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CU-Boulder Fines Rapist $75, Makes Him Write Essay CU-Boulder Fines Rapist $75, Makes Him Write Essay
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The University of Colorado at Boulder is facing a Title IX investigation for allegedly mishandling a sexual assault case. Having found a student guilty of “non-consensual sexual intercourse,” the university suspended him for eight months (though they gave him a …

Colorado Secede: Northern Counties May Form 51st State Colorado Secede: Northern Counties May Form 51st State
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Will the American flag soon need to be altered? Adding a 51st star to Old Glory may be a possibility if counties in northern Colorado are able to secede from the state. Ten of the state’s rural counties – Cheyenne, …

Colorado Fires May Have Been Caused By Fireworks Colorado Fires May Have Been Caused By Fireworks
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Colorado firefighters have had their hands full in the past week. A massive forest fire made its way through West Fork and claimed almost 76,000 acres of land, aided by high winds and extremely dry weather conditions; now, a wildfire …

West Fork Fire Aided By High Winds In Colorado West Fork Fire Aided By High Winds In Colorado
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A massive forest fire in Colorado is being pushed through even faster by high winds, officials say. The fire–which is actually a combination of three different fires that have merged–has already claimed over 75,150 acres of land across West Fork, …

Westminster Explosion Injures Two, Destroys Houses Westminster Explosion Injures Two, Destroys Houses

An explosion in Westminster, Colorado on Thursday left two people injured and destroyed several houses. Westminster is a suburb located just north of Denver. According to the Westminster Fire Department, the explosion occurred at around 11:30 am. The surrounding block …

Hollister, A&F Clothing Stores Unfriendly to Disabled, Says Judge Hollister, A&F Clothing Stores Unfriendly to Disabled, Says Judge

Earlier this month, Abercrombie & Fitch caught heat for comments its CEO made in the past about the company’s marketing strategy. Mike Jefferies was quoted in a new book, saying that Abercrombie & Fitch markets to “cool and popular kids” …

Angry Mob Pelts Man With Rocks Over Child Rape Rumors Angry Mob Pelts Man With Rocks Over Child Rape Rumors
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Rumors can often spark a reaction, but one Colorado man this week learned that they can also spark violence. According to an Associated Press report, an angry mob in Denver this week threw rocks at a man they believed to …

Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities
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Google has expanded its coverage of 3D Google Earth imagery to include Denver and Seattle. Google announced the imagery, to make its maps more appealing, back in June. The imagery, first available on Android, made its way to iOS a …

Dark Knight Rises Brings in an Estimated $160 Million in Ticket Sales Dark Knight Rises Brings in an Estimated $160 Million in Ticket Sales
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“Dark Knight Rises”, the last installment of director Christopher Nolan’s epic big-budget trilogy, reportedly enjoyed more than $160 million in ticket sales over the weekend. As a result, the film is now considered to have the third highest-grossing debut ever, …

Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It
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Naked TSA protest: The next time you feel the folks at the Transportation Security Administration are getting a little too frisky with their pat-down inspection, take off all of your clothes and show them you have nothing whatsoever to hide. …

JonBenet Ramsey: Former DA Writes Book About Investigation JonBenet Ramsey: Former DA Writes Book About Investigation
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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 …

Colorado City Takes The Internet Into Their Own Hands Colorado City Takes The Internet Into Their Own Hands
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It’s pretty awesome that Google is bringing Fiber Internet to the folks in Kansas City. It’s not so awesome for Time Warner Cable as they are terrified of the competition. It seems the movement to affordable, faster Internet is beginning …

Six-Foot Lizard on the Loose in Colorado Six-Foot Lizard on the Loose in Colorado
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A six-foot lizard is on the loose somewhere within the wilds of Colorado, according to authorities. The 25-pound Nile monitor lizard somehow managed to escape its enclosure in Teller County, prompting officials to issue a warning to those with small …

Highway Sinkhole Reveals Abandoned Railroad Tunnel Highway Sinkhole Reveals Abandoned Railroad Tunnel

A highway sinkhole that opened up in Colorado has revealed a long-abandoned railroad tunnel, according to The Lookout. The highway, which runs near the top of a mountain pass, has been shut down while engineers figure out what do about …

Google Launches Crisis Map to Fight This Particularly Vicious Wildfire Season Google Launches Crisis Map to Fight This Particularly Vicious Wildfire Season
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Through the combination of unreal heat, persistently strong winds, and a kindling-dry landscape, Colorado is currently suffering through the most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. Expanding 26 square miles, the wildfire has already displaced tens of thousands of people …

Waldo Canyon Fire Destroys Homes In Colorado Springs Waldo Canyon Fire Destroys Homes In Colorado Springs

A wildfire that began on Saturday in Colorado has defied attempts by firefighters to keep it contained and has begun to spread into nearby Colorado Springs. Smoke and ash have blanketed the city as the fire approached, and thousands have …

Hacked Road Sign Warns Of Dalek Invasion Hacked Road Sign Warns Of Dalek Invasion

You may remember a few years ago when pranksters hacked one of those big electronic road signs in Texas and changed it to read “ZOMBIES AHEAD.” The story made the news all over the country, and brought to light the …

Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales Amazon No Longer Taxing Colorado Sales

A 2010 Colorado law that forced online vendors like Amazon to charge state sales tax has been officially revoked by a federal court. The law had been temporarily blocked since last year, but now a ruling by U.S District Judge …

Man Killed By 20′ Foot Pile of Beans Man Killed By 20′ Foot Pile of Beans

A 56-year-old man was killed by a 20-foot pile of pinto beans in a Colorado warehouse last Thursday, according to police. (image) After extensive efforts to rescue him, Raymond Segura Jr. was pronounced dead at the Kelley Bean Company facility …

Colorado Latest Convert To Google Apps For Government Colorado Latest Convert To Google Apps For Government

Another state has beamed up into the Google cloud. Colorado, home of the Rocky Mountains and Coors Light, has become the latest state government in the U.S. to make the switch to Google Apps for Government, the federal government-approved cloud-based …

Facebook Helps Sell Beer For Microbrewer New Belgium Facebook Helps Sell Beer For Microbrewer New Belgium
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Will Facebook help you sell beer? It sure will, just ask the number three craft brewer in America, New Belgium Brewing. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, New Belgium has grown over the past twenty years to become a staple for …