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4 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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

15 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | NBC29

Colorado's gay marriage fight echoes drama in 1975

Top Shelf Cannabis was able to open its doors to sell marijuana when Washington state's recreational pot industry finally opened for business because of growers like Sea of Green Farms.

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

21 hrs ago | Denver Post

Demolition contractor who dumped asbestos in Colorado fined $1M

Two companies accused of charging customers thousands of dollars for removal of asbestos-contaminated materials from their homes and buildings and then illegally dumping or abandoning the waste in Arapahoe and Weld counties have pleaded guilty to felony charges and agreed to pay $1 million in fines.

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Related Topix: Arapahoe County, CO, Weld County, CO, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Denver Post

Oil and gas battle lines drawn for November Colorado ballot

Fronts in the fight over local control of oil and gas drilling are taking shape, with groups collecting signatures on five ballot measures - three backed by environmentalists and two by industry.

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Related Topix: Colorado Government, US Governors, John Hickenlooper

Daily Kos

CO-Sen: Mark Udall (D) Keeps Up The Fight For Rocky Flats Workers' Medical Care

For many Coloradans, Rocky Flats is known as a large wildlife refuge just outside of Arvada.

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

TheDenverChannel

Pres Obama to meet Colorado residents

Areal Flood Advisory issued July 8 at 5:43PM MDT expiring July 8 at 8:45PM MDT in effect for: Custer, Fremont, Huerfano Flash Flood Warning issued July 8 at 6:08PM MDT expiring July 8 at 9:15PM MDT in effect for: Custer, Pueblo Flash Flood Watch issued July 8 at 2:27PM MDT expiring July 12 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Delta, Dolores, ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Dolores, CO, 2012 Presidential Election

The Bayonet

USAMU supports accession efforts at Colorado concert

Music fans at the 2014 Country Jam had the opportunity to meet U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit members and get a glimpse into Army life June 19-22.

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