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More Colorado School Districts Turn To Subsidized Housing To Retain Teachers

Trust an architect to hop on board a flat bed trailer and paint a vivid picture of a sustainable -- if not snug -- future house. Standing atop the donated trailer behind Glenwood Springs High School, Steve Eaton points out where there will be a grilling station, french doors and a loft bedroom -- all to be built by his students this fall.

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Obit is a great idea for a movie, and most wonderfully, the film fulfills its promise. It is not a grim movie obsessed by death. As Times obituary writer Margalit Fox says near the top of the picture, New York Times obituaries don't dwell on death, they focus on life. The Times obituaries offer a chronicle of lives lived, and from many of them, you get a sense of the fabulous range of human achievement, experience, behavior and interest.

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Outside the tour center of Anheuser-Busch ’s Fort Collins brewery, a team of eight huge clydesdales pull the iconic red wagon around the parking lot. The gold harnesses catch the sunlight and people eagerly snap pictures with their cell phones.

 

The Budweiser Clydesdales have been a crowd pleaser since 1933, but a lot has changed since then. Between mergers and acquisitions, including the $103 billion purchase of rival SAB Miller, Anheuser-Busch InBev is a multinational company accounting for about 30 percent of global beer sales.

 

In the past, beer drinkers only had a handful of options, but now the proliferation of choices has lead to consumers favoring styles over brands. This shift in buying behavior away from brand loyalty is hard to combat for a company like Anheuser-Busch, who have invested millions of dollars in their image.

 

The world’s biggest brewer has seen its market share slip by 2 percent annually since 2014. To combat the drop, they are investing in ways that smaller brewers can’t.

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Douglas County now has some additional support to fight wildfires: a converted Boeing 747-400 airplane. County commissioners have approved a contract with Global SuperTanker, allowing emergency officials to call on the large aircraft to dump water or retardant on out-of-control flames. Emergency manager Tim Johnson told the commissioners he wants to be prepared when largeblazes erupt. “This resource would give us the ability to have the largest wildfire suppression air tanker available in the world,” Johnson says.

Four decades ago Friday, The Dallas Morning News committed an error so grave, so egregious, that it long remained shrouded in silence — out of a deep sense of shame and self-recrimination that one can only imagine.

The paper called Chewbacca a "Wookie."

By night, they play gigs. By day, they sample ramen in cities across America.

How is this for a first day on the job: Maurice Murphy, the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO)'s late principal trumpet player, spent his very first day with the orchestra recording Star Wars' iconic opening theme, with its incredible brass fanfare — and Murphy leading the trumpets.

NASA's Juno spacecraft has spotted giant cyclones swirling at Jupiter's north and south poles.

That's just one of the unexpected and puzzling findings being reported by the Juno science team.

Updated at 5:40 p.m. ET

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Trump's controversial travel ban should be kept on hold, maintaining a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks key elements of the executive order from being enforced.

The sudden resignation of an Obama appointee who oversaw student aid at the U.S. Department of Education has brought forth competing explanations.

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