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Layoffs, failures test Colorado's "new energy economy" - Denver Post

Layoffs, failures test Colorado's "new energy economy" - Denver Post | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Layoffs, failures test Colorado's "new energy economy"Denver PostThe resilience of Colorado's vaunted "new energy economy" is being tested after a series of job cuts, financial setbacks and political firestorms.
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The reinvention of Longmont's Twin Peaks Mall brings both challenges and ... - Daily Camera

The reinvention of Longmont's Twin Peaks Mall brings both challenges and ... - Daily Camera | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
The reinvention of Longmont's Twin Peaks Mall brings both challenges and ...Daily CameraBut whether they keep the name Twin Peaks Mall or not, there are a couple of things we do know about NewMark Merrill Mountain States' plans for redeveloping the...
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Colorado marijuana-legalization amendment's lead shrinks - Denver Post

THE Weed Blog (blog)Colorado marijuana-legalization amendment's lead shrinksDenver PostA ballot measure to legalize limited possession of marijuana in Colorado continues to lead in the latest Denver Post poll on the question, but it has dropped...
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Colorado's Wind Energy Industry Could Be In Big Trouble - CBS Local

Colorado's Wind Energy Industry Could Be In Big Trouble - CBS Local | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
CBS LocalColorado's Wind Energy Industry Could Be In Big TroubleCBS LocalDENVER (CBS4) – It's been a tough few months for workers at a wind power company with operations in Colorado, and things just got worse.
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Colorado school funding cuts prompt St. Vrain Valley School District to seek ... - Longmont Daily Times-Call

Colorado school funding cuts prompt St. Vrain Valley School District to seek ...Longmont Daily Times-CallLast year, Fournier worked half-time at Blue Mountain to provide extra support, or intervention, in math for students who previously scored in...
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St. Vrain Valley School District superintendent: Adult education should end ... - Longmont Daily Times-Call

St. Vrain Valley School District superintendent: Adult education should end ... - Longmont Daily Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
St. Vrain Valley School District superintendent: Adult education should end ...Longmont Daily Times-CallFIRESTONE -- St. Vrain Valley School District superintendent Don Haddad suggested on Wednesday ending the adult education program in June.
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St. Vrain school board ends adult ed program - Longmont Daily Times-Call

St. Vrain school board ends adult ed program - Longmont Daily Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
St. Vrain school board ends adult ed programLongmont Daily Times-CallRyan McCallum, 31, works on a social studies assignment during an adult education class at Main Street School on Tuesday.
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St. Vrain superintendent tells GOP breakfast-goers why school district seeks a tax increase - Longmont Times-Call

St. Vrain superintendent tells GOP breakfast-goers why school district seeks a tax increase - Longmont Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
LONGMONT -- St. Vrain Valley School District superintendent Don Haddad presented the districts case for a $14. (St.
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Child obesity on the rise in Colorado

Child obesity on the rise in Colorado | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
For 22 straight years, Colorado has topped the list as the skinniest state in the country, but that doesn't mean our kids are following the lead.
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Longmont council pushes for North route on FasTracks - Daily Camera

Longmont council pushes for North route on FasTracks - Daily Camera | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Longmont council pushes for North route on FasTracksDaily CameraLONGMONT -- Bring on that northbound train. But don't make it carry a tax increase.
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St. Vrain superintendent tells GOP breakfast-goers why school district seeks a ... - Longmont Daily Times-Call

St. Vrain superintendent tells GOP breakfast-goers why school district seeks a ... - Longmont Daily Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
St. Vrain superintendent tells GOP breakfast-goers why school district seeks a ...Longmont Daily Times-CallLONGMONT -- St.
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Colorado’s fracking fight gets ugly

Colorado’s fracking fight gets ugly | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
It's scheming pols and dirty industry against small-town America.
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Is Climate Change the Sleeper Issue of 2012?

