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Colorado, other states launch probe into TikTok’s effect on kids’ health

By Marcy Gordon, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — State attorneys general have launched a nationwide investigation into TikTok and its possible harmful effects on young users’ mental health, widening government scrutiny of the wildly popular video platform. The investigation was announced Wednesday by a number of states led by California, Florida, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nebraska, New […]

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Western Slope vineyards bubble over with young wine drinkers raised on fizzy beverages

Four Front Range millennials are tasting wines at Sauvage Spectrum winery in Palisade following a morning of river rafting and hiking. As they work their way through plastic cups of unfiltered and sparkling wines nestled in muffin tins, the conversation around their outdoor table goes like this: “This reminds me of kombucha, which I love.” […]

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Smaller Colorado providers are boosting students’ broadband speeds — and helping parents block TikTok

When schools switched to remote learning last spring as the pandemic took hold, Crystal Gonzales, a mother of five, wondered “How am I going to do this?”  The Alamosa resident was juggling two part-time jobs and five children from a toddler to teenagers. With her kids at home and trying to help them focus on […]