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Official: MN Among 10 States To Get ‘No Child’ Waiver

President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law, giving leeway to states that promise to improve how they prepare and evaluate students, The Associated Press has learned.


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Looking To Reset Campaign, Santorum Hits 3 States

Republican Rick Santorum is planning some last-minute campaigning in each of the three states holding presidential contests Tuesday.


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Tea Party: Warming Or Resigned To Mitt Romney?

Long skeptical of Mitt Romney, tea party activists are either warming up to the GOP presidential front-runner or reluctantly backing him after abandoning hope of finding a nominee they like better.


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Minn. Duluth Beats CSU-Pueblo 24-21 In Playoffs

Brian Lucas scored on a 1-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter, and Minnesota-Duluth rallied past previously unbeaten CSU-Pueblo 24-21 on Saturday in a second-round NCAA Division II playoff game.


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Atlas Sports Genetics Helps Determine Best Sport For Kids

For 11 years, Shjon Podein played in the National Hockey League. At times he was an enforcer, not afraid to drop the gloves for little fisticuffs.


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Colorado Gone Wild!

Annual pool party gets wild!!! Back to school party advertised through Facebook attracts 4,000. 10 people are hospitalized. Oh, and there are photos….


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Hammer CEO Tim Nelson Dies At 58

Nelson was on vacation in Colorado at the time. He was 58 years old and had been an employee with Hammer for 34 years.


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OSHA To Investigate Aspen Drilling Death

Thirty-nine-year-old Greg Watson of Minneapolis was killed Thursday after his safety cord got tangled in a hard-rock construction drill and pulled him into the spinning auger.


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Colorado Provides Bulk Of Xcel Energy Profits

Colorado provided 42 percent of Xcel Energy profits during the second quarter of 2011.


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Denver Jury Acquits Xcel Energy In Workers’ Deaths

Xcel Energy Inc. and its Colorado subsidiary were acquitted of criminal charges Tuesday in the deaths of five workers at a hydroelectric plant tunnel in the mountains west of Denver.


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Jurors Continue Deliberations In Xcel Plant Deaths

Jury deliberations have entered their second day in the criminal trial of Xcel Energy over the deaths of five workers at a water tunnel near Georgetown.


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Closing Arguments Thursday In Xcel Trial In Denver

The criminal trial of Xcel Energy over the deaths of five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant is winding down.


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Xcel Trial Over Fatal Colo. Plant Fire Resumes

The criminal trial over the deaths of five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant is continuing in Denver.


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Criminal Trial For Xcel Reaches Half-Way Point

The criminal trial over the deaths of five workers at a Colorado hydroelectric plant has reached the half-way point.


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Police In Colorado Pepper Spray 8-Year-Old

Is using pepper spray on an 8-year-old throwing a tantrum a little excessive? The mother of that Colorado boy seems to think so. Take a look at their interview from Good Morning America.