State economic forecasters expect the number of Medicaid recipients in Colorado to reach half-a-million this year. KCFR Health reporter Eric Whitney has more…The Army says human error is to blame for the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter on a Colorado mountain that killed all four Fort Campbell, KY crew members in August…and, federal and Colorado state forest managers say tree-killing beetles have infested another 500,000 acres of pines in the region.

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