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3 hrs ago | 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

Denver Post

Controversial Fort Lyon homeless facility sends alums into world

After 15 years of cheap whiskey, merciless nights on hard concrete, and trips in and out of jail and detox, Richard Spotted Bird heard about a new treatment facility at a sprawling campus that has served as both a prison and Veterans Affairs hospital.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, State Prisons, Prison, Bent County, CO

Great Bend Tribune

Couple opens coffee shop staffed by the homeless

When Seth and Kelly Kelley went to a heated neighborhood meeting, they were surprised by the negative reaction some had to plans for a new low-income housing project for the homeless.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Standard Blade

State regulators say legal pot production lagging behind hopes

Eric Benevento examines marijuana buds in the curing room at Medicine Man, a marijuana dispensary and retailer, in Denver on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government

Business Journal

Adams County, Arvada governments to power its buildings with community solar panels

SunShare LLC, founded in 2011, has grown rapidly by building "community solar gardens" along Colorado's Front Range.

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Related Topix: Adams County, CO, Arvada, CO, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, San Miguel County, CO

Colorado Political News

33 Consecutive Months Of Job Growth In Colorado

As the Denver Post's Howard Pankratz reports , what may be the worst possible news for GOP political campaign messaging is great news for the rest of us: Colorado logged its 33rd consecutive month of job growth in July and unemployment dipped to 5.3 percent, the ninth-lowest rate in the country.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, US News

ABC News

Rove-Backed Crossroads Adds Colo. to Fall TV Plan

The Republican establishment's favorite political machine is adding Colorado to the list of states where it will be advertising this fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado Government, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Denver Westword

Soulcrafting Unites Food Experts With Craft-Hungry Coloradans

If you've ever sat over a perfect cup of coffee and slice of pie with the ideal flaky, buttery crust and wondered how much effort it would take to get everything just right on your own, you may have the soul of a craftsman waiting to be unleashed.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Cheese

Business Journal

Charlie Sweet named vice chancellor at CU Boulder

Charles V. "Charlie" Sweet has been named as vice chancellor and managing senior associate university counsel for the University of Colorado Boulder campus, according to Philip DiStefano, CU-Boulder chancellor.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Denver Post

Viral disease spreads rapidly in Colorado, forcing ranch quarantines

Shiners Dun Juan is decked neck to tail in mesh to protect the champion reining horse from black flies buzzing around his stable.

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Related Topix: Niwot, CO, Longmont, CO, Entomology, Science

CBS Local

Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Obtain Unwanted Military Equipment

The conflict in Ferguson, Mo. where an unarmed teen was shot by police has raised the issue whether police agencies are becoming too militarized.

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Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News

KHOU-TV Houston

Colorado 'Purge' rumor creating a stir on social mediaColorado...

Colorado 'Purge' rumor creating a stir on social media A Hollywood horror movie based on the idea of 12 hours without laws has led to an online threat Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/08/18/colorado-purge-rumor-creating-a-stir-on-social-media/14264113/ A Hollywood horror movie based on the idea of 12 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

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