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2 hrs ago | Denver Westword

Marijuana Backer Lauds Boulder for Rejecting "Racist" Anti-Pot Cages

Earlier this month, we told you about " Don't Be a Lab Rat ," a new campaign aimed at dissuading teens from smoking pot .

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Related Topix: Drugs, Smoking, Medicine, Health, US Governors, Family, Kids

9 hrs ago | Denver Post

Colorado produce highlighted at luncheon

Colorado's governor and agriculture commissioner are sitting down with some Colorado chefs Wednesday for a gourmet lunch made of all Colorado products.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors, Colorado Springs, CO, Frisco, CO, Vail, CO

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Vail Daily News

Vail Daily editorial: An odd election issue

There are just three men on Colorado's death row, but don't be surprised if the death penalty becomes a significant part of this fall's gubernatorial campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Vail, CO, Prison, Death Penalty, US Governors, Denver, CO, Opinion

Examiner.com

Hickenlooper brings death penalty to front and center of gubernatorial campaign

The death penalty has in many ways become the poster child for Governor John Hickenlooper 's political indecisiveness.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US Governors

Examiner.com

'Don't Be a Lab Rat' marijuana campaign denied in Boulder Valley Schools

A $2 million dollar campaign which was commissioned by Governor Hickenlooper's office targeted teens between the ages of 12-15 to think twice before experimenting with marijuana -- just because it's legal.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, US Governors, Family, Kids

Insurance Journal West

A Fracking Compromise for Colorado

On the second day of his vacation, surrounded by science fiction and comic book fans at Comic Con, Alan Salazar looked around the San Diego Convention Center for a quiet place so he could take a phone call from his boss.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Camera

Uber to launch in Boulder on Thursday

The "e-hailing" ride-sharing service Uber is planning to launch in Boulder on Thursday, officials for the San Francisco-based company announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Denver, CO, US Governors

Business Journal

Who wants to be on Colorado's new oil and gas task force?

U.S. Rep Jared Polis and Gov. John Hickenlooper at the Aug. 4 announcement that a blue-ribbon task force will study the issue of local control of oil and gas drilling.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Jared Polis, Democrat, Colorado, US Governors, La Plata County, CO

Business Journal

Gap arises between Colorado's high startup ranking and low VC spot in innovation report

Colorado is a hub for startup and job creation, but struggles to garner interest from venture capitalists, according to the Colorado Innovation Network's 2014 report, released Monday.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, US Governors, Stem, NC

RedState

Colorado's Governor Hickenlooper Explores Depths of Indecision on Death Penalty

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper's governorship hit a new low in the depths of his indecision this weekend; this is quite a feat considering that the majority of his platform has been, thus far, literally, TBD .

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Related Topix: Colorado, Colorado Government, Death Penalty, US Governors

Denver Westword

Here's Why Each New DIA Train Message Costs the City $1,500

For more than a decade, the trains ran on time at Denver International Airport with no more than a few bossy reminders from Pete Smythe and Reynelda Muse that "you are delaying the departure of this train."

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors

Sun Aug 24, 2014

American Reporter

Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Obama Thrills Delegates, but Arrests Sour Mood for Some

AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 25, 2008 -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi started off the Democratic National convention press briefings this morning with a promise of unparalleled openness and a willingness to listen, but when 4,000 protestors concerned about everything from the Iraq War to diminishing Arctic habitat ... (more)

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Denver, CO, Pepsi Center, US Governors

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Denver Post

Let's make a deal: How Colorado came to a fracking compromise

Gov. John Hickenlooper listens to U.S. Rep Jared Polis at the state Capitol during a news conference about fracking Aug. 4. On the second day of his vacation, surrounded by science fiction and comic book fans at Comic Con, Alan Salazar looked around the San Diego Convention Center for a quiet place so he could take a phone call from his boss.

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

The Boulder County Business Report

Lafayette group files motion to block oil and gas industry lawsuit

Residents of Lafayette seeking to enforce a voter-supported fracking ban filed a motion this week for a preliminary injunction against the state, Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Oil and Gas Association.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, US Governors, Denver, CO

Business Journal

2nd course of Denver Restaurant Week opens Saturday; get your menus here

Former restaurateur and current Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper joined a dozen chefs at a special Lexus launch party to kick off Denver Restaurant Week .

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Restaurant Management, US Governors

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Colorado Political News

Big Line Updates; Now, with Percentages

We have occasionally changed the appearance of The Big Line from representing fractional odds to presenting percentages.

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

Denver Post

Colorado State Fair kicks off with legislative barbecue

Pueblo, home of the heroes and of the hotties: Check out Reps. Leroy Garcia, a Democrat, and Clarice Navarro, a Republican, at last year's State Fair BBQ.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Mark Udall, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, US Governors

New Yorker

In Swing States, Is Obamacare an Asset?

Scott Walker, the Governor of Wisconsin, is in electoral jeopardy. This may come as a surprise, because for most of 2014 he was considered an odds-on favorite for reA lection against his Democratic challenger, Mary Burke.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Scott Walker, US Governors, US News, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Pat Quinn

Colorado Political News

Hickenlooper Picks Max Potter as New Communications Director

Governor John Hickenlooper informed his staff this week that Max Potter will replace the departed Eric Brown as the Governor's Communications Director.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Denver Post

GOP running mate Jill Repella wants to serve on fracking panel

Jill Repella, a Douglas County commissioner and the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor, is one of the Coloradans who has asked to serve on a task force looking at fracking.

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Related Topix: Colorado, US Governors

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