Denver's high wage jobs are attracting the college educated.
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You've been delayed on Front Range highways, felt the crowds while shopping and generally get the feeling that Fort Collins, Greeley, Boulder and Denver are starting to blend into one giant metropolitan area. Several statistics from places like the U.S. Census bear that out. The educated are finding Colorado very appealing.
When artist Jack Chivvis bought a building in downtown Salida more than 30 years ago he had no idea he would help spark a renaissance in the former railroad hub and mining community to the southwest of Denver.
Denver International Airport saw a record number of passengers in January.
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Colorado is a growing national contender when it comes to exporting local products overseas, seeing a $400 million increase in manufactured, agricultural and mineral product exports since 2012. We can officially thank Canada for being our biggest international customer.