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breaking news out of larimer county. >> . live with the latest on a 40 ache eur wild fire. burning right near carter lake. >> . telling us the fire is 50 percent contained. the line of the fire is quickly
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no official word within the last hour was 35 acres burned. likely more at this point. flames are dropping fire retardant in home of dousing the flames. dozens of homes have been ordered to evacuate. we spoke to a nearby resident. who says he his friends live ine house on the hill. and are waiting at the end of the street. in their car. watching their home. just become engulfed in smoke. >> progressives battling progressives. the debate over whether colorado should pass government run health insurance. in november. heats up as democrats call it
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reckless. support essay the leaders are selling out to the insurance companies. with their new position. >> . putting people normally on the same side. at odds with each other. >> . the republicans that are against it. as you mention something you tphaoebg happened. unique happened tonight. democrats speaking out against it. right in tphropbt of the faces of the supporters. >> . >> in you thought this election has been crazy. you ain't seen nothing yet. >> . these people all democrats. >> . today in one of the more bizarre press conferences of the year.
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colorado care. the november ballot initiative. that effectively eliminates private health insurance. by raising employer and employee payroll taxes. collect ily. ten percent. creating government health insurance. run by 21 officials. >> . this is tough. >> . doing right thing is tough. >> . what made today awkward. progress down made the announcement in front of supporters. >> . who called the group a sell out. claiming this would make insurance cheaper by cutting deductibles. and copay. >> . we are troubled about the disproportionate burden that the
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families. and small businesses. >> . as for supporters. they are not dismayed. believing leaders were against legal marijuana years ago. and look what happened. >> . these people have no plan of their own. >> . questions about colorado. yesterday got an ae e-mail have 46 thousand dollars you would withdraw each year under colorado care would be tax exempt. after that it's taxed at ten percent. if you
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at least eleven people have died while 30 thousand others have needed to be rescued from their homes or vehicles. >> . a test of noses at the boulder county fairgrounds today. >> . benchmark for one handler in town from utah. says it's as much as about the humans.
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certified more than two thousand federal state local and military canine teams. >> . training like this was the real thing. takes us there. >> . it's a worse case no one wants to imagine. >> . but that's exactly what must be done. >> . imagining a catastrophe. a disaster. a terror attack. >> . it has to be imagined. so if or when it happens. they'll be ready. >> . it's a test of the national disaster medical system. >> . many federal agencies state. we have the army here.
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national guard. >> today. victims from an earthquake in salt lake city. evaced here. to be and sent to local hospitals for treatment. >> . more than 3 hundred first responders home hone their skills today. >> . preparing for the unexpected. >> of course the exercise could not be realistic. without the
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then why would anyone in america think he would respect them. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. spending superstar and colorado native missy franklin. tweeting this video from outside her centennial home. after she araoeufed home from rio. her lawn covered in paper hearts. each with a handwritten personal mess apbl. >> she won a gold in the free style relay. >> . >> love this story. it is the end of sorts for
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team practice. for the 2016 season. >> . greg nieto and the thick of things at team headquarters. >> . the last day never looked so good. the last day for broncos country. to watch their native sons shine at flight attendants. >> we're both huge broncos fans. this is a first opportunity we have had to together. to go see it ara >> . when you fly the sky for a living -fpl it's not always easy to touch down. and fit the orange and blue into the aoeu ten rare.
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he's a lieutenant the with the fire department on the eastern plains. >> my kids for fathers day. 3 years ago. made this helmet. >> . the next time these fans flock to a field. it maybe saturday night. to semyon varlamov serious pre- semi-serious preseason game number two. hopefully beating the boys from >> . it's going to be a great season. >> . demaryious thomas minority of players really when it comes to joint practices. mostly guys fired up and excited
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other than themselves for a couple days. there is a lot of senseless scuffles that usually take place. and it was a bit of that today. between the broncos and 49ers. also a little bit of von miller being von miller. >> . >> still not sure how that guy didn't win dancing with the stars. breaking down nike michael jackson there. in mid practice. no surprise defense once again 49ers first team offense went 3 and out. against the number one defensive unit. quarter back also out shining the 49ers two quarter backs. all in all. the suck successful day one.
