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Roads Closed In Southeast Colorado Due To Dust Storm

The Colorado Department of Transportation had to close roads in southeast Colorado due to low visibility caused by a dust storm that’s been blamed for accidents.

03/18/2014

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New Colorado? Rural Voters Approve Secession Idea

The nation’s newest state, if rural Colorado residents had their way, would be about the size of Vermont but with the population of a small town spread across miles of farmland.

11/11/2013

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Lincoln County Joins Effort To Create 51st State

Lincoln County commissioners joined nine other northeastern Colorado counties in putting the 51st State Initiative on the November ballot.

09/01/2013

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Secession Vote Cleared For Ballots In Weld County

It looks like Weld County voters will be casting ballots this fall on whether to pursue seceding from Colorado.

08/19/2013

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Effort To Create New State Called ‘North Colorado’ Grows

Ten counties, including Weld and Morgan, started talking about seceding last month. Now Lincoln and Cheyenne counties say they want to join a new state they’d call “North Colorado.”

07/09/2013

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Heavy Winds Cause Damage On Eastern Plains

The storm that brought snow to the Front Range on Tuesday also spawned severe weather as it moved through the Eastern Plains.

04/09/2013

Arsalan Kazemi of the Oregon Ducks (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: Thursday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Upset Alert & More

Oklahoma State had a terrific season, but got by far the toughest draw out of any five-seed in the bracket. Keep an eye on Oregon.

03/21/2013

An image of the Last Chance Fire on June 26. (credit: CBS)

Crews Completely Contain Last Chance Fire On Eastern Plains

Crews have gotten total containment on the Last Chance Fire that broke out on Monday and quickly spread across 45,000 acres.

06/26/2012