Lead Stories

6:12pm

Tue March 3, 2015
Politics

Drone Privacy Bill Gets Delayed In Colorado Judiciary Committee

A DJI Quadcopter drone.
Adam Meek Flickr - Creative Commons

The sponsor of a proposal to put guardrails around the use of drones for non- government purposes asked lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee to delay a vote on the bill Tuesday.

"I would work with members of the committee to make sure it truly protects the privacy of people in the state," said Representative Polly Lawrence (R-Roxborough Park).

The delay came after nearly two hours of testimony that focused on emerging technologies and a person's reasonable expectation of privacy.

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6:08am

Tue March 3, 2015

5:00am

Tue March 3, 2015
Agriculture

Veterans Return From War And Head To The Farm

Air Force veteran Sara Creech has taken to poultry, raising 900 meat chickens, close to 100 laying hens, ducks, and heritage breed turkeys.
Credit Jon Wendle for Harvest Public Media

Sara Creech has grown dependent on farming. She started out planting an orchard of fruit trees - apples, peaches, cherries and pears. She added berry bushes and rows of vegetables.

And then she bought her first chickens.

“A lot of people call chickens the gateway animal,” she said. “Like once you have a chicken on the farm, then you end up getting sheep on the farm, and then you end up getting horses, and cows, and then it just explodes from there.”

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5:00am

Tue March 3, 2015
American Graduate

One Student's Experience Dropping Out, And Getting Back In

Bishop Albright, pictured on the right, works with Jordan Bresnahan, Social Studies and Language Arts Instructor at Futures Academy.
Stephanie Paige Ogburn KUNC

When it comes to dropouts, thousands of Colorado High School students are still slipping through the cracks. While numbers are going down, not graduating from high school does place those individuals at a disadvantage later in life.

Statistics alone on a spreadsheet don't adequately answer the "why" question. Why did a particular student leave school? In the case of 18-year-old Bishop Albright it was the birth of his son.

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10:13am

Mon March 2, 2015
Community

SAINT- Personal Transportation For Those Who Can’t Drive

What would you do if you could no longer drive? Most of us will have to answer that question at some point. What will you do? Ride a bus? Call a cab? Beg family and friends for rides? Stay home? Or give up that home and move in with the kids or to an assisted living facility? SAINT offers an alternative.

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