Colorado

11:29am

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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7:20am

Wed August 22, 2012
Animals

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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2:06pm

Tue August 21, 2012

10:49am

Tue August 21, 2012
Lists

Colorado's A Nice Place To Live, In Fact, Several Cities Are 'Money'

Castle Rock Butte as seen from the Castle Cafe in Castle Rock, CO.
Smallbones Public Domain

Money Magazine's list of 'Best Places to Live' is out and the Centennial State placed 5 cities on the list. Denver itself was left off the list, but two of its high profile suburbs made it in. The dueling college towns of Boulder and Fort Collins made the list too.

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8:06am

Mon August 20, 2012
Sports

Durango Ready To Roll As Stage 1 For USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Sascha Brück Creative Commons

Communities across the state are getting ready to welcome the top cyclists in the world for the second annual USA Pro Cycling Challenge. The cycling race begins Monday in Durango where many locals are excited but also uncertain whether it’ll mean a boost to businesses.

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