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4:23pm

Thu July 21, 2011
West Nile Virus

The Costs of Mosquito Control

Jessica Schurich collects mosquito samples near Boyd Lake in Loveland.
Melanie DeVries

Across many parts of Colorado, recent rains and flooding have left behind ample breeding grounds for mosquitoes, and health concerns are growing after Boulder County officials reported the first human case of West Nile virus this week. Many cities and counties are trying to strike a balance between protecting the public and their bottom line.

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1:06pm

Thu July 21, 2011
Transportation

Seat Belt Usage is the Target of Week-long Crackdown

Deanna Garcia KUNC

For the next week law enforcement officials in 11 Colorado counties will be stepping up enforcement of vehicle restraint laws; the overall goal is to get more people to buckle up.

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12:27pm

Thu July 21, 2011
Debt deal

Udall Seeks to End Unemployment Payments for Millionaires as Part of Debt Deal

As negotiations continue over the debt limit in Washington, Colorado senator Mark Udall is asking lawmakers to put an end to unemployment payments for millionaires.

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12:02pm

Thu July 21, 2011
Local

Congressional Stalemate on FAA Funds Could Halt Northern Colorado Airport Repairs

Allegiant is the main commercial passenger carrier at the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport. A delay in FAA funds could curb planned maintenance to the airport’s one runway.
Grace Hood

Part of the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport renovations may be screeching to a halt as Congress debates essential Federal Aviation Administration dollars.         

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6:35am

Thu July 21, 2011
Environment

Deadly Bat Fungus Threat Looms Large at Caving Convention

National Speleological Society

Cavers from across the U.S. are in Glenwood Springs this week for the National Speleological Society Convention.

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