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36 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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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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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

Colorado Political News

Faced With Catholic/GOP Uprising, Dems Kill Pro-Choice Bill

The Denver Post's Kurtis Lee reports on drama yesterday in the Colorado Senate over Senate Bill 14-175 , the Reproductive Health Freedom Act .

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Related Topix: Colorado, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Abortion

Tire Business

RMA supports Colo. scrap tire bill

The Rubber Manufacturers Association is supporting a bipartisan measure in the Colorado legislature to address the state's severe scrap tire stockpile problem.

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CBS Local

Colorado Considers Edible Marijuana Restrictions

A measure to broaden a ban on certain types of edible marijuana to include products that mimic other foods or candies is up for a vote in the Colorado Legislature.

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CBS Local

4th Grader Finds Opposition As He Tries To Get The Peach As State Fruit

A fruit fight of sorts is taking place at the state Capitol as a very young lobbyist is urging the Legislature to name Palisade peaches as the state fruit.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Colorado, Agriculture, Science

CBS Local

Nat'l Work Zone Memorial On Display At CDOT Headquarters

The American Traffic Safety Services Foundation's National Work Zone Memorial is back in Colorado for the first time since 2004.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

SFGate

Colorado Democrats abandon divisive abortion bill

Colorado Democrats abandoned their own divisive abortion proposal Wednesday, axing the bill after one lawmaker expressed indecision and it became clear they might not have the votes to pass it in a chamber where every vote matters.

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Denver Post

Colorado's gay marriage ban could hinge on appeals court ruling

Euell Santistevan of Denver holds a rainbow flag during a protest outside the Federal Courthouse in downtown Denver on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Colorado, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

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