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Innovation shines at Boomtown Demo Day at Boulder Theater

Startup founders, part of accelerator's latest cohort, talk tech and more to crowd of 500+
More than 500 tech and business enthusiasts showed up Thursday to toast the entrepreneurial spirit of the Boulder community at the Boomtown Accelerators Fall Demo Day. Full Story
Louisville company the brains behind life-saving products used worldwide
Anyone who has had a medical procedure requiring inhalation anesthesia had a 1-in-2 chance of relying on technology developed by Louisville-based Molecular Products Group. Full Story

Joe to go in a loaner cup comes to Boulder
Coffee and tea drinkers in Boulder can help make the planet green by signing up for a free insulated stainless steel cup that will give them the convenience of getting their beverage on the go. Full Story

Boulder County auto repair shops shift industry paradigm regarding environmental footprints
A handful of Boulder County auto repair shops are exceeding bare minimum recycling requirements and looking to be as green as possible, helping to change the narrative surrounding the environmental footprints of car businesses. Full Story

Boulder Community Health revamping rehabilitation services with new locations, improved facilities
Boulder Community Health is expanding the revamp of its rehabilitation services programs. Following an arrangement in August with UCHealth Broomfield Hospital for a new inpatient rehabilitation unit providing interdisciplinary therapy services, Boulder Community Health announced Monday its partnership with Children's Hospital Colorado to create a regional network of rehabilitation services for outpatients. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: The Root Kava Co.
15-Second Pitch: The Root Kava Co.Business: The Root Kava Co. Number of employees: Five Owner/lead executive: Winn Kirkpatrick Contact: 1641 28th St. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: BeFriendlee
Business: BeFriendlee Number of employees: Four Owner/lead executive: Fawn Anderson befriendlee. Full Story

Boulder-based Rush Bowls expands to Canada
Boulder-based Rush Bowls is expanding into Canada. The fast-casual chain offering fruit and granola bowls recently signed a development deal for 10 restaurants in Alberta province. Full Story

A cannabis Coke and a smile? Colorado companies hoping to tap infused beverage craze
When Coca-Cola publicly announces it is sizing up business opportunities in a specific industry, people tend to take notice.That was the case with in mid September, when Coke - the world's largest beverage company, said it was keeping an eye on cannabis infused drinks, with a particular focus on beverages containing the non-psychoactive compound CBD. Full Story

EyeFlite wins Boulder Chamber's Esprit Venture Challenge $10K prize
Andrew Smerek was "surprised and excited" when his company EyeFlite won the top prize of $10,000 at the Boulder Chamber sponsored Esprit Venture Challenge Thursday night. Full Story

Longmont Walmart gets area's first Pickup Tower
Longmont shoppers who love good deals but dread human contact will appreciate a new feature that serves both needs at one of the city's largest stores. Full Story

Boomtown graduates to pitch ideas next week in Boulder
The graduating class of Boulder's Boomtown Accelerator Fall 2018 program next week will pitch their businesses to investors, strategic partners and the public at large. Full Story

5 questions with Jill Andreozzi of Sunflower Community Acupuncture
Jill Andreozzi worked as a nurse for 21 years before attending Southwest Acupuncture College and opening Sunflower Community Acupuncture in 2013. For her, the move to acupuncture was a way to enhance the kind of patient care she administered for years. Full Story

David Gardner: Cash is no longer trash
Not too long ago searching for high interest on your savings was an exercise in futility. Rates hit rock bottom during the Great Recession as the Federal Reserve took drastic steps to restart the economy. Full Story

Dave Taylor: Patience is best way to avoid buying buggy tech
Question: I just got a new Pixel 3 phone and have been reading how it's full of bugs and glitches. Disheartening, but I've seen similar stories about the latest phones from Apple, too. Full Story

Co-op conference at CU focuses on capitalism with conscience
A new generation is gearing up, both locally and nationally, to bring the cooperative model of business into the digital economy to ensure sustained growth and shared prosperity. Full Story

Fate Brewing owner developing financial reorganization plan
Fate Brewing Company is moving forward to seek a more secure financial footing after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, according to a Tuesday news announcement that also spelled out the reasons for the bankruptcy filing. Full Story

Fate Restaurants, parent of shuttered Ale House in Lafayette, files for bankruptcy
Fate Restaurants, LLC, which does business as Fate Brewing Company, and also operated Fate Ale House & Brewing Company in Lafayette, on Thursday voluntarily filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to seek protection from creditors. Full Story

15-Second Pitch: Chris Raulf, international SEO consultant
Business: Chris Raulf, international SEO consultant Number of employees: five Owner/lead executive: Chris Raulf Contact: 366 Cherokee Ave. Full Story

Louisville-based Gaia 3Q revenues up 52 percent from same time last year
Gaia, Inc. is staying the course to build its subscriber base with new offerings and targeted marketing globally, particularly in the English-speaking world down under, said CEO Jirka Rysavy Monday while reporting the Louisville-based company's latest financial report. Full Story

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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

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Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story