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In this photo provided by the Fountain, Colo. Fire Department, a cow walks away from an icy pond after firefighters rescued it and one other cow that had fallen through the ice. Darin Anstine/AP hide caption

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To Save Two Colo. Cows, All It Took Was A Good Ice-Breaker

This week, the Fountain, Colo., Fire Department repurposed some firefighting tools for a chillier job: Rescuing cows that had fallen through a half-foot of ice into the freezing water of a local pond.

Aleida Ramirez must wait longer for an appointment to renew her expired driver's license because Colorado Republicans have blocked funding for licensing undocumented immigrants. Megan Verlee/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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For Colorado's Undocumented, The Wait At The DMV Just Got Longer

Last year, the state became the 10th to offer driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. This year, Colorado Republicans made it virtually impossible for those immigrants to get a slot at the DMV.

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Aleida Ramirez must wait longer for an appointment to renew her expired driver's license because Colorado Republicans have blocked funding for licensing undocumented immigrants. Megan Verlee/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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