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3 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado child caseworkers feel vindicated by caseload study

Child protection caseworkers who try to prevent abuse and neglect were the least surprised last week when the state auditor announced that Colorado needs 574 more of them.

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Related Topix: Denver County, CO, El Paso County, CO, Family, Kids

3 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado medical-marijuana caregiver rules could pinch young patients

Dozens of families who moved to Colorado to treat their severely disabled children with a special kind of marijuana could lose access to the treatment under new rules proposed by the state health department.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Colorado Government, Boulder County, CO, Family, Kids

Mon Sep 01, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

5 races to watch during Colorado election season

This fall, Colorado voters will make choices that affect a national struggle for U.S. Senate, determine whether Gov. John Hickenlooper gets a second term and decide which party holds key statewide offices.

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

Red Deer Advocate

What the US military wants for missile defence: multi-use sensors in the Arctic

American military officials have shed some light on what Canada could contribute to the missile-defence program should it choose to join after a decade spent on the sidelines.

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Related Topix: Strategic Defense Initiative, North America, Canada, Paul Martin, US Military, US Air Force

Denver Post

Motorcycles, "Wall of Death" attract all ages in Loveland

The parking lot of Loveland's Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson store was full of bikes and brotherhood during the 10th annual Thunder in the Rockies bike rally - the largest bike rally in the state of Colorado.

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Related Topix: Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Motorcycles

Summit County Voice

Colorado farming, ranching water 'in the crosshairs' as big reservoirs dwindle

A new $11 million effort to keep water flowing in the Colorado River to Lake Powell could up the pressure on Colorado farmers and ranchers to sell or lease their water.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Grand Junction, CO, Environment

303 Magazine

Feed Me: Showing His Teeth To Colorado

Feed Me , a very talented British DJ and producer, returned to Colorado this past Tuesday and Wednesday, August 26th and 27th , for a spectacular two night run in the middle of his Psychedelic Journey Tour .

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Jacob Sullum on Colorado's Onerous Marijuana Ad Restrictions

High Times , the flagship publication of a cannabis counterculture that is rapidly going mainstream , celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Colorado Government

ReporterHerald.com

Editorial: A year of rebirth, restoration

A 1,000-mile wide weather system fueled by warm, moist air from the Gulf of Mexico became lodged at the Continental Divide in Northern Colorado, forcing that moisture to the ground.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Opinion

Denver Post

Colorado Balloon Classic lifts off for possibly its last time Monday

The future of the 38th annual Colorado Balloon Classic will remain up in the air Monday as up to 77 hot air balloons are slated to lift off from Memorial Park in Colorado Springs at 7 a.m. Patsy Buchwald, president and CEO of the event since 1986, has said she is discontinuing the annual three-day event after this year but would be willing to sell ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Camera

Survey shows positive outlook for 2014 CU-Boulder grads

At the end of July, recent University of Colorado graduate John Lanz got news that he'd been hired in Broomfield to work in software development.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO

Daily Kos

Hellraisers Journal: The Torture and Deportation of A. G. Leduc of the Western Federation of Miners

The following reports are from Mrs. Emma F. Langdon of Victor, Colorado. Mrs. Langdon reports that the Inter-state Mercantile Company is seeking relief through the federal courts from mob terror.

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Related Topix: Cripple Creek, CO, Victor, CO, Teller County, CO

Door Reminder

Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash

The newly budding marijuana industry still carries some vestiges of a back-alley trade as conflicting laws and hazy regulatory guidance have left legal pot-shop proprietors dazed, confused and flush with cash, Pot shops shunned by banks haul in the cash The newly budding marijuana industry still carries some vestiges of a back-alley trade as ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Prison dogs are tension-relievers for Colorado's mentally ill inmates

Michael Bowen, 32, who was convicted of second-degree murder in 2008, hugs therapy dog Lazy Daisy before returning to his cell after a 15-minute session at the Centennial Correctional Facility on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Colorado Government, State Prisons, Centennial Correctional Facility, San Carlos Correctional Facility

Greeley Tribune

11 Weld County municipalities on list of - 30 Safest Cities in Colorado'

Eleven Weld County municipalities were recently recognized for safety by making the Safewise list of the "30 Safest Cities in Colorado."

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Related Topix: Weld County, CO, Dacono, CO, Fort Lupton, CO, Firestone, CO, Windsor, CO

Denver Post

Amid oil and gas boom, Colorado continues role as earthquake lab

University of Colorado researcher Will Yeck checks seismometers where he is monitoring activity around Greeley in the wake of a May 31 earthquake there.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Greeley, CO

Denver Post

Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal uneasiness about testing

Sophia McSheehy, a third-grader at Prospect Valley Elementary School in Wheat Ridge, ponders a question during daily language instruction, taught by Amy Carmack.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Wheat Ridge, CO, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 30, 2014

CBS Local

Windsor Man Who Was Falsely Accused Had 'Whole World Turned Upside Down'

An award-winning National Guard sergeant who was falsely accused of kidnapping and raping a woman in Northern Colorado says the last nine months have been a walking nightmare.

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Daily Camera

Colorado's pro-death penalty voters could make Hickenlooper pay

Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado Government, Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

Denver Post

A Taste of Colorado caters to all palates

Russell Butler, who with his wife co-owns Big Ball Entertainment, fills a pool at Civic Center in Denver in preparation for A Taste of Colorado, which runs through Monday.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert

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