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Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind

Lyons volunteer coordinators Lucy Banta, right, and Ed Kean help sandbag a neighborhood while steady rains fell over Lyons, Colo., which was hit hard in the previous year's flooding, Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Lyons, CO, Weather, Windsor, CO

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Denver Post

Maverick won't endorse in race crucial for control of Colorado Senate

A political squabble in Adams County, known for rough-and-tough Democratic politics, threatens the party's chance to hold on to a crucial state Senate seat.

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Yahoo!

Killer of actor Kelsey Grammer's sister denied parole in Colorado

A man convicted of murdering the sister of actor Kelsey Grammer in Colorado 34 years ago was denied parole on Wednesday, a day after Grammer testified against his release, authorities said.

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Related Topix: Cheers, Comedy, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Kelsey Grammer, Colorado

The Fresno Bee

Killer of Kelsey Grammer's sister denied parole

This undated file photo provided by the Colorado Department of Corrections shows Freddie Glenn who is serving a life sentence for the first-degree murder in 1975 of Karen Elisa Grammer, the sister of actor star Kelsey Grammer.

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Colorado Political News

Sorry Gun Nuts, Colorado Tourism Is Booming

This prediction quickly proved unfounded, as the most likely indicator of a boycott by pro-gun tourists-a reduction in hunting licenses- didn't take place .

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The Horse

Number of Colorado Facilities with Equine VS Jumps to 21

Fritz was meant to be a racehorse but was injured as a weanling. She has a dropped hip but now runs and plays with friends and appears to be 100% sound.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Denver Westword

Colorado Proud celebrates this state's produce and products in August

August 1 is Colorado Day, and that's when Colorado Proud will launch its second annual Choose Colorado Tour, a 27-day road trip across Colorado's agricultural landscape.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Dining, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

The Horse

Utah Horse Owners Advised to Take Precautions against WNV

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food strongly advises horse owners throughout the state to protect their animals by vaccinating them against West Nile virus if they haven't already done so.

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Related Topix: Utah Government, Utah, Agriculture, Science, West Nile Virus, Health, Colorado, Vaccinations

Roll Call

Republicans Make Massive TV Reservation For Mike Coffman's... Wife

A Republican group reserved $2.6 million in Denver television time for a House incumbent's wife who is running for Colorado Attorney General.

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

Kent Reporter

Washington, Colorado senators press Obama administration about marijuana policies

U.S. Senators Patty Murray , Maria Cantwell , Mark Udall , and Michael Bennet sent a letter Tuesday to White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Obama Administration to ensure consistent and uniform application of federal laws that could impact licensed marijuana businesses, dispensaries, and growers in ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray, Opinion

Tue Jul 29, 2014

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Construction at 6th and I-25 contributed to flooding. July 29, 2014

Flash flooding made for a slow evening commute but a fast-paced atmosphere inside Colorado's Traffic Operations Center in Golden.

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Colorado Political News

The Importance of the Colorado Water Plan

Most politicians from the Western Slope run on a platform of "not one more drop."

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Related Topix: Representative Scott Tipton, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado

Cincinnati.com

Court orders halt to Colorado gay marriages

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered the Boulder County Clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples while it considers if the state's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Gay/Lesbian, Boulder, CO, US News, US Supreme Court

Examiner.com

Colorado: Next to vote on GMO labeling?

Part 1 in this 3-part series of interviews with Dr. Vandana Shiva about the future of food is one of the most contentious, revolutionary, profound, and important discussions of any, we have had to date on Food News.

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Greeley Tribune

Red Cross urges Coloradans to take flood precautions

With heavy rains expected in northern Colorado in the coming week, the Red Cross of Colorado is urging residents to take flood precautions early.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Colorado, Weather

Denver Westword

Why same-sex marriage won't be on the crowded November ballot

Jeremy Mathis is a strong supporter of LGBTQ rights. Early last year, Mathis and his wife filed a complaint against the school that their transgender daughter, Coy, attended in Colorado Springs, because the school would not let her use the female bathroom.

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Related Topix: Transgender, Colorado, Gay/Lesbian

Denver Westword

Initiative 135 wins the gamble and makes the ballot as Amendment 68

On Monday, July 28, what had been initiative 135 officially became Amendment 68, after the Colorado Secretary of State Office's announced that it had reviewed the more than 136,000 petition signatures the campaign had submitted, and deemed enough valid to put the measure on the November 4 ballot.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Journal-Advocate

Analysis: Colorado gun law based on flawed estimate

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was vastly overstated in a key budget report.

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US News & World Report

Everyone Wins When Birth Control Is Free, Even Conservatives

About the only reasonable thing in Justice Samuel Alito's otherwise asinine majority opinion on Hobby Lobby was this: the suggestion that maybe the government should find ways to ensure women have cost-free access to birth control.

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Related Topix: Samuel Alito, US Politics, US News, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Colorado, Abortion, Women's Health, Health, Opinion

CBS Local

Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Makes First Public Appearance Since Crash

Since arriving back in her home state of Colorado to start rehab at Craig Hospital, Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has been captivating the community as she adjusts to life in a wheelchair.

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