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6 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

Brian Nutter

Orginally from Virginia, Nutter received his Bachelor of Science in sociology from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Vir., a masters of special education from University of Colorado-Denver; and is completing a Phd in school psychology from the University of Northern Colorado.

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19 hrs ago | Newindpress

Dinosaur Footprints Set for Public Display in Utah

A dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall in Utah.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

Will medical-pot centers end up in low-income areas?

TALLAHASSEE Here's one aspect of Florida's medical-marijuana debate getting little airplay: would the dispensaries be crowded into poor and minority neighborhoods? If voters statewide pass Amendment 2 this fall, the dispensaries have to open somewhere.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Florida, Florida Government

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Inhabitat

Is Your Neighborhood's Urban Design Making You Sick?

"What is the influence of street network design on public health?" This question prompted a recent study that has just been published in the Journal of Transport & Health.

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Denver Post

Aurorans learn to make healthy recipes on a budget at Anschutz

Mariah Pimentel helps Ella Dumas, 6, remove whole grain pancakes from the pan during a cooking class at the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center in Aurora on Aug. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, Life, Fruits, Food, Baked Goods, Cookies, Dessert, Medicine, Nutrition

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Science Daily

Economic disparities impact infant health, experts show

Women who are poor experience higher cortisol levels in pregnancy and give birth to infants with elevated levels of the stress hormone, putting them at greater risk for serious disease later in life, according to a new research.

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Denver Westword

Alex Landau's Bloody Beating By Denver Cops Goes National Thanks to Echoes of Ferguson

Last Friday, the morning after communities across the country held rallies to protest police violence against African-Americans -- and, specifically, the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri -- National Public Radio's StoryCorps ran a particularly appropriate piece.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO)

Denver Westword

Review: The Naked Truth About Pop Artist Tom Wesselmann

In the 1960s, when Tom Wesselmann, whose work is currently on display at the Denver Art Museum , first gained national attention, and into the '70s, his name was mentioned in the same breath as that of Warhol, Johns and Rauschenberg.

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Related Topix: Painting, Arts, Smoking, Medicine, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Researchers show economic disparities impact infant health

Women who are poor experience higher cortisol levels in pregnancy and give birth to infants with elevated levels of the stress hormone, putting them at greater risk for serious disease later in life, according to a new research from the University of Colorado Denver.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Denver Westword

Marijuana Study: NIMBY Rules Push Many Denver Dispensaries Into Low-Income Areas

Earlier this year, a University of Colorado Denver study showed that medical marijuana stores had little impact on areas -- no more so than coffee shops, the researchers found.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Ann Arbor, MI

ABC News

Defense: School May Have Withheld Holmes Records

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shooting case say the University of Colorado might have withheld records that show the school failed to act on information it had about defendant James Holmes when he was a student there.

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Circulation

Inappropriate Shocks due to Subcutaneous Air in a Patient With a...

From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Colorado-Denver, Aurora ; and VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver .

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Related Topix: Aurora, CO, Denver, CO

Post and Courier

Study says older, more compact cities are healthier

A new study confirms what new urbanist planners have been saying for years: Historic cities are more compact, easier to walk or bike and make for a generally healthier population.

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Related Topix: Charleston, SC

Denver Post

Denver City Council: Amid much debate, affordable housing bill narrowly advances

After more than three hours of debate, with almost two dozen speakers testifying, along with members publicly weighing the pros and cons, the Denver City Council voted 7-6 Monday night to advance a bill regarding potential changes to the city's affordable-housing laws.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

EurekAlert!

Unlike less educated people, college grads more active on weekends than weekdays

People's educational attainment influences their level of physical activity both during the week and on weekends, according to a study whose authors include two University of Kansas researchers.

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EurekAlert!

CU Denver study shows zoning regulations impact where marijuana dispensaries can locate

Municipal zoning regulations may push marijuana dispensaries into low income, minority areas, according to a study just released by the University of Colorado Denver.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Boston Herald

Abbady: Mideast debate a good pathway to lose 'friends'

Shortly after Israel invaded the Gaza Strip in 2009, a close Muslim friend I'd known since elementary school suddenly disappeared from my Facebook feed.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Opinion

The Economist

Cash for conflicts

THIS week's Free exchange column looks at the latest research on foreign aid and economic growth.

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The Washington Post

emily_badger

We don't build communities like we used to, which is not a statement about lost kn0w-how or bygone values.

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Related Topix: University of Connecticut, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

National Public Radio

Once-Dilapidated City Train Stations Enjoying A Renaissance

Denver's Union Station, which was remodeled to include restaurants, stores and a hotel, reopened last month.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

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