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February 20, 2015 11:52 PM

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DENVER (AP) — A campaign to get universities to stop investing in greenhouse gas-producing fuels came deep into energy country Friday as activists asked the University of Colorado to divest from coal and petroleum companies.

The university's governing Board of Regents took no action on the request from a student group called Fossil Free CU, but two of the nine regents praised the activists for raising the issue and said they wanted to hear more.

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