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Try 'being excellent' to coworkersupdated: Thu Jun 02 2011 12:53:00

It began with a sign reading "Be excellent to each other," which I printed from my computer in Gothic type and taped to my workspace. I was about to launch into a series of temporary jobs to supplement my freelance writing income.

Cambridge, Mass. tops Amazon's list of 'well-read' citiesupdated: Fri May 27 2011 11:25:00

Breaking News: People at Harvard read a lot.

Five mouthwatering ice cream toursupdated: Mon May 02 2011 09:01:00

With hot summer days ahead, what better way to treat yourself than enjoying a childhood indulgence: ice cream. From decadently sweet to decidedly sinful, the flavors are endless, and a good ice cream shop is never too far away.

Colorado evacuees return home as firefighters contain blazeupdated: Sat Mar 12 2011 20:03:00

A day after a wildfire forced the evacuation of 223 houses near Boulder, Colorado, residents of the fire-damaged Lefthand Canyon area began returning to their homes Saturday.

Wildfires in Oklahoma, Colorado force hundreds to evacuateupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 23:10:00

A series of large grass fires destroyed more than 30 homes Friday in at least three towns in Oklahoma, local and state officials reported, while another blaze raged outside the Colorado city of Boulder.

John Leguizamo saves the worldupdated: Fri Nov 12 2010 19:01:00

From his home in Manhattan, the performer bikes his way to better health and cleaner air.

Questions for JonBenet's brother -- again?updated: Tue Nov 09 2010 10:41:00

Police in Boulder, Colorado, want to talk to the older brother of JonBenet Ramsey, the 6-year-old girl slain at home on Christmas night 14 years ago, the Ramsey family's attorney said.

A new look at the JonBenet Ramsey caseupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 10:41:00

A panel disscuss the latest news that investigators want to re-interview JonBenet Ramsey's brother.

Colorado residents return home after wildfire evacuations are liftedupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 16:00:00

Residents in Boulder, Colorado, were allowed to return to their homes Saturday after an area wildfire forced an estimated 1,700 people to evacuate.

Colorado wildfire prompts evacuations in Boulderupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 08:07:00

A wildfire in Boulder, Colorado continued to burn Friday, but could begin to weaken overnight because of lower temperatures and higher humidity, the local Sheriff's Office said.

Colorado fire evacuees allowed home brieflyupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 22:53:00

Residents forced from their homes by a wildfire near Loveland, Colorado, were allowed to return briefly on Tuesday to retrieve some of their belongings, while firefighters continued to battle the blaze that officials say is now 35 percent contained.

Officials know how Loveland fire startedupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 22:53:00

Investigators determined the Loveland-area fire was initially ignited by someone who was burning leaves and branches.

Another wildfire flares in Coloradoupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 22:22:00

A brush fire that had scorched some 700 acres in north-central Colorado had burned two houses and was threatening dozens more, an official said Monday.

Firefighters attack blaze in Coloradoupdated: Mon Sep 13 2010 22:22:00

Airplanes and helicopters drop retardants on a fire in Loveland, Colorado, that has burned hundreds of acres.

Another wildfire bedevils Coloradoupdated: Sun Sep 12 2010 22:46:00

Residents displaced by a giant wildfire near Boulder, Colorado, began returning home Sunday while, 40 miles to the north, another fire forced mandatory evacuations west of Loveland.

'Favorable' weather aids firefighters in Coloradoupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 21:48:00

Calm weather Saturday aided the containment effort against a large wildfire that encroached into Boulder, Colorado.

Firefighters claim progress against Colorado wildfireupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 22:17:00

Firefighters reported progress Friday night after battling a Colorado wildfire that had been pushed into the city of Boulder by blustery winds earlier in the day.

Some CO fire evacuees can go back homeupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 22:17:00

Authorities say they are opening up parts of evacuated areas in Boulder County so residents can return home.

Colorado wildfire could spread into Boulder, city warnsupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 08:35:00

Authorities in Boulder, Colorado, warned some residents to prepare to evacuate Thursday as winds gusting as high as 50 mph threatened to drive a raging wildfire out of the hills and into city limits.

Dream house turns to ashesupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 08:35:00

CNN's Casey Wian talks to a family who lost their home to a fast-moving fire in Colorado.

Colorado wildfire grows to 7,100 acresupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 18:50:00

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter declared a state of emergency as firefighters battled a 7,100-acre blaze near Boulder.

Colorado officials: Wildfire torches 140 structures, 4 people missingupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 18:50:00

Cloud cover, cooler temperatures and a little bit of rain assisted firefighters battling a wildfire west of Boulder, Colorado, authorities said Wednesday.

