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Colorado Proposition 105, G...

Colorado Proposition 105, GMO Food Labeling Measure, Draws Big Spending

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DENVER (AP) — Farms and fields dominate Colorado ads opposing a ballot measure to require labels on some foods that have been genetically modified, with farmers telling voters the labels will damage their businesses.But farmers and agriculture groups are just bit players in the $11 million campaign to defeat Proposition 105. The real money is coming from biotechnology giant Monsanto Co., which ...

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on Oct 24, 2014 at 01:50 PM
Prosecutors accept proposed...

Prosecutors accept proposed trial delay for Colorado cinema gunman

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DENVER (Reuters) - Prosecutors in the Colorado theater massacre case do not oppose a defense request to delay the murder trial of accused gunman James Holmes until early next year, court papers showed on Thursday. A ruling by the judge on whether to postpone the trial is pending. Earlier this week, public defenders asked Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour to postpone the trial, ...

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on Oct 23, 2014 at 04:50 PM
3 Denver teens possibly tri...

3 Denver teens possibly tried to join Islamic State

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Girls headed for Turkey, stopped in Germany; authorities now looking at friends for similar sentiments.

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on Oct 22, 2014 at 02:20 PM
Colorado's First Couple of ...

Colorado's First Couple of Pro-Fracking Front Groups

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A fracking operation in ColoradoA Greenpeace investigation has uncovered close ties between a Colorado political couple and at least six oil and gas industry front groups that have been fighting state regulations designed to protect the health of its citizens and the environment.The husband and wife team are ex-state senator and onetime Republican gubernatorial primary candidate Josh Penry and ...

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on Oct 21, 2014 at 03:20 PM
Denver fashion show feature...

Denver fashion show features upcycled clothes

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Don’t expect spotlights, airbrushing, waif-like models or a minimalist catwalk. The fashion show at PalletFest in Dever, featuring up cycled one-of-a-kind garments, was much more colorful and crafty.

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on Oct 18, 2014 at 06:21 AM
Everything is built out of ...

Everything is built out of recycled pallets at the PalletFest upcycling festival

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The US' first upcycling festival is opening in Denver this weekend, featuring art, live music, upcycled fashion shows, and even pallet parkour.

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on Oct 08, 2014 at 11:52 PM

EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant to address illegal dumping in San Luis Valley (Colo.) (CO)

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EPA Awards $120,000 Environmental Justice Grant to address illegal dumping in San Luis Valley (Colo.)Contact: Lisa McClain-Vanderpool, 303-312-6077; April Nowak, 303-312-6528Michael Armenta, CCCW EJ CPS Project Coordinator michael@cccwater.org. Andrea Guajardo, CCCW Executive Director info@cccwater....

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on Oct 02, 2014 at 03:22 AM

Commerce City (Colo.) refinery agrees to resolve alleged risk management planning and chemical reporting violations (CO)

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(Denver, Colo. - September 29, 2014) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Suncor Energy has agreed to pay $230,400 in penalties to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) at its Commerce City, ...

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on Sep 29, 2014 at 06:23 PM
Denver area students walk o...

Denver area students walk out over conservative history curriculum proposal

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ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Hundreds of students walked out of classrooms around suburban Denver on Tuesday in protest over a conservative-led school board proposal to focus history education on topics that promote citizenship, patriotism and respect for authority, in a show of civil disobedience that the new standards would aim to downplay.

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on Sep 24, 2014 at 01:50 PM
Colo. shooting victim's par...

Colo. shooting victim's parents sue ammo seller

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Four online retailers allegedly sold ammo, tear gas and equipment used in the 2012 Colo. theater shootings.

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on Sep 17, 2014 at 01:53 AM