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For some Coloradans, Black Friday is a day to shop for deals, carve powder turns on the slopes, or recover from Turkey Day feasts. For others, the day after Thanksgiving offers an opportunity to spotlight the difficulties of hourly workers. On Friday, November 28, at 10:30 a.m., Walmart workers and...
November 26 2014, 2:00 PM
Unless you’ve been stuck in traffic behind an old pickup belching smoke, you probably haven’t thought about vehicle emissions much this year. Chances are, the last time you worried about it was when you took your car to an Air Care Colorado emissions testing center for inspection.
November 20 2014, 3:00 PM
If the thought of preparing one turkey on Thanksgiving is intimidating, consider facing a freezer full of 15,000 birds. That’s the task that the Denver Rescue Mission hopes to face come Turkey Day.
Each year, the nonprofit puts out a call for frozen poultry—and each time, the Denver...
November 13 2014, 10:30 AM
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During the holiday season, people are as concerned about their waistlines as their shopping lists. Hearty food and the cold temperatures sometimes turn individuals toward “extreme” workouts like P90X, or more recently, CrossFit. We asked Dr. Alexander K. Meininger, a Steamboat Springs-based...
October 28 2014, 2:00 PM
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After graduating from the University of Colorado in 1997 with a masters in creative writing, Melinda MacInnis headed west to work in Los Angeles' fraught inner city school system. However, 10 years later on a holiday trip to Africa, MacInnis became the student after she met a man named Ted Reily—...
October 23 2014, 9:53 AM
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Nationally popular brews like Fat Tire and Ranger IPA have made New Belgium Brewing one of Colorado’s most well-known breweries. Last week, the Fort Collins-based company announced that longtime CFO and COO Christine Perich was promoted to president, taking over from co-...
September 30 2014, 10:31 AM
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Eva Schloss has lived a long life, but the 85-year-old Holocaust survivor didn’t think she would make it past her 15th birthday. On that day—May 11, 1944—Schloss and her family were discovered hiding in Amsterdam. They were shipped off to Auschwitz-Birkenau, the largest concentration camp...
August 27 2014, 3:59 PM
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Name: Ben Clark
Job: Commercial Filmmaker
In 2002, at the age of 23, when most of us are still trying to find our first real job, Ben Clark hit a career high, both literally and figuratively, by becoming the youngest American to summit Mount Everest. He spent the...
August 12 2014, 3:00 PM