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No 51st state, but researchers laud "Weld County model"

Weld County, big, oil-rich, and self-confident, the birthplace of last year’s secession movement, still wants bragging rights over its neighbors, even though voters squelched the 51st state idea. That’s the implication of a research report

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Fracking and the Urban-Rural Conflict

(’76 Contributor) President Barack Obama has promised to make economic inequality the central issue in congressional elections this year. Similarly, urban-centric activists in Colorado have launched

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Weld County: ground zero in the anti-fracking battle

In the last election, four Colorado cities voted to ban hydraulic fracking: Boulder, Broomfield, Loveland, and Fort Collins. Anti-fracking proponents promise to take their campaign statewide. Self-described ‘fractivist’ Shawn Davis stated “This is not an

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