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Geoff Gundy, TSM
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One of Our Deejays is Fixing a Car Dent with Hot Water [Video]

I'd been planning on re-organizing / cleaning out the top of my garage for... well, too long, come to find out.  I was replacing a worn-out bike hoist Saturday, when suddenly a 2x4 that was stashed there fell, landed on the back window of my car, bounced off, and dented and scuffed part of the hatchback.  

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Trilby Closed At The Railroad Crossing

I keep a calendar on my phone that I look at numerous times a week.  Still, do you think I looked at it this morning before remembering this...

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Local Animal Expert Debunks ‘1 Year = 7 Dog Years’ Rule

If one year equals seven dog years, then my black lab is 112, and probably the oldest dog ever to dart long distances after a tennis ball like her life depends on it...

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How Colorado Ranks In Terms Of Patriotism

Wallet Hub just released its list "The Most Patriotic States In America."

How did they decide?  13 criteria having to do with either military or civic engagement...

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What Are The Laws On Fireworks?

Fort Collins:  ALL fireworks, including sparklers and snakes, are illegal to sell, possess, or use. (Up to $2750 fine.)  Cross the legal lines of city limits, however, and you will see some fireworks stands, my friend...

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National Donut Day! Get Your Free One Here

It's been happening since the 1930s, when the Salvation Army started serving doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.

Going on 100 years later, you and I can get a free doughnut (or 'donut') today, in almost any town in Northern Colorado...

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Bad GPS Directions Eat Up A Surprising Amount Of Time

A couple weeks back I was goin' somewhere new in Denver, and it dawned on me how amazing it is, the CONFIDENCE we can now have while driving somewhere completely strange...

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Here’s How Much Time CDOT Spends Picking Up Littered Trash

I was a bad kid.  Growing up, I used to throw pop bottles, and oftentimes cigarette butts, out the car windows.  To my credit, the pop bottles were glass then, and it was fun to try and hit stop signs with them, so it was kind of a game...

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2012 Consumer Electronics Show Showcases Latest Technology Innovations
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Top Thing Kids Want To Be When They Grow Up? YouTube Star

With new (ahem) career choices opening up in Colorado the past few years, it's interesting to read that teen marijuana use has dramatically decreased...

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Hurricane Matthew Bears Down On Atlantic Coast
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Where To Take Those Fallen Tree Limbs

I saw one on Taft Hill yesterday that was literally this big, and had fallen from at least two stories up.  Can you say "hard hat zone?"

Only a couple of small limbs fell into my yard, which is perfect, as I'll let those dry behind the shed, then use them in the fire pit...

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Should I Take My Friends to Casa Bonita? Ask This Flow Chart

We've all been there — your friend from out of town wants you to take them to Casa Bonita. As a Coloradan, you hesitate... So, now what? Ask the flow chart!

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Los Angeles Mayor Declares State Of Emergency Over Homelessness Problem In City
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Check Out This Homeless Outreach In Fort Collins

I think it was about 2004, when I asked a friend if he wanted to go out one Friday night, and he told me he had to get up early the next morning, to make breakfast burritos and bring them to the homeless...

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