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3:33pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Wildfires

Forest Service Confident That 9 Air Tankers Are Enough

Rennett Stowe Flickr - Creative Commons

Colorado Democratic Senator Mark Udall is urging the U.S. Forest Service to accelerate their acquisition of eight new firefighting air tankers ahead of the impending wildfire season.

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12:11pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Colorado Wildfires

CSU Scientists Study Toxic Impact of High Park Fire on Air Quality

Residents in South Fort Collins view the High Park Fire, which started on June 9, 2012.
Grace Hood KUNC

Air pollution in Fort Collins during the 2012 High Park Fire rivaled some of the worst days in places like Mexico City or Los Angeles—well known for poor air quality.

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12:00pm

Tue January 29, 2013
Politics

VIDEO: President Obama Speaks On Immigration Reform

President Obama spoke Tuesday in Las Vegas on the need for comprehensive immigration reform
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7:15am

Tue January 29, 2013
Snowpack

Finally, Snow

A few inches of snow cover a fire hydrant in Denver Tuesday morning
Jim Hill KUNC

A winter storm is bringing some much-needed precipitation to the Front Range and northern mountains.

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5:11pm

Mon January 28, 2013
Politics

Senate Rejects Udall-Bennet Emergency Watershed Restoration Amendment

Senator Michael Bennet on the floor of the U.S. Senate discussing emergency watershed protection funding

The U.S. Senate declined to consider an amendment introduced by Colorado Democratic Senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet that would have provided emergency watershed restoration funding for areas of Colorado damaged by last year's wildfires.

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