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5:01pm

Fri June 24, 2011
Science

CU-Boulder Science Patent Bought by German Company

University of Colorado

German-based company Heidelberg Instruments has bought the patent for a process developed at the University of Colorado at Boulder that helps build computers on the nanoscale.  The new technique makes nano-sized drawings, lines that are a thousand times thinner than a human hair in polymer. These etchings are used when making semiconductors, which are the processors found in laptops and cell phones.

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4:24pm

Fri June 24, 2011
Business

Colorado Business Leaders Make Pitch to Senators, Governor

Senator Mark Udall (D-Colo), Senator Michael Bennet (D-Colo) and Governor John Hickenlooper take part in a business and innovation roundtable in Louisville Friday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Colorado Democratic leaders got an earful from business officials in the tech and bioscience sectors Friday, many of whom said they were worried the state is at jeopardy of losing companies due to government red tape and an underfunded education system. 

Governor John Hickenlooper and senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet visited the Colorado office of Sierra Nevada Space Systems where motors and other equipment on the Mars rovers are developed.

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1:38pm

Fri June 24, 2011
Politics

Douglas County Schools in the Middle of Lawsuit Alleging Unconstitutional Voucher Program

One Colorado school district has become the target of a lawsuit, charging that its voucher system is a loophole that would allow taxpayer money to go to religious schools.  It’s one of the topics our media partners and Colorado Public Television and Colorado Inside out are discussing.

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1:24pm

Fri June 24, 2011
Economy

Colorado Economists See Signs of Job Growth

Creative Commons

Colorado’s economic recovery is still very much tied to the national economy which has stalled in recent months – but there are small signs of improvement in the state’s job market.

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8:30am

Fri June 24, 2011
Garden Report

Nasty Hail Storm Made for a Busy June on the Farm

Photo Courtesey of Native Hill Farm

June has been a challenging month for the folks at Native Hill Farm.  Overnight they went from having a bountiful crop to having a mess to clean up.

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