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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

Journal-Advocate

Colorado's rural drivers being targeted for seat-belt use

Tad Johnson talks about his daughter Alexa, who died when she was ejected from her pickup on I-25 on Feb. 10, 2013.

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Related Topix: Pueblo County, CO

Journal-Advocate

'Dr. Colorado' giving program on river

Sterling Public Library will be hosting Tom Noel as he provides his program "South Platte River Renaissance" at 7 p.m. April 22. "Dr. Colorado" will take you on a slide show looking at river revitalization from its South Park Headwaters to the celebratory Rainbow Arch Bridge in Fort Morgan.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Denver, CO, Fort Morgan, CO, University of Colorado Denver

Greeley Tribune

Renfroe's bill to ban red-light cameras in Colorado advances

State Sen. Scott Renfroe, R-Greeley, speaks before the Senate State, Veterans and Military Affairs Committee regarding the ban of traffic cameras at intersections on Monday afternoon in Denver.

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Related Topix: Greeley, CO, Manitou Springs, CO, Highlands Ranch, CO

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Drunk driver speaks out about DUI's

In 2001 Zubiate was driving a car after drinking with her sister Rachel and friend Jason.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sinkhole repaired along US Highway 40 overnight

The sinkhole was described by the Colorado Department of Transportation as 8-feet wide.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Journal-Advocate

Family child care providers needed in northeast Colorado

If you like being around children, or just want to be around your own children or grandchildren more, becoming a licensed family child care provider is a great way to make a living.

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Denver Post

Colorado's gay marriage ban could hinge on appeals court ruling

Euell Santistevan of Denver holds a rainbow flag during a protest outside the Federal Courthouse in downtown Denver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Colorado Government, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

Denver Post

Debate over abortion rights bill expected in Colorado Senate, though passage uncertain

Hundreds of people Tuesday gather at the west steps of the state Capitol in Denver to hear Archbishop Samuel Aquila denounce Senate Bill 175.

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Related Topix: Abortion

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