Fire forces 3,000 to fleeupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 19:24:00

A wildfire near Boulder, Colorado, has engulfed thousands of acres and forced residents to evacuate.

Bodies found inside Colorado businessupdated: Tue May 18 2010 17:15:00

Police discovered three bodies inside a Boulder, Colorado business after getting reports of multiple shots fired.

Catholics fight move to deny schooling to children of lesbians, gaysupdated: Sat May 15 2010 01:06:00

Progressive Catholic groups vented outrage Friday over the decision of a Roman Catholic school in Massachusetts to rescind the admission of an 8-year-old student because his parents are lesbians.

School lunch gets an upgradeupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 11:34:00

Advocates for improved school nutrition hope the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, a bill cleared for a final vote by the Senate this past Wednesday, might pave the way for lunch programs across the country to replicate the success of a deliciously successful pilot project in Berkeley, California.

Groups protest decision not to re-enroll child of lesbiansupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 21:01:00

Gay and lesbian groups are attacking a decision by the archdiocese of Denver, Colorado, not to re-enroll a child in a Catholic school in Boulder, Colorado, next year because the child's parents are lesbians.

iReport: Planes Collideupdated: Sun Feb 07 2010 16:39:00

iReporter Zac Mitchell catches the aftermath of a midair plane collision in Boulder, Colorado.

3 killed when two planes collide near Colorado airportupdated: Sun Feb 07 2010 16:39:00

Two planes collided in midair Saturday in Boulder, Colorado, killing three people, authorities said.

Recycling facts that may surprise youupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 07:05:00

This primer reminds you of what you can and can't recycle -- and why.

Fortune: My death-defying climb with Jim Collinsupdated: Tue Jun 02 2009 10:56:00

It's 7 a.m. when I park in front of Jim Collins' house in Boulder, Colo. He's already out front, slim and wiry, his 50 years given away by nearly-white hair. Collins looks up from sorting piles of hooks, harnesses, ropes and cantilevered clasps. "Want to see where we're going?" he says. Collins is energized, caffeinated, enthused -- which seems to be his natural state. If he were a dog, he'd be a Jack Russell terrier.

Commentary: Playing hardball in Washingtonupdated: Tue May 19 2009 10:49:00

I often get asked what I do during my free time. The nature of this job is such that there really isn't much downtime. I usually work from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m., and spend a few hours catching up on e-mail when I get home.

Freshman year in Congressupdated: Tue May 19 2009 10:49:00

In the tenth installment, Rep. Polis promotes protecting the environment, and Rep. Chaffetz travels to Guantanamo Bay.

People.com: INSIDE STORY: New DA in JonBenét Case Proceeding Carefullyupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 11:27:00

Stan Garnett says the new police task force has already met, and he's impressed – so far

Commentary: Questions back home about stimulus planupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 09:26:00

Members of Congress wear two hats: one as Washington legislator, the other as listener and community leader back home.

JonBenet Ramsey: 12 years later and still a mysteryupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 14:17:00

It is one of the most notorious cold cases in recent memory. A 6-year-old girl, a child of beauty and privilege, was found dead in the basement of her home in Boulder, Colorado, on the day after Christmas 1996.

Police back on Ramsey caseupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 13:50:00

The district attorney announces he has returned the JonBenet Ramsey murder investigation to Boulder, Colorado, police.

Boulder cops back on JonBenet Ramsey caseupdated: Tue Feb 03 2009 13:50:00

Police in Boulder, Colorado, have told the father of JonBenet Ramsey that they are back on the case.

How to take a volunteer vacationupdated: Thu Nov 13 2008 10:43:00

"Voluntourism is not about martyrdom," says Christopher Hill, CEO of Hands Up Holidays, a London-based company that arranges high-end excursions that incorporate volunteering. "It's about making a difference, even if you're staying at a luxury hotel."

Battling for votes: Students weigh economics, ethicsupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 07:50:00

BOULDER, Colorado: 'Fearful to go into our future'

Daughtry performs classicupdated: Fri Oct 31 2008 07:50:00

Daughtry performs the Foreigner classic "Feels Like the First Time" for the League of First Time Voters.

