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Northern Colorado officials eye the risk of oil train derailments  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:34:52 MDT
The derailment of five cars of an oil train May 9, which spilled 8,000 gallons of petroleum, was a wake-up call for northern Colorado, fire and safety officials say. 
Supporters of Israel rally, decry peace efforts  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 23:34:42 MDT
Supporters of Israel called on the Obama administration to abandon attempts to end the conflict between Hamas and Israel at a rally outside the state Capitol on Sunday. 
Westminster's St. Anthony North Health Campus design a shift in focus  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:59:13 MDT
It might be a hospital, but the design of the new $177 million St. Anthony North Health Campus is meant to make guests forget about sickness when it opens in early 2015. 
Critics say CDOT making same U.S. 36 mistakes on I-70  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:59:04 MDT
State highway officials promoting a $1.8 billion remake of Interstate 70 in northeast Denver are threatening to stumble into the same public relations mess that mired the U.S. 36 project earlier this year. 
Produce from school gardens increasingly ends up in school cafeterias  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:58:52 MDT
This year, another Colorado school district will join the growing national movement to bring fresh vegetables from school gardens into school cafeterias, directly onto the plates of the 
After 3 arrests in Boulder, Libyan refugee Iman al-Obeidi could face deportation  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:13:03 MDT
In 2011, Iman al-Obeidi became the international face of defiance against Moammar Gadhafi's regime in Libya after she claimed she'd been brutally raped by more than a dozen of the dictator's men. 
Fort Collins man summits K2 in a climb for Alzheimer's  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:13:46 MDT
Fort Collins adventurer Alan Arnette made it to the summit of the world's second highest mountain, K2, on his 58th birthday Saturday, after a grueling and dangerous climb to draw attention to 
Woman swiped, injured by black bear in downtown Aspen  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:12:35 MDT
A woman was injured in downtown Aspen early Sunday after a black bear swiped at her in an alley, police said. 
Crews working to keep Elk Springs fire away from homes, sage grouse  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:12:07 MDT
Fire crews continued to battle the roughly 300-acre Elk Springs fire Sunday, working to keep the blaze away from homes, oil and gas facilities and primary sage grouse habitat. 
Obama signs plan to build affordable housing on 40 acres along I-70 near Frisco and Dillon  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:30:10 MDT
FRISCO, Colo. — - New federal legislation will allow the U.S. Forest Service to sell land to Summit County for a planned affordable housing development. 
Southern Colorado prepares for potential flooding  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:21:38 MDT
Heavy rains are expected across southern Colorado on Sunday, prompting officials to prepare for flooding in areas surrounding the Waldo Canyon burn scar. 
Denver metro area's Mile High Cab rolls out after years of setbacks  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:50:53 MDT
After six years of legal wrangling and pushback from competitors, Mile High Cab got on the road Sunday, said the company's president, Mekonnen Gizaw. 
Accident closes I-25 southbound in Northglenn  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:44:56 MDT
An accident has closed Interstate 25 southbound at 136th Avenue in Northglenn, the state Department of Transportation said. 
Lockdown lifted at Children's Hospital Colorado after threat phoned in  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:43:47 MDT
A lockdown at Children's Hospital Colorado was lifted Sunday afternoon after police and the hospital staff searched the campus. 
One killed, two seriously injured in head-on crash north of Boulder  Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:37:47 MDT
A Thornton man was killed and two others seriously injured in a head-on crash north of Boulder early Sunday, the State Patrol said.