New evacuation orders are in place near a wildfire burning outside Ft. Collins, and Governor Hickenlooper has signed a disaster declaration which will help pay for firefighting efforts…

A wildfire in Park County about 15 miles west of Lake George is now 100% contained…

And, the Environmental Protection Agency is hosting the second of two meetings this evening in Pueblo to discuss a former smelting site as a potential Superfund site.

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · Gov. Terry McAuliffe promised to introduce gun-control legislation. McAuliffe spoke two days after a gunman killed two journalists during a live broadcast.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · This week’s show has HBO, summer box office, pop songs and summer songs, television we forgot to tell you about, and a lot more. It’s just packed — just like summer.
 

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August 28, 2015 | NPR · In her debut album, Tiffany Austin puts her own improvisational, jazzy spin on songs by the late composer Hoagy Carmichael. Critic Kevin Whitehead calls Austin “a singer to keep an ear on.”
 

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