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4:45pm

Thu August 25, 2011
Cycling

Despite Good Turnout, Race Future in Limbo

Photo by Kirk Siegler

As the USA Pro Cycling Challenge prepares to head from Avon to Steamboat Springs Friday, organizers of the inaugural event say they’re pleased with the turnout so far.  Thousands of fans have lined even some of the state’s most remote highways to catch a glimpse of the racers, but the race’s future beyond this year remains unclear.

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1:44pm

Thu August 25, 2011
Education

Lawsuit Challenges Colorado’s Education Funding

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Colorado’s Lieutenant Governor took the stand this week in a lawsuit challenging the state’s education funding system. A 2005 lawsuit filed in Denver District Court contends the Colorado legislature’s method of funding violates the state constitution’s promise to provide a “thorough and uniform” education system. A similar lawsuit took years to play out in neighboring Wyoming. Daniel Costello has more on that case and what it might mean for Colorado.

12:35pm

Thu August 25, 2011
Pro Cycling Challenge

Patience, Caution Advised for Race Fans and Hunters this Weekend

USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Thousands of fans are still flocking to get a glimpse of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, as the riders make their way through the northern and central mountains.  But traffic delays and other hazards are still a concern for this weekend.

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5:29am

Thu August 25, 2011
Business

Greeley Stampede Anticipates Profit This Year

For the first time in several years, the Greeley Stampede will wrap up its books not owing money to creditors. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about how the organization turned the corner this year.

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8:07pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Cycling

Pro Cycling Challenge Moves to Vail

Racers get ready for the grind up Independence Pass Wednesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Governor John Hickenlooper will be among the thousands of spectators as the USA Pro Cycling Challenge moves to Vail Thursday for a time trial up Vail Pass. 

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