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Researchers say even a limited nuclear exchange would threaten all life on Earth. (Getty Images)

Study: ‘Small’ Nuclear War Would Destroy The World

With an estimated 17,000 nuclear weapons in the world, we have the power to exterminate humanity many times over.

03/26/2014

The air tanker at Centennial Airport on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

State Senator Holds Air Tanker Demo To Promote Firefighting Fleet Bill

Some state lawmakers believe Colorado should not have to wait for federal help when it comes to putting out state wildfires, and now they are working on a plan to bring an aerial firefighting fleet to the state.

03/26/2014

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Colorado Has More Money To Spend Next Year

Colorado’s public schools and colleges are getting hundreds of millions to make up for budget cuts in next year’s proposed budget, and with the economy on the upswing, there’s money left over to save for a rainy day.

03/26/2014

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Supervisor Calls Black Forest Fire Report ‘Ridiculous’

A new report by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters secretly protected the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.

03/24/2014

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Firefighters Warming Up For Wildfire Season

Wildfire season is starting to heat up in Colorado, and firefighters are making sure they’re ready to go at any moment.

03/23/2014

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Wildfire Bill About Colorado Farmers On The Ropes

A relatively straightforward bill to help prevent agricultural fires from starting wildfires is on the ropes at the Colorado Legislature.

03/21/2014

An air tanker at the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport (credit: CBS)

Air Tanker Base Moved To Fort Collins-Loveland

Large air tankers fighting wildfires along Colorado’s Front Range will be based at the Fort Collins-Loveland Airport this year.

03/20/2014

The DC-10 at the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Bill Calling For Wildfire Help From California Draws Contempt

Colorado lawmakers are already thinking about the next fire season and are now asking California for help to boost the state’s fleet if it’s needed.

03/18/2014

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Colorado Lawmaker Asking California For Help With Wildfire Air Support

A Colorado lawmaker will travel to California on Monday to ask for help with air support while fighting wildfires.

03/17/2014

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Report Claims Report Claims Firefighters Secretly Told To Protect Commander’s Home

A report ordered by the Black Forest Fire Department claims firefighters were secretly told to protect the home of a commander with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.

03/15/2014

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