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Colorado Considers Ban on Hunting Drones

As communities across the country weigh in on how to handle new drone technology used for hunting, Colorado is considering a ban on the use of unmanned aircraft to help sportsmen seek out game. Federal law has banned hunting from the air for over 4 decades now, according to Randy Hampton, spokesman for Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Hampton pointed out …

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Batman Mask And Violent Drawing Found in Colorado Shooter’s Apartment

Many of the readers here at WebProNews have memories of the awful tragedy that took place in Aurora, Colorado in July of last year. During a midnight viewing of Christopher Nolan’s “Batman: The Dark Knight Rises,” a young man named James Holmes, aged twenty four, burst into the feature, about thirty minutes in, and commenced with a fifteen-minute-long reign of …

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Colorado Hikers: Five Killed In Deadly Rockslide

Fiver hikers in Colorado were trapped and killed on Monday, after a massive rockslide. The victims were buried under the rocks and were unable to escape. They were buried in an unstable environment, preventing emergency help from being able to retrieve them until Tuesday. What triggered the incident is not able to be determined as of yet, but the area …

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Listeria Arrests: Farmers Charged After Outbreak

There was a recent outbreak of Listeria in a Colorado town, resulting in the arrests of two farmers. The arrests happened on Thursday and are involved in what is being considered the deadliest outbreak of food-borne illness in our country in at least 75 years. The charges are being brought against two farmers of cantaloupe, who unknowingly grew and shipped …

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Listeria Outbreak: Farmers Arrested for Role

In 2011, the United States saw one of its worst food-borne sicknesses in its history: 33 people were killed and 147 more faced serious illness. Yesterday, the two men responsible for the outbreak, Eric and Ryan Jensen, were arrested and charged for a misdemeanor account of introducing adulterated food into interstate commerce. The charge is a rare one. The U.S. …

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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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Arvada: Flooding Widespread; 7 Deaths as of Monday

The Colorado Office of Emergency Management is now reporting seven confirmed fatalities in the floods that have impacted 17 Colorado counties in the last week. As of Monday, the following counties had been affected by the severe weather and flooding: Boulder, El Paso, Larimer, Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Logan, Morgan, Pueblo, Washington, Weld, Sedgewick, Otero, Archuelta. …

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Loveland Flooding Eases as Community Cleans Up

As rescuers work across Colorado to recover those stranded and missing, the residents of Larimer County worked to repair homes and businesses, as Associated Press reports. Initial damage numbers reported list 1,500 homes destroyed and about 17,500 damaged, according to the Colorado Office of Emergency Management. County officials have started to whittle down the 1,200 reported missing in the state, …

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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 Road Closures Present Dangers

The devastating floods have led to multiple power failures, cancellations of recreational sporting events, and even, in many cases, there have been counties experiencing periodic flash-flood watches. These difficulties are not the only concerns residents have confronted as a result of the dangerous floods. Travelers have also suffered from the weather-inflicted damage. Businesses needing to utilize transportation on the roads …

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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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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 got trapped for over two days below the Longs Peak summit. The Tumblr account set up in service of the …

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