Battling for votes: Small businesses weigh choicesupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 12:06:00

BOULDER, Colorado: 'Is it worth hanging in'

Time.com: Study Looks at Beetles' Effects on Weatherupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 14:00:00

Can a plague of beetles change the weather? That's one question researchers hope to answer in a four-year research program in Western forests that are being infested by pine mountain beetles, leading to the deaths of great swathes of trees

Time.com: Electric Bikes Selling Briskly as Gas Climbs updated: Fri Aug 15 2008 10:00:00

The surging cost of gasoline and a desire for a greener commute are turning more people to electric bikes as an unconventional form of transportation

Time.com: DNA Tests Clear JonBenet's Familyupdated: Wed Jul 09 2008 16:35:00

Prosecutors say new DNA tests have cleared JonBenet Ramsey's family in the 1996 killing of the 6-year-old beauty queen

Green market: Shops where you can buy smartupdated: Thu Dec 20 2007 11:35:00

From Boston to Seattle, eight stores where you can buy smart -- and give back.

CNN.com readers weigh in on Major League Baseball's futureupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 20:34:00

The Mitchell Report, released Thursday, linked some of baseball's best players to the use of performance-enhancing substances. So now what?

Time.com: A Personality Test for Petsupdated: Fri Dec 14 2007 14:10:00

Do you want a dog who's a "couch potato" or a "free spirit"? A growing number of animal shelters are using tests to match prospective owners with just the right pet

Inn is out: 5 reasons to skip a hotelupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 10:10:00

Your next hotel might not be a hotel. It could be a condo, a rental apartment or a home.

Business 2.0: The 'extreme concierge'updated: Wed Jul 25 2007 21:23:00

Long workweeks -- up to 120 hours -- are common at the Boulder, Colo., offices of Crispin Porter & Bogusky. So the award-winning ad agency, known for inventive campaigns like Burger King's Subservient Chicken website and Virgin Atlantic's mock flight-safety cards, decided to look for an equally creative way to help employees with their work/life balance.

Time.com: Making McMansion Owners Pay updated: Wed Jul 18 2007 19:05:00

One Colorado county tries a novel capitalist approach to containing the spread of monster houses

SI.com: Caption This: Reader Responsesupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 21:38:00

Team members react as David Beckham walks on to the field. -- Kurt, Appleton, Wi.

Business 2.0: Franchise thisupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 11:42:00

The living is richer when you're the boss. But you don't need to spend years climbing the corporate ladder if you start your own business. We've taken the first steps for you, talking to entrepreneurs and experts to find new business and franchise opportunities poised to capitalize on trends that will pay off now and in your golden years.

SI.com: Great mysteriesupdated: Fri Mar 02 2007 17:27:00

Does the infamous SI cover jinx extend to the web? Jerry G. from Boulder, Co. thinks so:

Fortune: Your dumbest moment at workupdated: Mon Jan 22 2007 18:09:00

Okay, so you probably haven't charged outrageous amounts of phony business expenses to your employer, like former Wal-Mart vice chairman Thomas Coughlin, No. 35 on Business 2.0's 101 Dumbest Moments in Business list. Or hit the "send" button on a mass mailing of racist e-mails, like (No. 59). But everybody makes mistakes, and sometimes they're bad enough - or just embarrassing enough - that slinking away to a different company where nobody knows you can seem like the only real option.

Business 2.0: Instant company, Crocs editionupdated: Thu Nov 02 2006 18:22:00

How did a stay-at-home mom start a business that she later sold to Crocs for $10 million? "It was an accident," says Sheri Schmelzer, 41, of Boulder, Colo.

Your e-mails: Making their markupdated: Fri Aug 18 2006 17:42:00

Boulder, Colorado, D.A. Mary Lacy cautioned the media this week to avoid jumping to conclusions on whether John Karr killed JonBenet Ramsey.

The crime scene: What is knownupdated: Fri Aug 18 2006 12:32:00

JonBenet Ramsey's body was discovered on December 26, 1996, in a storage room in the basement of her family's home in Boulder, Colorado.

Money Magazine: 12 years to early retirement - the race is onupdated: Fri Jul 07 2006 10:11:00

QUESTION: I'm 43, my wife is 40, we earn $130,000 a year and we're trying to figure out if we're on the right track to retire when I turn 55. We have $350,000 in our 401(k)s, another $110,000 in a company pension plan, $12,000 in a Roth IRA and $20,000 in mutual funds, most of which is invested in a diversified group of stocks. We also have $100,000 invested in several individual stocks.

Travel talk: have your sayupdated: Mon Oct 31 2005 05:51:00

Travel always provides a wealth of experiences. Have you ever had an interesting, crazy, amazing or bizarre incident whilst overseas on business? We want to hear about what you've been upto. Have your say with CNN.

