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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Lamar Construction shuts down three Colorado projects, four more in limbo

A Michigan commercial builder operating in Colorado has shut down three projects here and is evidently assigning work on four others in the wake of a sudden layoff of more than half of its employees nationwide.

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Related Topix: Evergreen, CO

7 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

Judge won't stop Boulder County from issuing same-sex marriage licenses

Michelle and Wendy Alfredsen with their son Oliver kiss after getting their marriage license at the Boulder County Clerk and Recorders Office in Boulder Wednesday June 25, 2014.

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Related Topix: Boulder County, CO, Boulder, CO, Gay/Lesbian

10 hrs ago | Denver Post

Daily Digest: Colorado economy growing faster than predicted, plus 8 more stories

A woman shops for tee-shirts at Awesome Shirtworks of Estes Park in downtown Estes Park, CO on May 22, 2014.

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Related Topix: Estes Park, CO, University of Colorado Boulder, Westminster, CO

12 hrs ago | WHO-TV Des Moines

Colorado Teen Birthrate Drops 40% with Low-Cost Birth Control

One state has found a way to significantly reduce teen pregnancy rates. But is its solution realistic for the rest of the United States? Colorado's teen birth rate dropped 40% between 2009 and 2013, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment announced this week, in part due to a program that provides long-acting contraception to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Government

16 hrs ago | Denver Westword

History Colorado's menu collection unearths a taste of the culinary past

What did your grandparents eat when they stopped for a bite on the road? What kind of Colorado cuisine was served to tourists fresh from Stapleton Airport? And what did Playboy Bunnies graze on in-between dances? At 11 a.m. today at the History Colorado Center, Library Director Laura Ruttum Senturia will crack open the museum's archives of historic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Libraries

20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Denver Botanic Gardens seeks Pulling for Colorado volunteers at Chatfield

Denver Botanic Gardens is participating in the state-wide Pulling for Colorado effort with an event this Saturday, June 12, at their Chatfield branch.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Jefferson County, CO, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Colorado advocates say immigration reform not 'a play for amnesty'

In this June 20, 2014 photo, immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally stand in line for tickets at the bus station after they were released from a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility in McAllen, Texas.

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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, Prison

Colorado Daily

Colorado marijuana

A grow light shines through the leaves of a cannabis plant at a grow facility in Denver.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado Government

Business Journal

5 movie, TV and video-game projects get $1.05 million in Colorado film incentives

Cliff Palace, one of several cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado, which will be one of the focuses of a television series that received film-incentive funding Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Mesa Verde National Park

Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

Adams judge tosses Colorado gay marriage ban but stays ruling

Plaintiffs Rebecca Brinkman, left, and her partner Margaret Burd, right, speak after the court proceedings outside of Courtroom 402 at the Adams County District Court in Brighton, June 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Boulder County, CO, Adams County, CO

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Coloradoa s same-sex marriage ban ruled unconstitutional, but ruling stayed

A judge in Adams County has ruled that Colorado's ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution's equal protection clause, agreeing with 23 federal courts that have so far come to the same conclusion on same-sex marriage bans in other states.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Supreme Court, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

CBS Local

Judge: Colorado Gay Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

A Colorado judge on Wednesday struck down the state's gay marriage ban, making him the 16th judge to invalidate a state's prohibition on same-sex marriages in the past year.

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

KUAD-FM Windsor

Above-Average Rainfall is in Store For Colorado

Colorado monsoon season is coming ; and with this being an El NiA o season, we can expect a bit more moisture than we're used to this time of year.

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Related Topix: Weather, Colorado Government

KHOU-TV Houston

Trial in Colorado theater shootings delayed again

The trial in the Colorado theater shootings was delayed again Wednesday because the second sanity evaluation of defendant James Holmes will take more time than expected.

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Related Topix: Arapahoe County, CO

KHGI

Udall stays away as Obama raises cash for campaign

President Barack Obama urged Colorado Democrats to throw their support and their money behind the state's Sen. Mark Udall, who is locked in a tight re-election bid.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election

Denver Westword

How Colorado became ground zero in America's energy wars

At the Denver premiere of the film Dear Governor Hickenlooper last month, there were no stretch limos, no red-carpet divas, no paparazzi or moguls in tuxedos.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Arts, Theater

Business Journal

Colorado ranks high for drop in uninsured after Affordable Care Act

Green and brown states ranked in the top half of the states, with less than 13 percent being uninsured after the Affordable Care Act was enacted.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, Health Insurance

KUAD-FM Windsor

Colorado State University Rates High According to the College Scorecard

Colorado State University, among the nation's leading research universities, also ranks highly for graduation rates and affordability, according to the newly released College Scorecard developed by the U.S. Department of Education.

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Related Topix: Colorado State University, Colorado Government

Brush News-Tribune

Sarah Palin, Ben Carson headline Colorado Western Conservative Summit

When John Andrews says the 2014 edition of the Western Conservative Summit has a chance to be the most influential in its five-year history, he points to the recent visits of former President Bill Clinton and his wife, possible presidential candidate Hillary, Denver's bid for the 2016 Republican National Convention, and Senate and gubernatorial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, US Governors, Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, History in the News, Colorado Christian University, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives

Medical Daily

Free Birth Control Initiative In Colorado Leads To A 40% Drop In Teen Birth Rates

In the state of Colorado, it is estimated that seven out of 10 teen pregnancies are unintended.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, Family, Teenagers

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