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11:12am

Tue July 19, 2011
Poudre River

Inner Tubes, Small Rafts Allowed Back on Poudre River

by Kent Kanouse Flickr

As sweltering temperatures continue along the Front Range, Larimer County authorities have lifted restrictions barring the use of inner tubes on the Poudre River.

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8:00am

Tue July 19, 2011
Business

Centennial-Based Rocket Maker Enters Partnership with NASA

An Atlas V lifts off from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral in 2002 carrying the HOT BIRD 6 broadcast satellite.
International Launch Services

Centennial-based United Launch Alliance, or ULA, announced Monday that it’s partnering with NASA, to explore the safety of using one of their rockets to send astronauts into orbit.

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5:02pm

Mon July 18, 2011
Politics

Congress Wants to Accelerate Clean Up of Colorado Mines

Capitol News Connectiona

Colorado’s abandoned mines are notorious safety and environmental hazards. Congress is working on legislation that could accelerate the clean-up and closure of the potential death traps. But the idea is not without hazards of its own.

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4:50pm

Mon July 18, 2011
Politics

Colorado’s Role in the Debt Showdown

Colorado Statesman

The clock is ticking as lawmakers grapple with budget issues that could cause the nation to default on its loans. The Republican-controlled House is expected to pass a balanced budget amendment this week as a part of any deal. KUNC’s Brian Larson spoke with Colorado Statesman Publisher Jody Hope Strogoff about Colorado’s role in the negotiations.

12:40pm

Mon July 18, 2011
CO Republicans

GOP Pushes to Increase Number of Hispanic Candidates for State Offices

Republicans hope to recruit 100 Hispanic candidates for legislative seats across the nation in 2012, looking to deepen its bench of GOP officeholders.  And Colorado’s Republican Party is expecting to be part of the effort to recruit and support likely candidates.

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