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Longmont Teen To Document Launch Of Colorado-Built ‘Orion’ On Social Media

The Colorado-built spacecraft Orion is set to launch Thursday morning. It’s the test flight for a capsule that could take man back to the moon or even as far away as Mars. The event will be detailed moment by moment on social media.

12/03/2014

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After Girls’ Jihadi Quest, A Focus On Outreach

Gathered under the fluorescent lights of an austere Denver mosque, a group of parents stared at a photo projected on a wall in front of them.

11/14/2014

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Social Media Tools Embraced By Stalkers

The number of people with stalkers has doubled in the past three years. Experts say the alarming trend is due partly because of social media, and the constant need to check in, makes it easier for stalkers to keep track of their victims.

11/05/2014

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State Patrol Initiates Major Crackdown On The Highways

Colorado state troopers are increasing patrol on the roads as part of a campaign to keep traffic fatalities at zero.

10/18/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Forecasting Lessons Learned After Colorado’s Devastating 2013 Flood

After a devastating weather event like the September 2013 flash flood, a lot of time is spent evaluating the performance of agencies directly involved with getting information to the public, such as the National Weather Service.

09/12/2014

CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito takes the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' and then immediately challenges CBS4's Kelly Werthman and Justin McHeffy (credit: CBS)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Sweeping Social Media & Helping Charities

What started in Boston with a man suffering from Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a family looking for a way to raise awareness about the devastating disease, has now become a movement that’s sweeping across social media platforms.

08/11/2014

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Terror Suspect’s Progression Captured On Social Media

The progression of Shannon Conley’s involvement with a radical Islamic group was captured on her social media postings.

07/03/2014

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Van Dyken Staying Positive On Social Media

Not long after Amy Van Dyken-Rouen had surgery for a life-threatening spine injury, while she still wasn’t completely out of danger, her husband placed a cellphone in her hands.

06/27/2014

Fans watch the USA play in the World Cup on June 26 at the British Bulldog In Denver. (credit: CBS)

Soccer Gets Boost In Denver From Young, Informed Fans

A soccer pub in Denver is taking off, and a new generation of American-born soccer fans piled in by the hundreds Thursday to watch the U.S. advance to the World Cup knockout round despite a 1-0 loss to Germany.

06/27/2014

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