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Trump administration fact check: Environment, VA, Russia and jobs 13.7.2019 Denver Post: National News Headlines
President Donald Trump and his aides this past week celebrated an environmental legacy that is not theirs to claim.
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Here comes the sun: Colorado communities organizing to tap solar resources 6.7.2019 Denver Post: Business
A national nonprofit organization that helps communities form solar-energy cooperatives is organizing homeowners in Fort Collins and the Yampa Valley and is starting to reach out to Denver residents.
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The Long Shadow: Families in Elyria-Swansea struggle with asthma amid historic I-70 construction 30.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood is located in the heart of one of the country’s most polluted urban zip codes and now the Central 70 construction project. There, families cope with chronic health conditions among the swirling activity.
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Colorado’s ICE restrictions could earn it “sanctuary” label and jeopardize federal grants 21.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Last month, when Gov. Jared Polis signed into law legislation restricting Colorado’s cooperation with federal immigration officials, he placed the state squarely within the crosshairs of conservative efforts to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities for undocumented immigrants.
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Job Corps cuts hurt communities, at-risk youth, disaster relief 19.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Trump administration efforts to privatize and close centers meets bipartisan pushback.
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Colorado arts organizations raked in more than $2M of federal grants in 2019 18.6.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Lovers of the arts, rejoice: The National Endowment for the Arts announced last month that it has awarded more than $2 million in grants to Colorado arts organizations.
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Close encounters with the bear kind 14.6.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The very places that attract visitors and newcomers for their proximity to wildlife grapple with a spike in bear-human incidents.
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Pat Bowlen dies: Hall of Fame Broncos owner was 75 14.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Pat Bowlen, the most successful sports owner in Colorado history, died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s disease.
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Letters: Buy-in needed for education goal; Underperforming legislators; Remember the Allies too; Tough tariff stance is right (6/10/19) 10.6.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Buy-in needed for education goal Re: “Better for our failing schools,” June 9 editorial Colorado State Board of Education has, through Senate Bill 163 passed in 2009, taken over a school and a school district after five years of repeated substandard test scores. Communities and teacher unions are concerned, relationships may be severed and employment […]
Homework gap: Millions of students lack internet at home 10.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Nearly 3 million students around the country struggle keeping up with their studies because they must make do without home internet.
The Spot: What the heck does “local control” even mean? 7.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
I first heard the term “local control” as an education reporter at Chalkbeat. I was told early on that to understand education in Colorado, that was one of two things to understand, the other being the state’s school funding formula. Local control has long been a buzzword around the Capitol, not just among education officials. […]
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CU, CSU partner to open joint medical-school program in Fort Collins 5.6.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado State University and the University of Colorado's School of Medicine are teaming up, drawing on each institution's expertise to open a Fort Collins medical school branch specializing in health care's impacts on patients and society at large.
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FDA finds contamination by “forever chemicals” in grocery store meats, seafood and chocolate cake 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The Food and Drug Administration’s first broad testing of food for a worrisome class of nonstick, stain-resistant industrial compounds found substantial levels in some grocery store meats and seafood and in off-the-shelf chocolate cake, according to unreleased findings FDA researchers presented at a scientific conference in Europe.
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CU Boulder’s Mountain Research Station home to some of the most important ongoing research in climate change 3.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
The University of Colorado Boulder’s Mountain Research Station, within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest and situated just a few miles west off of Colo. 72, is the jumping-off point for some of the most important ongoing research into the nuanced and changing dynamics of alpine ecology going on anywhere in North America.
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See where PFAS pollution has been confirmed in the American West 30.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Western states lag behind in both monitoring and regulating the class of ‘forever chemicals.’
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Suncor’s hydrogen-cyanide emissions exceeded permit last year; Colorado now weighing refinery’s request to increase limit 26.5.2019 Denver Post: Local
The pollution from Suncor's Commerce City refinery exemplifies the incremental environmental degradation along Colorado's Front Range that increasingly rankles residents. For decades, people in the largely Latino lower-income north Denver neighborhoods of Globeville and Elyria-Swansea have suffered disproportionately from asthma, cancer and heart-lung ailments --- possibly related to air pollution.
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Boulder to temporarily ban commercial e-scooter companies 22.5.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Boulder has another temporary moratorium, this time on the issuance of business licenses to commercial electric scooter companies.
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Guest Commentary: Student mental health and well-being is a critical issue on every campus in the country 22.5.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
I have served as President of Colorado State University for 11 years, and during my tenure we have had 60 students or recent graduates die by suicide. Sixty promising lives cut short. Sixty families devastated. Sixty times our campus community had to ask why.
Longmont police to continue encrypting radio traffic 16.5.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Although a six-month-long pilot program study period ended in March, Longmont police will continue encrypting police radio traffic, Public Safety Chief Mike Butler said Tuesday night.
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Bears Ears’ only visitor center isn’t run by the feds 13.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
With the monument facing stripped-down protections and sky rocketing visitation, a local nonprofit built its own guerrilla visitor center to educate the masses.
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