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Library director finalists announced Four finalists have been selected from a nationwide search for Boulder Public Library director, the City of Boulder announced today. The candidates will be giving their perspectives on national library trends, and meeting the public, at a presentation on
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Weird sex laws in the U.S. Back in the 1700s, U.S. law wasn’t too kind to people who were guilty of sodomy. The illegal act carried a maximum sentence of death. But in 1778, Thomas Jefferson rewrote the law to save people’s lives and, instead of death, the maximum sente
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Ned voters legalize pot; turnout ‘high’ Residents of the Town of Nederland voted to legalize marijuana yesterday. The measure removes all criminal penalties in Nederland municipal code related to marijuana, its concentrates and paraphernalia for anyone who is at least 21 years old. Voters in Br
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An interview with the interviewer Ron Bostwick, the Boulder International Film Festival's executive producer of special events, grew up in Maryland and then lived in Boston, where he went to college, for about 20 years. But he's been living in Boulder for about a dozen years now and can't
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A history of Groundbreaker In 1999, the National Security Agency began a feasibility study to determine whether the agency could outsource the job of upgrading its massive IT systems to companies in the private sector.
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On shaky ground While much has been made of fracking, or hydraulic fracturing, another possibly negative side effect of oil and gas operations has emerged. It’s called seismic testing, and it’s beginning to cause a stir nationally.
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Can your vote be traced? The election ballot system used by Boulder County is at the center of a standoff between Secretary of State Scott Gessler and several of Colorado’s county clerks.
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Foxes in the henhouse A troubling pattern of secrecy and conflicts of interest continues to unfold among certain members of Boulder city government. This week’s email spat among a few council members and staffers is just the latest example of questionable actions —
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Connecting the dots Western wildfires have dominated headlines in June — but media coverage focuses only on effects, while ignoring a major cause. We hear about an increase in the number and intensity of wildfires. And separately, we hear about ongoing global warming,
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A hard season for Boulder’s homeless kids While most kids this time of year are busy contemplating their impending Yuletide haul, that’s hardly the case for Boulder’s estimated 200 or so teenagers who are living on the streets at any given time. For these kids who are avoiding trouble
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