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GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson returning to Colorado Springs

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who is running for president, will rally with supporters in America the Beautiful Park Thursday at 6 p.m. according to the El Paso County GOP.

Carson came to...

Details of 'lavish' contract for Colorado pension program chief held under wraps

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Details of a proposed new compensation package for the head of Colorado's employee pension program won't be made public until after the board votes on the new salary and benefits Wednesday, but one source...

El Paso County Republicans want more access to state politicians

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Wendy Miller said she knows first-hand how small businesses can get steamrolled at the Colorado Capitol by bigger businesses with high-paid lobbyists who have lawmakers' ears.

"We saved 20 companies from...

City of Aurora drops Gaylord hotel appeal

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - The City of Aurora has dropped its appeal of a court ruling that some city tax incentives offered to a hotel development proposed near Denver International Airport violated the state's tax laws.

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New rules proposed for Colorado marijuana edibles; medicinal labeling a sticking point

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - Under new rules proposed to curb the accidental ingestion of marijuana edibles, pot-infused products would have to be marked - even when out of their packages - with the letters THC inside a red stop sign...

Head of El Paso County Democrats Christy Le Lait leaving her post, reflects with candor

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

After five years in the abject minority, Christy Le Lait isn't bitter about her time as head of the El Paso County Democratic Party, she's just a little cynical.

Le Lait is moving to Florida.

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Bipartisan military voter bill had winding path to becoming law

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

DENVER - It might have been the most supported yet beleaguered bill in the history of the Colorado General Assembly.

"I think we may have even set a record with how many times a bill can pass unanimously and...

Colorado Springs debate parties have different looks

By: MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com

Dylan Sparks, 17, wants his classmates and neighbors to be informed when they go to the polls in 2016.

The Palmer Ridge High School teen was expecting about 20 people at his parent's house Thursday night for...