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Photo: Branch Out Cider collects apples from yards, gardens and acreages around Fort Collins to make their award-winning cider. Photo courtesy: Branch Out Cider

FORT COLLINS, Col. - Apples grow easily in many areas of Colorado, and this time of year farmers are busy harvesting their crops. But the fruit is also plentiful in the yards of Coloradans, who up until now had no use for the hundreds of apples their fruit trees produced. It's that observation th...Read More

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PHOTO: Every new parent should make a crying plan in order to prevent shaking a baby out of frustration. Photo credit: S. Carson

AURORA, Colo. – Babies cry. Some cry more than others, and while covering basic needs can calm an infant it's not always that simple. Keeping those facts in mind, experts remind parents it's safer to step away from a crying baby if you're feeling extreme anger and frustration. Diane Baird, ...Read More

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PHOTO: With Halloween falling on a Friday night this year, experts say close parental supervision and a few sensible precautions will help keep kids safe while trick-or-treating. Photo credit: S. Carson

DENVER - Ghosts, goblins and monsters will soon walk Colorado neighborhoods in search of candy. While Halloween is a time for fun and treats, it's also a night full of dangerous situations. A child is four times more likely to be hit and killed by a car on "beggar's night" than any other time, said...Read More

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DENVER - Colorado's airwaves and newspapers are a-chatter with campaign ads for and against Amendment 67 also known as the Personhood Amendment. If approved by voters, the proposal would include unborn human beings under the definition of "person" in the state's criminal code. If it sounds famili...Read More

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Photo: Denver Public Schools incorporates salad bars into their school lunches to encourage healthy eating and meet federal nutrition standards. Photo courtesy of Denver Public Schools.
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DENVER - Friday may be National Food Day, but Coloradans are being invited to do more than just eat in celebration. Nutrition advocates are hoping Coloradans will join others across the U.S. in improving their diets and food policies. One topic is whether school systems should have to follow 2012 f...Read More

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PHOTO: Arturo Hernandez is receiving sanctuary from the First Unitarian Society of Denver, in an attempt to call attention to the need to keep his family together rather than be deported. Photo courtesy of Hernandez.

DENVER – Today will be Arturo Hernandez's first full day living inside a church – the First Unitarian Society of Denver. A 15-year Colorado resident, Hernandez says he faces deportation and is working with the Metro Denver Sanctuary Coalition to ask Immigration and Customs Enforcement (...Read More

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PHOTO: Public television fans may find their local outlets vanish in the wake of what's being described as a $45 billion "gold rush" by wireless providers bidding in an FCC-mandated auction of broadcasting spectrum. Photo credit: D. Tribble/Wikimedia Commons.

LONGMONT, Colo. - In the early 1980s the song reflecting the state of electronic media was "Video Killed the Radio Star." In 2014, the question has become whether wireless media will "kill" free public TV. Beginning November 13, the FCC will embark on a "spectrum auction," in which wireless compani...Read More

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PHOTO: A new analysis from The Wilderness Society of BLM management plans throughout the West shows that oil and gas is favored other over uses. Image courtesy of TWS.

DENVER - Ninety-four percent for oil and gas, 6 percent for everything else. An analysis from The Wilderness Society shows that the Bureau of Land Management has made almost all its land within Colorado available for development. Nada Culver, director of the society's BLM Action Center, said the st...Read More

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