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As traffic deaths rise, study finds young adults rank highest in risky driving behavior

Distracted driving is on the rise, transportation officials say, and a February report released by the AAA Foundation backs that finding up with survey data. (Photo courtesy Pexels.com)

An annual study released this week by the Washington, D.C.-based AAA Foundation found that an overwhelming majority of young-adult drivers engage in risky behavior behind the wheel, including texting, running red lights and speeding, making them the worst-behaved drivers on the road. Their older cohorts however, don’t do much better, the study found, with the […]

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CDOT director blames jump in traffic fatalities on ‘epidemic of distracted driving’

Traffic deaths are on the rise in Colorado over the past two years — reversing what had been a decade-long trend of falling fatalities — and the state’s transportation chief says it’s because more drivers are paying less attention to the road. “What the data tells me is we have an epidemic of distracted driving,” […]

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The Hot Sheet – Pistol packin’ teachers, GOP ends Tweet-gate, electors have HIGH hopes, must see ‘conservative’ TV and … MORE!

DENVER — As our grandmothers used to say, “It’s going to be a Merry Christmas for the electric company!” You might also say the same for the attorneys involved in the rogue Hamilton ‘faithless’ Electors legal maneuvers. With billable hours at stake, the ‘faithless’ and their attorney have announced an intention to seek relief in […]

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DeGette questions cybersecurity of medical devices on the internet

From left, U.S. Army Sgt. Justin Watts, Chief Warrant Officer Alva Thompson and Chief Warrant Officer Jesus Hunter discuss network activity during a cyber defense challenge during the Florida Center for Cybersecurity's third annual conference in the Tampa Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. About 800 members of the cybersecurity community, members of the military and students gathered to discuss topics related to cybersecurity in the 21st century. (Andres Leiva/The Tampa Bay Times via AP)
The Food and Drug Administration is preparing a response to a request from Colorado Rep. Diana DeGette about how it will protect medical devices from cybersecurity threats. DeGette (D-Denver) asked the FDA for an explanation this month as the nation recovered from an Oct. 21 cyber-attack and prepared for another one during the election last […]

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‘Alt-right’ hashtag spurs racism, rebukes during speech 

Wondering what “alt-right” means? There’s a hashtag for that — but the results might not be pretty. People in the niche conservative movement are using the hashtag #AltRightMeans not only to define the philosophy, but also to slam Muslims, immigrants in the U.S. illegally and others they see as a threat to their vision of […]

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Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff’s online posts

This combo shows two examples of some of the social media postings by Trump campaign staff members discovered by the Associated Press in an online search. Trump’s paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, mocked how Mexicans talk, called for Secretary of State John Kerry to be hanged and stated their readiness for a possible civil war, according to a review by The Associated Press of their postings.(AP Photo)
Donald Trump’s paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be U.S. citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John Kerry to be hanged and stated their readiness for a possible civil war, according to a review by The Associated Press of their postings.

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