Is Climate Change the Sleeper Issue of 2012? | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Surprising new polling data shows swing voters are going green.
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Ballot 300 opposition: slick word choice for ... - Free Range Longmont

Ballot 300 opposition: slick word choice for ... - Free Range Longmont | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Opposition word choice is as contaminated as slickwater, another name for fracking fluids.
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Food bank aims to raise $1M to pay off new building - Longmont Weekly

Food bank aims to raise $1M to pay off new building - Longmont Weekly | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Food bank aims to raise $1M to pay off new buildingLongmont WeeklyNIWOT — Community Food Share is asking for the public's help in raising $1 million by the end of the year to wrap up the capital campaign for its new building.
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Experienced St. Vrain Valley teachers get entry-level pay due to raise freeze - Longmont Daily Times-Call

Experienced St. Vrain Valley teachers get entry-level pay due to raise freeze - Longmont Daily Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Experienced St. Vrain Valley teachers get entry-level pay due to raise freezeLongmont Daily Times-CallLONGMONT -- An inexperienced teacher with a bachelor's degree will earn $33,914 in the St. Vrain Valley School District this year.
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St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J Ballot Issue 3A: Yes on Mill Levy Override

St. Vrain Valley School District RE-1J Ballot Issue 3A: Yes on Mill Levy Override | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
The belts are already notched down for St. Vrain, which includes Longmont, Niwot, Lyons, Frederick and much of Erie. (Boulder Weekly endorses Measure 3A.
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Fracking destroys vital water | Free Range Longmont

Fracking destroys vital water | Free Range Longmont | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
I have been wondering why proposed drill sites are often close to water, such as Union Reservoir and the St. Vrain State Park wetlands. What's the ...
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St. Vrain Valley School District moving forward with Longmont K-8 school - Longmont Daily Times-Call

St. Vrain Valley School District moving forward with Longmont K-8 school - Longmont Daily Times-Call | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
St. Vrain Valley School District moving forward with Longmont K-8 schoolLongmont Daily Times-CallWhat: The St.
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Facts about 3A – the Mill Levy Override « Longspeakprincipal's Blog

Over the past few months, parents have been asking me several questions about 3A – the Mill Levy Override for the St. Vrain Schools that will be on November's ballot. As a public servant, I am only allowed to share facts ...
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Amendment 64 Marijuana Legalization Debate on Colorado’s KGNU Independent Radio | Just Say Now

Amendment 64 Marijuana Legalization Debate on Colorado’s KGNU Independent Radio | Just Say Now | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Mason Tvert, co-director of The Campaign to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol – the group behind this year’s Amendment 64 to legalize marijuana (RT @JustSayNow: RT @JustSayNow: Amendment 64 Marijuana Legalization Debate on Colorado’s KGNU Independent...
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Colorado's pro-pot initiative could threaten medical marijuana ...

Colorado's pro-pot initiative could threaten medical marijuana ... | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
Colorado's pro-pot initiative could threaten medical marijuana paradise A Fort Collins, Colo., medical marijuana grower walks through her warehouse in 2010. (Chris Hondros/Getty Image) By Liz Goodwin, Yahoo!
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Colorado tries to keep kids on healthy track - USA TODAY

Colorado tries to keep kids on healthy track - USA TODAY | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
USA TODAYColorado tries to keep kids on healthy trackUSA TODAYColorado's obesity rate among children is rising faster than all but one other state, and it's ranked at 23rd for obese children.
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National Cannabis Coalition Donates to Colorado Amendment 64 | National Cannabis Coalition

National Cannabis Coalition Donates to Colorado Amendment 64 | National Cannabis Coalition | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
We are proud to have donated to Colorado's Amendment 64. Please join us in supporting this campaign to end the harmful policy of cannabis prohibition.
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Colorado Schools Flip Switch on Solar Power

Colorado Schools Flip Switch on Solar Power | Local Issues 2012 | Scoop.it
This week 14 Colorado schools turned on the power with 5,000 solar panels.
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