Eye of the tiger

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A tiger lily blooms beautifully in Fruita after a morning shower in the Grand Valley.

A tiger lily blooms beautifully in Fruita Thursday after rain showered the Grand Valley.
The bright orange flowers are also commonly called ditch lilies as they grow along many ditches across the U.S. It also has several significant medicinal uses.

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Lance Wright wants to be allowed to kill himself. The Parker resident, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, said he’s quite serious about that, but he’s upset the law doesn’t allow him to decide where and when his life will end nor allow anyone else to help him when the need arises.

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