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  1. Man arrested in connection with vandalism at Colorado mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | The Las Vegas Sun

    Police arrested a suspect in connection with the vandalism at a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Joseph Scott Giaquinto, 35, was arrested on suspicion of several charges, including a crime motivated by bias, The Coloradoan reports.

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  2. Proposed tax hike for transportation advancesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    A measure to raise the state's sales tax to pay for road projects cleared another House committee Monday, this time with just technical changes. As part of a compromise agreement with Republican leaders in the GOP-controlled Senate, House Speaker Crisanta Duran, D-Denver, and Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush, D-Steamboat Springs, told the House Finance Committee why it is necessary to send to the voters a proposed 0.62 percent increase in the state's 2.9 percent sales tax.

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  3. Electric bicycle bill headed to governorRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Local governments will be able to decide whether to allow the use of electric-assisted bicycles on sidewalks or bike paths under a bill now headed to the governor's desk. House Bill 1151, introduced by Reps.

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  4. Suspect arrested, accused of throwing Bible into Colorado mosqueRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GantDaily.com

    Surveillance video captured a person overturning benches, breaking windows and hurling objects into the prayer area of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins, police said. The incident occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday.

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  5. Taxpayers may wonder how booming economy leads to budget cuts at Colorado Capitol | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Colorado lawmakers are set to begin work this week on a tight $26.8 billion budget proposal that will have taxpayers wondering why programs are seeing reductions during a booming economy. Republicans have been hesitant to call nearly $700 million in budget-balancing maneuvers "cuts" to critical programs, pointing out that the proposed budget reflects a nearly 7 percent increase in discretionary spending over the current fiscal year.

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  6. Lafayette suicides spotlight increased mental health concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    A firefighter walks past a burned out car Sunday in the Walmart parking lot in Lafayette. Police say a man set himself and the car on fire.

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  7. Johnstown council reverses decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    A crew works on roofing the new Scheels store under construction Monday at the 2534 development in Johnstown.

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  8. Bill hopes to study, reverse Colorado's growing teacher shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LongmontFYI

    In this file photo, teacher Mandy Rees talks to her middle school students at Bruce Randolph School in Denver.

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  9. Editorial: Dispute on I-25 wasn't the first, won't be the lastRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    On Monday night, members of the Johnstown Town Council met to reconsider their vote from a week previous, in which the town agreed to pay $1.2 million over three years to pay for a reconfiguration of Colo.

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  10. Rocks, Bible thrown through windows of Colorado mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    In this Sunday, March 26, 2017, still image from a video surveillance camera, a suspect is shown during the vandalizing of a mosque near Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colo. FORT COLLINS, Colorado- A Colorado mosque was vandalized early Sunday when someone threw rocks and a Bible through the windows of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins.

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  11. One in six Colorado drivers ignore seatbeltsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Fort Morgan Times

    State highway authorities are launching an enforcement blitz Monday through April Fool's Day, targeting rural areas, aimed at reversing Colorado's declining rate of using seat belts. About 84 percent of drivers in Colorado wore seat belts in 2016, down from 85 percent in 2015, Colorado Department of Transportation officials said.

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  12. Here's what the state's $26.8 billion budget proposal means for ColoradansRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Everyone in the Colorado legislature could do with a little less hyperbole as they prepare to again tackle the long-term question of TABOR restraints on spending. Colorado lawmakers introduced a $26.8 billion state budget bill Monday that offers a modest increase in state employee salaries and education spending at the expense of cuts to hospitals and other programs.

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  13. Too many Southern Californians still driving vehicles with deadly Takata air bags, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

    Hundreds of thousands of Southland motorists are risking serious injury or death because they're driving recalled vehicles with faulty air bag inflators, a coalition of civic and community leaders said Monday. Speaking at a news conference at Los Angeles Trade Technical College in downtown Los Angeles, the group said it's looking to get the word out that defective Takata air bag inflators could potentially send a blast of jagged shrapnel into a car's passenger compartment during even minor collisions.

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  14. Schools, horses, camels and coalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Cortez Journal News

    The first day of spring has arrived and the legislative session is more than halfway over.

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  15. Police investigate vandalism at Colorado mosque1 hour agoRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | India.com

    Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person who overturned benches, broke windows and threw a Bible into a mosque near Colorado State University, a case they are investigating as a hate crime. Police released two clips of surveillance video that captured the vandalism at the Islamic Center of Fort Collins before dawn Sunday.

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  16. Colo. looks to increase seat belt useRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    Winter Weather Advisory issued March 27 at 3:39PM MDT expiring March 29 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Mesa, Moffat, Montrose, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt Winter Weather Advisory issued March 27 at 3:39PM MDT expiring March 29 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Dolores, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, San Juan, San Miguel Winter Storm Watch issued March 27 at 3:14PM MDT expiring March 29 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert Winter Storm Watch issued March 27 at 3:14PM MDT expiring March 29 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Clear Creek, Douglas, Gilpin, Jefferson, Park Winter Storm Watch issued March 27 at 3:06PM MDT expiring March 29 at 6:00PM MDT in effect for: Alamosa, Costilla, Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, Saguache, Teller Winter Weather Advisory issued March 27 at 3:06PM MDT ... (more)

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  17. Colorado budget proposal cuts youth surveys on drugs, sexRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Education Week

    Colorado schoolchildren may not be asked about their drug use and sex habits in anonymous surveys anymore, under a bipartisan budget proposal moving through the Legislature. The youth-risk surveys are sent every other year to randomly selected middle and high school students and are used to chart risk behaviors such as smoking, drinking and bringing guns to school.

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  18. Bible and rocks thrown through doors of Colorado mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    Colorado police are investigating vandalism at a mosque after a person was seen on surveillance video throwing rocks and a Bible through the building's glass doors and prayer area on Sunday. "The responding officer confirmed there was damage to the building and it had been vandalized around 4 a.m.MT ," Fort Collins police spokesman Dustin Weir told CNN .

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  19. Smoking ban coming for Colorado Springs and Fountain public housing tenants | Colorado Springs Gazette, NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gazette

    The housing agencies' moves come after the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently announced a rule mandating all public housing units ban smoking within 25 feet of buildings. The change - which aims to curb second-hand smoke - won't come for some time.

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  20. Click It or Ticket enforcement hits rural countriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal-Advocate

    The Colorado Department of Transportation is sounding the alarm over recent findings that seat belt use in Colorado declined last year. "It's no secret that seat belts save lives," a CDOT press release states.

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