Colorado lawmakers are asking the Army to extend the public comment period for a plan to station up to 120 helicopters and 2,700 more soldiers at Fort Carson…Members of an anti-tax group that backed three unsuccessful amendments to limit government spending in Colorado didn’t show up to a hearing today to consider whether the group broke state law…and, residents in southeastern Colorado may start seeing some low flying helicopters, as the state’s Division of Wildlife begins their annual deer surveys.

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October 25, 2016 | NPR · New guidelines from the Roman Catholic Church note that the practice of cremation is increasing, and recommends that ashes be buried in “cemeteries and other sacred places.”

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