Business 2.0: Mining Blogs for Marketing Insightupdated: Thu Sep 01 2005 00:01:00

Focus groups are fundamentally flawed: They're time-consuming, expensive, and unreliable, since participants often alter their opinions to fit in. Enter Umbria Communications, a startup based in Bo...

Money Magazine: Suck It Upupdated: Fri Jul 01 2005 00:01:00

If you don't happen to own a vacuum cleaner, you're going to like what's on the next page: a concise analysis of five leading machines, which we examined rigorously by cleaning a white carpet left ...

Business 2.0: Invasion of the Corporate Spywareupdated: Tue Mar 01 2005 00:01:00

If spam was the corporate horror flick of 2004, then spyware is 2005's sequel--infiltrating computers, deluging them with viruses, and tracking behavior. Though the software has plagued home PCs fo...

Atomic clock gets mini-makeoverupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 12:30:00

Punctuality-phobes may soon no longer be able to blame perennial lateness on slow-running watches following the invention of an atomic clock small enough to wear on your wrist.

Business 2.0: A Store for Cereal (Seriously)updated: Fri Oct 01 2004 00:01:00

Like ice cream and coffee before them, cornflakes and puffed oats are getting an upscale makeover. Cereality, a startup based in Boulder, Colo., is betting that consumer nostalgia for Cheerios and ...

CNNMoney: The Magic 8-ball on mortgage ratesupdated: Fri Jun 04 2004 10:31:00

With mortgage rates rising recently, do you think I should lock in a rate now, or do you think rates will level off and possibly come down a bit in the near future?

Money Magazine: Travel Agents It still pays to hire one, even in the Internet ageupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 00:01:00

If any trade seems to have been doomed by the Internet, it's the travel agent's. Yet nearly a decade after the industry's death was foretold, there remain solid reasons to consult a good one.

CNNMoney: Don't knock travel agentsupdated: Mon Mar 01 2004 13:31:00

If any trade seems to have been doomed by the Internet, it's the travel agent's. Yet nearly a decade after the industry's death was foretold, there remain solid reasons to consult a good one.

Money Magazine: Boulder, Coloradoupdated: Mon May 05 2003 11:42:00

When Hope Thompson decided to pull up stakes in October 2000 and move from sunny Orlando to sometimes snowy Boulder (elevation 5,340 feet), some of her friends thought she was off her rocker.

FSB: Got Milk? Now File a Lawsuit.updated: Sat Sep 01 2001 00:01:00

Last May, we reported that Steve Demos' Boulder, Colo., company, White Wave, was on its way to ruling the soy milk market with its Silk brand. But the planned merger of the dairy world's top player...

FSB: Online Banking: Is It Ready For The Big Time?updated: Wed Dec 01 1999 00:01:00

Gregg Lehman is the chief financial officer for SCM Labs, a technology consulting company in Boulder, Colo. It's a small firm (employing just ten people) that's doing well in a hot market. So when ...

Fortune: HOW SMART IS YOUR CITY?updated: Mon Sep 29 1997 00:01:00

When FORTUNE asked the question two issues ago, we unfortunately gave the wrong answers, due to incorrect data supplied by Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm specializing in business-location s...

Fortune: HOW SMART IS YOUR CITY?updated: Mon Aug 18 1997 00:01:00

Iowa City, Iowa--hardly famous as an intellectual capital--has a higher percentage of college graduates than any other city in the U.S., as measured by Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm specia...

Fortune: ENTREPRENEURS: YOU PAY TO BREW YOUR OWN BEERupdated: Mon Feb 06 1995 00:01:00

What's the ultimate way to ensure that your product meets the idiosyncratic tastes of today's demanding consumers? Some San Francisco entrepreneurs think they've got the answer: Let the customers m...

Fortune: ESCAPING PHONE-TAG HELLupdated: Mon May 02 1994 00:01:00

Reaching a live person on the phone and winning the lottery often seem to carry similar odds. But all that may change if wireless business phones meet their much vaunted potential. The idea is that...

Money Magazine: THE LATEST IN LAPTOPSupdated: Mon Oct 01 1990 00:01:00

Smarter and slicker, the new fliptop and notebook computers are also more affordable. This year, worldwide sales are expected to hit 3 million, up 38% since 1989, says Dataquest, a Silicon Valley r...

Fortune: WHAT MAKES THE WEATHER SO HARD TO FORECAST updated: Mon Jul 04 1988 00:01:00

How do climate scientists know the greenhouse effect will bring about the woes that they predict? They don't know to a total certainty. What they do know is based on half a dozen high-powered compu...

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