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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 …

Hikers Stranded in Colorado Rescue Themselves

Two women who had been stranded in the Colorado Rockies during an ice storm walked out to safety on their own Friday after rescuers were unable to reach them. Suzanne Turell, 33, and Connie Yang, 32, are experienced mountaineers but …

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 …

Colorado Recall: Gun Control Debate Fires Up

Reuters reported that two Colorado Democrats are finding themselves on the unfriendly side of a recall election this week. John Morse of Colorado Springs and Angela Giron of Pueblo both face potential recall in the wake of national gun control …

Telluride Film Festival: Mountain Town Transforms

The Telluride Film festival in Colorado has forced the small mountain town temporarily into a transforms it into a center for the appreciation of the motion picture arts. More than six hundred people—volunteers and paid staff—work before, during and after …

Charlotte’s Web Strain of Marijuana Relieves 6-Year-Old’s Seizures
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Charlotte Figi of Colordao is not quite like other six-year-old girls; she, unfortunately, suffers from a rare form of epilepsy known as Dravet Syndrome, which causes severe seizures to wrack her small body. Charlotte was inhibited by over 300 seizures …

Colorado Man Found Buried Beneath Debris

A man’s body has been recovered from debris that was left behind by a mudslide that swept through a town close to Colorado Springs. According to authorities, crews are continuing their search Saturday for three people that were reported missing …

Mudslide in Colorado: One Dead, Others Still Missing

At least one man has died in a mudslide that swept through Manitou Springs, an area about six miles west of Colorado Springs, authorities confirmed on Saturday. The mudslide that has also destroyed multiple homes and businesses in the area …

Marijuana Stops Young Girl’s Severe Seizures
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The push for the legalization of marijuana, even for medical purposes, is one of the top hot-button issues in the United States and has been for years. While the debate continues, the pro-legalization side may have won a major victory …

YouTube Rapper Raps About Impending SWAT Team Arrest

Last year, a Utah man live-Facebooked his own standoff with police and until now that was the craziest use of social media by a guy about to get himself arrested. Enter 19-year-old Josh Jackson aka Adequate Advocate, an aspiring rapper …

Bear Steals Dumpster From Restaurant, Caught On Tape
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Bears can be pretty clever when there’s something they want, and since they have the brute strength to back up most plans, it’s not hard for them to get whatever they desire. But they aren’t usually caught on camera, considering …

Small Town To Consider Hunting Season On Drones
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KJRH reports that the small town of Deer Trail, Colorado, will be considering an possible ordinance that would allow hunters in the area to shoot down drones. The town council will be voting on the ordinance that would also provide …

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
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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
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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
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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

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

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
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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
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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, …