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  • Poll reverses projections on Hickenlooper-Beauprez race

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: 55 min ago

    The last time Quinnipiac University unveiled a poll in the governor's race it was breaking news that Gov. John Hickenlooper, the Democratic incumbent, had fallen shockingly behind his Republican challenger Bob Beauprez. But slightly more than a month later, the Massachusetts...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for another debate

    Associated Press
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DENVER — Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper will face Republican challenger Bob Beauprez in one of their last debates before the election in two weeks. Hickenlooper and Beauprez are debating Thursday at an event hosted by the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry....

  • Colorado Springs looking at options to move bus station

    By JAKOB RODGERS jakob.rodgers@gazette.com -
    Updated: 20 hr ago

    Colorado Springs' downtown bus terminal may be relocated to a more eye-pleasing site amid rider safety concerns and issues with buses entering and exiting the current station, Mountain Metro Transit's director said. A $190,000 study seeking land for a new terminal is awaiting final...

  • One Colorado city: No thanks to 5-cent bag fee

    Associated Press
    Yesterday

    FORT COLLINS — Fort Collins is bagging plans to charge shoppers for using disposable bags. In the face of a grassroots opposition effort, city councilors voted Tuesday to repeal the 5 cent fee set to take effect in April. The Coloradoan (http://noconow.co/1rqhEr5 ) reports...

  • Rep. Doug Lamborn may cruise to reelection with 'non-campaign' strategy

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    Voters in the El Paso County-centered 5th Congressional District likely won't see a slew of yard signs for U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn. He hasn't purchased TV ad time leading up to Election Day on Nov. 4. And he's refused to debate Democratic challenger Irv Halter. In fact, Lamborn...

  • City for Champions supporters tout benefits of downtown Colorado Springs sports venue

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Yesterday

    For years, downtown Tulsa, Okla., had a reputation as quiet and dull - the kind of place where the sidewalks were rolled up at night. That was before the Tulsa community invested in a major, publicly funded economic development initiative, which included a new downtown civic arena,...

  • Developers, construction businesses put money behind school bond measures

    By DEBBIE KELLEY debbie.kelley@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    The most recent campaign finance reports filed with the Colorado Secretary of State's office show that developers and others involved with the real estate industry have a heavy hand in backing local school property tax proposals. Of the six local school districts asking voters to...

  • Wet summer may help city IT budget

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    A rainy summer helped the parks department with its 2014 budget, and it just might help the information technology department in 2015. - The city budgeted $3.7 million to water the city's parks in 2014, park officials said Tuesday during the second day of the City Council budget...

  • Cost of funding city election a sticking point

    By monica mendoza - the gazette
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    There is $600,000 budgeted for 2015 city elections. - Some council members question whether that is enough. What if there is a mayoral runoff, as there was in 2011, some council members asked City Clerk Sarah Johnson. - Johnson said at the council's budget meeting Tuesday that if there...

  • Order to remove Colorado newspaper copies reversed

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    FORT COLLINS — A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers,...

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