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The Cat's Meow

The Cat's Meow

It looks like funny cat photos were popular long before LOLCats was an Internet meme.

While Facebook, Tumblr, and Twitter weren't yet around, the Rocky Mountain News was already posting social media-worthy "interesting pictures" throughout the want ads pages.

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Hot Enough for you!

The Heat is Back but is it "Hot Enough to Fry an Egg"?

Summer is truly here in the Southwest. Denver’s temps have been raising up into the 90’s all this week.

Photo Archive Friday

Having fun in school

This was the future in 1982, you have to give the teachers credit it must have been fun for the kids! When else could you get kids to look forward to a spelling test.

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Photo by Frank Murray - December 15, 1982