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2:34pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Politics

Hick's Picks to Gas Commission Draw Cheers, Skepticism

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Governor John Hickenlooper has appointed four new members to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.  The move is winning initial praise from industry representatives, but  some environmentalists are left wondering whether his choices will keep the commission balanced.

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2:20pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Politics

Group Protests Rep. Gardner’s Debt Ceiling Stance

About 40 people from Eyes on Congress and the liberal group ProgressNow rallied in front of 4th Congressional Representative Cory Gardner’s Fort Collins office today.
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About 40 people from Eyes on Congress and the liberal group ProgressNow rallied in front of 4th Congressional Representative Cory Gardner’s Fort Collins office today.

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12:53pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Garden Report

Grass Clippings: To Leave or Not to Leave - that is the Question

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New studies and new mower technology says to leave clippings more often than collecting clippings.

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12:35pm

Fri July 29, 2011
Veterans

Denver's Go Green Warehouse Off to a Strong Start

Sales at a newly-launched Denver home improvement store that supports military veterans are exceeding expectations.

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4:53pm

Thu July 28, 2011
Health

Coloradans Urged to Tax Sugar Drinks to Cut Obesity

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Some 400 Colorado health care leaders heard a call Thursday for a tax on sugared drinks as a means of reducing obesity – and raising revenues.

A tax of one cent per ounce would raise the price of a two-liter bottle by 67 cents. That could as much as double the price of a bottle.

The higher price would prompt consumers to reduce their buying by 10 to 23 percent, Yale University food expert Kelly Brownell told the Colorado Health Symposium in Keystone.

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