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Ancient Rock Charges: Felling Formation Is A Felony

The two Boy Scout leaders who knocked over a historic boulder at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park last year were formally charged on Friday, park department officials report. 45-year-old Glenn Taylor and 42-year-old David Hall toppled the protected formation in October during a trip they took with eight Boy Scouts. Although Taylor claimed that he did it because the mushroom …

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Colorado Floods: Latest Reports Show Toxic Spillage

The latest reports from Colorado on the flooding damage are indicative that we have gone from the “worst flood in a century” stage to the “environmental catastrophe” stage. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported yesterday that state regulators are working with gas and oil industry workers to assess exactly how many of Weld County wells are leaking toxic sludge. Locals are …

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Lyons, Colorado: Returns Attempted as Deaths Hit 8

Coloradans are attempting to return to homes, some of which are no longer there, as the death toll reaches eight due to severe flooding in the Centennial State. Waters still rage and overrun their boundaries in rivers and canals and the ground is unable to sop up any excess waters as it is already saturated. The town of Lyons, located …

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Colorado Helicopters: Rescue Operations Back On

The death toll continues to rise as the dangerous flood makes its way through Colorado. Helicopters were sent in to help the victims of the flood, but have since been grounded due to the heavy rain and clouds in the area. Many people have been displaced from their homes because of the devastating storm and some have even gone missing. …

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Colorado Floods: Over 1200 Are Still Missing

Colorado has been hit with some disastrous flooding that devastated several areas including Boulder. The Denver Post reported this morning that the historic floods have killed at least six people, but the truly terrifying figure is the state’s 1,253 missing persons who are unaccounted for, many of whom are presumed dead. FEMA deployed two Incident Management Assistance Teams with accompanying …

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Colorado Man Arrested for Operating Horse While Intoxicated

On a lighter note to the present flooding disaster taking place in Boulder, a Colorado man was arrested Monday downtown, for riding his horse while under the influence. University of Colorado police picked up Patrick Schumacher, after seeing him visibly intoxicated near Broadway and College Avenue. Officers said Schumacher was slumped over his saddle, and was forcing pedestrians out of …

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Boulder, Colorado Floods Kill At Least Two

Torrential rainfall around Boulder County, Colorado has caused severe, 100-year flooding, with waters overtaking 12 damns. So far, there have been two confirmed deaths, and one confirmed missing person. The National Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.have been called in to assist. According to Boulder County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Heidi Prentup, a man died Thursday morning near Linden Avenue in …

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JonBenet Ramsey: Former DA Writes Book About Investigation

JonBenet Ramsey was found dead in her family’s home almost 16 years ago, though, honestly, you wouldn’t know it had been that long considering the amount of coverage the case still receives. Her murder is one of the world’s most perplexing unsolved mysteries, prompting a former Boulder, Colorado district attorney to pen a book about his experiences. James Kolar’s “Foreign …

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