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1 hr ago | KKTV

Father Arrested after Allegedly Refusing to Pick Up Toddler Who Wandered Away from Home

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect at NOON and last through MIDNIGHT from most of Southern Colorado.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

5 hrs ago | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Valley Library program: Travels in Russia: Then and Now

The year was 1974. The Russian people who encountered Colorado native Kaye Orten assumed she must be an East German.

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Related Topix: University of Colorado Boulder, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Greeley Tribune

Colorado connections help search firms make the cut as finalists to...

The two executive search companies with the most Colorado connections made the cut as finalists to lead the Greeley-Evans School District 6 superintendent search.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Douglas County, CO, Moffat County, CO

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Traveling cat circus comes to ColoradoTraveling cat circus comes to...

If there's one woman who can own up to the term "cat lady," it's Samantha Martin.

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TheDenverChannel

Southern Colorado under flash flood watch Sunday

Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 4:06AM MDT expiring July 27 at 9:00PM MDT in effect for: Crowley, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Otero, Pueblo, Teller Flash Flood Watch issued July 27 at 4:06AM MDT expiring July 28 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, Baca, Chaffee, Costilla, Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, Saguache Flash ... (more)

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Colorado Government

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Forces mobilize in Colorado to help unaccompanied immigrant children

This June 18 file photo shows children detainees sleeping in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in Brownsville,Texas.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, Arapahoe County, CO

The Star Press

Marijuana poses more risks than many realize

Doctors say they're increasingly fielding questions about the safety of marijuana, as use of the drug rises and more communities consider legalizing it.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Medicine, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Education Etc.

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Colorado lieutenant governor spends Saturday with students at Pueblo Boys & Girls Club

Only weeks before classes start, the outreach program hosted a school supplies drive to give back to families in need in one of the most impoverished areas in our state.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

At the borders of Colorado, a dividing line over marijuana

The legal marijuana market in Colorado has created a bonanza for "green entrepreneurs" and tax collectors in the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Marijuana, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Prison, Illinois, US Politics, US News

Hot Air

interview: Congressman Cory Gardner, Colorado Senate candidate

With some very big money pouring into the race for Colorado's Senate seat, this battle has been on the watch list for most political observers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Immigration Reform, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mark Udall, Gardner, CO

Tri-cityherald.com

Pot seen as reason for rise in Denver homeless

One organization dealing with the increase is Urban Peak, which provides food, shelter and other services to homeless people aged 15 to 24 in Denver and Colorado Springs.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

Colorado Political News

Coffman still upset that he's forced to be a square peg in the round hole of Aurora

If you follow the 6th Congressional District race, Coffman vs. Romanoff, you know that everything we're seeing, from Coffman's attempts to re-invent himself to Romanoff's decision to run at all, goes back to the 2010 redistricting, which turned the seat from red to purple.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bob Beauprez

New York Post

The 9 best sour beer breweries in Colorado

Not every puckered face in Colorado is puffing on a joint - many of them are just reeling in the wonderfully tart-tastic aftermath of a sour beer, one of the buzzier trends sweeping the e'er-brewing-obsessed Centennial State.

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Related Topix: Beer

Denver Post

Colorado Film Commission seeks local screenwriters

Colorado screenwriters are about to be heard. Read, actually. The new Screenwriting Mentoring Program out of the state's Office of Film, Television and Media guarantees 200 movie scribes will have their script read and evaluated by local film professionals.

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Related Topix: University of Denver, Entertainment

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Denver Post

M. Carroll: Colorado grown, Colorado proud ... or else?

Some communities embrace outsiders as insiders from the second they pass Go. Plenty of people are considered real New Yorkers, for instance, the first time a cabbie or landlord overcharges them.

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Related Topix: Snowmass Village, CO, Basalt, CO, Carbondale, CO, Snowmass, CO, Aspen, CO, Opinion

The Raw Story

Dramatic Colorado crime spree ends after cop tackles rifle-toting suspect

Sheriff's deputies in Colorado ended a two-hour crime spree by a couple suspected of carjacking when a lone officer tackled a gun-toting man following a dramatic pursuit that was caught on camera.

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Denver Post

Scalia addresses Colorado defense lawyers

In a speech Friday, Scalia repeated his belief that the Constitution's meaning was fixed when it was written.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

"Flat Earth" fracking ad on "radical activists" insults some voters

A new campaign ad that features the "Flat Earth Discussion Group," cheese by-products and a man with a sock puppet takes a humorous look at Colorado's fracking battle, but some voters aren't laughing.

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

ThinkProgress

Judge Sides With Oil Industry To Overturn Colorado Town's Ban On Fracking

A Colorado town's voter-approved ban on fracking in residential areas was shot down on Thursday, after a judge sided with an industry lawsuit claiming only the state government has that kind of authority over oil and gas operations.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Longmont, CO, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

Monsoon Brings More Relief To Drought-Stricken SE Colorado

The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows a bit more improvement in southeast Colorado over the past week.

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Related Topix: Weather, Rocky Ford, CO, La Junta, CO, Crowley, CO

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