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both mark sanchez and trevor siemian say they're rooting for each other still. why this battle is all business. >> . >> once again today at going toe to toe. sanchez throwing a nice long deep ball. >> . stepping up and matching that effort. they maintain it's a friendly competition. >> . we're rooting for each other. and it's hard. it's hard for people on the outside to see that. >> . >> as soon as i go out. i'm rooting for trevor siemian. especially on a day like today. when you get to play somebody
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>> . it's a good group to be a part of. and happy to be a part of it. >> wide receiver demaryious thomas did say today he hopes head coach chooses a starting quarter back. sooner rather than later. but the broncos have plenty of time. kick off against the pan khers panthers is 3 weeks from tomorrow. >> . >> camp a shampoo commercial or something. >> . rookie showing off his new do. a long standing broncos tradition. that all the rooks have to go through. >> . so bad. >> . finally. rockies nationals. rubber game today. at coors field. >> . straus burg vs. gray. sounds like a dual on paper. it was not that.
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a lit little later. with the bases loaded. i'll take care of that. a approximate 3 run double. before it's all said and done. rockies touch him up for nine runs. and gnats came back to make it interesting. the rocks do still hang onto get win. 12 to ten. >> . back to the haircuts. >> . i would just shave my whole head already. >> . if you have been thinking about getting a dream home ticket. now is your chance. if you buy by the end of the day this friday. for a hundred dollars. you have the chance to win this beauty. a 2017 lincoln. car valued a 35 thousand
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remember we give this away on september 1. >> over a million ears of corn are picked a day here in olathe, colorado. and i'm glad we have a senator who uses his ears to listen to what's most important to colorado farmers. michael bennet asked what he could do to help,
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to all farmers in colorado. the thing that impresses me most about michael bennet: we don't always agree, but he values our input. and i do trust michael bennet to look out for us.
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you can see right now still under the gun. as far as the heat is concerned. fort collins to kpwraoe greeley. fort morgan.
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88 downtown. parker at 82. while ben net is sitting a 85. comfortable where we have had rain showers. in high country. notice temperatures in the 70s and 80s now. highs earlier on before the rain came through. made it spao into the mid 80s. across the western slope. 88 grand junction. what you see are the highs on the eastern plains. that did reach low 90s in many locations. sunshine criminal contributing e heat. good day maybe to be right there. horse tooth reservoir. the cam peeking out skies -fplts a cup high thin clouds coming in. at this hour. a little bit of blow back. from storms that developed over the high country earlier on. that's all we managed to cross the lower elevations. no wet weather so far. 88 at dia. at this hour. a nice breeze at least a attempting to cool you down. right now at 15 miles per hour. here's the satellite and radar. the clouds are pushing in. from west to east. we have a little shower developing over the golden area. that's actually traveling from
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metro area. shower chances across the city this evening. are actually minimal. probably a ten percent shot. most of them dry air locked into place across the northeast corner of the state. plenty of sunshine here. we had showers development in the front range. earlier on. those are gone. but. some storms are starting to hook around into the southeast plains. swinging arpbdz from south to north. on the front side of the batch. heading towards the i 70 corridor. getting some development. which i think means we'll see a on the far eastern plains.
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a couple of those start to migrate into the lower elevation. include the corridor. eastern plains. better chance tomorrow that we see showers. from the opportunity. we have had and what we'll see here today. stkphr. we want to flash forward through friday. that's when the best chance for showers and thunder storms will come our way. courtesy of a cold front. starting to sag in to the northern portions of the lower 48. by the time it sinks here. >> something we'll watch out for. a lot of models are in different about it. we get closer. they'll start to hone in. >> . 58 over night tonight.
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lows tonight across the board. in the 50s. and the eastern plains. 40s as you get into the mountains. upper 80s low 90s again. like we saw today. similar temperatures in the upper elevation. with closer to the met e ro area. cloudily rain soaked day. >> . it might happen. >> . 35 homes in the path. >> help is on the way. to help people keep safe. on the 16 street mall. business leaders have hired a private security firm. to help the patrol the mall. the security officers will not
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24 hours a day. 7 days a week. to help alert police. to trouble spot. just an increase presence out there. which is something people have been calling for. stkphr. nice to see for sure.
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this is the "jeopardy!" college championship. here is our third group of semi-finalists -- a sophomore at northeastern university from woodside, california... a senior at the university of pittsburgh from jamison, pennsylvania... and a freshman at north carolina state university from oak ridge, north carolina... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thanks, johnny. and thank you, ladies and gentlemen. for a little while, i must confess,

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