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BPI Laying Off 86 After ‘Pink Slime’ Controversy

The maker of the beef product dubbed “pink slime” by critics said Monday it was laying off 86 employees from its corporate office in South Dakota, citing what it calls a misinformation campaign about a product that food-industry experts agree is safe.

05/14/2012

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Internet Provider Company Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

A Greenwood Village company, backed by millions of federal dollars, is now filing for bankruptcy.

10/12/2011

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Rural Wireless Provider Files For Bankruptcy

A rural wireless provider filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection owes the federal government $73.5 million for a loan meant to bring utilities to rural areas.

10/09/2011

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Hickenlooper Seeks Drought Declaration For 2 Counties

Gov. John Hickenlooper has formally requested federal drought assistance for Elbert and Douglas counties.

08/29/2011

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CSU Fined For Violations Of Animal Laws

Colorado State University has been fined more than $23,000 by federal investigators after repeated violations of animal-handling laws.

08/16/2011

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Colorado Warns People To Check For Recalled Turkey

Colorado health officials are warning people to check any packages of ground turkey they may have to see if they’re included in a nationwide recall.

08/04/2011

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Colorado Rancher Before Congress On USDA Rule

A Colorado rancher is in Washington to tell Congress about a proposed rule that she says would hurt beef producers.

07/07/2011

The Fourmile Fire broke out in the foothills west of Boulder in early September and wound up destroying 169 homes. It wasn't Colorado's largest fire, but it was the most destructive in terms of property damage in the state's history. (credit: CBS)

Boulder County Gets $1.3M Grant To Rehab Fourmile Fire Area

Boulder County has received a $1.3 million federal grant to help restore areas burned by a wildfire in September that destroyed 169 homes.

12/16/2010

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