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Today on Colorado Edition: We look at the impacts of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the faithless electors case. Plus, we examine the state's special investigation into the case of Elijah McClain. We'll also hear about Northern Colorado's largest wind farm and how video games may provide stress relief.

Courtesy Pete Arnold, Cheyenne, Wyoming

Along a windy stretch of the Rocky Mountain foothills in southern Wyoming, a small army of new turbines has started spinning.

Its main customers: Residents of Fort Collins, Estes Park, Loveland and Longmont.

A race track in Colorado violated court-ordered social distancing requirements during an event attended by fans on the Fourth of July, a county health department said Sunday.

Bandimere Speedway did not limit and manage the crowd size, implement social distancing requirements or adhere to state rules during the event, the Jefferson County Health Department said Sunday in a news release. The agency said it would pursue legal action for the violations that come as Coloardo tries to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Aurora Police Department

Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died last year after police stopped him on the street in a Denver suburb.

One of those fired is Jason Rosenblatt, a white Aurora officer who helped stop McClain in August for wearing a ski mask and "being suspicious." Police put McClain in a chokehold, paramedics injected him with a sedative and McClain suffered cardiac arrest before later being taken off life support.

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While many communities have canceled their Fourth of July celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic this year, here are some places along the Front Range and in Northern Colorado where you can still watch fireworks light up the night sky — from a safe social distance, of course.

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Researchers have released a new guide for parents about how to keep their kids from being recruited by extremists online.

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Today on Colorado Edition: We’ll listen back to some of the conversations we’ve had with local authors and poets, about their work and the state that inspires them.

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Today on Colorado Edition: We get the latest on the state primary elections results and we check in on the state of Colorado's brewing industry. Plus, we hear about how farmers markets are operating through the pandemic. We’ll also learn about the upcoming monarch butterfly season and we check out a new cookbook that explores the history of the U.S. military.

Courtesy of The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1879

On a warm Fort Collins evening, Ann Diaz hands out cardboard boxes to the ladies of The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 1879.

The boxes are filled with copies of the local TALA unit's two-year-long labor of love to write and publish the cookbook, "SerVe: Revisiting A Century of American Legion Auxiliary Cookbooks."

As the title suggests, it's an anthology of 100 years worth of recipes from around the country. But it's not just about food.

Of Millers And Monarchs (And Milkweed)

Jul 1, 2020
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This spring, miller moths seemed to swarm like a miniaturized version of Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds." Just as we opened a door or turned on a light, there they were, bombarding us. But their numbers were actually average this year.

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