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12:33pm

Tue December 13, 2011
Environment

Colorado Regulators Approve Fracking Disclosure Rule

KUNC file photo

Colorado regulators have adopted a new rule requiring oil and gas companies to make public the chemicals they use for hydraulically fracturing wells in the state; a move that followed a lengthy set of meetings and negotiations between the industry and conservation groups.

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6:52am

Tue December 13, 2011
Community

Greeley Transitional House Helps Put Lives Back In Order

Sonia Gonzales and her daughter were homeless until they received a place to live from the Greeley Transitional House . Gonzales and her daughter stayed at the Transitional House for three months, then Connections helped Gonzales find her own place.
Ann Vargas The Tribune

Sonia Gonzales saw her life start to crumble last year. After getting laid off from a job she loved, she couldn’t afford to put a roof over her family’s head.

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5:17am

Tue December 13, 2011
Education

State Grapples with Court's Education Decision

Colorado’s attorney general and the Governor are deciding whether to appeal a trial court decision that says state funding for K through 12 schools is inadequate and unconstitutional. And while education advocates praise the decision calling it a wakeup call, as Bente Birkeland reports, many are also wondering what’s next and how the state can fix the problem.

4:00am

Tue December 13, 2011
Environment

Spread of Fracking Leads to Fears of Water Shortages in Colorado

KUNC file photo

This morning, Colorado regulators are expected to finalize new rules that will require oil and gas companies to make public the chemicals they use to hydraulically fracture wells.  Much of the attention lately has been whether those “fracking” fluids that are mixed with sand and chemicals pose a risk to polluting ground water.  But in Colorado there’s been far less scrutiny on just how much water the fracking process itself requires, until now.

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4:08pm

Mon December 12, 2011
Politics

Police Make Arrests at Occupy Protest in Loveland

Grace Hood

Police arrested or cited more than a dozen protesters outside a Loveland Wal-Mart Distribution Center today. The bulk of the arrests came after demonstrators attempted to block a truck’s exit around 1 pm.

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