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8 min ago | KMIZ

Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed

"We have a flow of tour buses coming in every day now," said Toni Fox, owner of 3D Cannabis Center, a Denver dispensary with an influx of Japanese and Saudi tourists.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Marijuana

8 min ago | Denver Westword

What Google Thinks About Twenty of Colorado's Biggest Celebrities

What does Google think about certain celebrities? A quick way to find out to ask: Type in the word "is" and a famous name in the query box and you'll be offered a list of the most popular searches for that person.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

3 hrs ago | Denver Westword

New Summer Restaurant Week Showcases Colorado's Fresh Produce -- and Fresh Air

Denver Restaurant Week is about to begin -- and it's not February. Traditionally, this two-week showcase of Denver area restaurants has taken place after the winter holidays, but this year it's being split in two -- one week in the usual February slot, but now August gets a week too.

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7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Aurora theater shooting victim Jessica Redfield Ghawi's sports...

I'm hoping people come down to the Pepsi Center Saturday morning for the third annual giveSPORTS equipment drive , in memory of Jessica Redfield Ghawi, whose life was cut short in the Aurora Theater Shootings.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Journal-Advocate

Groceries coming to Plains supermarkets where shelves have been empty

Dale Glitzke of Wellington likes the people who work at Bella's Market, whose shrinking stock has many citizens up in arms.

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Related Topix: Haxtun, CO, Limon, CO, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The Daily Caller

Another 2,000 Insurance Policies Cancelled In Colorado

More than 2,000 more Coloradans had their health insurance plans cancelled as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a letter from the state regulatory agency to state Senate Republicans.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, Colorado Government, Conservative Political News

CBS Local

Several Colorado Towns & Cities Now Have Plastic And Paper Bag Fees

When the city council in Fort Collins on Tuesday approved a plan requiring retailers to charge 5 cents for every disposable bag , it followed several Colorado communities that have enacted similar measures.

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Denver Westword

Did Some of Colorado's Prison Reforms Die With Tom Clements?

This week's cover story traces the dramatic shift in direction of the Colorado Department of Corrections since the 2013 murder of its chief, Tom Clements, by Evan Ebel, a violent parolee who'd just spent six years in solitary confinement.

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Related Topix: Prison, Colorado Government

Denver Westword

Joseph Ellsworth, Ex-Denver Cop Turned Sex Offender: Attempted Child Sex Assault Bust

Earlier today, we told you about the arrest of Mark Beluscak , who's at least the eighth Denver police officer to get into trouble in 2014 alone.

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Business Journal

SEC accuses Colorado woman of defrauding investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission is suing a Colorado Springs woman and accuses of her defrauding investors out of almost $800,000.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Denver Westword

Proud of Colorado: Chef Jason Morse Has a Bounty on His Hands

Colorado Proud, the Colorado Department of Agriculture's food-promotion wing, is highlighting the harvest season this month with a 27-day, eleven-city "Choose Colorado" tour of the state, showcasing its best products.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Recipes

Denver Post

Colorado Parkinson's disease patients fight for best possible life

Kirk Hall reflects on his battle with Parkinson's disease at his home in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Parkinson's Disease, Health, Highlands Ranch, CO, Depression

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Lamar Daily News

Southern Colorado to have new VA clinic

A new Veterans Affairs medical clinic in Lamar is slated to open this fall, after receiving final contract approval, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., recently announced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar, CO, Life, Veteran Affairs

Denver Post

Family fun: Colorado State Fair plays to diverse audiences

The Colorado State Fair & Rodeo returns to the fairgrounds in Pueblo Aug. 22-Sept.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Agriculture, Science, Entertainment

Colorado Political News

Attention Colorado Republicans: You Own The Shutdown

As FOX 31's Eli Stokols reports , Democrats are ramping up their attacks on Colorado Republican candidates who supported the shutdown of the federal government last October-support that takes on added toxicity, even over the general unpopularity of the shutdown, due to the problems it caused for disaster relief in Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Colorado Government, Barack Obama

CBS Local

Missing Butler Co. Native's Remains Found In Mountains Of Colorado

For two years, her daughter back home has been waiting and wondering. But the waiting has ended with the discovery of remains just below the Continental Divide.

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Related Topix: Sports

Denver Post

Great Outdoors Colorado contributes $600,000 to state wetlands program

Great Outdoors Colorado funds - totaling $600,000 - will help pay for 15 wetland and riparian restoration projects statewide selected by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, including two damaged in last year's floods.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO

LongmontFYI

GMO food labeling initiative approved for Colorado ballot proposition

A proposition seeking the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms will be on the November ballot.

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Denver Post

Colorado Fishing Report: Gain elevation to improve catch

Fishing continues to be on the slow side for the larger Front Range reservoirs. Aurora and Carter are producing a few walleyes using worm harnesses and bottom bouncers.

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ThinkProgress

Despite Compromise, Colorado's Fracking Fight Rages On

An 11th-hour compromise brokered by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper to keep contentious oil and gas measures off the November election ballot may simply delay the day of reckoning for both sides in the battle over how tightly the booming industry is regulated.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

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