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Boulder Tech Startup Aims To Put Star Wars’ BB8 In Fans Hands

A Boulder-based tech startup is in charge of bringing BB8, an R2-D2 like droid in the new Star Wars, to life. And quite possibly put one in the hands of Star Wars fans everywhere.

04/22/2015

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Massive Gaylord Hotel Project Begins Near DIA

Crews have started construction on what will be a massive hotel near Denver International Airport. The Gaylord Rockies Hotel will have 1,500 rooms, a conference center and a year-round water park.

04/22/2015

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Denver’s Chipotle Profit Rises But Sales Growth Slower Than Expected

Chipotle reported a higher profit for its first quarter as price hikes help drive up sales, but it wasn’t enough to satisfy investors.

04/21/2015

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Marijuana Investor Summit Features Trade Show, Educational Sessions

Hundreds are attending this week’s Marijuana Investor Summit to learn about industry trends and investing in Colorado’s growing business.

04/21/2015

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Blue Bell Recalls All Products After Listeria Outbreak

All Blue Bell ice cream products are being pulled from store shelves as they could be contaminated with potentially deadly listeria.

04/21/2015

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Music Legend Willie Nelson To Roll Out Own Brand Of Marijuana

Country music star Willie Nelson announced plans Monday to roll out his own brand of marijuana, capitalizing on his association with pot and the unofficial stoner holiday, 4/20.

04/20/2015

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Colorado Leads Nation In Growth In Wind Energy Factory Jobs

The Denver Post reports Colorado led the nation in the growth of wind energy manufacturing jobs in 2014.

04/16/2015

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Minimum Wage Workers Walk Out, Rally For $15/Hour

Hundreds of low wage workers walked out of their jobs in the Denver metro area on Wednesday. They joined thousands of others across the U.S. to protest the current minimum wage.

04/15/2015

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Denver Fast-Food Workers Join National Protests

DENVER (AP) – Denver fast-food workers and their supporters are joining in national protests in favor of $15 an hour wages. A group demonstrated inside a Denver McDonald’s Wednesday morning and organizers expect hundreds of […]

04/15/2015

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Property Tracker Says Denver Will Have Highest Rent Increase In U.S.

A nationwide property tracker says Denver is expected to have the highest increase in rent than any other city in America.

04/14/2015