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29 min ago | Journal-Advocate

Government offices closed Monday

In observance of Labor Day, the Logan County Courthouse, Sterling City Hall and many state offices will be closed on Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: City Hall, Short, Thriller, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Colorado Government

4 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

Colorado town requires a gun in every household

At her home in Nucla, Colorado, town historian Marie Templeton retrieves the gun her husband gave her for their second anniversary more than 60 years ago.

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Related Topix: Nucla, CO, Montrose County, CO, Paradox, CO, Naturita, CO

7 hrs ago | Denver Post

ProgressNow's 11 reasons why Bill Maher should pick Colorado and Mike Coffman

Those zany liberals at ProgressNow Colorado have come up with 11 reasons why Bill Maher should choose Colorado's 6th Congressional District as a district to flip and kick out the incumbent, Republican Rep. Mike Coffman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado Government, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

11 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado schools finding ways to bring digital devices into classrooms

With help from headphones and an iPad, 10-year-old William Grijalvas stays tuned in to Mathis Santella's fourth-grade math class at Ashley Elementary School in Denver.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Douglas County, CO, Adams County, CO, Standardized Testing, Education

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

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

Sys-Con Media

Medical Rules Marijuana Sales in Colorado But Most Doctors Still in the Dark

To date, nearly 800 doctors have recommended marijuana to the over 112,000 currently registered patients under Amendment 20. But the majority of the other roughly 20,300+ active physicians listed with the Colorado Dept of Regulatory Agencies still know very little about it - even though a poll in To help fill this knowledge-gap, Healthy Choices ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado Government, Nursing

Business Journal

Colorado fracking ban scorecard: 3 ruled illegal, 2 remain

Left, two solar-powered SandCastles are set up to deliver sand to a hydraulic fracturing operation.

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO, Larimer County, CO

Denver Post

Environmentalists like Tom Steyer see Colorado as key in election

Environmentalists in Colorado may have lost a rallying cry this year when efforts to limit fracking didn't make the ballot, but that hasn't stopped eco-activists from painting a big green bulls-eye on the state.

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

Daily Camera

Longmont stabbing: Police arrest man suspected of intimidating witnesses

Police have asked that anyone with information on the stabbing incident, or any other crime, call the Longmont Police Department at 303-651-8501 or Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS .

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Related Topix: Longmont, CO

Denver Post

Colorado Labor Day weekend traffic gets break with CDOT stopping road work

Visitors fill Civic Center during A Taste of Colorado in Denver, September 1, 2012.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

Business Journal

Spending by foreign-born college students calculated in Colorado

Foreign-born college students spent a combined $371 million to live and study in Colorado during a four-year period, according to data released Friday by the Brookings Institution .

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Alabama Live

Rocky Mountain high? Customers were getting DMV treatment in one Colorado dispensary

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - A police officer, wearing a day-glo vest, stood in the afternoon sun and frantically directed traffic into a small parking lot.

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Denver Post

Colorado's new human trafficking laws aimed to boost convictions

Amanda Finger, in her office in Denver, is executive director of the nonprofit Laboratory to Combat Human Traffick-ing.

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Related Topix: Colorado Springs, CO

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The London Free Press

Fighter jets escort for diverted plane the right call

I heard this sentiment a lot early Thursday as word spread about how two CF-18 fighter jets scrambled from CFB Bagotville to escort home a Sunwing flight over South Carolina en route to Cuba.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

Colorado Daily

Telluride Film Festival guests: Witherspoon, Jon Stewart, Cumberbatch

These are just some of the actors descending on the 41st Telluride Film Festival, kicking off Aug. 29 and running through Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Wild, Books, Moneyball, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Capote

Denver Westword

Reddit-Hyped "Hash Hike" on 14er Under Attack by "Pompous A$$holes"

News flash: Plenty of people in Colorado regularly engage in outdoor recreational activities after using marijuana.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado Government

Colorado Political News

Colorado Republicans Celebrate China's Quickie Executions

A recent interview leaked by a conservative news outlet, as one example, quotes Hickenlooper as considering a full commutation of Dunlap's sentence-along with the governor's growing belief that the death penalty in Colorado is no longer a just punishment.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Colorado Government, Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Prison

Forbes.com

Weed on Wheels: Washington and Colorado Send Mixed Messages About...

I am a senior editor at Reason magazine and a nationally syndicated columnist. I am the author of Saying Yes: In Defense of Drug Use and For Your Own Good: The Anti-Smoking Crusade and the Tyranny of Public Health .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Smoking, Medicine, Health, Marijuana

Star-Telegram.com

Ozone in Colorado mountains surprises researchers

Researchers say they're surprised by how much harmful ozone and ozone-causing chemicals are drifting into the Colorado mountains from urban and rural areas below.

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Related Topix: Broomfield, CO

ReporterHerald.com

Longmont to appeal fracking decision

Applause and a standing ovation greeted the 7-0 vote Tuesday night by the Longmont City Council to appeal Boulder County District Court Judge D.D. Mallard's ruling in July that said Longmont had no right to ban fracking within its city limits.

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