This weekend brings a Founder’s Day Celebration like none other. Old Colorado City turns 150 this year, and resident and historian Dave Hughes has this preview of a very special event taking place during the celebration.

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Old Colorado City resident Dave Hughes is an Army veteran, great-grandfather, and an internet pioneer. For today’s “Citizen Report,” Hughes shares his thoughts on this particular experiment in media convergence.

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