The investigative arm of Congress says the availability of water could eventually limit the growth of oil shale development in Colorado and Utah…Colorado is among eight states chosen to have students tested in math and science for a study comparing their performance with students in more than 60 countries…and, students in Cripple Creek and Victor Schools will return to class tomorrow.

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