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Verizon ranks tops in wireless coverage and reliability by RootMetrics.

Verizon was named the "undisputed leader" for U.S. wireless coverage and network reliability for the second half of 2016 at the city, state and national levels, based on millions of field tests conducted by RootMetrics. Verizon benefited from its LTE-Advanced service started in summer of 2016, which provided a significant ...

- ITworld - US

Fate of ex-Fort Carson soldier accused in deadly marijuana theft in jury's hands.

Michael Durante is one of two former Fort Carson soldiers accused of murdering a man during a botched robbery in Colorado Springs last year.

- Stars and Stripes - US

In the past decade, fracking caused nearly 2 spills a day in just these 4 states.

Researchers call for better reporting by oil and gas companies.Aworker uses hand signals to communicate with a co-worker over the sound of massive pumps at an Encana Oil & Gas Inc. hydraulic fracturing and extraction site, outside Rifle, in western Colorado. CREDIT: AP Photo/Brennan LinsleyColorado, Pennsylvania, New ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year.

Lab tests of pre-standard 5G wireless with multi-gigabit speeds are evolving into trial services that users can actually enjoy in the real world – though not necessarily while walking around with a smartphone. Verizon said Wednesday it will launch pre-commercial 5G service in 11 markets around the U.S. by the middle of ...

- PCWorld.com - US

From Rocks, Evidence of a 'Chaotic Solar System'.

Madison WI Feb 22, 2017 Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the Sun. The ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Verizon to launch first 5G pilot services by mid-2017.

Verizon announced plans to deliver the first 5G services to customers in specific markets by the middle of this year. The company said it will offer 5G "pre-commercial" services to select customers in 11 markets throughout the country, based on "several hundred cell sites that cover several thousand customer locations". The ...

- Telecompaper - NL

Police: Drunk Colo. woman stole Uber driver's car.

Sheriff's office said she drove car through yard into a retaining wall, tree, landscaping.         

- USA TODAY - US

Women have right to go topless in public , judge.

A Colorado judge has blocked a college town's law against women going topless, saying the law is likely unconstitutional. The post Women have right to go topless in public , judge appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Ordering weed in Colorado could be as easy as ordering pizza.

Although adults 21 and older are able to go to a dispensary in Colorado and buy marijuana products, ordering pot and having it delivered to a home is still illegal in the state. However, that soon could change with a bill that would legalize the home delivery of medical and recreational cannabis pro...

- The Raw Story - US

Verizon plans 5G trial service in 11 cities this year.

Lab tests of pre-standard 5G wireless with multi-gigabit speeds are evolving into trial services that users can actually enjoy in the real world – though not necessarily while walking around with a smartphone.Verizon said Wednesday it will launch pre-commercial 5G service in 11 markets around the U.S. by the middle of ...

- PCWorld.com - US

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a 'chaotic solar system'.

Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun. The finding is important because it provides the first hard proof for what scientists call the ...

- ScienceDaily - US

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a 'chaotic solar system'

Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun.

- PhysOrg - NL

Verizon will begin early tests of its '5G' service later this year

REUTERS/Rick WilkingVerizon on Wednesday said that it will start offering “pre-commercial” 5G service to certain customers in 11 US cities sometime in the first half of 2017. The affected cities include Dallas, Denver, Houston, Miami, Atlanta, Seattle, Washington D.C., Sacramento, Ann Arbor, Bernardsville, NJ, ...

- Business Insider - US

Verizon will test 5G wireless in 11 cities by mid-2017

Verizon isn't going to let AT&T's 5G plans go unanswered. The carrier says it will pilot the gigabit-class wireless in 11 cities by the middle of 2017, including major urban hubs like Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston,...

- Engadget - US

Malia Obama spotted at Presidents Day party

Former President Barack Obama's daughter, Malia Obama, got caught in the middle of a wild Colorado ski party.

