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2:23pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Business

Salazar Tours Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Farms

State Agriculture Commissioner John Salazar toured a Rocky Ford cantaloupe farm in southeast Colorado Thursday.
Kirk Siegler

As spring planting begins this week, Colorado cantaloupe farmers say they’re facing an uncertain market and season ahead. 

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12:58pm

Thu April 19, 2012
Marijuana

The Buzz on CU’s 4/20 Crackdown [Updated]

The '420' celebration on the CU campus from 2010. Estimates put about 10,000 people on campus for the maligned event that year.
Tyler Howarth Flickr - Creative Commons

For more than 20 years the University of Colorado has the been the focal point for the unofficial pot smoking holiday known as 4/20 – which is this Friday, April 20th at 4:20 pm.

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11:33am

Thu April 19, 2012
Politics

Next Year's Fiscal Budget Proposal Popular in Colorado Senate

KUNC

Colorado’s proposed budget for the next fiscal year remained largely unchanged after a debate in the state senate Wednesday. Lawmakers offered about half as many amendments as the representatives in the House proposed. KUNC’s Bente Birkeland reports that the budget bill passed the Colorado House last week with near unanimous support and appears likely to be receive easy passage in the Senate.

 

11:03am

Thu April 19, 2012
Business

Six of the Largest Craft Breweries Call Colorado Home

Lindsey Gee Flickr/CreativeCommons

Colorado continues to be the Napa Valley of craft beer, at least according to a new survey released by the Boulder-based trade group Brewers Association.

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5:05am

Thu April 19, 2012
Business

Momentum Builds on 70 Acre City Center in Timnath

A local developer has some big plans for the town of Timnath in Larimer County, including a city center with a $100 million price tag. Northern Colorado Business Report Publisher Jeff Nuttall is joining us to talk about what changes may be on the horizon.

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