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2 hrs ago | Denver Post
Colorado's medical-marijuana regulators have rejected business applications at an increasing rate as they near the end of a 3-year-old backlog , according to figures provided by the state.
Is America better or worse off with strong separation between Church and State?
Whose policies do more to help the poor?
6 hrs ago | CBS Local
The number of Colorado inmates in solitary confinement is declining and prison officials said Wednesday they're looking at changing policies to continue the trend.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
The annual Colorado Gives Day features a 24-hour period in which all Coloradans are encouraged to donate online to support their favorite causes.
10 hrs ago | Denver Post
Three northern Colorado towns tired of freight train horns blaring day and night are on a mission to change federal train safety policy so they can muffle warning blasts.
11 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Business Journal
More than 5 percent of the money spent on wine by Coloradans goes to wines made in the state, according to a new study commissioned by the Colorado Wine Industry Development Board.
11 hrs ago | Roll Call
One of the handful of Republicans looking to take on Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., has earned the endorsement of Jane Norton, who was heavily favored to win the GOP Senate nomination in 2010.
14 hrs ago | Daily Camera
The future continues to look bright for Colorado's recovery from the Great Recession.
18 hrs ago | Colorado State Publications Library
Recently Governor Hickenlooper announced that Trinidad has been added to the list of communities participating in the Main Street Program With the addition of Trinidad, there are now 13 communities across Colorado participating in the program.
Colorado is the eighth-healthiest state in America, according to United Health Foundation , and moved up one spot in the group's annual rankings.
A caregiver picks out a marijuana bud for a patient at a marijuana dispensary in Denver.
Strong winds and blowing snow may have contributed to reported crashes on Interstate 25 north of Fort Collins Tuesday afternoon.
Oil and gas companies spent thousands on a losing campaign against those measures, and they're still fighting on the airwaves.
Reggie Bicha, Executive Director for the Colorado Department of Human Services during an interview with the Denver Post at his office in Denver, July 17, 2012.
After a decade of dominance, Colorado Democrats have reason for concern. Recent recall efforts appear to be contributing to a shift in voter attitudes against Democrats and in favor of Republicans.
Colorado auditors say a state vocational program for people with disabilities paid $315,000 during 19 years for one individual and $203,000 during 32 years for another - neither of whom reached their employment goals.
Ted Nugent released a fundraising email for Colorado Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo that read in part, "Anybody that wants to disarm me can drop dead -- that's why I'm supporting Tom Tancredo."
Dr. Dallas Williams says he tried to explain there is no standard for pain and he was not allowed to present his evidence in court.
The state health department says 52 cases had been reported across Colorado from Oct. 5 to Nov. 30, slightly higher than the same time last year.