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  • Colorado abortion bill would block new safety rules for clinics

    Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila sounded the alarm this week about a new bill in Colorado's state legislature. The measure, known as SB 175, is designed to prevent any future restrictions on abortion whatsoever - apparently including basic measures to protect the health and safety of patients....

  • Colorado budget finalized, sent to governor

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers on Tuesday approved a $23 billion budget, sending to the governor a spending plan for next year that pours more money into public education and funds an aerial firefighting fleet. The House approved the budget on a 38-26 vote with only one Republican voting...

  • Not all of the Pulitzers were won by the media Goliaths

    NFL players have Most Valuable Player awards. Major League Baseball players strive for Cy Youngs and Gold Gloves. For journalists, it's the Pulitzer. Every year, when Pulitzers are announced, most of them are awarded to big corporate media outlets with huge staffs and budgets devoted...

  • Colorado marijuana sales up slightly in 2nd month

    DENVER (AP) — Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday. But the modest growth left state lawmakers cautious on spending the pot tax money just yet. An estimate from the Colorado Department...

  • Colorado companies get help from innovators

    DENVER (AP) — A nonprofit organization that supplies office space and help developing finance and business plans is helping new companies thrive in Colorado. Officials in Loveland, Fort Collins and Golden, along four local banks and Colorado State University, are backing the company incubator...

  • Poll: Nationwide marijuana legalization inevitable

    Nationwide marijuana legalization seems inevitable to three-fourths of Americans, whether they support it or not, according to a new poll out Wednesday. The Pew Research Center survey on the nation's shifting attitudes about drug policy also showed increased support for moving away from...

  • Colorado Senate race focuses on GOP challenger Cory Gardner

    The Senate race in Colorado has shot toward the top of the nation's most competitive contests this midterm election year, giving the Democratic incumbent a tougher battle than he expected and Republicans a new pickup opportunity in their drive to win the chamber's majority.

  • 5 Things to Know about the Colorado budget

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado House approved a $23 billion budget Friday. The spending plan heads to the Senate for consideration next week. Here are 5 things to know about the budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. HOW BIG IS THE BUDGET? The proposed budget is larger than the current budget...

  • Colorado unemployment rate holds at 6.1 percent

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's unemployment remained at 6.1 percent in February as more people got jobs and even more joined the labor force. The Colorado Department of Labor and Employment said Friday that in a survey of households, the number of people reporting themselves as employed rose by...

  • Democrats use 2010 Colorado win as model for Senate campaigns

    Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., eked out a narrow victory over his Republican opponent, Ken Buck, in the 2010 midterm elections. Today, Bennet is chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, which this year must stave off another potential Republican wave if Democrats are to keep a...

  • Anti-fracking/Keystone groups make desperate 'cancer' claims to push agenda

    Did you know that hydraulic fracking and the oil sands that would be transported by the Keystone XL pipeline cause cancer? It makes sense: Environmentalists don’t like fracking or the Keystone XL, therefore, they cause cancer, right? Well, actually, no. It turns out that despite Dr. John...

  • Colorado has more money to spend next year

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado's public schools and colleges are getting hundreds of millions in next year's proposed budget to make up for cuts in previous years, and with the economy on the upswing, there's money left over to save for a rainy day. But more money to spend means more wrangling when...

  • GOP Senate candidate Cory Gardner reverses 'personhood' stance

    Republican U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner says he was wrong to support "personhood" measures that would restrict or ban abortion.

  • Campaign seeks more young Coloradans for insurance

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health advocates are hitting grocery stores and malls, and even sending out leggy models to get attention for the final days to get health insurance or face a fine. Four scantily clad models sat at a makeshift bar and served nonalcoholic juice Thursday in downtown...

  • Colorado oil, gas regulators say next flood could be worse

    The nearly 92,000 gallons of oil and polluted water that spilled from storage tanks during last fall's catastrophic Colorado flood have washed away without a trace, but future floods could be more damaging, state regulators said Monday.



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