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    1. Broomfield-based MWH Global acquired by Canadian firm for $795 million

      Broomfield-based MWH Global acquired by Canadian firm for $795 million

      MWH Global, a Broomfield designer of dams and other large water features, including the Panama Canal expansion, agreed Tuesday to be acquired by Canadian engineering firm Stantec Inc. for about $795 million.

      David Barnes, chief financial officer of employee-owned MWH, said the publicly traded Stantec offers the necessary resources to help the combined company dominate in infrastructure engineering consulting.

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    2. Colorado farmers reap $9 million in payments from turbines

      Colorado farmers reap $9 million in payments from turbines

      Falling commodity prices have taken a big bite out of Colorado farm and ranch incomes, but lease payments from wind turbines are helping to cushion the blow for some rural landowners.

      Colorado landowners received $9 million in such lease payments last year, part of the $222 million that wind farms paid nationwide, according to the American Wind Energy Association, or AWEA.

      "That puts Colorado in the top 10 nationally," trade group spokesman Evan Vaughan said.

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    3. Teams face off in Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      Teams face off in Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

      In a room illuminated by the glow of eight laptops, a sudden and swift breach of cybersecurity sent a team of computer scientists spinning into action on Saturday.

      "Our network is down," said Laura Wilkinson, a Brigham Young University senior. "They took a bunch of our systems down."

      Wilkinson and her team of techies won the Rocky Mountain Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, a battle for cybersecurity waged among teams from colleges and universities across the region.

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    4. Entrepreneurs hope new podcast unites Denver, Boulder tech communities

      Entrepreneurs hope new podcast unites Denver, Boulder tech communities

      Listening to the new Turnpikers podcast feels like eavesdropping on someone's casual conversation.

      But not just any someone.

      This new podcast that aims to unite tech communities on both sides of U.S. 36, a.k.a. the Turnpike, is from Denver entrepreneurs Luke Beatty and Danny Newman.

      Beatty, whose media startup was acquired by Yahoo, is president of AOL/Verizon Media Brands, including TechCrunch and Engadget. Newman, co-founder of Roximity, is known for mobile and Internet of Things developments.

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    5. CU-Boulder, Lockheed team up to inspire next-generation engineers

      CU-Boulder, Lockheed team up to inspire next-generation engineers

      High-school students and undergrads looking forward to a life in engineering converged on the University of Colorado on Wednesday for a series of tours and a special mentoring event sponsored by Lockheed Martin.

      Part of National Engineers Week, the inaugural CU and Lockheed Martin Mentor Lunch aimed to inspire and motivate a future generation of engineers, while celebrating the contributions of today's engineering professionals and promoting engineering in general.

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    6. Smartening the city: Denver vies to become what's next

      Smartening the city: Denver vies to become what's next

      There is a town 31 miles west of Tokyo where street lights turn on as people walk past at night.

      Rooftop solar panels power the hundred-plus homes during the day, while fuel cells and batteries take over in the evenings at this year-old community on the site of a former Panasonic factory.

      Public transportation is in walking distance, although electric cars and bicycles are available to borrow.

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    7. Intelligence center's opening boosts Colorado Springs' cybersecurity hub aspirations

      Intelligence center's opening boosts Colorado Springs' cybersecurity hub aspirations

      COLORADO SPRINGS — The opening of a National Cyber Intelligence Center in Colorado Springs is expected to accelerate efforts to make the city a national hub for cybersecurity that will help the thriving local industry grow more quickly, officials say.

      The center, announced Thursday by Gov. John Hickenlooper, will be housed in a former manufacturing plant near the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus.

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