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As theaters struggle, Colorado coalition steps in

As theaters struggle, Colorado coalition steps in

DENVER (AP) — The Grand Theater in the southeastern Colorado town of Rocky Ford is the only cinema showing 3-D movies in the 150 miles between Pueblo and Kansas — thanks to volunteer fundraising that allowed it to buy an $84,000 state-of-the-art projector to show digital films.
That may have turned out well, but the ... (full story)


GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

GOP seeks coverage choices in health law they hate

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health law to expand coverage choices, a striking, one-of-a-kind departure from dozens of high-decibel attempts to repeal or dismember it.
Democrats describe the change involving small- ... (full story)


Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community

Tragic past, rebirth in Berlin's Jewish community

The epicenter of the Holocaust, the city where Hitler signed the death warrants of 6 million Jews, seems an unlikely candidate for the world's fastest growing Jewish community.
But despite this stigma of Nazism, Berlin's dynamic, prosperous present and its rich, pre-World War II Jewish past initially attracted an influx of Jews ... (full story)


Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

Experts decode germs' DNA to fight food poisoning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chances are you've heard of mapping genes to diagnose rare diseases, predict your risk of cancer and tell your ancestry. But to uncover food poisonings?
The nation's disease detectives are beginning a program to try to outsmart outbreaks by routinely decoding the DNA of potentially deadly bacteria and vir ... (full story)


Housing subdivision incorporates ancestral ruins

CORTEZ, Colo. (AP) — The discoveries are seemingly endless at Indian Camp Ranch, considered the only subdivision in the nation designed to incorporate ancestral ruins on each parcel.
Again last month, archaeologists from the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center revealed a new finding, this time at Jane Dillard's lot, who has ... (full story)