 PM
BREAKING NEWS: Block Of Ice...

BREAKING NEWS: Block Of Ice To Melt In Denver (LIVE VIDEO)

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In the most important piece of journalism since the publication of the Pentagon Papers, a block of ice is melting in Denver.KUSA graced us with this tweet at 3:07 p.m. ET, pointing us to its BREAKING NEWS LIVE FEED for a special report on an ice block that is maybe sort of melting in the back of a vehicle. Its whereabouts is unknown. All we know is that time is running out.LIVE: Watch a 10 lb b...

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on Jul 07, 2014 at 07:50 PM
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on Jul 03, 2014 at 07:20 PM

Frackquakes in Colorado? Scientists Probe Fracking Wastewater Link to CO Earthquakes

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At 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, Greeley, Colorado was struck by a 3.4 magnitude earthquake. Earthquakes are highly unusual in eastern Colorado, raising speculation that it was a “frackquake” — a man-made earthquake stimulated by the disposal of contaminated drilling water in deep injection wells. This disposal technique forces wastewater generated from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) deep int...

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on Jun 24, 2014 at 06:21 PM
Volunteer Finds Massive Din...

Volunteer Finds Massive Dinosaur Bone During Dig In Colorado

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Think you need a fancy degree to do important scientific work? Think again.This week scientists confirmed that a huge dinosaur bone unearthed on a dig in Colorado is the largest apatosaurus femur ever discovered -- and it was found not by professional paleontologists but by a volunteer named Kay Fredette."Dorothy and I were working on some bones... and came across this lump and thought, 'O...

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on Jun 24, 2014 at 05:20 PM
3 shot after Denver-area ra...

3 shot after Denver-area rap concert, suspect sought

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MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Law enforcement officers were searching for a gunman Friday after three people were shot and wounded at the end of a rap concert at the popular Red Rocks outdoor amphitheater in the foothills west of Denver.

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on Jun 20, 2014 at 02:50 PM

Colorado Citizens Launch Class Action Lawsuit to Protect Lafayette's Fracking Ban

(via www.desmogblog.com)

Citizens of Lafayette, Colo., have filed a class action lawsuit against the State of Colorado, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) and Governor John Hickenlooper requesting immediate enforcement of Lafayette's Community Rights Charter Amendment to ban fracking. In November 2013, 60 percent of Lafayette voters approved the Community Rights Amendment, which allows citizens to prohibit har...

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on Jun 18, 2014 at 10:50 PM