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Marijuana Legalization: Feds Raid Denver Growers as Docs Testify Against Federal Laws

Federal agents and local Denver police raided several marijuana grow operations this week. There was not much said, officially, about the raids, other than a statement from James Gothe, DEA group supervisor in Denver. “It’s a very large and successful investigation,” Gother told The Denver Post. “We’re assisting.” Whether these grow operations were all illegal grows or were state-licensed is …

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Kristin Cavallari Dropped 20 Pounds Two Months After Giving Birth

Kristin Cavallari has already lost 20 pounds of pregnancy weight a little over two months after giving birth to her second child. The 27-year-old reality television star and husband Jay Cutler, quarterback for the Chicago Bears, welcomed son Jaxon Wyatt Cutler (Jax) on May 7. Their first son, Camden, was born in August 2012. “I’m still a couple of pounds …

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Obama Meets the Horse Head Mask Meme

President Obama has made history numerous times. He was the first black president in the United States. He got health care reform legislation through, a feat the Clintons could not accomplish. He got Osama bin Laden, a feat George Bush could not accomplish. And now, he’s come face to face with a meme. It was downtown Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, …

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Denver Tornadoes: At Least 4 Tornadoes Touched Down

Wednesday, May 21, was a night full of severe weather for the Denver, Colorado area. Not only did at least four tornadoes touch down, the storms brought heavy rain, intense lightning, and icy hail. The National Weather Service reported that four tornadoes were documented in Watkins, East Denver, Aurora, Byers and Leader. Jeff Piotrowski, a witness to the severe outbreak, …

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Colorado Tornadoes Caused by Supercell Thunderstorm

The Denver area was struck by five tornadoes today, thanks to a massive supercell thunderstorm. The town of Aurora, CO was tormented by three twisters within a half-hour period, while two tornadoes touched down in nearby areas. The wacky weather also brought lots of hail, and caused Denver to remain under a tornado watch until 8 pm local time. Additionally, …

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Colorado, Wyoming Snowstorms Make Dangerous Commute

Parts of Colorado and Wyoming were blanketed in over a foot of wet, slushy snow on Sunday, proving that winter just isn’t quite ready to give up yet. The weather service warned that the snow would be heavy and wet enough to snap tree branches and power lines, and gusting winds could make driving treacherous Sunday and will still be …

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Denver Colorado Plane Crash: What Went Wrong?

An unidentified pilot had a close call on Monday afternoon when his plane crashed into the side of a house in Northglenn, Colo., located just ten miles north of Denver. The crash occurred in the residential area of the city according to Northglenn Police Department spokesman Ron Haralson. The Federal Aviation Administration identified the small airplane as an agricultural and …

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Denver 911 Response Time Investigated After Man Shoots Wife To Death

Denver police are investigating a murder this week after a woman called 911 and spent 13 minutes on the call before help arrived. Kristine A. Kirk told the dispatcher that her husband, Richard, was hallucinating, talking about the end of the world, and asking her to shoot him, although she said the gun was locked up in a safe. Kristine …

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Pot Cookie Causes Exchange Student To Jump To His Death

Levy Thamba Pongi, a 19-year-old exchange student studying engineering at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, reportedly jumped over a motel balcony after consuming cookies laced with marijuana. He was originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Pongi was spending spring break in Denver when the March 11 incident happened. On Wednesday, the coroner released an autopsy report stating “marijuana …

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I-25 Pileup in Denver Injures 30, Kills One

A vehicle pileup occurred on Interstate 25 in Denver, Colo., Saturday. The multiple-crash was first reported at 10:50 a.m. The Colorado Department of Transportation has determined that the 104-vehicle pileup involved two separate accidents. The northbound interstate was closed for nearly five hours while traffic was at a standstill for at least a mile long. Motorist Darrell Barber told The Denver Post that …

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Telluride Plane Crash: Three Arizona Pilots Killed in Colorado

A plane crash Sunday 16 in Telluride, Colo., killed a flying trio near the town’s Regional Airport. The identities of the victims were finally released Monday following a series of autopsies done by the local coroner’s office. Eric Durban, 48, of Mesa, Ariz., died in the crash. Two additional passengers, 64-year-old Sherman Anderson and Sherry Anderson, 57, of Phoenix, Ariz., …

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The U.S. Bans Commerical Ivory Trade

In an effort to combat the ivory trade and subsequent slaughter of elephants to obtain their precious ivory, the U.S. has placed an all out “ban” on all ivory – raw, as well as ivory products. Sadly, almost 6 tons of raw and carved ivory from well over 1,000 elephants were crushed and removed from the black market in the …

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