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    History Colorado: Hit TV show ‘Dynasty’ was set in Denver

    Few states have the sort of history Colorado has. That’s why we here at Colorado’s Own Channel 2 have partnered up with our friends at History Colorado, to share a piece of our state’s past with you each week. The museum’s executive director, Steve Turner, tells the tale of a famous TV show that’s Unique 2 Colorado! From music to films and television, our country has always been a leader in popular culture. Many are familiar with the popular television show […]

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    People who swear a lot are more likely to be honest, study finds

    That co-worker who cusses like a sailor might be the best person to go to when you need to hear the cold, hard truth. In a new study, titled ‘Frankly, We Do Give a Damn,’ researchers found people who swear the most are also the least likely to tell a lie. “We found a consistent positive relationship between profanity and honesty,” researchers stated in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science. “Profanity was associated with less lying and deception at the individual level and […]

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    Your state’s favorite Netflix original series

    What is your favorite Netflix original series? Do you fit in with the majority of the people in your state? released a new look at who’s watching what. Coloradans seems comfortable in the middle of the Marvel Universe. Jessica Jones was the most-watched series in Colorado, while most of the adjoining states were drawn to Daredevil. “A few other Netflix originals like Bloodline and Orange is the New Black were regional favorites, but they didn’t come close to touching Marvel’s superhero […]

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    Colorado house cat ‘guards’ home from bobcat outside

    When Waffle spotted a bobcat outside the family home in Telluride, the orange and white house cat wasn’t backing down. Waffle looks a pretty decent-sized house cat, but doesn’t seem afraid to take on the much larger bobcat. “If it wasn’t for the dam (sic) glass I’d shred you for looking at me that way!” Erik Fallenius captioned the video on YouTube. Waffle, safely inside the house, hisses and claws at the curious bobcat on the porch. When the bobcat […]

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    Denver police officer caught on camera helping man in wheelchair

    DENVER — On a dark, cold morning in Denver, a man in a wheelchair was struggling to maneuver across the snow-covered intersection. A Denver police officer happened to be driving by and stopped when he saw the man stuck in the crosswalk. Surveillance cameras were rolling as the officer stopped, turned on his lights, got out of the vehicle and helped the man across the street. “Security cameras are normally set up to capture nefarious activity, but sometimes they catch someone […]

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    Aurora teen LaShaya Stine has now been missing more than 6 months

    AURORA, Colo. — It has now been more than six months since a 16-year-old girl from Aurora disappeared. LaShaya Stine left her house at 2:30 a.m. on July 15 to meet someone but she never returned. Her family fears she might be held against her will. “She took nothing,” Stine’s mother, Sabrina Jones, said. “Her money is here. Her movie tickets are here. There is no clothes missing. Even her phone charger is here.” Aurora Police Chief Nick Metz said police received information that is […]

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    Hundreds attend rally to prevent repeal of Affordable Care Act

    DENVER — Hundreds of people showed up at a rally Sunday in an effort to stop the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Diana DeGette hosted the rally, along with colleagues in the federal and state legislatures and Colorado experts in health care. Organizers said there were more than 280 inside the meeting and more than 200 others listening on a speaker set up outside. People like Corletta Hithon, a home health provider, said she would lose Medicaid coverage for […]

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    Driver arrested after running from 3-car crash that left 7 hurt in Colorado Springs

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A driver believed to have caused a three-car crash in Colorado Springs ran from the scene but was arrested Sunday afternoon, the Colorado Springs Police Department said. The crash happened about 2:30 a.m. at North Academy Boulevard and Constitution Avenue, police said. Police said a dark-colored Ford pickup truck was heading east on Constitution at a high rate of speed when it ran a red light and crashed into a white Volkswagen that was traveling south on Academy. […]

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    Photo shows what breast cancer can look and feel like

    WASHINGTON — Lemons can teach you a lot about breast cancer. That’s the message from a group called Worldwide Breast Cancer. The message is going viral thanks in part to a breast cancer survivor, who shared the image on Facebook instead of joining a different viral campaign to raise awareness about the disease. “In the past few days, I have received quite a few private messages about a ‘game’ going around where you post a heart, then you are secretly […]

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    Fire breaks out in garage being used to grow marijuana

    ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. — A fire broke out Sunday in a garage in Arapahoe County that was being used to grow marijuana, South Metro Fire Rescue said Sunday. The fire happened southeast of East Arapahoe and South Parker roads, between Aurora and Parker. The fire broke out in a two-story, detached garage on South Yampa Street, South Metro Fire Rescue said. The fire was under control in about 20 minutes, officials said. No one was hurt in the fire and […]

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    Broncos bring on John Benton as assistant offensive line coach

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Broncos agreed to terms with Colorado native John Benton to be their assistant offensive line coach on Sunday, coach Vance Joseph announced. Benton has been offensive line coach in the NFL for 13 seasons, the team said. He was with the Jacksonville Jaguars last season and previously was with the Miami Dolphins (2014-15), Houston Texans (2006-13) and St. Louis Rams (2004-05). “Benton’s offensive line in Jacksonville during the 2016 season was among the NFL’s most improved, […]

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    Tennessee could ban people from using food stamps to buy soda, ice cream, other junk food

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A lawmaker in Tennessee wants to ban people from using food stamps to buy items that have no nutritional value. The bill was proposed by Republican Rep. Sheila Butt. It's time for food stamp reform in Tennessee: #tnleg — Sheila Butt (@SheilaButt4TN) January 13, 2017 House Bill 43 would prohibit people from using food stamps to purchase items high in calories, sugar or fat, according to the Tennessean. That would include soda, ice cream, candy, cookies and cake. Under the proposal, […]