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  1. Cell phones distracting pilots as well as driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 14 | Autoblog

    ... distractions like cell phones, but this type of accident first received attention last May, when a pilot crashed in Watkins, CO. Amritpal Singh likely lost control of the plane while taking selfies with his cell phone, the NTSB ruled. Of course, ...

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  2. Colorado weather: Heavy rains, severe storms could leave widespread floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | Denver Post

    ... very heavy rain - and inch in 20 minutes - which may produce flash flooding." Storm clouds move over I-70 in Watkins, Colorado. Severe weather pounded the Denver area and the Front Range on Friday, June 5, 2015. (Patrick Traylor, The Denver Post) ...

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  3. Man found shot dead in Watkins field identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | TheDenverChannel

    ... effect for: Pitkin Flood Advisory issued June 4 at 9:58AM MDT expiring June 9 at 5:00PM MDT in effect for: Boulder WATKINS, Colo. - The Adams County coroner has identified a man who was found shot to death last week in a field in the Watkins area. ...

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  4. Medical Pot for Patients on Probation: Bill Headed to Governor's DeskRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... who's been fighting for the change. She urges Governor John Hickenlooper to sign the proposal. As we've reported , Watkins was put on probation in Arapahoe County as a result of a 2005 conviction involving sexual assault on a child. Nonetheless, a ...

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  5. Should Patients on Probation Be Allowed to Use Medical Marijuana?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Denver Westword

    In 2012, we told you about a court ruling in the case of Leonard Watkins , a convicted child molester and medical marijuana patient who challenged rules against smoking MMJ while on probation . Three years later, a new bill scheduled to be heard by a Colorado House committee tomorrow aims to address the issue legislatively - and at least one major marijuana organization is backing the measure.

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  6. Development poised to roll across Denver's suburban fringeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Denver Post

    Burt Eaton left Aurora more than 20 years ago, moving east to seek peace and quiet on a windswept piece of prairie not far from Watkins. Now urban life is creeping up on him as plans for an expansive 9,000-home community, dubbed Prosper, take shape on more than 5,100 acres of farmland surrounding his house.

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  7. Denver's Building Boom Happening on the FringesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Planetizen

    ... Denver. John Aguilar finds evidence of new waves of greenfield, fringe development outside Denver in the city of Watkins, "where an expansive 9,000-home community, dubbed Prosper, take shape on more than 5,100 acres of farmland surrounding his ...

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  8. Storm-chasing tours: From fad to full-fledged industryRead the original story

    Feb 19, 2015 | Washington Times

    ... is the best year for bookings in our 17-year history," said Roger Hill, who owns and operates Silver Lining Tours in Watkins, Colo., one of the oldest tours in the business. "We've even sold a quarter of our 2016 spots already. The boom comes ...

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  9. NTSB: 'Selfies' Contributed To 2014 AccidentRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | Aero-News Network

    The two people board a Cessna 150 that went down on May 31 last year in Watkins, CO were apparently taking "selfies" using flash photography during a night flight in IFR conditions. The end result was two fatal injuries when the plane went down, according to the NTSB's probable cause report on the accident.

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  10. East Jewell Avenue in Watkins undergoing 5-month makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | Denver Post

    Road work has begun on East Jewell Avenue, between South Hayesmount and South Watkins roads, and should take five months to complete. The work by Arapahoe County will improve safety, drainage and the road surface on this high-volume corridor east of Aurora.

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  11. NTSB links selfies to deadly plane crash near DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Newsday

    In this Saturday, May 31, 2014file photo provided by the Adams County, Colo., Sheriff's Department, the wreckage of small plane in scattered in a field near Watkins, Colo. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that taking "selfies" was a likely factor in the crash, which killed the pilot and his only passenger when the plane crashed northeast of Denver.

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  12. Cell Phone 'Selfies' Blamed for 2014 Small Plane Crash in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | CNet News

    ... and incidents in the United States, said the cause of the crash of the Cessna 150 aircraft on May 31, 2014 in Watkins, Colo., was determined after looking at evidence found at the crash scene, including recordings of earlier flights made with a ...

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  13. NTSB links selfies to small plane crash that killed pilot, passenger near Denver last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In this Saturday, May 31, 2014file photo provided by the Adams County, Colo., Sheriff's Department, the wreckage of small plane in scattered in a field near Watkins, Colo. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that taking "selfies" was a likely factor in the crash, which killed the pilot and his only passenger when the plane crashed northeast of Denver.

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  14. Selfies turn lethal: Deadly 'distraction' thought to have caused plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Russia Taday

    ... a deadly plane crash. Two people aboard a small plane died when it went down two miles from Front Range Airport in Watkins, Colorado in May 2014. The pilot, 29-year-old Amritpal Singh, was flying the Cessna 150 aircraft at night under "instrument ...

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  15. Selfies linked to deadly plane crash near DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Saturday, May 31, 2014file photo provided by the Adams County, Colo., Sheriff's Department, the wreckage of small plane in scattered in a field near Watkins, Colo. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that taking "selfies" was a likely factor in the crash, which killed the pilot and his only passenger when the plane crashed northeast of Denver.

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  16. Pilot's selfies likely a factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Digital Trends

    A plane crash caused by a selfie? It sounds unlikely, but a report released recently by the National Transportation Safety Board suggests this is exactly what happened in Watkins, Colorado last year. The accident, which took the life of pilot Amritpal Singh and an unnamed passenger, occurred during a flight in a Cessna 150 on the evening of May 31. According to the NTSB, footage taken during earlier flights with an on-board GoPro camera showed the pilot and various passengers "taking self-photographs with their cell phones and, during the night flight, using the camera's flash function during the takeoff roll, initial climb, and flight in the traffic pattern."

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  17. NTSB says 'selfies' likely contributed to deadly Colorado small plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Fox News

    ... loss of control." Amritpal Singh and his passenger, 31-year-old Jatinder Singh, were killed in the crash near Watkins, Colo., about 25 miles east of Denver, early on the morning of May 31, 2014. The pilot's family said that the elder Singh was a ...

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  18. NTSB links selfies to deadly plane crash near DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Republic

    ... provided by the Adams County, Colo., Sheriff's Department, the wreckage of small plane in scattered in a field near Watkins, Colo. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that taking "selfies" was a likely factor in the ...

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  19. NTSB links selfies to small plane crash that killed pilot, passenger near Denver last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    In this Saturday, May 31, 2014file photo provided by the Adams County, Colo., Sheriff's Department, the wreckage of small plane in scattered in a field near Watkins, Colo. The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, that taking "selfies" was a likely factor in the crash, which killed the pilot and his only passenger when the plane crashed northeast of Denver.

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  20. Pilot's selfies could have caused deadly air crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | CIO

    A deadly air crash that killed a pilot and passenger in Colorado last year was likely due to a loss of spatial awareness brought on in part by taking of selfies while in flight, the National Transportation Safety Board has concluded. The accident happened on May 31, 2014, at Watkins, Colorado, during a short nighttime flight.

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