Colorado

5 south metro winter sports stores owned by skiers and snowboarders
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There are a lot of options in Colorado when it comes to buying snow sports gear. It can pay to shop at a place run by avid skiers and snowboarders who have honed their skills and knowledge for years and are eager to share that information with customers. These five shops are run by locals […]

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A lifetime of partying left me out of shape and with bad coping skills. Then I decided to start running.
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On the list of stupid things I’ve done, running a 5K for my 40th birthday is either first or last. That’s because I mostly sat still for the last two decades as I drank and smoked my way out of healthy coping skills, which might have come in handy during the string of family deaths, […]

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VA study shows parasite from Vietnam may be killing vets
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HERALD, W.Va. — A half a century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of Veterans Affairs […]

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Trader Joe’s recalls salads over plastic, glass fears
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MONROVIA, Calif. — Trader Joe’s has recalled some of its packaged poultry salads over concerns they might contain pieces of glass or hard plastic. The salads were sold at Colorado stores. In a statement, the chain of grocery stores said the salads potentially affected had the use-by dates Nov. 10 through Nov. 21 and the […]

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Deadly sugar addiction – why carbs, not fats, are the problem
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ST. LOUIS — Some doctors say sugar may be the number one killer in America right now. That may sound like a stretch, but you can see why they make that claim. Diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and obesity can all be partially attributed to too much sugar. Mike Norton, 51, had been an athlete most […]

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Trump administration moves ahead with Obama menu-label law
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By Matthew Perrone, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is moving ahead with Obama-era requirements to post calorie counts in restaurants, supermarkets, convenience stores and pizza delivery chains nationwide next year. Despite years of opposition by some food sellers, the Food and Drug Administration is offering only minor compromises to industry complaints about […]

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Single mom says mushrooms are ‘growing through the tile’ of apartment floor
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BURLINGTON, N.C. – A North Carolina mother was stunned to see the aggressive fungus punching through the floor of her apartment. “I literally have mushrooms growing on my second floor,” Tawana Crawford told WGHP. “Out of the floor. No soil for them to grow on or anything, they’re just growing through the tile.” For the […]

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