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12:12pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Environment

Battling the Bark Beetle in Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park

In all, the bark beetle has impacted more than three million acres of Colorado forests since the first signs of an outbreak in 1996. Park officials are spraying insecticides on thousands of trees to help mitigate the effects of a bark beetle outbreak.

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6:00am

Tue April 10, 2012
Politics

Title Board Clears Additional Ballot Initiatives

More initiatives have been cleared for possible inclusion on the November election ballot. Supporters still must collect the more than 86-thousand valid signatures needed to get their proposals in front of Colorado voters.

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2:39pm

Mon April 9, 2012
Politics

Senate Passes Immigrant Tuition Bill With No Debate

The state senate passed a bill on Monday allowing illegal immigrants who graduate from Colorado high schools to pay lower tuition rates. The measure passed on a party line vote, and Governor Hickenlooper recently weighed in with his support.

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1:07pm

Mon April 9, 2012
Community

At the Conference on World Affairs, a Call for Civility in Politics

Kirk Siegler

In Boulder, the 64th Annual Conference on World Affairs got underway Monday with a rousing call for more civil dialogue in national and local politics from the founder of the bi-partisan Congressional Budget Office.

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11:44am

Mon April 9, 2012
Colorado Brewing

New Belgium Picks Asheville as Site for New Brewery

photo by Betsy Weber Creative Commons/Flickr

The craft brewing industry says the recently-announced expansion of New Belgium Brewing into North Carolina is a sign the market for craft beer remains strong.

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