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Seven tips for flying your personal drone in Colorado

As state lawmakers are grappling with ways to address the concerns raised by drones, they're increasingly in our skies.

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Exploring Colorado's jazz legacy — from Denver to the mountains

From the smoke-filled nightclubs of Five Points to the swanky hotels of Aspen and Vail, jazz has long been an important part of Colorado's...

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'Island on Fire:' The volcano the world can't afford to forget

Colorado authors talk about their book, "Island on Fire: The Extraordinary Story of a Forgotten Volcano That Changed the World."

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'Jayme Stone's Lomax Project' draws new inspiration from old music

Colorado musician puts a new spin on famous and not-so-famous folk tunes.

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Loud & Clear: Listeners on our Hickenlooper interview, 'dark skies,' and buffalo vs...

In Colorado Matters' regular feedback segment, listeners weigh in on some of our recent segments.

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Chris Daniels and Freddi Gowdy get funky with the blues on new album

How much gold lamé does it take to inspire a funk flashback? A Colorado bluesman discovers it has to be at least enough to fill a disco-era...

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Bluegrass musician Jake Schepps' latest is fueled by contemporary classical composers

The new album, "Entwined," features four pieces that veer between traditional sounds and contemporary classical.

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What's behind Vail Valley poverty? High schoolers hash it out

High school students in Gypsum, just west of Vail and Beaver Creek, share their views on poverty and talk about their families' own...

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Hickenlooper: Oil and Gas Task Force recs 'probably should be enacted'

In his first in-depth interview since the Oil and Gas Task Force wrapped up its work Tuesday, the governor says he won't support efforts to...

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Long-forgotten artist inspires Danielle Ate the Sandwich album

In 1925, Edith Lake Wilkinson was committed to an insane asylum, and her artwork was packed away in a trunk for 40 years. Now Danielle Ate...

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