- USA TODAY - US

SlamData raises $6.7 million to provide business analytics for non-relational data

EXCLUSIVE: SlamData, which provides a business intelligence tool for enterprises, announced today a funding round of $6.7 million. The Boulder, Colorado-based startup helps customers get more out of NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, and Hadoop. SlamData offers native analytics and reporting, which ...

- VentureBeat - US

Verizon will test 5G wireless in 11 cities by mid-2017

Verizon isn't going to let AT&T's 5G plans go unanswered. The carrier says it will pilot the gigabit-class wireless in 11 cities by the middle of 2017, including major urban hubs like Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston...

- Engadget - US

U.S. appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-4 that the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, a law in response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, by a gunman with an assault rifle, does not violate the right to bear arms within the Second Amendment. "Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Colorado River Flows to Keep Shrinking as Climate Warms

Warming in the 21st century reduced Colorado River flows by at least 0.5 million acre-feet, about the amount of water used by 2 million people for one year, according to new research from the University of Arizona and Colorado State University.

- ENN - US

Appeals court upholds Maryland's ban on assault rifles

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit decided 10-4 that the Firearm Safety Act of 2013, a law in response to the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, by a gunman with an assault rifle, is not protected under the right to bear arms within the Second Amendment. "Put simply, we have no power to extend Second Amendment ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Denver defends release of illegal immigrant later charged in murder

The Denver Sheriff's Department on Tuesday defended its release of an illegal immigrant after he posted bond on theft charges only to be arrested for murder weeks later, saying it had no authority to hold him. Ever Valles, 19, a Mexican national, was released from the Denver jail in late December. The case has drawn ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Fort Carson soldiers to begin live-fire training exercises

Fort Carson is advising the public that it's beginning one month of training exercises, which will involve live munitions and heavy traffic at the U.S. Army installation near Colorado Springs.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Study finds 6,600 fracking spills in four states over 10 years

Brooks HaysFeb. 21 -- Between 2005 and 2014, fracking wells in Colorado, New Mexico, North Dakota and Pennsylvania produced 6,648 spills.

- UPI - US

Colorado River flows will keep shrinking as climate warms

Warming in the 21st century reduced Colorado River flows by at least 0.5 million acre-feet, about the amount of water used by 2 million people for one year, according to new research. Climate change models project increasing temperatures, but future precipitation projections have more uncertainty. A new report, the first to ...

- ScienceDaily - US

NASA Aims to Measure Vital Snow Data From Satellites

Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows - water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.

- Newsmax - US

No, 'incognito mode' won't get you cheaper airfare

Flickr Airfare pricing is something of a mystery. Even if you know the logic behind a price, there's never really a good answer to why a flight from the U.S. to Europe can cost $70, while a flight from Kansas to Colorado — two states literally right next to each other — can cost more than $400. Or why ...

- Business Insider - US

Colorado town caters to the lazy with its first drive-thru pot shop

Move over, Starbucks, Colorado is getting its first drive-thru weed store. A former car wash turned pot shop in Parachute, Colorado, just won approval from the Parachute Board of Trustees to become Colorado's first drive-thru marijuana store, the Post Independent reports. The store, dubbed the Tumbleweed Express, is slated ...

- Mashable! - US

John Cena is helping Nintendo advertise the Nintendo Switch

Despite what WWE Superstar John Cena tells you, you'll be able to see him. To be more specific, you'll be able to see him at a Nintendo Switch event happening in the lead up to the console's release. Nintendo is hosting three events across the U.S. over the next week and a half where fans can come play 1-2-Switch and other ...

- Mashable! - US

We're learning more about the stunning DeMarcus Cousins trade, and it sounds like it came down to a $209 million decision

David Zalubowski/APThe Sacramento Kings' stunning decision to trade DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans left many around the NBA believing the Kings got fleeced. How could the Kings trade a 26-year-old, all-NBA center for stop-gap, role players in Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway, a 23-year-old rookie in Buddy ...

