By Neil McCabe | 12/10/13 06:41 AM
Second of a five-part series When the Interstate highway system was begun in the 1950s, a common fear was that regional cultures and unique local communities that were bypassed would be forever lost due to the vastly increased commerce between distant cities.
12/05/13 10:27 AM
(gazette.com) Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing a plan that would cut federal programs including Social Security, Medicare and crop insurance subsides by $30 billion a year so defense spending can be increased. Read more at...
By Associated Press | 12/04/13 11:05 AM
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A recount showed voters in the Denver suburb of Broomfield narrowly approved a five-year moratorium on fracking, but opponents filed a lawsuit challenging the vote-counting process and some voters' eligibility has been questioned.
12/02/13 10:04 AM
BROOMFIELD, Colo. — A recount of Broomfield's fracking vote is planned this week amid criticism from Secretary of State Scott Gessler about how the city handled the state's new voter registration law. The recount is scheduled to start Monday and wrap up Wednesday. The initial election...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
Connect for Health Colorado, the state Obamacare exchange, sent an enrollment letter to a dog after his owner attempted to enroll for insurance through the exchange. “I thought, ?Wow, this is so awesome,' " Shane Smith of Fort Collins, Colo., told the local Fox affiliate. “They have gone...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/20/13 12:37 PM
Two potential Republican presidential candidates, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Rep. Paul Ryan, both are running ahead of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the battleground state of Colorado, a poll released Wednesday showed. The Quinnipiac University poll shows Christie with...
By Kristen Wyatt | 11/19/13 09:25 AM
DENVER — Under pressure to tighten air quality standards for oil and gas drillers, Colorado officials on Monday proposed the nation's first statewide standards for methane emissions and other heightened safeguards. The proposed rules don't require more state inspections of drilling sites....
By Michael Barone | 11/13/13 06:00 PM
Colorado, writes National Journal's always-insightful Ronald Brownstein, is “America, writ small.” “A microcosm,” he goes on, “of the forces destabilizing American politics.”
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:56 AM
Ballot counting on a fracking measure in suburban Denver resumes Wednesday. The measure to ban hydraulic fracturing for five years fell 13 votes short of passing in the Nov. 5 election.
By Susan Haigh | 11/13/13 09:43 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — Thousands of students in five states will be spending more time at school. More than 9,000 students are attending select, high-poverty schools in Connecticut, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York that have developed expanded school schedules as part of the TIME...
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