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Colorado Horse Tests Positive For Equine Herpes, Events Canceled

A horse that competed in the Colorado rodeo and barrel racing circuit has tested positive for a virus that can cause breathing problems and nervous system disorders for the animals.

05/16/2014

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Cantaloupe Or Peaches? Colorado Lawmaker Says — Both

Cantaloupe or peaches? Alamosa Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder wants both to be Colorado’s official state fruits.

04/12/2014

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As Theaters Struggle, Colorado Coalition Steps In

The Grand Theater in the southeastern Colorado town of Rocky Ford is the only cinema showing 3D movies in the 150 miles between Pueblo and Kansas — thanks to volunteer fundraising that allowed it to buy an $84,000 state-of-the-art projector to show digital films.

04/06/2014

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Inmate Accused Of More Crimes During Furlough

The chief judge in Otero County is being criticized for furloughing a criminal who had a history of running from authorities.

02/03/2014

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FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is Paramount

Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable growers to crack down on safety, federal regulators said Friday.

09/27/2013

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Former Colorado Gov. Vanderhoof Dies At 91

Former Colorado Gov. John Vanderhoof, a onetime fighter pilot, businessman and bank executive who served as the state’s chief executive for only two years, has died. He was 91.

09/23/2013

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Southern Colorado Getting More Rain Than It Can Handle

After a dry summer, southern Colorado is getting more moisture than it can handle.

08/08/2013

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Heavy Rain Leads To Flooding On Some Colorado Roads

Southern Colorado is getting some heavy rain, leading to detours for some drivers.

08/07/2013

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Harvest Of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes Gets Underway

Farmers are starting their harvest of Rocky Ford cantaloupes.

07/26/2013

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California Company Voluntarily Recalls Cantaloupes

A California company is issuing a voluntary recall of cantaloupes that may have been sold in Colorado.

09/13/2012

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