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Colorado: State in the western United States
Colorado is a state in the western United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains. It is the 8th most extensive and 21st most populous U.S. state. The estimated population of Colorado is 5,758,736 as of 2019, an increase of 14.5% since the 2010 United States Census.


Urgent Care: March, April Saw Massive Decline In ER Visits [Video]

Urgent Care: March, April Saw Massive Decline In ER Visits

Data from more than 20 emergency rooms across five states seems to confirm anecdotal reports from health care workers. According to Gizmodo, emergency rooms across the US saw a massive decline in..

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Seattle clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 cops hurt

[NFA] Police said a protest turned into a riot in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, and demonstrators nationwide took to the streets in solidarity with racial justice activists opposed to federal..

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More states require masks; Georgia bans mandate

Colorado and Arkansas on Thursday joined a growing list of U.S. states requiring face coverings in public places to combat a surge in coronavirus infections, after Georgia's governor moved the other..

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Officers fired for mocking Elijah McClain death [Video]

Officers fired for mocking Elijah McClain death

[NFA]Three Colorado police officers were fired and a fourth resigned after they shared photographs they took of themselves re-enacting a chokehold officers used to subdue a Black man who later died,..

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Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary [Video]

Hickenlooper Wins Colorado Senate Primary

John Hickenlooper on the Democratic nomination for US Senate in the June 30 primaries. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the Colorado House. Hickenlooper defeated Andrew..

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Yearning For A Tiny Home? These Are The Top Three US States For One [Video]

Yearning For A Tiny Home? These Are The Top Three US States For One

Skyrocketing rents and an ever-rising cost of living across the US has the tiny house movement going strong. Sustainable energy use and waste systems are also key drivers, though the tiny home life..

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Baby girl does amazing gymnastics stunts with her father [Video]

Baby girl does amazing gymnastics stunts with her father

While Roland Pollard and his family were exploring Dream Lake Park, they decided to practise some stunts in the forest. Video source: Roland Pollard

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