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Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Gazette

Colorado woman sues police for false imprisonment

The Tribune reports a woman jailed for 49 days before forgery charges against her were dismissed is suing the city of Greeley, its police department and a police officer for false arrest and imprisonment.

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7 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune

Colorado tough: Great trees for your Western garden

The bur oak has a stately silhouette, especially where it can find the room it needs.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Recreational Vehicle, Aspen

11 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado's booming beer taprooms experience some growing pains

Patrons crowd the taproom at Dry Dock Brewing Co. in Aurora for trivia night this month.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Aurora, CO

15 hrs ago | Fox News

Colorado town still digging out from 'biblical' destruction as new flooding looms

This image shows the destruction following a wall of rain water that washed out entire homes and roads in the tiny village of Glen Haven, Colo., during the statewide flooding in September that killed eight people.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Glen Haven, CO, FEMA, US News, Small Business, Personal Finance

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Examiner.com

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie criticizes Colorado cannabis

In a statement flush with irony and exaggeration, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie criticized the "quality of life" in cannabis -loving Colorado on Tuesday, misrepresenting the effects marijuana legalization has had on the Centennial State while betraying a fundamental misunderstanding of his own state's status in the pecking order of places ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Colorado Government, Chris Christie, Marijuana

KUAD-FM Windsor

Even Though Pot is Legal in Colorado, You Cannot Sell It to Your 4th Grade Class

It has been a long time since I was in the 4th grade, but I want to think that the most important things to me when I was 9 or 10 years old were playing my Sony Dreamcast and eating as much candy as I could get my hands on.

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ABC News

4th Grader Sells Pot in Northern Colorado

School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Education Etc.

Daily Camera

The Colorado Keg House tap room to open at Broomfield's Arista development

The Colorado Keg House, a tap room featuring Colorado craft beers, is slated to open this summer at the Arista mixed-use development in Broomfield.

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LongmontFYI

Gov. Hickenlooper beats all four GOP rivals in latest Quinnipiac poll

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper addresses the crowd during the Colorado Democratic watch party at the Sheraton in Denver on November 6, 2012.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Colorado Government, Denver, CO

Cortez Journal News

Cortez Colorado Blood and struggle in Ludlow

Mules and donkeys were mandated by law to spend a month each year out of the mines so they would not go blind.

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Related Topix: Cortez, CO, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Las Animas County, CO, Walsenburg, CO, Trinidad, CO, Opinion

Tue Apr 22, 2014

CBS Local

Hantavirus Case Reported In Garfield County

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says a Garfield County resident has the first confirmed case of hantavirus in the state this year.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

The Wichita Eagle

Lawmakers trying to restrict solitary confinement

The bill continues the efforts that Colorado Department of Corrections Director Tom Clements had been working on, and highlights a growing movement by states to limit the practice of solitary confinement amid questions about its effectiveness.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Maine, Health

CBS Local

Georgia Man Arrested In Colorado For Alleged Internet Luring Of Child

A man from Georgia is behind bars in Jefferson County and facing charges of attempted sexual assault on a child.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Oil and Gas Industry, Locals Battle Over Fracking in Colorado

The battle for the future of oil and gas drilling in the United States is playing out in Colorado, as both the industry and environmental groups step up efforts to beat back the other side.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US News

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the quality of life we want'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated his well-known opposition to legalizing marijuana in his state, and sharply criticized one that has done just that - Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Marijuana, Colorado Government

CBS Local

Restrictions On Pot Edibles Clear Colorado House

The bills approved Monday would set possession limits for concentrated forms of marijuana such as hash oil.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

TheDenverChannel

Drug test could help Colorado 9-year-old

Wind Advisory issued April 21 at 9:21PM MDT expiring April 22 at 11:00PM MDT in effect for: Delta, Dolores, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Miguel Wind Advisory issued April 22 at 3:33AM MDT expiring April 22 at 7:00PM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Fire Weather Watch issued April 21 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drug Testing, Dolores, CO, Food and Drug Administration

Denver Westword

Colorado Malting Company lands beery grant, could build a Front Range malthouse

When they showed up to register at the Craft Brewers Conference trade show in Denver earlier this month, the 8,000 or so brewing-industry attendees from across the country were treated to a 19.2-ounce can of beer made with all-Colorado ingredients.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Beer, Drink, Agriculture, Science

Mon Apr 21, 2014

WISN-TV

Christie on pot: Colo. law 'not the quality of life we want'

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie repeated his well-known opposition to legalizing marijuana in his state, and sharply criticized one that has done just that - Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Marijuana, Colorado Government

Denver Post

Editorial: Make it harder to amend Colorado's constitution

It's not easy to put a measure on the statewide ballot, let alone get most voters to agree with it.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Opinion

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