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5:00pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Economy

Busy Week for Conventions in Denver

Jeffrey Beall / Flickr

This week is expected to be one of the busiest convention weeks in Denver since 2008’s Democratic National Convention; millions of dollars will flow into the local economy as a result.

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3:37pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Economy

CBO Releases Report On Economy, Federal Budget

The federal budget problem has gotten a little bit better. That's according to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which released a new report Wednesday. The CBO estimates that this year's deficit will hit about $1.3 trillion. That's a huge amount of red ink — but it's also slightly less red ink than last year.

3:15pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Politics

Event Sparks Debate on How to Lower Gas Prices

Running on Empty attracted about 70 people on Wednesday.
Grace Hood

The Tea Party group Americans for Prosperity stopped in Fort Collins today to protest the high price of gasoline. But as many—if not more—counter protesters showed up for the rally.

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3:03pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Politics

Colorado Republicans Criticize Obama Administration over Shale Development

Capitol News Connection

Oil embedded in Colorado and other western states could help kick the nation of its dependency on foreign sources, if only the industry knew how to harvest it. Two Colorado congressmen say the Obama administration is standing in the way.

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2:33pm

Wed August 24, 2011
Movies

On Location: 'Fort Apache,' A War Zone In The Bronx

Paul Newman (center) as Murphy, a conflicted police officer, in the 1981 film Fort Apache, The Bronx.
20th Century Fox The Kobal Collection

When the film Fort Apache, The Bronx, starring Paul Newman as a conflicted cop patrolling a neighborhood ravaged by poverty and drugs, came out in 1981, it was a controversial hit. Local community leaders fought with the film's producers and threatened to sue because of the way the film depicted blacks and Puerto Ricans.

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