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The Oxbow Coal Mine, in   Somerset, Colorado

Colorado's Crumbling Coal Mine Industry Urge Residents to Reconsider Marijuana Business

Coal mines in Colorado are shutting down one by one. Most of the folks no longer have jobs and are now looking at the marijuana economic growth that could provide them income. Officials however, are worried about the peacefulness of the place and how the chaos if ever, could be handled by such few authorities.

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U.S. senator supports pot legalization in Oregon

A Democratic U.S. Senator from Oregon supports legalizing the recreational use of marijuana and will vote “yes” to a state initiative next week that would let adults consume pot for fun, his office said on Monday.

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Non GMO campaign

GMO labeling foes spend big on campaigns in Oregon, Colorado

Opponents of GMO food labeling proposals on the ballot next month in Oregon and Colorado have contributed roughly $20 million for campaigning against the proposed laws, nearly triple the money raised by supporters of the initiatives, campaign finance reports show.

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Otterbox

OtterBox maker explores $2.5 billion-plus sale: sources

tter Products LLC, the privately held company that makes the OtterBox protective cases for mobile phones, is exploring a sale that could value the company at more than $2.5 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Orbotix

Colorado-based robotic toy maker Orbotix raises $15.5M in Series D funding

Boulder, US-based robotic toy maker Orbotix raised $15.5 million in its Series D funding round led by Shea Ventures to create new categories of connected toys and to expand globally.

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Code.org Partners with 30 Public Schools bringing computer science to millions of American high school students

Code.org partners with 30 public schools as they run towards making computer science more accessible to high school students nation wide.

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Cannabis

Izzy Zalcberg buys shares in US cannabis industry solutions provider TechnoConcepts

Micro-cap investor Irwin "Izzy" Zalcberg has bought shares in Colorado, US-based tech wireless tech firm and cannabis industry solutions provider TechnoConcepts Inc for an undisclosed amount to take advantage of the increasing value of the legal marijuana market in the US.

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Stevia Corp

Stevia Corp. Enters Strategic Partnership With 'In The Soup' and TRAUB's Consumer Food and Beverage Group

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwired - Apr 8, 2014) - Stevia Corp. (OTCQB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp" or the "Company"), an international farm management company focused on the economic development of products that support a healthy lifestyle, including stevia and hemp, is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a convertible note financing agreement with YOPCP, LLC, a Colorado based manufacturer of 'In The Soup,' a line of Natural and Organic Premium Soups sold in classic glass jars.

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St Renatus

Blue Ocean invests $5M in Colorado dental firm St Renatus

Investment management firm Blue Ocean invested $5 million in Fort Collins, Colorado-based dental firm St Renatus for the latter's drug application for its needle-free anesthetic.

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Uber

Uber to enter Boulder market amid controversies

San Francisco, US-based on-demand transportation app Uber is gearing up for a soft launch in Boulder, Colorado amid the controversies regarding regulations and accidents that it is currently facing.

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Marijuana Plant

US encourages banks to do business with licensed pot suppliers with new guidelines

The Obama administration has unveiled new guidelines that will encourage lenders to do transactions with state-licensed cannabis shops that are now constrained to doing business only in cash, Reuters reported.

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TeamSnap

Colorado-based startup TeamSnap scores $7.5M in Series B round for to develop app to manage the schedule of sports teams

Boulder, Colorado-based startup TeamSnap scored $7.5 million in a Series B funding round to develop its app that helps sports coaches and league officials manage the schedule of their sports teams.

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JDS Uniphase Corp

JDS Uniphase buys Colorado-based software firm Trendium

California, US-based optical communications network product designer and manufacturer JDS Uniphase Corp (JDSU) bought Boulder, Colorado-based real-time intelligence software solutions provider Trendium for an undisclosed amount.

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Inside.co

US travel startup Inside.co makes travelers feel like locals with insider tips

Boulder, US-based travel startup Inside.co today launched its Inside Travel Guides portal, which also has a mobile version, to help travelers feel like local citizens with day-by-day and place-by-place insider itinerary tips.

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Walmart

Walmart tests online grocery shopping with local pick-up option in Denver

US-based multinational retail chain Walmart started testing the local pick-up option for Walmart To Go, the company's online grocery shopping service with home delivery feature in Denver, Colorado.

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