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2:41am

Tue September 27, 2011
Author Interviews

For One 'Wiseguy,' A Permanent Place In Mobster Lore

Originally published on Tue September 27, 2011 12:07 pm

Crimelore(d): Wiseguy author Nicholas Pileggi
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Twenty-five years after its initial publication, Nicholas Pileggi's Wiseguy remains one of the signal narratives about life in the Mafia. Adapted by Pileggi and director Martin Scorsese into the 1990 film GoodFellas, it follows the rise and fall of true-life Brooklyn gangster Henry Hill — "a little cog" in the Lucchese crime family who turned FBI informant after a drug arrest.

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2:37pm

Mon September 26, 2011
Health

Colorado Seeing Fewer Cases of West Nile Virus in 2011

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Across the state, Colorado counties have reported six cases of human West Nile Virus in 2011. That’s relatively low compared to last year’s count of 81 illnesses.

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9:38am

Mon September 26, 2011
Forests

Mountain Visitors Cautioned About Falling Tree Hazards

Colorado forest officials say visitors headed to the mountains to enjoy autumn’s changing colors need to be aware of dead lodgepole pines that are at risk of toppling. 

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6:00am

Mon September 26, 2011
Politics

Congress Cracking down on Medicare Fraud

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Even as Congress prepares to slash most government programs, one is slated to grow. The federal government is spending more than ever to combat Medicare and other medical fraud.

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6:00am

Mon September 26, 2011
Brewing Industry

Got Beer? Denver Offers Plenty of Chances During ‘Beer Fest’

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This week Colorado’s passion for craft brewing will be front and center in Denver. The city is hosting more than 70 special events—in addition to the Great American Beer Festival, which kicks off later this week.

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