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Boulder researchers key in developing sharper forecast model

NOAA scientists lead development of High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model
09/30/2014 05:54 PM MDT
As much of the nation starts to face the reality of more challenging weather looming with the approach of winter, the National Weather Service on Tuesday unveiled a new forecasting model that will be able to pinpoint neighborhoods under threat and issue more timely warnings. 
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Iraqi secret police files returned to Kurdish delegation at CU-Boulder
09/30/2014 02:14 PM MDT - The only way for the Kurdish people to move forward is to reconcile with the past — no matter how painful. That was the message of a Kurdish delegation at the University of Colorado on Tuesday as campus officials repatriated an electronic copy of documents detailing human rights violations under Saddam Hussein in the 1980s. Full Story

New higher education funding formula to be discussed in Boulder on Thursday
09/29/2014 08:26 PM MDT - The Colorado Commission on Higher Education is hosting a public meeting in Boulder on Thursday to discuss a new funding formula for higher education.  Full Story

CU-Boulder police use Taser on shoplifting suspect, say he brandished 'stabbing instrument'
09/29/2014 06:19 PM MDT - University of Colorado police officers used a stun gun to subdue a "combative" shoplifting suspect inside the Boulder campus's book store Monday morning. Full Story

CU-Boulder tries to keep students quiet, safe on University Hill at night
09/28/2014 12:42 AM MDT - To improve town-gown relations on University Hill, the University of Colorado is asking students — who often travel in packs late at night on Fridays and Saturdays — to consider how their walking patterns and loud voices affect Boulder residents. Full Story

Disciplinary cases for pot at CU-Boulder down, alcohol busts also drop
09/26/2014 05:56 PM MDT - The number of students disciplined for marijuana and other drug violations at the University of Colorado was cut in half between 2012 and 2013, according to newly released crime statistics.  Full Story

CU-Boulder working with veterans to help them find jobs
09/26/2014 05:52 PM MDT - Armed with a college degree and six years of experience in the Air Force, Alex Foster was frustrated by his lack of success in the job market after graduating from the University of Colorado in May. Full Story

CU-Boulder to undergo space audit
09/25/2014 08:37 PM MDT - The University of Colorado is looking for creative ways to better leverage its biggest asset on campus — space. Full Story

CU-Boulder researchers' study shows fire severity has precedence
09/25/2014 10:13 AM MDT - A new study that included researchers at the University of Colorado asserts that despite the series of damaging forest fires across the state in the past decade, they don't represent a dramatic departure from the historical norm. Full Story

Colorado Shakespeare Festival posts second straight year of revenue gains
09/25/2014 01:06 PM MDT - The once beleaguered Colorado Shakespeare Festival had another successful season this year, posting more than $800,000 in ticket sales for the first time ever. Full Story

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Are car keys a thing of the past?

The furor over General Motors' deadly ignition switch has the potential to doom the car key, a technology drivers have been using for 65 years. Full Story
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Famous bidders lining up to buy Clippers

Billionaires, entertainers and athletes alike announced their intentions to pursue the Los Angeles Clippers with varying degrees of seriousness Wednesday, proving the longtime losers will be quite a prize if the NBA is able to wrest control of the team away from Donald Sterling after his lifetime ban for racist remarks. Full Story
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Louis CK is back and grumpier than ever

Louie, who (like Louis) is a New York comic and a divorced father of two daughters, knows struggle and angst and cloudy wonderment. He views life through eyes with a stricken look, dwelling in a state of comfortable dread. Full Story