Colorado

5:05am

Thu February 9, 2012
The Two-Way

AP: First 10 States Granted Waivers From 'No Child Left Behind'

Following up on a plan he unveiled last September to let states apply to be exempt from basic elements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, President Obama will today announce the first 10 states that have qualified for such exemptions.

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11:55am

Fri February 3, 2012
The Two-Way

After A Tepid Start, Cities Like Rome, Denver Receive Winter Battering

A man dressed as a Roman Gladiator stands in front of the ancient Colosseum as snowflakes fall in downtown Rome on Friday.
Angelo Carconi AP

Denver and Rome could not be farther apart. But today one city used to massive snow storms is facing a blizzard so big it cancelled 310 flights, even though the Denver airport has 500 workers clearing the snow. The other one hasn't seen this much snow since the '80s.

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli told our Newscast unit the 1.5 inches of snow in Rome and the 16 inches that have accumulated in the northern suburbs have meant that very few attended schools and big tourist attractions like the Colosseum were closed.

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4:16pm

Wed February 1, 2012

9:39am

Wed February 1, 2012
Economy

Many Coloradans Not Saving For A Rainy Day

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Recent economic forecasts are predicting Colorado will continue to see recovery and job growth through 2012. However, according to a new report released this week, 1 in 4 Coloradans would not be able to cover their long term day to day expenses if they were suddenly out of a job.

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2:33pm

Tue January 31, 2012
Election 2012

Joe Coors Launches Congressional Bid in Colorado

Joe Coors Jr., grandson of Coors Brewing Company founder Adolph Coors, launched his Congressional bid Tuesday in Lakewood.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Republican businessman Joe Coors Jr. has formally launched his bid to unseat Golden Democrat Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional district.

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