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'I've Done My Time'; Lawmakers Join Family Fight To Free Colorado Inmate

By Kelly Werthmann

DENVER (CBS4) – A Colorado family’s three-year fight to have a convicted felon released from prison is gaining new momentum from state lawmakers. 1,779 more words

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New Tool Aims To Prevent Child Abuse

DENVER (CBS4)– Leaders in Colorado have developed a new tool to fight child abuse.

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined leaders in the Department of Human Services and more than 200 partners in preventing abuse to announce the new program on Thursday. 88 more words

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Lawmakers Approve Texting & Driving Penalty Increase

DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado lawmakers have approved a bill that would raise the penalties for texting and driving.

Currently, the fine for texting and driving is $50 with one point on an offender’s license. 68 more words

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A Voice of Colorado No. 57 Version 5.0:

The governor of the State of Colorado has an airplane for his use, and an annual budget of $4.5 million for it.

Mr. Hickenlooper does not need a plane, and taxpayers should not pay for it. 18 more words

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Bipartisan Deal At Capitol Will Change Colorado's Housing Market

DENVER (CBS4) – After years of fighting state lawmakers have reached a compromise that will change Colorado’s housing market.

Lawmakers are changing rules that limited construction in the metro area. 206 more words

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Colorado To Tighten Petition Verification For Candidates

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is tightening requirements for the petitions gathered by would-be political candidates.

A bill that passed the Senate 34-0 Friday sets a signature-verification procedure for those ballots. 113 more words

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Inside A Colorado Pot Club -- A Rare And Endangered Species

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – It’s the fish tank featuring a colorful reef made of glass marijuana pipes that ultimately sets the Speakeasy Vape Lounge apart from any other strip-mall bar and confirms what it really is: one of the United States’ only legal pot clubs. 862 more words

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