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2 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

In Colorado, a pot holiday tries to go mainstream

Tens of thousands gathered for a weekend of Colorado cannabis-themed festivals and entertainment, from a marijuana industry expo called the Cannabis Cup at a trade center north of downtown, to 4/20-themed concerts at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater - acts include Slightly Stoopid and Snoop Dog - to a massive festival in the shadow of the state ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Health

7 hrs ago | Denver Post

Testing portion of Colorado teacher evaluations lagging behind

Amanda Sharrow, a math teacher at Monarch High School in Louisville, will see half of her evaluation based on student growth, but each district gets to determine what factors it will use to grade teachers.

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Related Topix: Louisville, CO, Education Etc.

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

Guest Commentary: Colorado is king of the mountain - of tires

Say "Colorado" to most Americans and the term evokes visions of pristine landscapes of majestic, snow-capped mountains and other natural vistas that are symbols of ecological purity.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Colorado Political News

The "War On Women" Won't End With Flip-Flops

An insightful story published yesterday evening at the Wall Street Journal takes a look at an emerging dominant theme in the biggest federal races in Colorado this election year-a desperate attempt by veteran Republican politicians to jettison their longstanding "anti-woman" baggage: Wary of being on the losing side of the gender gap, Republican ... (more)

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

The Old Lyons Recorder

Construction Projects Now Underway Help Colorado Flood Victims

Construction on numerous projects aimed at providing relief and peace of mind to many Coloradoans impacted by the 2013 floods is now underway.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Larimer County, CO, Boulder County, CO, Estes Park, CO, El Paso County, CO

LongmontFYI

Virus outbreaks in four Colorado prisons force limits on Easter visits

Colorado Department of Corrections Correctional Officer, David Aldana, walks along the third level of cell house No.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Prison, Fremont Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Canon City, CO, Denver Women's Correctional Facility

KKTV

Major Meth Bust in Southern Colorado

Among the drugs that were seized: 6 pounds of meth, 189 grams of heroin and 16 vehicles.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Colorado Statesman

Colorado Republicans revved up about races for U.S. Senate, governor

Former state Sen. Mike Kopp muscled his way to the top of the ballot at the GOP State Assembly on Saturday in what will be a four-way Republican gubernatorial primary.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Beauprez, Mark Udall, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Denver Post

Physically challenged Colorado teen attempting world record plank time

Ury turned 16 Thursday, and while most kids turning her age clamor for a driver's license, she has set her sights on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest plank by a female.

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Related Topix: World Records

Asbury Park Press

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic... Edible marijuana products are pictured on display at a medical marijuana dispensary in Denver on Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

Northern Michigan News

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

TwinCities

Colorado deaths stoke worries about pot edibles

A college student eats more than the recommended dose of a marijuana-laced cookie and jumps to his death from a hotel balcony.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

Transworld

Protect Our Winters Announces POW//Colorado

Protect Our Winters announced today that they've launched their first major regional initiative, POW//Colorado to unite the Colorado winter sports community against climate change.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Star-Telegram.com

Ludlow massacre spurred New Deal labor reforms

A century ago this Sunday, 11 children and two women died in a fire that followed a shootout between the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners at a tent camp in southern Colorado.

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CBS Local

Colorado Considers Edible Marijuana Restrictions

A measure to broaden a ban on certain types of edible marijuana to include products that mimic other foods or candies is up for a vote in the Colorado Legislature.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado health exchange staff propose $13M tax on all with insurance

A sign placed out on the 16th Street Mall, beckons people to sign up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act ahead of the March 31 deadline for signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Daily Kos

CO-Sen: DREAMer, "On Immigration, Colorado Is Ahead of Cory Gardner (R)"

Isaias Vasquez, an immigration rights and LGBTQ justice activist from Colorado, recently published a story on the Huffington Post that blasts U.S. Senate candidate, Tea Party Rep. Cory Gardner , for his opposition to immigration reform, Vasquez has given me permission to republish his op-ed to the Daily Kos: My name is Isaias Vasquez and I'm an ... (more)

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

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States sharply questioned ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Prison

TVSPY

Lawmakers Look for Ways to Let Viewers in Southwest Colorado Watch Colorado Stations

Colorado Senator Mark Udall and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel met Wednesday in Durango, CO, to figure out how to let residents in the southwest part of the state watch Denver TV.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Durango, CO, La Plata County, CO, Montezuma County, CO, Entertainment

The Age

Colorado unveils pot vending machines despite marijuana safety concerns

The Zazzz vending machine lets legally aged consumers buy marijuana products, including edibles and pre-rolled joints, using cash, Bitcoin or a special Zazzz card.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Littleton, CO, Avon, CO

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