Teens’ experience at Colorado State shows campus reality for Native Americans

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The teenage brothers — both shy and Native American — had just entered a recreation center on a tour of their dream university when a parent in the group stepped away to call 911. "Their behavior is just really odd," she said from the Colorado State University campus. "They won’t give their names …. They just really stand out." The teens’ quiet disposition and dark clothing were unnerving, the caller told the dispatcher. Campus police responded by pulling them from the tour, patting them down and asking why they didn’t "cooperate" when others asked them questions. Yet for many Native Americans, much of 17-year-old Lloyd Skanahwati and… Read More

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Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy hit by car returns home to Michigan from Colorado rehab facility

Deputy David Hack returns home to Michigan on May 3, 2018. OAKLAND COUNTY, Mich. – Deputy David Hack, an Oakland County Sheriff’s deputy who was hit by a car Jan. 4, is now back in Michigan after spending time at a rehabilitation facility in Colorado. Deputy David Hack was hit by a car while responding to a car crash outside Rochester Adams High School on Jan. 4, 2018. Hack, a 17-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office and a school liaison at Rochester Adams High School, was struck while responding to another crash. He suffered a traumatic brain injury and was listed in critical condition after being struck. Deputy David Hack… Read More

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In Colorado, Local Government Searches for the Right Balance on Regulating Drones

A growing number of Colorado’s communities are coming out with rules for the increasingly popular technology. (TNS) — GREENWOOD VILLAGE, COLO. — They have hovered right outside windows, alarming homeowners who are opening the shades in the morning. They’ve buzzed over Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, capturing unauthorized concert footage while perched above thousands of unsuspecting fans. As unmanned aerial vehicles — or drones — multiply in number, more Colorado communities are putting in place regulations to control how and where the devices are used. But crafting those rules is not easy, as cities and towns strive to balance public safety and privacy with a burgeoning consumer industry that one market research… Read More

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Helix TCS, Inc. Announces Record Revenues for 2017

Helix TCS, Inc. Announces Record Revenues for 2017 April 02, 2018 09:00 ET | Source: Helix TCS, Inc. GREENWOOD VILLAGE, CO , April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Helix TCS, Inc. (OTCQB: HLIX), the leading provider of integrated operating environment solutions for the legal cannabis industry, announced its 2017 financial results today. For the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, Helix generated revenues of $4,029,800, representing 90% growth over 2016 revenues of $2,121,600. Gross profit increased from $286,444 in 2016 to $1,152,776 in 2017, representing an increase in gross margin from 13.5% to 28.6%, respectively. “In 2017, our second full year of operations, Helix continued to deliver on our strategic… Read More

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Colorado student: ‘I can’t vote you back in if I’m dead’

Two Colorado students explain why they chose to spend their spring break at the ‘March for Our Lives.’ About Velshi & Ruhle Hosted by Ali Velshi and Stephanie Ruhle, “Velshi & Ruhle” covers the intersection of business, politics, and the economy. The program focuses on big ideas, innovation, industry disruptors, and what it all means for American workers, consumers, and community influencers. See More Check out more stuff on Yahoo View Source Article

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Northern Colorado, Michigan hope for another celebration

Michigan and Northern Colorado rightfully had wild celebrations after making the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. Now, both will see which team gets the right to celebrate an NCAA Tournament victory. The Wolverines and Bears both achieved their primary objective this season and believe they’re playing with house money when they meet in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Friday in Waco, Texas. Reaching the NCAA Tournament is a historic occasion for Northern Colorado, which will be making its first-ever trip to the tournament. The Bears enter 26-6 and have won nine straight games, the latest a 91-69 victory over Idaho in the Big Sky tournament final last Saturday. “I am… Read More

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Shohei Ohtani brought a six-man rotation to the Angels. Would it work for the Colorado Rockies?

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jon Gray. TEMPE, Ariz — Fans flocked to Diablo Stadium through the first few weeks of spring training looking for a glimpse of the major leagues’ newest international star. Even if they found his face only on souvenir shop trinkets, Shohei Otani already is leaving his mark on the game. In his first season with the Angels, Ohtani, a trumpeted Japanese star and a phenomenon of pitching and hitting, will lead an experimental six-man pitching rotation, an idea that incubated in baseball for years but never was adopted in full. As a thought exercise, the idea of a six-man staff could alleviate issues that long plagued… Read More

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Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns

A protester waves a sign as U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado, talks during a town hall meeting with constituents in a high school assembly hall Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, in Greenwood Village, Colo. Coffman was peppered with questions about gun control in the wake of the mass shooting at a school in south Florida last week. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting. “Let’s do something for them!” one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman’s town hall Tuesday night. Another participant cried out,… Read More

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Mirai Nagasu was once a Colorado Avalanche Ice Girl

Mirai Nagasu celebrates after competing in the Figure Skating Team Event. (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) Mirai Nagasu, who soared into Olympic history when she landed a clean triple axel jump that was crucial to Team USA winning a bronze medal in the Olympic team figure skating event here on Monday, has used her skating skills to entertain people—and to clean the ice at hockey games. Nagasu, a native of Arcadia who trains in Colorado Springs, worked for the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche as an Ice Girl during the 2015-16 hockey season. Her duties included representing the team at community and charity functions, and scraping snow off the ice during breaks in the… Read More

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