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25 min ago | Lowell Sun

Colorado's simple policy that led to a stunning drop in teen births

Arlin Rueda, 20, watches over her 3-year-old son, Aaron, as he plays in a park near their home while holding her newborn daughter, Isabel Delgado, in Denver.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Human Sexuality, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Former Colorado prison will not become pot farm

Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 5:47AM MDT expiring August 27 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert, Lincoln, Washington Flash Flood Watch issued August 26 at 3:52AM MDT expiring August 29 at 6:00AM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Flash Flood Watch issued August 25 at 10:27PM MDT expiring August 27 at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Ouray, CO

8 hrs ago | Denver Post

Taste of Colorado festival hits downtown Denver on Labor Day weekend

Taste of Colorado has everything from face painting and food, brass and blues to Cajun-Zydeco and country.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Denver, CO

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Funeral for Marine who wanted to surprise brother

Family and friends are gathering to remember the Colorado Marine killed in a crash on his way home to surprise his little brother.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Denver Post

Editorial: Dialogue still lacking on Colorado death penalty

Gov. John Hickenlooper holds a press conference at the Capitol on May 21, 2013, to discuss his granting convicted killer Nathan Dunlap a "temporary reprieve" from an execution.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Colorado Government, Opinion

TheDenverChannel

Colorado's electorate is evenly split between the parties and the...

Colorado's electorate is evenly split between Republicans and Democrats and the majority love to live here, according to a new scorecard.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

The Washington Post

Colorado candidate walks back e-mail claim of congressman a beheading Christiansa

A Republican nominee for a Colorado statehouse seat responded to criticism on Monday over his claim that U.S. Rep. Jared Polis would " Gordon Klingenschmitt, a longtime conservative figure in the state, said in the video embedded below that the statement e-mailed to supporters was just "hyperbole" and that "some Democrats do not have a sense of ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado Government, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Entertainment

Daily Kos

Colorado officials didn't report inmate death for over a year

Christopher Lopez was housed in the San Carlos Correctional Facility. His family says he suffered from bipolar schizoaffective disorder.

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Related Topix: Prison, Colorado Government, San Carlos Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Riot, US News, Liberal Political News

Denver Westword

Best College Reviews' Fifteen Top College Towns, Colorado's Finishers

Best College Reviews has come up with its list of the fifty best college towns in America, and two from Colorado made the top fifteen -- something matched only by a couple of other states, Iowa and Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Radford University, Colorado State University

The Washington Post

a Personhooda backers try new tack in Colorado

Heather Surovik's story is heartbreaking. In 2012, the young mother was leaving her final prenatal appointment when a drunk driver slammed into her car.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Commerce City Sentinel

A decade on the rise, Colorado's suicide rate consistently tops national average

The suicide of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams this month released a flood of brokenhearted tributes from his many fans, friends and admirers.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Depression, Health, Grand Junction, CO

Business Journal

Who wants to be on Colorado's new oil and gas task force?

U.S. Rep Jared Polis and Gov. John Hickenlooper at the Aug. 4 announcement that a blue-ribbon task force will study the issue of local control of oil and gas drilling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, La Plata County, CO

Greenwich Citizen

Colorado theater attack lawyers argue fingerprints

Defense attorney Tamara Brady, arrives at the Arapahoe County Justice Center in Centennail, Colo., for a hearing on whether testimony on fingerprint comparison should be allowed at the trial in the 2012 Colorado movie theatre shooting case, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Colorado needs 574 more child-welfare caseworkers, study finds

Executive director of the Department of Human Services Reggie Bicha introduces the second phase of the state's child welfare plan called "Keeping Kids Safe and Families Healthy 2.0" at the Colorado Capitol building, Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

Colorado Daily

University of Colorado students head back to class, start fall semester

Freshman Jenny Lager looks on a map to find her the location of her second class on Monday, the first day of classes on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus.

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RedState

Colorado's Governor Hickenlooper Explores Depths of Indecision on Death Penalty

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's governorship hit a new low in the depths of his indecision this weekend; this is quite a feat considering that the majority of his platform has been, thus far, literally, TBD .

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Colorado school districts have more financial issues, audit reports

Brown International Academy teacher Jenny Kaplan reads "First Grade, Here I Come!" to Gretchen Lindner, right, and Maya Cruz, and the rest of their first grade class as they gather for their morning circle time.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

KRNV-TV Reno

Inmate's death reported 17 months later

Colorado prison officials waited 17 months to report the death of a mentally ill inmate to state health officials, which has delayed an outside review into policies and procedures that may have led to the death that was videotaped by guards.

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

CBS Local

DNC Chairwoman In Denver To Register Young Voters

Democrats are hoping young voters will help them get the edge in Colorado's congressional races, some of the most competitive in the nation.

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

Summit County Voice

Food: Fierce battle expected over Colorado GMO labeling ballot initiative

Coloradans this November will have a chance to decide whether they want to know if their food includes genetically manipulated foods via a ballot initiative that would require GMO labeling.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Mike Pompeo, US News

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