Fri August 24, 2012

Colorado RNC Delegates Still Not United for Romney

At this time next week the Republican National Convention will be in full swing in Tampa, Florida. Almost 70 delegates from Colorado will make that trip. But right now, not all are fully committed to supporting Mitt Romney.

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Thu August 23, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Tattoo Ink Linked To Serious Skin Infections

Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 6:58 am

Along with a tattoo, this person got an infection.
A. Kalus CDC

If you're going to take a walk on the wild side and get a tattoo, it could get even wilder than you planned.

Federal and state health investigators have identified five clusters of skin infections linked to tattoos.

Now it's true that infection risks from tattoos are not exactly new or unknown. In fact, tattoo parlors are licensed and regulated in many jurisdictions to minimize the risk of trouble for people getting "inked."

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Thu August 23, 2012


Wed August 22, 2012
It's All Politics

In Ad Battle, Obama Banking On Wind-Power Message In Key Swing States

Originally published on Thu August 23, 2012 7:00 am

Windmills in a corn field in Colo, Iowa.
Justin Sullivan Getty Images

In Colorado and Iowa, two states considered up for grabs in the presidential race, a battle over alternative energy policy is playing a growing role in the debate between President Obama and Mitt Romney.

Both states have important wind-energy sectors, and Obama's campaign is rolling out new radio ads this week highlighting the president's support for — and Romney's opposition to — extending a tax credit on wind-energy production.

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Wed August 22, 2012

Prairie Dog Homes And Companions

A white-tailed prairie dog at Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge.
Jessica McDonald KUNC

Sitting in a tower on a windy evening in a remote corner of northwestern Colorado, John Hoogland is doing what he likes best: watching prairie dogs.

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