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Colorado Child Care Rules Could Require Racially Diverse Dolls, 'Culturally Sensitive' Activities

Day care providers may be required to have diverse doll collections. Credit: Amazon Want to be a licensed day care provider in Colorado? You could face a mountain of rules if a newly proposed set of regulations from the Department of H...Ninety-eight pages of proposed rules have some crying micro-management.

Colorado Teens Volunteer to Offer Friendship, One Person at a Time

Mike Jerome, a member of The Revolution Group, helps out at a park in Grand Junction, Colo. Credit: Courtesy of Tawasi, the Central High School Yearbook
Believe it or not, some high school students are interested in more than daily popularity con...

Doctors Remove Fully-Formed Foot From Newborn's Brain

This may seem like something out of the Weekly World News, but is, in fact, being reported from UK's Times Online. American doctors in Colorado Springs, Colorado, removed a fully-formed foot from the brain of a three-day-old infant after detecting a ...

Nine-Year-Old Publishes Advice Book

Well, this is certainly a first. Publishers Weekly is reporting that nine-year-old Alec Greven is publishing a book. The fourth grader from Castle Rock, Colorado, wrote the book "How to Talk to Girls" at the tender age of eight, and it has been sn...

Barry Manilow Used to Deter Noise Makers

I'm sorry, but this is hilarious. A judge in Fort Lupton, Colorado recently decided to really get some rowdy teenaged noise makers to change their ways by forcing them to listen to Barry Manilow. No, seriously--it's true. Municipal Judge Paul Sa...

Boy suspended over anti-Obama tshirt

(Click the photo for outlandish political baby clothing) With only 40 days left until the 2008 Presidential election, there's no doubt that things are heating up. As the candidates battle it out on the main stage, conversations at home are bound to...

Rocky mountain baby boom

Last winter was a severe one in Denver, Colorado. The first storm hit on December 21 and there was snow on the ground for 61 consecutive days. Many residents were stuck in their homes for days. And even Scrabble gets tiresome after a couple months. S...

Mom wakes from coma for three days

A Colorado woman recently awoke from a six year long coma and stayed lucid for three days before going back into her vegetative state. The woman, named Christa Lilly, had a stroke and heart attack six years ago, which led to the coma. A vegetative s...

6-year-old twins weren't his: should "dad" still pay child support?

There had always been rumors, but Dylan Davis chose to believe his wife when she told him that the couple's children were his. After the two divorced, Davis took a DNA test that proved he wasn't the father, but he was still required to pay $1,045 a m...

How to cope with losing the family pet

Not all goodbyes are easy, or so my children have recently learned. Since the death of their grandfather and the process of us leaving their father, my children have let go of quite a few remnants of their old life. The most recent loss was my daught...

What is the best thing you've shown your kids?

What is the best thing you've shown your kids? I can't say for sure what the best thing is, but I know that this summer, I definitely had a moment in which I thought, "Yes, I am so glad that my children are seeing this." I was born in Colorado. I liv...

Jessica Biel to be auctioned to highest bidder

Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive is about to make one young man a very happy camper. Even better, she'll help with medical bills for a teenaged girl in the process. Jessica Biel has agreed to a date with the highest bidder in a charitable move designed ...

Grant Achatz' kids eat truffles, and other things that impress me

Chef's kids eat better - more variety, more veggies, more interesting flavors and textures - than the rest of us. So says an "informal poll" conducted by the New York Times' Jennifer Steinhauer. Just look at these examples: Hugo Mathes...

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