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4 hrs ago | KMIZ

Tourists flock to Colorado to smoke legal weed

"We have a flow of tour buses coming in every day now," said Toni Fox, owner of 3D Cannabis Center, a Denver dispensary with an influx of Japanese and Saudi tourists.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Marijuana

4 hrs ago | Denver Westword

What Google Thinks About Twenty of Colorado's Biggest Celebrities

What does Google think about certain celebrities? A quick way to find out to ask: Type in the word "is" and a famous name in the query box and you'll be offered a list of the most popular searches for that person.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Camera

How not to represent Colorado's environmental views

Few things are as important to Coloradans as energy and the environment. Our state combines the best of both worlds: Breathtaking natural beauty and abundant natural resources.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Colorado, Mark Udall, US House of Representatives, Environment, Science, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Opinion

11 hrs ago | Denver Post

Andrew Romanoff, in new TV ad, talks about college costs

Democrat Andrew Romanoff's second TV ad strikes a mostly positive tone, focusing on his support for expanding the availability and funding for Pell grants and federal student loans, while reining in interest rates, to help students deal with soaring tuition costs.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Boulder County Business Report

Colorado groups gear up for pesticide debate

GREELEY The state of Colorado is reviewing regulations related to pesticide use for agriculture, stirring debate among agribusiness and pesticide opposition groups.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science

The Daily Caller

Another 2,000 Insurance Policies Cancelled In Colorado

More than 2,000 more Coloradans had their health insurance plans cancelled as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a letter from the state regulatory agency to state Senate Republicans.

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

ABC News

Senate Democrats' Campaign Arm Starts Ads in Colo.

Republican Senate hopeful Cory Gardner's opposition to abortion rights "is way too extreme for Colorado," women voters say in ads Senate Democrats' campaign arm began running Thursday.

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

Denver Westword

Did Some of Colorado's Prison Reforms Die With Tom Clements?

This week's cover story traces the dramatic shift in direction of the Colorado Department of Corrections since the 2013 murder of its chief, Tom Clements, by Evan Ebel, a violent parolee who'd just spent six years in solitary confinement.

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Related Topix: Prison, Colorado

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Is Legal Marijuana Making the Streets Safer? It Appears So

During the debates over whether or not marijuana should be legalized in some states for retail and public consumption, the issue of safety was one of the biggest talking points for both sides.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Colorado, Family, Teenagers, Kids

Sys-Con Media

Poudre School District's PSD Global Academy Tops Student Growth Scores in Colorado

This achievement marks the first time an innovative school using blended and online learning has ranked in the top 95 percent of all , the PSD Global Academy is a full-time hybrid school where more than 200 students attend blended classes on campus, and attend online classes from home.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Colorado

Denver Post

Colorado Marine driving to see brother in Utah dies

A Colorado Marine killed in a crash in Utah last week was on his way home to surprise his little brother on the first day of school.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KKCO-TV Grand Junction

Coloradans will take the vote for GMO labeling

Lindsey Pallares joined the KKCO News Team in March of 2014, and couldn't be more excited to make the beautiful Western Slope her new home! There's one freshly added item to the November ballot...the fate of a Proposal 105 to require GMO labeling on foods lies in the hands of Colorado voters.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Nutrition

Denver Post

Family fun: Colorado State Fair plays to diverse audiences

The Colorado State Fair & Rodeo returns to the fairgrounds in Pueblo Aug. 22-Sept.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Agriculture, Science, Entertainment

Colorado Political News

Attention Colorado Republicans: You Own The Shutdown

As FOX 31's Eli Stokols reports , Democrats are ramping up their attacks on Colorado Republican candidates who supported the shutdown of the federal government last October-support that takes on added toxicity, even over the general unpopularity of the shutdown, due to the problems it caused for disaster relief in Colorado.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Bob Beauprez, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Colorado, Barack Obama

Denver Westword

Proud of Colorado: Chef Jason Morse Has a Bounty on His Hands

Colorado Proud, the Colorado Department of Agriculture's food-promotion wing, is highlighting the harvest season this month with a 27-day, eleven-city "Choose Colorado" tour of the state, showcasing its best products.

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Related Topix: Colorado, Life, Food, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Recipes

National Review Online

The Campaign Spot

The National Republican Senatorial Committee is running a video series called "Six in '14a 3 designed to highlight the personal stories and background of our candidates.

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Related Topix: Representative Cory Gardner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Colorado

Colorado Political News

Laura Woods' Donors Get to Pay for Tickets and Fines

Woods is challenging Democratic Sen. Rachel Zenzinger in one of the most competitive State Senate districts in Colorado .

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Colorado Springs Independent

Reshuffle the mayoral deck

During the Waldo Canyon Fire of 2012, it seemed inevitable that Mayor Steve Bach would have two terms.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Doug Lamborn, US News, Colorado

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Couple opens coffee shop staffed by the homeless

When Seth and Kelly Kelley went to a heated neighborhood meeting, they were surprised by the negative reaction some had to plans for a new low-income housing project for the homeless.

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TheDenverChannel

Public meeting tonight on C-470 tolling

A proposal to introduce tolling along C-470 from Interstate 25 to Wadsworth will be the focus of a town hall meeting Tuesday night in Highlands Ranch.

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