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Colorado Dems ask Obama to help move nuke worker compensation bill

Colorado legislators headed by Sen. Mark Udall asked the federal government Friday to help former nuclear weapons workers made ill by exposure to radiation...

New hope for Cold War-era bomb-makers

The nuclear bombs Charlie Wolf built helped win the Cold War. But his toughest battles came afterward, when he applied to a troubled federal compensation program intended for those whose top-secret work made them sick. Wolf wound up battling a bureaucratic morass for more than six years -- all while fighting brain cancer that was supposed to have killed him in six months -- trying to prove he qualified for financial and medical aid.