Drought conditions this year have affected waterfowl habitats in eastern Colorado so that hunters may have trouble finding ducks and geese this fall and winter.

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Some 2000 supporters met Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney during a campaign stop at the airport in Pueblo today…One woman is dead and another seriously injured after a disturbance at a state prison in Southeastern Colorado this morning.

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One woman is dead and another seriously injured after a disturbance at a state prison in southeastern Colorado Monday morning.

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A new study suggests that climate change is affecting the number and severity of wildfires in the West, including in Colorado.

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Delays are keeping the I-25 north to US 50 ramp in Pueblo closed longer than anticipated.

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Governor John Hickenlooper has officially set Monday as the start of a legislative special session to address seven topics, including legalizing civil unions and funding Water Conservation Board projects…Colorado Springs Utilities has agreed to meet with a group of downtown business leaders regarding Drake Power Plant…and, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is considering reducing big game hunting for elk, deer and pronghorn sheep this year.

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A team of specialists says firefighters underestimated how much unburned vegetation remained at the site of a prescribed burn blamed for triggering a deadly wildfire last month southwest of Denver…

A closure of all caves and abandoned mines throughout the west is up for review by the U.S. Forest Service…

Colorado is launching a […]

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Differences in community names as well as a discrepancy between coordinates on mapping systems are being blamed for a failure to alert some residents to a deadly wildfire southwest of Denver last week…and, Pueblo Health officials are warning people to be on the lookout for rabid skunks.

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A Lockheed Martin unit in Colorado Springs has received a contract worth up to $78.2 million for work on a missile warning system…Over 140 municipalities in Colorado will hold elections tomorrow on a variety of topics, including taxes and legal publications…and, the Colorado Springs Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has released the new […]

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Governor John Hickenlooper has signed a bill implementing new teacher tenure rules…A federal court judge is being asked to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a group of lawmakers who want him throw out Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights…and, El Paso County officials have put together a community task force to address a high number […]

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · Lyft is offering education benefits, a move aimed at recruiting and retaining drivers in its competition with Uber. But it raises a question about what these companies owe their workforces.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · “It was an effectively low-tech device,” New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said during a news conference near the site of the blast. The male suspect was among those injured, police say.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · The announcement is part of social and economic reforms undertaken by the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
 

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December 10, 2017 | NPR · In Miami Beach, visitors were lying down in freshly-dug graves 10 at a time. It was part of Tania El Khoury’s interactive artwork, which tells the tales of people killed in Syria’s civil war.
 

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December 10, 2017 | NPR · The FDA infamously sanctioned a bakery for listing “love” as an ingredient, but our writer wanted that recipe. She found a treasure of another sort, one of value for those with eating disorders.
 

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December 10, 2017 | NPR · Chef Kaiser Lashkari’s Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It’s also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · Tyler, The Creator performs three songs from his latest album Flower Boy — and pulls off (at least) two Tiny Desk firsts in the process, while maturing beyond his class-clown image (mostly).
 

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December 11, 2017 | NPR · Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson join hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton to look back at the highlights of 2017 in music, from the women’s march on Washington to Kendrick Lamar’s DAMN. and more.
 

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December 10, 2017 | NPR · Genesis Blu is both a psychotherapist who works with teenagers and a rapper. “I love them equally,” she says.
 

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