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Grand Canyon wolf visit signals possible Colorado comeback for the species

FRISCO, Colo. — As the Grand Canyon’s new lone wolf howls at the silvery moon from the Kaibab Plateau this winter, biologists hope to learn more about how the West’s great predators may someday recolonize their ancestral hunting grounds — including Colorado.
The last time a wolf peered over the edge of the canyon was nearly a lifetime ago — 70 years, biologists say. But in early October, a solitary wolf from the northern Rockies turned up in northern Arizona after wandering at least 450 miles. The long-distance journey — along with similar treks by
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CIA to Congress: Oops, Maybe We Did Spy on You a Little Bit

CIA to Congress: Oops, Maybe We Did Spy on You a Little Bit
The CIA admits that it actually did spy on Congress, hacking Senate Intelligence Committee files and filing a bogus report to the Justice Department.
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Enough's Enough, Judge Says: Decade of Foot-Dragging Threatens Endangered CO Bobcat Recovery

Enough's Enough, Judge Says: Decade of Foot-Dragging Threatens Endangered CO Bobcat Recovery
Rocky Mountain lynx, or bobcat, populations have dwindled while the US Fish and Wildlife Service has twiddled its thumbs on a recovery plan. Well, twelve years is plenty of time, a judge ruled recently, giving the department 30 days to present a final plan.
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Liberals, Take Note: Dems Ran on Gun Control in VA and Won

Liberals, Take Note: Dems Ran on Gun Control in VA and Won
Just when it had become clear from the Colorado recalls that the NRA and its allies had scared Democrats around the land from ever mentioning guns again, it seems that not all the votes had been counted.
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Dispute Over Gay Marriage Erupts in Cheney Family

Dispute Over Gay Marriage Erupts in Cheney Family
Our political lesson for today: It’s getting harder and harder to oppose same-sex marriage. And it’s harder still when your sister is a lesbian with a wife and two kids and when your famous rightwing father, who’s famously against nearly everything, says he supports gay marriage.
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CO Senate Candidate Climbs That Birther Mountain

CO Senate Candidate Climbs That Birther Mountain
Owen Hill, a conservative Republican state senator from Colorado vying to challenge Democratic Sen. Mark Udall next fall, went birther at a political breakfast last week.
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Bill Moyers' Documentary About ALEC Premiers

This weekend, Bill Moyers premiered his new documentary, The United States of ALEC, on progressive news network Democracy Now.
In the film, the veteran journalist aims to inform Americans about the overwhelming overreach that the corporate fronted American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) engages in while ghostwriting laws in dozens of states. The group, responsible for unpopular gun laws and voter ID laws to name a couple, “organically” sweeps through Republican held state legislatures but is still relatively unknown to the voting public.
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