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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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Small herd of pure buffalo to be released in Northern Colorado

More than a century after they were poached to near extinction, a small herd will return to lands they once roamed.

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Decline of unions contributing to growing income inequality, says CSU scholar

One tenth of Coloradans are unionized, though the number rose slightly last year.

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Tomorrow Colorado's oil and gas task force reaches its long-awaited conclusion

The group will send its recommendations to the governor and lawmakers later this week. Over five months, it has wrestled with how much...

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NASA budget keeps Boulder connection to James Webb Telescope alive

Billed as the successor to Hubble, the infrared telescope will search the farthest reaches of the universe using an optical system built in...

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Climate intervention could slow global warming, but may bring risks

More research is needed regarding geoengineering techniques that aim to slow climate change, some scientists say.

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Denver author shares stories of moving past racism in post-apartheid South Africa

A racist video made by white students at a South African university that went viral in 2008 is the impetus for journalist Donna Bryson's...

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