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This Is Not Your Independence Day

Every year, proud U.S. citizens across the country take a break from daily life to commemorate the birth of America. Dusting off the grill, buying frozen meat en masse, attempting to retreat to the nearest body of water, and puttingShow More Summary

Full-Frontal Comedy in Aspen

The Full Monty -- the marquee Theatre Aspen production for summer 2014, now through August 9 -- careens from laugh-out-loud funny to screaming hilarity with a cast that sings up a high-desert storm. The Full Monty is of course basedShow More Summary

Teen Wolf 402: "117"

This week's Teen Wolf, "117" picked up right where we left off: Kate Argent the Were-jaguar somehow zapped Derek back in time and turned him into "Baby Derek," the teenaged version of himself played by the actor Ian Nelson. Wrap your heads around that for a second. Show More Summary

Dumping the Poor Off Obamacare

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez doubled down on his total and complete opposition to Obamacare last week, saying the law's core plan to expand healthcare coverage under Medicaid is a path to "ruin." But on KOA's MikeShow More Summary

Too Soon to Say on Insurance Rates for '15, But There Are Trends Worth Noting

How much will health insurance premiums go up next year? The short answer: We won't know for several months. We have some general information, but we don't have all the details. The Colorado Division of Insurance (DOI) recently released its preliminary assessment of proposed premiums for 2015. Show More Summary

Local Officials Attempt Civil-Disobedience Marriages (VIDEO)

A ruling last week in a Utah case is having an impact far beyond state lines and adding to the tension around the freedom to marry. The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last week that Utah's marriage-equality ban violates the U.S. Show More Summary

Is Compassion Children's Most Admirable Quality?

Think of all of the qualities that you admire most in others and that you would most like to instill in your children. My guess is that compassion is high on your list. Why is that? Perhaps because, like diamonds, compassion is a rare...Show More Summary

Ban Abortion Everywhere Except Here?

On 9News' "Balance of Power" show Saturday, Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez confirmed his continued support for a federal personhood law but said he doesn't support a state personhood amendment. In so doing, BeauprezShow More Summary

Is New Haven the Best Pizza Town in the Country?

CREDIT: Flickr/Joe Hall In a country filled with large cities constantly warring over whose pizza is superior, a smaller town's claim can sometimes get overlooked. That would be the case for New Haven, except for the fact that they already know they have the best pizza in the country -- and they don't need to publicize that fact. Show More Summary

I Don't Diet, I Just Go Gluten-Free

This is the final part of a series in which I attempt to take on four different lifestyle diets in four weeks. For the past few years, I've dubbed myself a flexitarian -- I don't eliminate anything from my diet and enjoy all types of food in moderation. Show More Summary

The 10 Commandments of Grocery Shopping

Given the fact that the employees at my local grocery store see me more than my own family does, it's safe to say that I have quite a bit of experience pushing a full cart around. While I generally enjoy the experience because a) I love...Show More Summary

From Commander in Chief to Chief Commitment Officers

He was the first person in his family to go to college. He went on to become the third youngest President of the United States, at age 46. The story of William Jefferson Clinton is one that is uniquely American -- ripe with education, opportunity and upward mobility that is still rather unique among the nations of the world. Show More Summary

Two Years Ago

It’s been two years today that the Waldo Canyon fire exploded in Colorado Springs. As it unfolded people began to understand the serious nature of the beast that was closing highways and threatening the Air Force Academy. I can remember watching twitter with up to date posts and images with a feeling of sadness and [...]

Pretty Little Liars 503: "Surfing the Aftershocks"

Pretty Little Liars returns this week with another suspenseful (confusing?) episode and tvtag's pairing up with Jaymie Bailey, founder of All Things PLL to discuss our most burning questions. Caution: "Surfing the Aftershocks" spoilers. All...Show More Summary

The One Big Downside To Virtual Friends

I have two sets of friends: There are the brick and mortar ones who I meet for dinner, spend holidays with, and text -- and then there are my virtual friends, who are the people I have gotten to know online and who I frequently feel that I know just as well. And yes, I'm of an age where even typing that makes me feel a little weird. Show More Summary

Prison Labor and Goat Dairies: A Response

Written by Laurel Miller A recent Fortune story on a Colorado prison-run goat dairy has tapped into a socially sensitive nerve, if today's response by Jezebel writer Kelly Faircloth is any indication. Fortune writer Jennifer Alsever's...Show More Summary

'Teen Wolf' 401: The Dark Moon

My favorite show about werewolves in high school returns this week for its fourth season (I said high school, not Bon Temps, True Blood fans -- simmer down), and it's going to be interesting to see how Teen Wolf plays out with some key...Show More Summary

How I Cope When My Exes Are Everywhere

For by Susan Linney Susan putting the lime in the alcohol-free coconut and drinking it all up. Photo credit: Andy Kropa You know that feeling. Your heart starts to pump wildly and you can feel it booming at hi-fi levels in your ears. Show More Summary

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