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Evergreen High Grad 1 Of 2 Americans Who Contracted Ebola Virus

A graduate of Evergreen High School is one of two Americans who have contracted the Ebola virus.

07/28/2014

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Colorado Drones Used To Protect Elephants And Rhinos From Poachers

A Colorado man is teaching African park rangers to fly drones to combat poachers. Chris Miser, the owner of Falcon Unmanned, has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund in an effort to protect elephants and rhinoceros.

06/30/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Colorado Engineer Could Help Millions In Africa

An invention by a Colorado engineer could change the lives of millions of people in Africa.

12/09/2013

George W. Bush, former President of the United States, speaks during the Opening Ceremony ahead of the 2013 Walker Cup at National Golf Links of America on September 6, 2013 in Southampton, New York.  (Photo by Michael Cohen/Getty Images)

Students, Faculty To Protest Bush Award In Denver

Students, faculty and alumni at the University of Denver plan to protest when the university’s international studies school presents an award to former president George W. Bush.

09/09/2013

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Excited Fans Get Sneak Peek Of ‘Elephant Passage’ At The Denver Zoo

The wait is almost over. In a few weeks the brand new “Elephant Passage” exhibit at the Denver Zoo will be open to the public.

05/12/2012

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Colorado Air Force Officer Among 4 Killed In Crash

The Defense Department says an Air Force officer from Colorado is among four people killed in the crash of military plane in Djibouti, Africa.

02/20/2012

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Facebook Helps Missionaries In Africa Get Home For The Holidays

Most of us know someone who had to travel for the holidays, but one Colorado couple had quite a journey getting back from Africa.

12/25/2011

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Rodelle Company Branches Out, Goes Organic & Helps In Africa

Since 1936 when the Rodelle family moved to Colorado from France they’ve been committed to providing home bakers and culinary professionals with some of the finest ingredients available.

11/13/2011

Jean Kaye-Wilson with Hope's Storehouse thanks Jerry Avery (credit: CBS)

People Step Up To Help Robbed Thrift Store

CBS4 viewers pitched in to help charity thrift store, Hope’s Storehouse after it was robbed in Longmont.

12/24/2010