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Colorado wildfires

Jun 14, 2013 — The fire that is being called the most destructive in the history of Colorado is now 30 percent contained. But 400 houses have been destroyed in the blaze.
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Jun 13, 2013 — Around 360 homes near Colorado Springs had been destroyed by midday Thursday. The wildfire there is one of several burning across the state. Two bodies were recovered Thursday in the burn area of the Black Forest fire near the city.
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Jul 11, 2012 — President Obama has told federal agencies to start offering seasonal firefighters the same health benefits year-round federal employees get. The order came as legislation to make the change was introduced in Congress.
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Jul 3, 2012 — Firefighters achieved a "major breakthrough" when they doused a hot spot. But the crash of one Air Force tanker forced the temporary grounding of some other such aircraft.
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Jul 2, 2012 — Though about 350 homes were destroyed and two people died, most residents have been allowed back to the area that the Waldo Canyon wildfire swept through. It's now about 55 percent contained.
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Jun 29, 2012 — That grim news comes as firefighters report progress in battling the flames, and as the weather forecast bodes well for making more gains today. President Obama is visiting the area today.
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Jun 28, 2012 — In Colorado Springs, a huge wildfire continues to destroy homes and threaten the city. More than 1,000 firefighters are on the scene. There are other blazes in seven western states.
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Jun 25, 2012 — In Colorado, high temperatures and extremely low humidity are feeding wildfires, forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents from areas that include popular tourist sites. According to The Denver Post, the Waldo Canyon fire "has burned 3,446 acres and remains zero percent contained."
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Mar 29, 2012 — The Colorado Forest Service says an ember from a controlled fire escaped and triggered the deadly Lower North Fork Wildfire this week. Gov. John Hickenlooper has suspended further controlled burns until an investigation is complete.
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Apr 6, 2011 — Robert Gates visits Saudi Arabia; Italian leader fails to show at trial; Colorado wildfires; Texas A&M wins Women's NCAA basketball championship
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