1. President Obama’s reelection campaign is vetting Colorado State University in Fort Collins and the University of Colorado at Boulder against each other in the upcoming weeks using a competition to register young voters.

    The recently released “Rocky Mountain Rumble” video features Kal Penn and John Cho, stars of Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, who made a campaign stop at each of the universities on Friday of last week.

    The Rocky Mountain Showdown, an annual football game between the rival Colo. schools, will take place at Sports Authority Stadium at Mile High this Saturday, August 1.

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