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Boulder County Park and Open Space wants to use drones to gather research and monitor open space — BOULDER, Colo. - The Boulder County Park and Open Space department is considering using drones for research purposes. The department is proposing a policy that would allow limited use of unmanned aircraft systems for scientific research and operational monitoring on open space. Officials said it can be a helpful, cost-effective tool for natural resource monitoring.
Aug 27, 2015

Officials in Boulder want to use drones to gather research and monitor open space -

National Startup Day: Program offers free mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs in Colorado — Wednesday is National Startup Day and one program is sending out a message to entrepreneurs: we can help. "I say go for it," said Brad Abney with Ryders Public Safety. Abney is also a Denver metro-area law enforcement officer. He shared his advice for anyone with an idea.
Aug 19, 2015

#NationalStartupDay: Program offers free mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs in Colorado -

Aug 20, 2015

A program offers free mentoring for aspiring entrepreneurs in Colorado:

Teachers often pay out of their own pocket for classroom supplies as kids head back to school — DENVER - Local teachers are getting their classrooms ready before the first wave of students head back to school next week. And a lot of the money for those supplies comes out of their own pockets.

US 36 tolls set to begin Wednesday between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard — Toll collection is set to start on the new Express Lanes along US 36 between Interlocken Loop and Federal Boulevard Wednesday. The fees vary, depending on the time of day, from $1.25 to $6.70. The toll lane is optional. There will be two free lanes in each direction, in addition to the single toll lane in each direction.

Prescription drug abuse in Colorado: State officials to discuss curbing growing problem — DENVER - Prescription painkillers can be just as powerful and addictive as heroin, experts say - and now officials in Denver are working to address the growing problem. Governor John Hickenlooper will take part in a round table discussion Thursday with Denver Health, the Department of Health and Human services, and other stakeholders regarding prescription drug abuse in Colorado.

Supporters ready for Superhero Heart Run to raise awareness for congenital heart defects in children — About 300 people are expected to attend the Superhero Heart Run at Commons Park in Broomfield Saturday to raise awareness about congenital heart defects. One Eerie family that will take part in the event said they learned the hard way how common CHD really is.

72-hour home renovation to benefit sick 5-year-old Carter King — CENTENNIAL, Colo. - Carter King is your typical 5-year-old boy. He loves the ninja turtles, dirt bikes, and nerf guns. "Raf, Leo, Donny, Mikey," Carter said as he pointed to the Ninja Turtle characters on his bed pillow. "My favorite is probably just being silly," He added.

After camper is killed by apparent stray bullet, some are wary of target shooting near campsites — DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. - As the Douglas County Sheriff's Office investigates the shooting death of a 60-year-old man in the Rainbow Falls Park area over the holiday weekend, campers expressed concerns over the location of a target shooting area across the road from a campsite.
Jul 07, 2015

After camper is killed by apparent stray bullet, some are wary of target shooting near campsites

Neighbors fed up with long-abandoned home -- overgrown with weeds, vines -- in Thornton area — ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. - Neighbors said a home near Thornton has been abandoned and overgrown with weeds and vines for years since the homeowner passed away. "It just makes the rest of the neighborhood look really, really bad." Vanessa Parrington, who lives across the street, said. "It brings down our [home] value."
Jun 26, 2015

Happy to help these neighbors get to the bottom of this and find a solution on 7News and

Aurora home seriously damaged by possible tornado Wednesday night — AURORA, Colo. - A home in Aurora was seriously damaged by a possible tornado Wednesday night. Debris was scattered across both sides of East 10th Avenue for about a block near Elmira Street. Trees were ripped from the ground, a fence was knocked over and parts of the roof will need repairs.
Jun 25, 2015

Ummm... did this house used to have a roof? Possible tornado may have touched down in Aurora -

Jun 25, 2015

NWS confirms that EF1 tornado touched down in East Denver & West Aurora, moving from Quebec/6th to Lowry campus

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Sep 01, 2015

RT @7NewsTraffic: Traffic is slow however the highway is open past the trooper crash NB 25 after I-70. DPD is investigating.

Sep 01, 2015

A deadly officer-involved shooting at Pizza Ranch in #Loveland - the investigation now underway @7NewsNOW @DenverChannel at 5:30.

Sep 01, 2015

Good morning everyone! Join us @7NewsNOW to get your Tuesday started off!

Aug 28, 2015

Check out 8-foot long bee hive in the attic of Pine Street Church in #Boulder! The rescue underway @DenverChannel 11

Aug 28, 2015

Props to @7NewsTraffic - you were right. They're removing the cones now. Looks like I25 NB will open shortly. @DenverChannel

Aug 28, 2015

Officer in vehicle hit by another vehicle during traffic stop. Chain reaction crash. Officer seriously hurt.

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