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Thu December 15, 2011
State Capitol

Pinnacol Task Force Mulls Privatization

A task force charged with analyzing whether the state created worker's compensation company should privatize has even more questions than when it first began examining the plan. The group held its second meeting on Thursday.

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Thu December 15, 2011

Report Highlights Challenges Facing CO Children in Immigrant Families

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Colorado has the second-largest proficiency gap between 4th graders who are English language learners and those who are fluent in English.

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Thu December 15, 2011
Occupy Denver

Denver Police Chief Meets with Occupy Protesters

Denver Police Chief Robert White met with Occupy Denver protesters personally in Civic Center Park Thursday afternoon.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Facing yet another eviction, Occupy Denver protesters vowed to continue camping in Civic Center Park after a brief meeting between the city's new police chief.

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Thu December 15, 2011

Timnath to Be New Home for Plastics Maker Eldon James

The Timnath planning commission has approved a 75-thousand square-foot state-of-the-art facility to be built by plastics manufacturer Eldon James – which at the moment is based in Loveland. KUNC's Brian Larson spoke to Northern Colorado Business Report Publisher Jeff Nuttall about the move.

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Thu December 15, 2011
NPR Story

Dobbey The Reindeer Delights Kids In North London

We Americans have Dasher, Dancer, Prancer and the rest but residents of Enfield, North London, can expect a visit from Dobbey the reindeer this time of year. His owner Gordon Elliott takes him everywhere — to the local pub and with him on the subway or bus. On Christmas, Elliott dresses as Father Christmas and walks Dobbey through town.