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Last Fridays storm brought little rain to the valley floor but it came down hard in the foothills of Breckenridge. Lightning and isolated showers kept me pinned inside my vehicle in an attempt to wait it out. After the rain let up I barely made it out after almost getting stuck in the mud.

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National & World Ex-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush money
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down on Thursday in Chicago.

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Sports 'Win for Gwynn' keeps driving Aztecs heading into regionals 'Win for Gwynn' keeps driving Aztecs heading into regionals
Nearly a year after Gwynn died of cancer, the Aztecs are in the NCAA regionals for the third straight season. They keep doing it the hard way, too, by losing the opening game of the Mountain West Conference tournament and then fighting back through the losers bracket.
Sports EA Sports is adding the women's game to FIFA 2016
Women have joined EA Sports' popular soccer video game, making their debut this September in FIFA 2016. Twelve women's national teams, including the United States, will now be included in the game.

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Home 6th grader speaks 7 languages 6th grader speaks 7 languages (Video)
For some of us, learning another language is on our bucket list. But reporter Natalia Martinez found one young man who's already got several languages under his belt. And he's only in the 6th grade! Mohamed Nashaz has blown his teachers away with his ability not only to learn, but also to help others.
Home Humpday Dance featuring the Jay Smith Group Humpday Dance featuring the Jay Smith Group (Video)
Every Wednesday morning, we feature a local band and dance to their music. This week, the Jay Smith Group helps us dance. Watch as morning forecaster Aaron Perlman tries to do "The Elaine" from the TV show "Seinfeld."

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Technology YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their talents, expose abuses or just pass along their favorite clips of movies, TV shows, music, cute kittens and other interests.
Technology FAA unveils next-generation message system to reduce delays
A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots and air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system will reduce delays during weather events and cut down on errors.

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Business Why a shrinking U.S. economy last quarter isn't cause for fear
On Friday, the government will likely estimate that the economy shrank in the January-March quarter for a second straight year, depressed by brutal weather, a reeling energy sector and an export slump. Yet few will see any cause for panic.

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Health Study reveals flaws in gene testing; results often conflict
The first report from a big public-private project to improve genetic testing reveals it is not as rock solid as many people believe, with flaws that result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.
Health Porn actors say proposed safety rules go too far
A state proposal that would roll out strict safety standards for California porn productions to prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases has drawn criticism from adult film workers who feel the regulations go too far.