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1 hr ago | SFGate

5 Things To Know in the Colorado Legislature

Juveniles detained for crimes would be guaranteed legal counsel at their initial hearings under a bill that also seeks to educate them and their families about their rights.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

6 hrs ago | Fox News

'High'-Way Profiling? Colo. drivers say cops target them after pot laws

Colorado drivers claim they're being unjustly targeted by police officers in other states who are singling them out because of their state's recent legalization of marijuana.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Drugs, Marijuana

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Denver Post

Guest Commentary: A step backward on school transparency

The Denver Post's editorial concluded that the adoption of House Bill 1292 would make Colorado "a national leader in transparency" for public education.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Opinion

Colorado Political News

The "War On Women" Won't End With Flip-Flops

An insightful story published yesterday evening at the Wall Street Journal takes a look at an emerging dominant theme in the biggest federal races in Colorado this election year-a desperate attempt by veteran Republican politicians to jettison their longstanding "anti-woman" baggage: Wary of being on the losing side of the gender gap, Republican ... (more)

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

Fort Morgan Times

Pawnee Pioneer Trail provides economic benefits

The Pawnee Pioneer Trails Scenic and Historic Byway for northeastern Colorado was established in 1990.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Fort Morgan, CO, Sterling, CO

Domestic Fuel

Denver Clean Cities Helps Reduce Gas Use

In this Ethanol Report, we talk with Renewable Fuels Association president and CEO Bob Dinneen about issues currently facing the ethanol industry inside the Beltway Coloradans are breathing cleaner air with the help of the Denver Metro Clean Cities .

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Related Topix: Colorado, Alternative Energy, Energy, Department of Energy

Denver Westword

Marijuana: How state officials define responsible pot use during 4/20 celebrations

Governor John Hickenlooper recently compared adult marijuana use to drinking a beer in the afternoon.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Colorado

Fri Apr 18, 2014

TheDenverChannel

CDOT issues pot smoking warning for weekend

"April 20 is the unofficial holiday of marijuana enthusiasts," CDOT officials wrote in a news released.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado

US News & World Report

League of Conservation Voters Spends Big in Colorado Senate Race

The League of Conservation Voters unleashed a nearly $1 million ad campaign this week against Republican Senate candidate Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., in a sign that the race is heating up.

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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

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, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

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, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

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, Baked Goods, Life, Cookies, Dessert, Food

WSOCTV

Woman killed in Colo. home said husband ate pot candy

During the call, Richard Kirk can be heard talking about the candy he bought from a legal pot store in Colorado before the incident.

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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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LongmontFYI

Virus outbreaks in four Colorado prisons force limits on Easter visits

Colorado Department of Corrections Correctional Officer, David Aldana, walks along the third level of cell house No.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Prison, Fremont Correctional Facility, State Prisons, Canon City, CO, Denver Women's Correctional Facility

The Washington Post

The 100th anniversary of the Ludlow massacre

This Sunday marks a grim 100th anniversary: On April 20, 1914, thugs working for Colorado Fuel & Iron and the Colorado National Guard attacked striking coal miners at Ludlow.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Politics, US News

Business Journal

Viewpoint: Public-private partnerships are here to stay; good news for Colorado residents

The recent attention on the contract for the U.S. 36 project - in particular the management of the bus-rapid-transit, HOV, and toll lanes - has brought public-private partnerships into the spotlight.

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Related Topix: Colorado

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Denver Post

Legislative committee passes new restrictions on marijuana edibles

A bill in the Colorado legislature to put extra safety restrictions on marijuana-infused edible products passed its first test Thursday.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Family, Kids

Business Journal

Colorado House approves study of oil and gas impacts

A wide-ranging study of analyze the health and quality-of-life impacts of oil and gas production along Colorado's Front Range has passed the state House of Representatives.

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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

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