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3 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado commission on reducing health costs faces difficult task

A commission created to find ways to reduce health care costs in Colorado met for the first time Friday, but the group faces a Herculean task.

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Related Topix: Morrison, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, Grand Junction, CO

Fri Aug 22, 2014

OpEdNews

Colorado Town Sues State, Gov. Hickenlooper and COGA to Protect Right to Ban Fracking

Many Colorado citizens want the right to decide for themselves whether drilling sites like this one should be allowed in their communities.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Lafayette, CO, Boulder County, CO, Liberal Political News

WKRN

Man who at pot candy must stand trial in killing

A judge ordered a Denver man on Friday to stand trial in the killing of his wife, who told dispatchers moments before her death that he was paranoid and hallucinating after eating marijuana-infused candy.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Marijuana

WPTV Local News

News21: Colorado split on gun legislation

Stephen Moldenhauer of Denver looks at a portion of the Columbine Memorial in a park near Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., on June 6, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Denver, CO, Columbine, CO

Brush News-Tribune

Colorado resorts basking in a record summer for revenues

Yangsook Chung, left, and Manlim Choi, originally from South Korea but visiting from Salt Lake City, take a snapshot along a short trail at a scenic overlook off Trail Ridge Road west of Estes Park on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Estes Park, CO, Aspen, CO, Snowmass, CO

KUAD-FM Windsor

Weld, Boulder, and Larimer Counties Have the Most Cases Of Vesicular Stomatitis in Colorado

We are diligent with fly spray and fly masks in my barn, even more so now, with the threat of Vesicular Stomatitis.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Boulder County, CO, Larimer County, CO, Weld County, CO, Broomfield County, CO

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

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

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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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

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