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3:30pm

Mon June 27, 2011
Education

CSU Fort Collins Joins Program to Improve Tuition Benefits for Vets

Colorado State University

In an effort to become more veteran friendly, Colorado State University in Fort Collins announced today plans to join the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program.

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6:00am

Mon June 27, 2011
Commentary

The German Disease

E. coli bacteria.
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Most strains of E. coli bacteria are harmless. But a new, more virulent strain has the medical community perplexed as to its origins. This has caused a lot of finger pointing which KUNC commentator Dr. Marc Ringel says is rather pointless.

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6:00am

Mon June 27, 2011
Government

Proposed Post Office Closures Spark Anger, Challenge Rural Identity

Postal officials estimate that they would save about $48,000 annually if the New Raymer post office were closed.
Will Witwer

Small towns across America may soon lose a part of their identity if the U.S. Postal Service has its way. Up to 3,000 post offices are targeted for closure because of the agency’s ongoing budget problems. Eleven facilities are on the list in Colorado, and for residents in the town of New Raymer the move is raising a slew of questions, sparking anger and some introspection about whether a town is really a town without a post office.

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6:00am

Mon June 27, 2011
Environment

Federal Urban Waterways Initiative to Benefit Colorado

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Federal officials are rolling out a new urban waterways initiative that will benefit Colorado, and have named Denver’s South Platte River as one of seven pilot projects nationwide.

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7:30am

Sun June 26, 2011
Blood Drive Today

KUNC, Weld County United Way Team Up for Community Blood Drive

Every three seconds, someone in America needs blood. And the need is even higher during the summer months – especially over the upcoming  4th of July holiday weekend.

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