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Colorado in crosshairs of nuke boom if climate bill sparks uranium...

Colorado, historically a major uranium-producing state, will be ground zero of the nation’s nuclear revival if that form of power enjoys the renaissance proponents say is necessary for climate change legislation to win approval in the U.S. Senate.

Ritter requests stockpiled drugs to prepare for swine flu in Colorado

Gov. Bill Ritter asked for Colorado's share of antiviral drugs from a federal stockpile on Sunday as reports of swine flu cases mounted across the country. The request is a precaution, Ritter said, emphasizing that no cases of the deadly strain of influenza have been reported in Colorado. It's just a matter of time, even though cases in the United States have so far been "relatively mild," the state's chief medical officer said in a statement.