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World War I Centennial: Looking Back At Colorado’s World War I History

Today, April 6, 2017, marks 100 years since the United States declared war on Germany. Colorado’s history during World War I has not been well studied, but Stephen Leonard, a professor of history at Metropolitan State University of Denver, has begun to … Continue reading

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Honoring Vietnam War Era Veterans, Many Who Feel Forgotten

Many Vietnam War era veterans have waited decades for recognition. Hundreds of veterans will be honored during several ceremonies being held to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. The first one is this Friday, March 24 in Lakewood. … Continue reading

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How To Protect Elephants? A Coloradan’s Tools Include Beehives

Colorado zookeeper Dave Johnson helps Nepalis use beehives to keep marauding elephants from decimating rice paddies. It’s one way he’s working to protect elephants, rhinos and other endangered species around the world and it’s critical because the numbers of these … Continue reading

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Disabled Vet ‘DT’ Del Toro, A Champion Shot-Putter, Aims For Rio Paralympic Games

Master Sgt. Israel “DT” Del Toro Jr. was severely burned and wounded during an explosion in Afghanistan 11 years ago. The doctors gave him little chance to live. Now he’s a gold medal shot-putter and the first 100 percent disabled … Continue reading

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