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Second Global Youth Climate Strike This Year Has Strong Mountain West Presence

For the second time this year, kids around the world are striking from school to demand action around climate change....

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CO Springs Mayor's Annual State Of The City Address Disrupted By Demonstrators

As he delivered the annual State of the City address on Thursday, Colorado Springs Mayor John Suthers was interrupted...

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Tensions Over A Federal Agency That Kills Wildlife

You might not know it but there’s a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture whose job includes killing wild...

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U.S. Climate Crisis Committee Comes To Colorado For Answers

For the first time ever, a congressional committee held a field hearing on the climate crisis. And it happened this...

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Western Wildfires Are Threatening The Water Supply

It’s no secret that wildfires are getting worse in the West. They’re threatening lives, homes and ecosystems. And...

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Discrimination & Rising Costs — Stories Of Struggling To Find Housing In Colorado Springs

Every few years the City of Colorado Springs completes a study on fair housing practices. There are federal funds on...

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Discrimination & Rising Costs — Stories Of Struggling To Find Housing In Colorado Springs

Every few years the City of Colorado Springs completes a study on fair housing practices. There are federal funds on...

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New Podcast Explores Case Of Transgender Inmate Seeking Sex Reassignment Surgery

Any day now, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will rule on the case of Adree Edmo, a transgender women currently in...

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Investigative Report Alleges 'Human Rights Abuses' At Colorado's Supermax Prison

A recently published article in The Nation magazine alleges potential human rights violations have taken place at the...

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Could Colorado Bring Back Gray Wolves By Popular Demand?

The last place you might expect to find a wolf is inside a public library, a place that doesn’t even allow pets in...

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"There Will Be Winners And Losers" In the Marijuana Patent Race

It’s not every day you get a true Eureka! moment in science. But Andrew Alfred, chief scientist at the Denver-based...

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'The Time In Between' – A Gold Star Mom Remembers Her Son

Memorial Day is a time to honor and remember military service members who lost their lives in the line of duty. Army...

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At U.S. Olympic Museum, Accessibility Is Paramount

Construction of the United States Olympic Museum is well underway in Colorado Springs. Once finished, officials hope...

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Colorado's Red Flag Law: A National Context

Colorado is one of the most recent states to enact a so-called red flag law , but a majority of counties here say...

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Oprah Winfrey Speaks Of Service, Small Steps And Appreciation At Colorado College Commencement

Downtown Colorado Springs was bursting with excitement Sunday as global media leader, philanthropist, producer, and...

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Navigating Immigration Court System Can Be Harder For Immigrants In Rural And Mountainous Areas

The backlog in U.S. immigration courts is now over 850,000 cases long. People can wait years for their hearings. And...

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Navigating Immigration Court System Can Be Harder For Immigrants In Rural And Mountainous Areas

The backlog in US immigration courts is now over 850,000 cases long. People can wait years for their hearings. And...

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Ansel Adams' Little-Known Role In Envisioning The Air Force Academy Campus

Ansel Adams is known for his iconic black and white photographs of Yosemite National Park and of Japanese-Americans...

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Air Force Academy Chapel Perseveres Despite Cancelled Renovations

The Cadet Chapel at the United States Air Force Academy has a spectacular presence both up close and from a distance....

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New Zealand Terror Attacks Heighten Sense Of Insecurity For Muslims In The Mountain West

New Zealanders just held a national memorial for the victims of the recent terror attacks there. Muslim communities...

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