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29 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Judge strikes down Longmont's fracking ban

Judge D.D. Mallard ruled the ban conflicts with state regulations and Colorado's interest in efficiently developing oil and gas deposits.

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4 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado businesses should support Clean Power Plan

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testifies before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Capitol Hill on July 23. The committee heard testimony on EPA's proposed carbon pollution standards for existing power plants.

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Related Topix: Colorado, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Environment, Science, Denver, CO, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado health insurance exchange CEO Patty Fontneau leaves for Cigna

The state health insurance exchange's chief executive, Patty Fontneau, announced Thursday she will leave Connect for Health Colorado to take a job as president of Private Exchange Business for Cigna.

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8 hrs ago | KRQE Albuquerque

Colo. urged to fight Rio Grande water change

A southern Colorado water district says the state should fight a conservation group's push to force Colorado to change the way it sends water to New Mexico in the Rio Grande.

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11 hrs ago | Colorado Springs Independent

Colorado forms board to spend marijuana research money

As we reported back in November , the state of Colorado is set to pump millions of dollars into marijuana research into the next five years through a grant program that would studies between one- and three-years long.

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16 hrs ago | Business Journal

Insurers refunding millions of dollars in premiums to Coloradans

Colorado consumers will receive nearly $3 million in refunds from insurance companies that did not spend enough money on patient care last year.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Journal-Advocate

Colorado Creative Industries makes call for artists

Colorado Creative Industries is looking for artists from Sterling and around the state to join the State of Colorado Public Art registry to be considered for public art projects in state buildings.

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USA Today

U.S. judge strikes down Colorado gay marriage ban

U.S. judge strikes down Colorado gay marriage ban Federal judge in Denver declares ban unconstitutional, but issues temporary stay of ruling.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, Pueblo County, CO

CBS Local

Armed Crime Spree Suspect Arrested After Approaching Cars On I-70

Officers were responding to a carjacking when the suspect got out of the stolen truck and fled with his weapon south of Lookout Mountain.

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Greeley Tribune

New Colorado higher education funding formula coming in December

A new higher education funding formula the Colorado Commission on Higher Education is charged with creating must factor in graduation rates and retention.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Holmes lawyers question firearms analysis

Defense attorneys in the Colorado theater shootings are attacking the reliability of firearms analysis, saying it's subjective and lacks statistics to measure its accuracy.

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

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Millions of dollars pour into Gardner-Udall race for U.S. Senate

The U.S. Senate showdown between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner is less than five months old, but already the race is on pace to become one of the most expensive elections in Colorado history.

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

Examiner.com

Growing evidence: Public backs gun rights, more armed citizens

There is growing anecdotal evidence that the public is not as fearful of firearms as gun prohibitionists contend, as underscored by the national popularity of a "guns welcome" restaurant in Tennessee, an open carry eatery in Colorado , and yesterday's reports of spiking concealed carry licensing in South Carolina and Kansas .

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Related Topix: Tennessee Government, Tennessee, Colorado, Guns, Kansas, Washington, Washington Government

Greeley Tribune

Colorado Charitable Crop Donation Act brings Weld farmers, food bank together

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs HB14-1119, The Colorado Charitable Crop Donation Act, into law May 30 at the Adobe House Farm in Durango, Colo.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, Agriculture, John Hickenlooper, Science, Durango, CO, Life, Charity

CBS Local

Personhood's Third Go-Round Heats Up State Capitol Steps

Supporters and opponents of one of Colorado's most emotionally charged ballot measures battled over well-tread topics - abortion, women's health, the rights of the unborn, contraception and more - during competing rallies on Tuesday on the state capitol steps.

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Law.com

'Colorado AG loses another round from Court of Appeals on TABOR lawsuit'

"Colorado AG loses another round from Court of Appeals on TABOR lawsuit": The Denver Post has a news update that begins, "Attorney General John Suthers has lost his request to have the entire 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rehear a decision by a court panel that ruled Coloradans have a right to challenge the constitutionality of the Colorado ... (more)

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Business Journal

Survey: Coloradans oppose efforts to tax sales by out-of-state Internet retailers

Coloradans overwhelmingly oppose a proposal to let states collect sales tax from out-of-state Internet retailers, a new poll shows - a result that flies in the face of two years worth of legislative efforts here to push the state toward benefiting financially from sales that online giants like Amazon.com make to local residents.

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The Gazette

PPCC hires a new dean and a new vice president

Lisa Donaladson has accepted the job of vice president of instructional services, and Jacquelyn Gaiters-Jordan is the dean of the division of math and English.

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Switched

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polls Show Colorado Senate Race Tied, Hagan Up In North Carolina

SEPTEMBER 06: U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan speaks during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, 2012 Presidential Election

Business Journal

Colorado business group asks Polis to withdraw his oil and gas ballot proposals

Vital for Colorado, a business group that counts more than 2,700 members on its rolls, has asked U.S. Rep. Jared Polis to withdraw his support of two ballot proposals aimed at the state's oil and gas industry.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall

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