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Mon October 28, 2013

U.S. Chemical Weapon Stockpile Still Lingers In Pueblo

The sun rises at the Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, in this Sept. 2011 file photo showing the evaporator and crystallizer which will recycle up to 85 percent of the water used in the agent neutralization process back through the system.
Hand Out Photo Department of Defense

On the high plains at this city’s eastern edge, fields of concrete bunkers arrayed like a vast cemetery hold most of the remaining stockpile of the nation’s chemical weapons. The earth-covered “igloos” with their reinforced concrete headwalls contain 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery shells.

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Mon October 21, 2013

Tallying The Spending In Support Of The Education Tax

File photo: Florence High School math teacher Bob Anderson talks to a student about her pre-calculus coursework Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at Florence High School in Florence, Colo.
Joe Mahoney I-News Network

Teachers unions and several wealthy Coloradans are spending millions to convince voters to agree to almost $1 billion annually in higher income taxes devoted to public schools.

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Sun October 6, 2013
New State Movement

What If The 51st State Leaves Colorado? A Tale Of The Tape

Sunset frames a water tank near LaSalle, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 30, 2013. Weld County has been the epicenter of a movement to form a 51st state from ten northeastern Colorado counties.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

Colorado could stand to benefit financially and would see some improvement in the educational and economic standings of its remaining citizens if 10 northeastern counties should make good on their threat to secede and carve out a new state of North Colorado.

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Mon September 23, 2013


Tue September 3, 2013

Colorado's Emergency Services Facing An Urban-Rural Divide

Denver Health paramedics treat Tony Davis in an ambulance in Denver Aug. 22, 2013. Paramedics in Denver respond to about 100,000 calls per year. Medical responders in isolated and less populated areas may answer a small fraction of that number.
Joe Mahoney I-News at Rocky Mountain PBS

When you’ve been involved in a serious traffic accident in Colorado, who comes to render aid, how much training and experience they have, and even how long it takes them to arrive will vary drastically, depending on where you are.

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