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10 min ago | Denver Post

Common Core, PARCC tests in Colorado reveal uneasiness about testing

Sophia McSheehy, a third-grader at Prospect Valley Elementary School in Wheat Ridge, ponders a question during daily language instruction, taught by Amy Carmack.

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3 hrs ago | CBS Local

Road Projects Suspended Over Labor Day Weekend

The Colorado Department of Transportation has suspended construction projects across the state in anticipation of heavy traffic this Labor Day weekend.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Camera

Colorado's pro-death penalty voters could make Hickenlooper pay

Nathan DunlapC was granted a reprieve on his death sentence for the 1993 Chuck E. Cheese murders by D Gov. John Hickenlooper in May 2013, a move that is playing out in the 2014 elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Denver, CO

10 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

State set to take applications for investment tax credits

The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade on Friday announced that the online application process for the Advanced Industry Investment Tax Credit will be available at noon, Friday, Sept.

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14 hrs 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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18 hrs ago | Colorado Political News

Gardner Breaks Out The Whitewash on Immigration

A fascinating new story from MSNBC's Benjy Sarlin documents Colorado GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner's continuing attempts at "evolution" on the issue of immigration reform as disaffection with reform advocates grows-this time, making an assertion about his record that appears to contradict, well, the record.

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

21 hrs ago | Colorado Statesman

United against Udall on late abortions

Agroup of pro-life organizations headlined by former U.S. Rep. Marilyn Musgrave called on Colorado's Democratic senators to back a bill that would restrict abortions at a rally on Tuesday at the State Capitol.

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Related Topix: Marilyn Musgrave, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Colorado, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

Fri Aug 29, 2014

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, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat

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, Nursing

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, Colorado, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Activism

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, Life, Holidays, Labor Day

The Horse

Keep Horses Safe when Traveling in VS-Affected Areas

This contagious disease causes blisters, sores, and sloughing of skin in the mouth, on the tongue, on the muzzle and ears, and above the hooves.

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Related Topix: Colorado State University, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Denver Post

Advances in medicine, support offer hope for Alzheimer's patients

Lislott Jacobson, center, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2010. There are exciting developments on the horizon in the area of medicines to potentially treat or even cure Alzheimer's, writes Deb Wells.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Colorado, Opinion

Thu Aug 28, 2014

ReporterHerald.com

Big Thompson River coalition to publish master plan draft in September

The Big Thompson River Restoration Coalition had its final master plan meeting Thursday night to receive public input on the plans before a draft is finalized in mid-September.

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KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Clock ticking for Pueblo City Schools

The clock continues ticking for Pueblo City Schools , according to a preliminary accreditation report the district released this week.

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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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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, Death Penalty, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Prison

Roll Call

Romanoff Courts Latinos Crucial to Colorado Race

Romanoff, left, toured the theater that caters to the Latino community. Becerra joined the Democratic House candidate on the campaign trail.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mike Coffman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Theater, Arts

National Journal

Boehner Set to Raise Cash for Coffman

On the heels of his big three-day fundraising event in Jackson Hole, Wyo., this week, Speaker John Boehner will be back in the Mountain West on Tuesday to attend a fundraiser for a GOP Rep. Michael Coffman.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Colorado, Mike Rogers

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Business Journal

Colorado Proud luncheon showcases the state of food

The Colorado Proud program was started in 1999 by the Colorado Department of Agriculture to promote Colorado food and agricultural products that are grown, raised or processed in the state.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Denver, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

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