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As waters rise, so do concerns for sports teams along coast


Created: Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:00:58 +0000

Author: Rick Maese

The infield is made of asphalt right now. So are the dugouts, the outfield and the stands. Someday this might be home to a baseball stadium, but today the Howard Terminal is little more than a parking lot for 16-wheelers, populated by far more sea gulls than baseball fans.

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Colorado to tighten oversight of oil and gas sites near homes in wake of study finding possible short-term health effects


Created: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 19:17:53 +0000

Author: Bruce Finley

Colorado officials declared they'll toughen their oversight at oil and gas drilling and fracking sites following the release Thursday of a multi-year scientific study that found industry operations may expose residents to unhealthy levels of benzene and other chemicals.

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Owl killings spur moral questions about human intervention


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:00:36 +0000

Author: The Associated Press

The federal government has been trying for decades to save the northern spotted owl, a native bird that sparked an intense battle over logging across Washington, Oregon and California decades ago.

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As hot-button debates rage in Aurora, election remains about bread-and-butter issues


Created: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:00:26 +0000

Author: John Aguilar

As anger over the fatal police shooting of a black man and conditions at an immigration detention facility blow up into loud protests at Aurora City Council meetings, the candidates for mayor say those aren't the issues voters say they care about most.

Read more: As hot-button debates rage in Aurora, election remains about bread-and-butter issues


Decker fire near Salida grows 800 acres, sparking contingency plans


Created: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 19:29:22 +0000

Author: James Burky

The Decker fire near Salida grew 800 acres overnight, causing federal fire managers to reassess their plan of attack, officials said Monday.

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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable


Created: Sun, 13 Oct 2019 16:32:38 +0000

Author: Pratik Joshi

Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.

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“This is real hope”: Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg leads rally in Denver’s Civic Center Park


Created: Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:43:58 +0000

Author: Sam Tabachnik

As Greta Thunberg walked on stage to cap Friday’s climate strike in downtown Denver, the kids and adults in the crowd buzzed with excitement, craning their necks to see the 16-year-old Swede who battles the American president on Twitter and is inspiring a generation of young climate activists.

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Greta Thunberg to strike with Denver climate activists today


Created: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 20:32:59 +0000

Author: Saja Hindi

Sixteen-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg who gained notoriety after speaking in front of the United Nations Climate Action Summit and being mocked by President Donald Trump is participating in a strike Friday in Denver.

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Lions kill cattle, so people kill lions. Can the cycle end?


Created: Tue, 08 Oct 2019 12:00:14 +0000

Author: Christina Larson

Saitoti Petro, a tall, slender 29-year-old, is marching with four other young men who belong to a pastoralist people called the Maasai. Beneath the folds of his thick cloak, he carries a sharpened machete.

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Algae growth from late-summer high temperatures causing odor in Lafayette water


Created: Sun, 06 Oct 2019 17:24:17 +0000

Author: John Spina

Due to a wet spring and early summer, followed by a string of 90 degree days at the end of summer, algae blooms have formed in the creeks, ditches and reservoirs containing the Lafayette's water supply and are affecting the water's taste and smell, according to the city.

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