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Federal judge to rule on Colorado gay marriage ban

The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Supreme Court, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Fort Morgan Times

Federal judge weighs request to strike down Colorado gay marriage ban

A federal judge said he would soon decide whether to allow Colorado same-sex couples to wed immediately or stay a case brought by six gay couples until the U.S. Supreme Court decides a Utah lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Supreme Court, US News, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals

KUAD-FM Windsor

Motorcycle Charity Poker Runs for the Month of August in Northern Colorado

Here is a listing of all the charitable Motorcycle poker runs taking place in the month of August.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Golden, CO, Jefferson County, CO, Fort Collins, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Where is the Best Bar in Fort Collins and Northern Colorado? [POLL]

Having two college towns in our neck of the woods can certainly have it's perks.

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TheDenverChannel

Study finds Colorado is mostly happy

That's the conclusion of an " Unhappy Cities " study done by researchers from Harvard University and the University of British Columbia.

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Related Topix: Harvard University

Business Journal

Survey: Coloradans oppose efforts to tax sales by out-of-state Internet retailers

Coloradans overwhelmingly oppose a proposal to let states collect sales tax from out-of-state Internet retailers, a new poll shows - a result that flies in the face of two years worth of legislative efforts here to push the state toward benefiting financially from sales that online giants like Amazon.com make to local residents.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Colorado Senate Race Tied, Hagan Up In North Carolina

SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado Government, 2012 Presidential Election

Business Journal

Colorado business group asks Polis to withdraw his oil and gas ballot proposals

Vital for Colorado, a business group that counts more than 2,700 members on its rolls, has asked U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to withdraw his support of two ballot proposals aimed at the state's oil and gas industry.

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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, Colorado Government

NJ.com

Chris Christie to get a glimpse of Colorado in wake of marijuana remarks

Christie is about to embark on a two-day trip to the state as part of his ongoing, whirlwind tour of the U.S. in his role as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Chris Christie, US Governors, Denver, CO, Rick Scott

Examiner.com

Colorado Freeride Festival hits Winter Park this Thursday

Winter Park Resort will host the 2014 Colorado Freeride Festival , Thursday, July 24, through Sunday, July 27. Winter Park reports that it has been readying the courses and putting last-minute touches on the trails leading up to the event.

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Brush News-Tribune

Communities move to regulate where electronic cigarettes can be used

Electronic cigarettes and vaporizers, which have experienced an explosive growth in popularity in the last few years, are beginning to face stiff resistance in Colorado as an increasing number of communities crack down on the battery-powered devices.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Lakewood, CO, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Healthcare Law, Law

Colorado Daily

A conversation on gay marriage with One Colorado's Gary Montez

Given the number of court decisions in Colorado and across the country, it's apparent which way the legal system is leaning when it comes to gay marriage.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment

National Review Online

Jillian Kay Melchior: Welfare Cash for Weed in Colorado

Such apparent abuses have caught the eye of Colorado's executive and legislative powers alike, and the state has launched an effort to curb them.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Marijuana

Denver Post

Colorado's new immigrant driver's license law plagued with problems

Hundreds of people gather for a public workshop on getting a driver's license hosted by Denver Motor Vehicles and held at Centro San Juan Diego in Denver on Saturday.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Business Journal

Marijuana use OK, but keep it private, says Colorado survey

Marijuana use under Colorado's recreational pot law should be kept to private residences and members-only clubs, according to a poll of the state's voters released Monday by Quinnipiac University .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government

LongmontFYI

Weld County 8-year-olds donate to Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center

Bonnie Koehn, 8, brushes a horse named Scarlet as Outreach and Education Coordinator Sue Winthrop looks on Monday at the Colorado Therapeutic Riding Center near Longmont.

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Related Topix: Weld County, CO, Longmont, CO, Hudson, CO, Keenesburg, CO

CBS Local

Colorado Facility Being Considered To House Immigrant Children

A Colorado facility located miles from anywhere is being considered to house some of the immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America.

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Related Topix: Arapahoe County, CO

Switched

Colorado County Clerk 'Reluctantly' Halts Gay Marriage Licenses

A Colorado county clerk who issued nearly three dozen same-sex marriage licenses agreed on Monday to halt the practice after the state's highest court ordered another clerk to stop issuing the permits to gay couples.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Pueblo County, CO, Denver County, CO, Healthcare Law, Law, Transgender

Daily Kos

Despite foot-draggers in Congress, wind turbine company adding 800 jobs to Colorado manufacturing

Sen. Mark Udall tours the Siemens Test Wind Turbine at the National Wind Technology Center just south of Boulder, Colorado, in 2013.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

CBS Local

Colorado Red Cross Volunteers Head To Washington To Help Wildfire Victims

The Red Cross of Colorado is sending two volunteers to Washington state to help people devastated by wildfires.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

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