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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

(via www.desmogblog.com)

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

Arizona Cities Could Face Cutbacks in Water From Colorado River, Officials Say

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The warning comes as the federal Bureau of Reclamation forecasts that Lake Mead will fall next month to a level not seen since the lake was first filled in 1938.

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on Jun 18, 2014 at 07:50 AM
Your Weekly Travel Zen: Col...

Your Weekly Travel Zen: Colorado

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With snow-covered mountains in winter, stunningly green national parks in summer, and tons of adventure no matter the season, Colorado is heaven for nature lovers.Whether mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing, trail walking or simply admiring the scenery is your thing, there's something for everyone in Colorado. And when you need a break from all that natural beauty, vibrant cities like Denver...

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on Jun 15, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Great Sand Dunes National P...

Great Sand Dunes National Park Is Colorado's Most Unexpected Natural Wonder

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When you imagine Colorado, what do you envision? The majestic Rocky Mountains? Snow-covered foothills? Glassy lakes and thick green forest?How about sand dunes? Great Sand Dunes National Park is probably the most unexpected natural wonder Colorado has to offer. The 30-square-mile park of vast, rolling sand dunes sits among the peaks of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and San Juan Mountains.The s...

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on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:50 PM

Lake County (Colo.) receives $400K to clean up and redevelop contaminated sites (CO)

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EPA Brownfields grant to help establish program to redevelop properties and leverage economic investment (Denver, Colo. ? May 28, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that Lake County, Colorado will receive a $400K Brownfields assessment grant to assess, clean up and...

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on Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM