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Documents: Illegal pot ring shipped tons out of Colorado (1)

March 26, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado is doing a good job keeping legal marijuana from spilling beyond state borders despite a newly unsealed indictment alleging 32 people earned millions of dollars by illegally …

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Summit County leads discussions on new Colorado wildfire agreements (2)

March 25, 2015 — 

After spearheading 10 months of discussion on state wildfire laws affecting counties, Summit County commissioners signed a series of agreements on Tuesday that would update outdated policies on wildfire management …

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Report: Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal pot (3)

March 25, 2015 — 

DENVER — The legalization of marijuana in Colorado hasn’t solved the racial disparities in enforcement that drug-policy reformers had hoped to end, with blacks still far more likely than whites …

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Woman who had baby cut from belly released from hospital (4)

March 25, 2015 — 

Woman who had baby cut from belly released from hospitalLONGMONT, Colo. — A Colorado woman whose unborn baby was cut from her womb by a stranger with a kitchen knife …

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Colorado Senate approves repeal of new gun background checks (5)

March 25, 2015 — 

DENVER — Senate Republicans voted to undo new Colorado background checks for gun purchases between private sellers conducted online and in person, but their repeal is expected to hit a …

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32 indicted in in Colorado illegal marijuana operation (6)

March 25, 2015 — 

DENVER — A Colorado grand jury has indicted 32 people on charges that they illegally grew and shipped thousands of pounds of marijuana to other states, most often Minnesota. The …

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Fire danger high in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Kansas (7)

March 24, 2015 — 

DENVER — Dry weather and winds forecast to gust to around 45 mph are expected to raise the risk of wildfires across the eastern half of Colorado as well as …

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Colorado GOP moves to repeal new background checks for guns (8)

March 24, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado Senate Republicans notched a symbolic victory in the gun-control debate by giving initial approval to repealing new background check requirements. The GOP took control of the chamber …

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“Step up Main Street” project brings update to downtown Frisco (9)

March 23, 2015 — 

The second round of construction for Frisco’s Main Street is slated to start in just a few days, on April 6. The city center, which was last updated in 1982, …

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Millie Hamner bill adds protections for Colorado sexual assault victims (10)

March 23, 2015 — 

Gov. John Hickenlooper signed a bill on Friday that would expand on “Vonnie’s Law,” a piece of legislation designed to crack down on Colorado sex offenders. The bill, proposed by …

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Colorado pot plants quarantined due to possible pesticides (11)

March 23, 2015 — 

DENVER — The city of Denver has ordered commercial pot growers to quarantine hundreds of marijuana plants because of possible pesticide violations. The order affects six commercial growers of recreational …

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Fire-damaged biomass plant may not reopen until summer (12)

March 23, 2015 — 

GYPSUM, Colo. — A plant built to convert beetle-killed trees into electricity in western Colorado is still shut down three months after a fire and likely won’t open until the …

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Missing hiker dies after he was found near Colorado Springs (13)

March 22, 2015 — 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A hiker who was reported missing while hiking on Blodgett Peak near Colorado Springs on Saturday has died. Search and rescue crews located the 28-year-old man …

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Train derails in Colorado, dumping tons of coal; no injuries (14)

March 22, 2015 — 

HUDSON, Colo. — A train jumped its tracks early Sunday, dumping tons of coal from more than two dozen cars near the northern Colorado town of Hudson. No injuries were …

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Records: Woman accused of taking baby said she was pregnant (15)

March 19, 2015 — 

LONGMONT, Colo. — A Colorado woman accused of cutting open the belly of a pregnant woman and removing her unborn baby went to great lengths to show her family she …

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Liquor stores, brewers team up to fight supermarket sales (16)

March 19, 2015 — 

DENVER — The battle over whether to allow Colorado supermarkets to sell wine and beer could end up being decided by voters themselves and opponents are going on the offensive. …

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Utah police take over probe into Grand Junction teen’s death (17)

March 19, 2015 — 

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Police in Utah are taking over the investigation into the death of an 18-year-old Grand Junction woman whose remains were found in western Colorado. The …

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March 19, 2015 — 

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Lawmakers reach deal on immigrant driver’s licenses (19)

March 19, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers reached a deal Wednesday on a standoff over how to pay for a program that lets immigrants get driver’s licenses regardless of their legal status, an …

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Lawmakers get Colorado economic report ahead of budget votes (20)

March 18, 2015 — 

DENVER — Colorado lawmakers will be presented with a quarterly report on how much tax dollars the state is collecting as they prepare to debate and vote on the annual …

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