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Life of mountain bike pioneer Mike Rust captured in new film

Mike Rust helped establish Salida as a biking capital in Colorado. Later, living alone in rural Saguache County, Rust disappeared.

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What baby boomers will need to stay in their homes as they age

Ninety percent of seniors want to live in their homes as they age, but what does it take to make that happen?

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College commencement speech time: Some noteworthy moments

Excerpts from this years commencement speakers at Colorado colleges and universities.

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Loud & Clear: Feedback on our interview with Colorado oil and gas industry leader

Tisha Schuller spoke with Colorado Matters as she prepared to leave her post as head of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association. Here's what listeners said about our interview.

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The mysterious life of mountain bike pioneer Mike Rust captured in new film

Mike Rust helped establish Salida as a biking capital in Colorado. Later, living alone in rural Saguache County, Rust disappeared.

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New Denver Center for the Performing Arts exec pushes outreach to millennials

Lead by new CEO and president Scott Shiller, the DCPA will challenge theatrical conventions through a $410,000 grant.

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Colorado archaeologist excavates his childhood toys, discovers himself

When History Colorado archaeologist Thomas Carr went to his boyhood home in North Carolina, he didn't expect to stumble upon a trove of broken toys buried in the ground.

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History Colorado explores the world of toys in new exhibit

Gumby, Mr. Potato Head, and Spirograph are all considered historic artifacts in a new exhibit of 50s, 60s, and 70s toys. Feel old yet?

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Where is the science behind medical marijuana? National Geographic takes a look

Hampton Sides profiles several scientists who are taking a serious look at marijuana through advanced research.

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Get rid of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, says its former boss

Dan Beard makes the case in his new book, "Deadbeat Dams." He served as commissioner of the agency for two years under President Bill Clinton.

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