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Author Believes Versatile Hemp Plant Will Now Flourish

Last Updated by Joe Mahoney on

Author Doug Fine believes that Colorado's new hemp farming initiatives will meet with huge success because the marijuana cousin is "unbelievably, genuinely useful in a huge array of real world market applications today for which there are markets."

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What Stops Intervention?

Last Updated by Kristin Jones on

Danielle Nordeen drives a 16-year-old Toyota Camry that doesn’t handle well on snowy mountain passes. In January, Nordeen had to make the drive from her home in Grand Junction to Pueblo often enough that she developed a strategy: Find a semi with its hazard lights on and follow it closely, prompting the other drivers to direct their wrath toward the trucker rather than her.

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Steep Costs for Mentally ill Inmates

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In unit 4C of the Pueblo County jail, any human presence draws inmates to the narrow windows of their solitary cells.

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