- Business Insider - US

This marijuana entrepreneur brings in over $1 million a year running a 'bud and breakfast' hotel

Bud+Breakfast Happy hour at the Bud+Breakfast inn smells funkier than most. At 4:20, guests pile into the living area for hors d'oeuvres and good company as they light up marijuana pipes and joints. "What happens at this bed and breakfast doesn't happen anywhere else," Joel Shneider, owner of Colorado's Bud+Breakfast hotel, ...

- Business Insider - US

Colorado River flows will keep shrinking as climate warms

Warming in the 21st century reduced Colorado River flows by at least 0.5 million acre-feet, about the amount of water used by 2 million people for one year, according to new research from the University of Arizona and Colorado State University.

- PhysOrg - NL

Vermont's Stowe Mountain Resort to be bought by Vail Resorts

STOWE, Vt. " Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont is being purchased by the Colorado-based Vail Resorts for $50 million.Vail said Tuesday in a statement that it had reached an agreement to acquire the Stowe resort from the Mount...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows — water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.

- WRAL.com - US

Here Are the Churches Fighting Back Against Trump's Immigration Crackdown

For the past eight years, Jeanette Vizguerra had shown up for every one of her required check-ins with US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Though Vizguerra, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico, had been issued a deportation order for two misdemeanors in 2011, ICE officials had previously granted her requests for a ...

- Mother Jones - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

DENVER — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows — water that sustains a substantial share of…

- Billings Gazette - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows -- water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.

- WRAL.com - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows—water that sustains a substantial share of the global population.

- PhysOrg - NL

Wet winter may help Colorado River push off problems, but it will not end the drought

California is not the only place in the West confronting startling amounts of rain and snow.

- PhysOrg - NL

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

DENVER — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows — water that sustains a substantial share of the global population. One-sixth of the world's population gets most of its fresh ...

- SFGate - US

Colorado town: Drive-through marijuana store is a very creative and innovative idea

The first drive through pot store in the state of Colorado will open its doors to recreational marijuana smokers in the town of Parachute next month after being granted a business license last week.

- eTurboNews - US

Colorado AG sues Boulder County over oil, gas moratorium

Colorado Atty. Gen. Cynthia H. Coffman sued Boulder County over an oil and gas moratorium it has kept in place despite the state Supreme Court's May 2016 ruling that such local bans are preempted if they conflict with the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Act.

- OGJ - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

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- Miami Herald - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

DENVER " Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how much water is locked up in the world's mountain snows " water that sustains a substantial...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Denver Looks For Balanced Approach To School Choice

Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from parents and pundits. The program also includes rebooting and even closing down under-performing schools, mostly in neighborhoods with some of the most vulnerable students.

- NPR - US

NASA aims to measure vital snow data from satellites

DENVER — Instrument-laden aircraft are surveying the Colorado high country this month as scientists search for better ways to measure how...

- Townhall.com - US

Denver Police Ignore Immigration Officers' Pleas, Release Alien Before Alleged Murder

Denver police have charged an illegal immigrant with murdering an American just one month after they released the alien from jail, despite requests from federal immigration officials.

- Breitbart - US

Warmth brings early-rising bear to Colorado backyard

A male black bear brought out of hibernation early by warm weather will be relocated after he was captured in a Colorado Springs backyard.

- FOX News - US

Suspect in Denver murder was wanted for possible deportation

One of the suspects accused of trying to rob and then killing a man at a Denver light rail station, was in custody in Denver and wanted for possible deportation by federal authorities when he was released from jail weeks before the murder.

- FOX News - US

For sale: 7 gorgeous Rocky Mountain properties

Durango, Colorado. Thirty-five acres surround this six-bedroom contemporary house with a creek running underneath and a 2,200-square-foot guesthouse. The three-level main home has cathedral ceilings with timber beams, wood floors throughout, and curved architectural details. Outside, there's a wraparound deck, a ...

- The Week - US

The Mile High Promise, And Risk, Of School Choice

Denver's innovative approach to school choice gets high marks from many parents and pundits. The program also raises questions about the limitations of choice in narrowing access and equity gaps.

- NPR - US

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