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4:45pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Community

Are Humans Really Using Technology For Social Change?

As humans adapt to changing technology, Salim Ismail says true social, philanthropic, and economic change can occur.
acroamatic Flickr/CreativeCommons

There are nearly two billion devices currently connected to the internet. That's according to Salim Ismail, Executive Director of Singularity University. Despite claims technology is forwarding social and economic causes, Ismail says we're actually still in the early stages of figuring out how to adapt these new technological tools.

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1:46pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Politics

[Updated] "The World Is Watching," After Impasse, Civil Unions Bill Dies On House Floor

Theo Doranian Flickr/CreativeCommons

In what could create an historic end to the Colorado legislative session, Colorado’s Civil Unions bill cleared the House Appropriations committee on a 7-6 vote with one Republican supporter. The stage is now set for a possible debate on the house floor which could last well into tonight. 

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11:30am

Tue May 8, 2012
Environment

Longmont to Vote on Ban on Drilling in Residential Areas

Longmont resident Judith Blackburn is opposed to drilling within the city's boundaries.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Longmont's city council is expected to approve a slate of oil and gas regulations tonight that seek to keep drilling out of residential neighborhoods. 

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10:29am

Tue May 8, 2012
Arts & Culture

Oskar Blues Hopes to Brew Success on the East Coast

Oskar Blues delivery truck
Daquella manera Creative Commons/Flickr

We’re just a few days into May, but it’s already shaping up to be a busy month for Colorado craft beer. Last week Longmont-based Oskar Blues announced that it would be opening its first facility outside Colorado, with plans to open a new location in Brevard, North Carolina.

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5:33am

Tue May 8, 2012
Environment

Thunderstorms And Climate Change: Seeking An Ozone Connection

Strong storms like this one in New Mexico can suck surface air containing pollutants high into the atmosphere.
Greg Lundeen NOAA/CreativeCommons

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