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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

Gas production blamed for rise in Colorado, New Mexico quakes

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DENVER (Reuters) - The deep injection of wastewater underground by energy companies during methane gas extraction has caused a dramatic rise in the number of earthquakes in Colorado and New Mexico since 2001, U.S. government scientists said in a study released on Monday.

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on Sep 15, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Colo. woman pleads guilty t...

Colo. woman pleads guilty to conspiring to aid IS

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A 19-year-old Colorado woman became the latest American to admit to attempting to join a Middle East terror group, pleading guilty on Wednesday of conspiring to provide support to the Islamic State militants in Syria.

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on Sep 10, 2014 at 06:50 PM

Colorado woman pleads guilty to conspiring to aid Islamist rebels

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - A 19-year-old Colorado woman pleaded guilty in federal court on Wednesday to conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State militants who have seized large parts of Syria and Iraq. Shannon Maureen Conley has been in custody since her arrest in April for allegedly planning to travel overseas and join the Sunni Muslim militant group. Federal prosecutor...

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on Sep 10, 2014 at 05:20 PM
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Lawyers for accused Colorado theater gunman oppose televising trial

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By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Attorneys for accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes oppose requests by news media to televise his trial, arguing the presence of cameras would jeopardize his due process rights, a court filing made public on Friday showed. A group of television news outlets requested last month that Arapahoe County District Court Judge Carlos Samour allow expanded medi...

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on Sep 06, 2014 at 12:20 AM