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5:00am

Tue February 7, 2012
Election 2012

GOP Rivals Making Last Minute Pitch in Colorado

Newt Gingrich, alongside his wife Callista, rallied supporters at a low-key event in a Golden hotel Monday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Caucusing tonight, Colorado Republicans will conduct a largely symbolic preference-poll on who they’d like to see challenge President Obama this fall.  Presumed front-runner Mitt Romney will watch the caucus results at an event tonight in downtown Denver.  Newt Gingrich is on his way to Ohio.

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3:02pm

Mon February 6, 2012
Health

Uncertainty Looms Large as Fort Collins Dispensaries Face Ban

Bobbi Jordan answers questions at Infinite Wellness Center, which is planning for its last day of business on Feb. 13.
Grace Hood

Medical marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins are supposed to close next week after a ban on such facilities was approved by voters last fall. But what happens next is still uncertain.

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11:30am

Mon February 6, 2012
Garden Report

Supercharge Indoor Seedlings with Light Technology

Tomato seedlings
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Now is the time to start seeds indoors, to have them ready for planting outside this spring.  And KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton says boosting natural sunlight with technology can help make seedlings stronger.

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9:35am

Mon February 6, 2012
Community

Boulder County Wants Teens For Summer Jobs

Boulder County Youth Corps

Colorado’s job market continues to be very tight, and a study released last year by the nonprofit "Employment Policy institute" places the state’s teen unemployment rate at 26%. That means many kids are not finding work during the summer months. However, Boulder County has an outdoor public works program that is actively seeking teens looking for that summer job.

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6:04am

Mon February 6, 2012
Politics

Political Spotlight Turns to Colorado’s Caucus

Mitt Romney spoke briefly at a rally in Colorado Springs Saturday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado holds its Republican caucuses on Tuesday. Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul have all focused their attention here recently. The state will also be a key battleground in the general election contest.

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