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Aviation report on Colorado State of Mind

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Above: A short video on some of the data points I-News examined. Colorado State of Mind host Cynthia Hessin addresses trends examined by an I-News report on aviation safety with reporter Burt Hubbard and experts Greg Boyd, and James Simmons, Ph.D., a professor at Metro State College Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science. Watch the program on Friday, March 4 at 7:30pm on Rocky Mountain PBS and online at From the I-News report:
I-News, a collaborative of Colorado media, analyzed 10 years’ worth of air safety reports and found that Colorado’s air traffic controllers reported 32 serious safety concerns last year, ranging from confusion during severe weather to too many trainees in control facilities. There were more reports of serious events and hazards last year than the previous five years combined.

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Above: A brief look at the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Science at Metropolitan State College of Denver. Continue Reading →

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Census bonanza

Has I-News reached you? It has if you heard any of this news last week:
• Coloradans’ incomes dropped 9% in the past decade. • Child poverty doubled in Greeley. • Colorado (on a lighter note) has two of the nation’s top three cities for bike-to-work commuters. The first salvo of new Census data is out and I-News is analyzing and distributing it to media across Colorado. Continue Reading →

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