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4:47pm

Wed April 20, 2011
Business

Poudre Valley REA Announces Enhancements, Smart Meter Technology

Poudre Valley REA

Thousands of utility customers in rural communities across Weld, Larimer and Boulder counties will soon take advantage of smart meter technology. It’s thanks in part to a $43 million loan that the U.S. Department of Agriculture granted on Wednesday to Poudre Valley REA.

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4:43pm

Wed April 20, 2011
Agriculture

Colorado Farmers Press for US-Korea Free Trade Deal

Colorado Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar and Senator Mark Udall presented Korean Ambassador Han Duk-soo a John Fielder Colorado book and a six pack of Fat Tire at CSU's Denver Center.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

The lifting of tariffs and quotas of pork products coming into Korea from the US would have a direct impact on Brett Ruttledge’s bottom line, in the form of about $10 more per head for the price of one of his hogs. But there’s just one problem for Rutledge, who farms in Yuma on the northeastern plains, a free trade agreement between the two countries is still pending.

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3:14pm

Wed April 20, 2011
Transportation

Traffic at Denver International Airport Dips in February

Photo courtesy of Denver International Airport

For the first time since June 2009, Denver International Airport saw traffic numbers drop in February.

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10:15am

Wed April 20, 2011
State Capitol

Emotions Flare During Redistricting Hearing

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The state legislature is required to draw up new congressional maps to coincide with the latest census figures. But so far Republicans and Democrats on a bi-partisan committee have come up vastly different proposals.

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2:18pm

Tue April 19, 2011
Education

Colorado Mountain College to Offer Four-Year Degree

Colorado Mountain College

Colorado Mountain College, one of the state’s community colleges, announced today plans to offer two types of bachelor’s degrees.

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