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In November, voters in several Front Range communities will consider whether to ban or delay fracking. Many of these same areas are also recovering from September's devastating flooding.

Citizens for a Healthy Fort Collins

Fort Collins could join a growing list of communities along the Front Range where voters are deciding at the ballot box whether to limit or ban hydraulic fracturing — or fracking.

Construction of new office buildings is not as common as it once was along the Front Range, but a new project in Broomfield is defying that trend. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Boulder County Business Report publisher Chris Wood to discuss the project and why developers think they see an opportunity.

Grace Hood

Broomfield-based Fusion Specialties is trying to help retailers boost clothing sales by creating more life-like mannequins. These are custom-made models that look like the real people who shop in stores—or at least look the way shoppers imagine themselves. In this difficult economy, a mannequin makeover can be a huge help to retailers like Disney Stores.