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54 min ago | Electric Energy Online

ComEd Awarded Grant from Department of Energy for Microgrid...

ComEd announced that it has been selected by the United States Department of Energy to receive a $1.2 million grant to build a master controller that could drive the operations of clusters of microgrids. ComEd assembled a group of leading science and technology partners for the DOE proposal including Alstom Grid, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois Institute of Technology, Microsoft, OSIsoft, Quanta Technologies, S&C Electric, Schneider Electric and University of Denver.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Illinois Institute of Technology, Weather, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Rahm Emanuel

8 hrs ago | Tyler Morning Telegraph

Well-known womena s studies educator speaks on Wednesday

The University of Texas at Tyler Honors Program and Global Awareness Through Education Program will present a lecture by renowned women's studies educator and multiculturalism activist Dr. Peggy McIntosh. Dr. McIntosh is the associate director of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Tyler, Wellesley College, Trinity College, Harvard University

Mon Sep 15, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Court administrator named city employee of quarter

Fort Morgan Municipal Court Administrator Amanda Dunn, right, talks to the Fort Morgan City Council members during their April 1 showcase tour about what the court does and some of the changes that have been made in the last six months "to make the court more efficient and achieve the goal of becoming revenue neutral versus relying on support from the General Fund," according to City Manager Jeff Wells, center. Dunn was just named the latest city employee of the quarter on Sept.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Common Dreams

Green Groups Fight to Uphold Colorado Town's Ban on Fracking

A coalition of environmental organizations this week filed a motion to preserve the groundbreaking ban on fracking enacted by Longmont, Colorado voters in 2012. Our Health Our Future Our Longmont , Food & Water Watch , Sierra Club , and Earthworks , represented by the University of Denver Law Clinic, appealed a July ruling by a Colorado judge that struck down the prohibition.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Longmont, CO, US News, Liberal Political News

Forbes.com

Client Sues Tax Advsior For Bad Advice: Is The Settlement Payment Tax-Free?

I am a Tax Partner in WithumSmith+Brown's National Tax Service Group and the founding father of the firm's Aspen, Colorado office. I am a CPA licensed in Colorado and New Jersey, and hold a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver.

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Related Topix: Aspen, CO, Tax

Thu Sep 11, 2014

CBS Local

Texas Researcher Developing Concussion Pill

Concussions and brain injuries account for approximately 27,000 emergency room visits in Colorado alone. Right now, doctors can only recommend rest and a slow return to activity as a means of treatment.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

LongmontFYI

Environmental groups join Longmont in appealing judge's fracking ban ruling

The groups that joined the city of Longmont in its defense of its citizen-passed fracking ban have filed an appeal of a judge's decision that would overturn the ban.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO

CiteULike

A Collaborative Student Led Model for Civic Engagement in Human Rights

Faculty members can experience the organizational and planning aspects of civic engagement as barriers to its use. At small rural colleges, institutional resources are less formalized and can add to the perception of difficulty in undertaking community based action.

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Related Topix: Marlboro College

National Conference of State Legislat...

The Benefits of Early Childhood Investment

NCSL's Early Learning Fellows class of 2014 heard a presentation on the economic benefits of investing in early childhood, toured a program that provides single mothers and their children with a safe and affordable place to live, and saw research into the role of early mathematics skill development during a pre-conference to NCSL's annual Legislative Summit in August. The class comprises 20 legislators and three legislative staff representing 14 states.

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Related Topix: Hennepin County, MN, University of Minnesota

Denver Post

Alex Seidel's Mercantile restaurant and market open in Union Station

Considerable buzz has built since Seidel announced that he would be launching a restaurant in the refurbished train station, which also houses the Crawford Hotel . The 75-seat room opened Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Duck, Meat, Denver, CO

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Court administrator named city employee of quarter

Fort Morgan Municipal Court Administrator Amanda Dunn, right, talks to the Fort Morgan City Council members during their April 1 showcase tour about what the court does and some of the changes that have been made in the last six months "to make the court more efficient and achieve the goal of becoming revenue neutral versus relying on support from the General Fund," according to City Manager Jeff Wells, center. Dunn was just named the latest city employee of the quarter on Sept.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO

Denver Post

Hickenlooper names Joseph Hutchison Colorado's eighth poet laureate

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced Hutchison's appointment Tuesday on the steps of the Capitol, touting the Colorado native as a man who appreciates his surroundings and can encompass the essence of the state. "Poetry speaks to every aspect of our lives," Hutchison said.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO, Arts, Poetry, University of Northern Colorado

Daily Camera

CU-Boulder ranks 88th in new U.S. News Best Colleges list

The University of Colorado's Boulder campus was ranked as the 38th best public university in the nation and was in the Top 100 best universities overall in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News & World Report's annual Best Colleges list released today. The University of Colorado was tied at 88th among public, private and for-profit universities in the country along with six other schools -- including the Colorado School of Mines in Golden and University of Denver.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO

Mon Sep 08, 2014

CBS Local

Middle East Experts Meet At DU To Discuss Stopping ISIS

President Barack Obama says he has a plan to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria also known as ISIS. Experts on the topic met at the University of Denver on Monday who agree with the president on broadening the U.S. mission.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Indiana Law Blog

Ind. Law -More on: 'Blogger spied for bounty hunters in deadly Kosciusko shootout'

Updating this ILB post from Sept. 4th, a long, comprehensive story this weekend by Chris Meyers of the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette relates the facts and puts them in context.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Colorado offers economic growth lessons for Wisconsin

The drive along the U.S. 36 corridor between Denver and Boulder offers stunning views of the mountains that make up Colorado's Front Range, as well as impressive perspectives on the state's economic growth. Technology companies in the life sciences, telecommunications, energy and aerospace have found a home along the often-congested corridor, which is among many physical examples of Colorado's business boom.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Small Business, Personal Finance

Kansas Jayhawks

Kansas Stays Sharp, Sweeps Sam Houston State

A full recap and statistics will soon be available on KUAthletics.com.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Forbes.com

The IRS Cares Not For Your Vow Of Poverty

I am a Tax Partner in WithumSmith+Brown's National Tax Service Group and the founding father of the firm's Aspen, Colorado office. I am a CPA licensed in Colorado and New Jersey, and hold a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver.

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Related Topix: Tax, Aspen, CO

Fort Morgan Times

Colorado author Pierson speaker at Brown Bag Lunch

Francis J. Pierson, author of "Summit of Destiny: Taming the Pikes Peak Country, 1858-1918" shown here, will be the speaker at the Brown Bag Lunch at noon Tuesday at Fort Morgan Library & Museum. Colorado author and musician Francis Pierson will be the featured speaker at the Sept.

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Related Topix: Fort Morgan, CO, Denver, CO, University of Cincinnati

Denver Post

Clearing space? Closetbox's "white-glove concierge" is here to help

Darren Hill of Closetbox delivers boxes to a dorm room for a student at the University of Denver last week. Closetbox picks up and delivers so customers don't need to go to the storage facility.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Highland (Denver, CO)

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