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Racial disparities an issue in Denver police shootings, I-News inquiry finds (1)

November 25, 2014 — 

A black Denver resident is three times more likely than a white resident to be shot by law enforcement. Latino residents are nearly twice as likely to be shot. At …

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The fido files: A three-legged dog tale looking at bites, euthanasia and names (2)

November 22, 2014 — 

In a recent series titled “K-9 Confidential,” Rocky Mountain PBS I-News and 9News looked at Front Range dogs from three angles: which breeds bite the most, which are euthanized most …

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Mountain Town News: Diverting food from landfill to composting (3)

November 22, 2014 — 

ASPEN – A program called “Scraps,” which has a high-minded goal of saving money and the environment, too, got a public push in Aspen this week. It all begins in …

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Rape kits can be hard to find for college students (4)

November 21, 2014 — 

Jada Garber, tall and confident, was entering her senior year at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011 when she was forced into a group that she never wanted …

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Pot treats may face Colorado scrutiny (5)

November 16, 2014 — 

DENVER — Saying they’re still worried that edible pot sweets are too attractive to kids, Colorado health authorities plan to ask Monday for a new panel to decide which marijuana …

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Ski towns mostly stay on blue side (6)

November 15, 2014 — 

Ski towns and resort mountain valleys of the West have usually tilted Democratic, at least in recent years. This year was no exception. Despite major Republican gains across the United …

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Colorado health exchange seeks to boost numbers (7)

November 15, 2014 — 

DENVER — Colorado’s state-run insurance exchange opened for its second year of business Saturday, and health officials are hoping to attract a third more customers. Connect For Health attracted about …

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Gunnison sage grouse granted federal protection through ESA (8)

November 12, 2014 — 

DENVER — Federal wildlife officials have granted protection to the Gunnison sage grouse, a move that could bring restrictions on oil and gas drilling and other land uses to preserve …

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Your guide to winter driving in the Colorado High Country (9)

November 11, 2014 — 

We've all been there. Snow is swirling, visibility is limited, windshield wiper fluid is running on empty and suddenly the most relevant thing ahead is a pair of ominous red …

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Mountain News Roundup: When all that remains of a Bonanza is a name (10)

November 9, 2014 — 

BONANZA, Colo. — When does a town cease to be a town? That’s been the question this year for Bonanza, a place that for most of its existence has failed …

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Don Hunt to resign as executive director of CDOT (11)

November 6, 2014 — 

Don Hunt, executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation, is leaving his post as part of an agreement he made with newly re-elected Gov. John Hickenlooper. Hunt, who was …

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Colorado businesses suffer under tax code’s war on marijuana (12)

November 6, 2014 — 

Tuesday’s elections meant sweeping victories for the marijuana industry nationally, but in Colorado, the outcome was more of a mixed bag. Alaska, Oregon and Washington D.C. legalized recreational marijuana, while …

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GOP’s Gardner beats Udall in heated US Senate race (13)

November 4, 2014 — 

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Republican Rep. Cory Gardner on Tuesday defeated first-term Democratic Sen. Mark Udall in one of the priciest U.S. Senate races in the nation. The contest is …

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Democrats’ streak on the line in Colorado election (14)

November 3, 2014 — 

DENVER — Befitting its status as a national political bellwether, Colorado is home to at least three nationally watched political races that will be decided Tuesday. Democratic Sen. Mark Udall …

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Mountain Town News: Ice climbing gains traction in Ouray (15)

November 1, 2014 — 

OURAY, Colo. – A calico cat sat in the highway that bisects Ouray one night last week, unfazed by passing traffic because, in fact, there was none. Nights this time …

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US voters deciding on billions for conservation (16)

October 30, 2014 — 

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Voters across the nation are deciding whether to set aside billions of dollars for parks and preservation in what some environmentalists are calling one of the most …

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Republicans and Democrats want Latino voters, but neither party talks about what matters to many of them, immigration reform (17)

October 28, 2014 — 

Latinos account for about 20 percent of Colorado’s population and about 14 percent of its voters. The group represents a major player in the state’s most contentious elections. But while …

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No leads emerge in disappearance of Broncos fan (18)

October 28, 2014 — 

DENVER — Relatives of a Denver Broncos fan who disappeared during last week’s game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish …

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Colorado man disappears during Denver Broncos game (19)

October 27, 2014 — 

DENVER — Relatives of a Broncos fan who went missing during last week’s game are wondering how a man with no known health or personal problems could seem to vanish …

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Phallic gourds replace iPad tortoises on roof of Aspen Art Museum (20)

October 24, 2014 — 

A pair of suggestive concrete sculptures of squashes have filled the space once occupied by three much-ballyhooed iPad-clad tortoises in the rooftop sculpture garden of the Aspen Art Museum, in …

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