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Could This Be the USA's 51st State?

Could This Be the USA's 51st State?
Posted July 29th, 2013 @ 6:03am by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The good people of northern Colorado are sick of those Denver city-slickers telling them what to do. Fed up with what they see as a lack of representation, several rural counties are now seriously considering seceding to form their own state: North Colorado. At a public meeting on Thursday, most of the 50 people in attendance supported the move, reports the Greeley Tribune via the Huffington Post. A Facebook page for the 51st State Initiative has more than 10,000 likes. Commissioners say they hope to put the North Colorado idea to a public vote in November.

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