Joe Dahlke is a Digital Content Producer for FOX31 Denver and Colorado’s Own Channel 2 who joined the KDVR/KWGN team in June of 2016.

Joe is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.

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    New hair dye changes colors based on weather

    LONDON – A new hair dye that changes color based on the temperature around you is about to hit the shelves. The product is called “Fire,” and Forbes reports the new dye will be available in several different options. One that is black when cold and red when it’s hot. It will also be available in black to white, silver to powder blue, blue to white and black to yellow. “Fire” was created by Lauren Bowker, founder of The Unseen, […]

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    CU plans to launch 3-year online college degree program

    BOULDER, Colo. — The University of Colorado hopes to launch a three-year online college degree by the fall of 2018. Once the program starts, students will be able to take online classes offered by all four CU campuses. If students stick to a “rigorous course schedule,” they will be able to earn their degree in three years, William Kuskin, vice provost and associate vice chancellor for strategic initiatives, told the Boulder Daily Camera. Students will have to take three foundational courses […]

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    Yale student group wants to allow women into all-male fraternities

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A Yale University student group is planning to lobby the school admiration to allow women into all-male fraternities on campus. The Yale Daily News reports that the group Engender successfully and openly coordinated the attendance of female students at fraternity Sigma Phi Epsilon’s rush events. Although females were allowed to attend, the fraternity only accepted men as pledges due to national regulations. Engender plans to cite Title IX, which prohibits discrimination based on sex, to convince […]

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    Vail Resorts to purchase Vermont ski area

    STOWE, Vt. — Colorado-based Vail Resorts is purchasing Stowe Mountain Resort in Vermont for $50 million. The company announced the news on Tuesday saying it has reached an agreement to acquire the resort from the Mount Mansfield Company. This will be Vail Resorts’ first ski resort on the East Coast. The company owns ski areas in several mountain states as well as British Columbia and Australia. The deal has the company acquiring all assets related to mountain operations at Mount […]

  • The Rabbit Mountain Fire burns in Boulder County on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.

    Boulder County fire 100 percent contained after burning 4 buildings, 151 acres

    BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — A fast-moving brush fire that burned four buildings and 151 acres, prompting the evacuation of 75 homes on Monday, was declared fully contained Tuesday morning, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said. Wind gusts up to nearly 70 mph combined with warm temperatures and dry conditions fueled the Rabbit Mountain Fire. The fire started about 5 p.m. in the 6300 block of Ute Highway, between Hygiene and Lyons. No homes were lost, but three outbuildings and a […]

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    Connecticut police department warns don’t open doors for ‘any unfamiliar cattle’

    SUFFIELD, Conn. – Police in a Connecticut town are reminding people not to open doors for “any unfamiliar cattle” after a pair of cows escaped over the weekend. Residents alerted police to the cows after a vehicle saw “some cows walking on the side of the road and in people’s yards,” Sgt. Geoffrey Miner told WSHM/WGGB. Officers took a photo of the cows at the front door of a home before safety getting the cows back to their owners. The […]

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    Dutch city unveils new traffic lights for ‘zombie’ smartphone users

    BODEGRAVEN, Netherlands — A town in the Netherlands has launched new traffic lights that appeal to pedestrians that are staring at their cellphones. Officials in Bodegraven, about 40 miles south of Amsterdam, have installed the “light lines” into the pavement. The light lines are synced with the traffic lights. Red means stop, green means it’s safe to cross. City officials hope this will alert “zombies” who aren’t looking up from their phones. Nieuw soort stoplicht speciaal voor de smartphonegebruiker, Bodegraven heeft de […]

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    Tennessee funeral home offering drive-thru viewing service

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A funeral home in Tennessee is offering a different way to say final goodbyes to loved ones. WATN-TV reports Ryan Bernard, owner of R. Bernard funeral home, got the idea from a funeral home in California. Bernard said he wants to make it more convenient for families. “Say a family has a visitation from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. We would put their loved one in the drive-thru viewing area say around 1 p.m. and they will have a […]

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    Holocaust survivor, soldier who rescued her celebrate 71st Valentine’s Day together

    DUNDEE, Scotland — A Hungarian Jewish woman who survived Auschwitz and the Scottish soldier who saved her celebrated Valentine’s Day together for the 71st year in a row on Tuesday. Edith Steiner, 92, was 20 years old when she and her mother were sent to the concentration camp. They were there for six weeks and the only members of their family to survive, according to The Daily Mail. John Mackay, 96, was part of a team that was able to save […]

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    Atlanta zoo names cockroach after Tom Brady after losing Super Bowl bet

    ATLANTA — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady destroyed the dreams of the Atlanta Falcons in the memorable Super Bowl LI comeback victory and now the Atlanta zoo has named a cockroach in honor of the quarterback. According to Zoo Atlanta’s Facebook post, the zoo had a bet with Rhode Island’s Roger Williams Park Zoo that said the loser had to name a baby animal after the winning team’s quarterback. The Atlanta zoo paid up by naming a tiny Madagascar hissing […]

  • Money

    Jackpot winner considers suing lottery for ‘ruining her life’

    LONDON — A British woman who won the lottery at age 17 is considering legal action against the British lottery for negligence. Jane Park won about $1.2 million when she became Britain’s youngest EuroMillions winner and claims that winning the lottery at a young age has “ruined her life.” Park, now 21, told British newspapers that she is sick of shopping for designer clothes, struggling to find a boyfriend who isn’t after her money and burdened with the “stress” of […]

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    Illinois teacher makes tennis ball chair to help students with autism

    ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. — An Illinois teacher got creative to help her students with autism. Amy Maplethorpe, who is in the Speech and Language Department at Raymond Ellis Elementary School, made chairs with tennis balls to help students who might have “difficulty processing information from their senses and from the world around them,” a Facebook post by the school said. The school said the tennis balls on the seat and backrest provide an alternative texture to improve sensory regulation. […]