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By the time these hard red winter wheat sprouts reach maturity, it's likely the market for wheat will look very different with a looming merger of some of the biggest players in flour milling.
Fall is planting time for wheat across the Great Plains. This year’s crop went into the ground while big changes were underway in the wheat market. Some of the biggest players in the flour milling industry are joining forces to make the country’s largest miller even larger.
Marcia Ball was born in Orange, Texas, and grew up in Vinton, Louisiana. That’s appropriate because she brings the music worlds of Texas and Louisiana together in a way that salutes the past while never being anything short of modern and original.
The public will have to wait a few more weeks to know the final outcome of Broomfield’s Question 300 — a 5-year proposed moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing. Official election results show that proponents narrowly won by 17 votes, triggering an automatic recount.
September’s floods have increased the pressure on an already-tight rental housing market along Colorado’s Front Range. Even before the disaster forced many displaced home owners to seek rental housing, apartments were scarce and rents have been rising for several years.
By the numbers, the Mile High City is home to roughly 400 arts and cultural venues – everything from small art galleries and bars with live music to the four-acre Denver Performing Arts Complex. For most of 2013, Denver Arts & Venues has asked people to think just as big about arts and culture.
President Obama spoke from the White House press room Thursday. The president first addressed the situation in the Philippines before making a statement on the state of the Affordable Care Act and the rollout of HealthCare.gov.