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:: Who was Kim Wall? 30-year-old Kim Wall was an award-winning journalist from the small village of Trelleborg in Sweden. She studied at the London School of Economics, the Sorbonne in Paris and at the Columbia School of Journalism. Despite only having worked as a journalist for four years, her …

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Have Amelia Earhart’s bones been discovered?

Bones found on a remote Pacific island are extremely likely to be those of Amelia Earhart, according to a scientist. Ms Earhart disappeared on 2 July, 1937, along with her navigator Fred Noonan. The two had been flying between Papua New Guina and Howland Island in the Pacific as part …

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Amazon confirms first physical bookstore coming to Colorado

More than two years after Amazon opened its first physical bookstore, Colorado is getting one of its own. “We are excited to be bringing Amazon Books to Park Meadows in Lone Tree and we are currently hiring store managers and associates,” Alexandra Woodworth, Amazon Books PR manager, said in an email this week. …

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Chad Bettis’ experiment with a quick-pitch nets mixed results

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Chad Bettis broke out a sucker-punch pitch Wednesday, a “load-and-go” windup that he never used before. The 28-year-old right-hander, the veteran member of the Rockies’ young pitching staff, threw three quick-pitches from his windup in a minor-league scrimmage against the Angels. Bettis was testing out a new …

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Colorado lawmakers kill bill to require protecting people and the environment as oil and gas operations move closer – The Denver Post

Quick as the cracks from Senate President Jerry Sonnenberg’s gavel, Colorado lawmakers on Wednesday killed a bill that would have required state regulators of the oil and gas industry to prioritize public health and safety before allowing more drilling inside cities. Lobbyists for the industry lauded the death on an …

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