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5:13pm

Wed April 11, 2012
Business

Bennet Hopeful on Farm Bill Reauthorization

Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colorado) joined NRCS director Dave White in Greeley Wednesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Despite a polarized Congress, Colorado Senator Michael Bennet says he’s optimistic that the 2012 Farm Bill can be re-authorized before the November election.  The bill allocates billions of dollars for everything from disaster assistance to school nutrition efforts and Bennet has been holding listening sessions with farmers across the state as the Senate committee he sits on is preparing to draft legislation. 

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4:46pm

Wed April 11, 2012
Business

Colorado Joins e-Book Price Fixing Lawsuit

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Colorado is joining a multi-state lawsuit against Apple and four electronic book publishers. It alleges that the entities engaged in price fixing and other anticompetitive practices in the market.

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3:50pm

Wed April 11, 2012
Education

CSU Announces More Stadium Forums, Second Consulting Firm

CSU Stadium Committee

Colorado State University plans to hold two public forums on April 16 and April 17 to gather more feedback now that five sites have been identified for a proposed stadium. Four of those locations are on the southwest side of campus.

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6:48pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Transportation

Orange Barrel Season Almost Here: CDOT Announces Summer Projects

State transportation officials say Coloradans can expect a busy summer for highway construction projects, including some long-awaited lane widening and bridge repairs.

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6:12pm

Tue April 10, 2012
Environment

Reforming Our Aging Electrical Grid: A Case for ‘Top Down’ Change

Grace Hood

The future of the country’s aging electrical grid—which is inefficient and prone to blackouts—was front-and-center on Tuesday during a talk sponsored by Colorado State University and Fort Collins-based Rocky Mountain Innosphere.

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