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  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez meet for another debate

    By IVAN MORENO Associated Press -
    Updated: 50 min ago

    DENVER - Colorado Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper and Republican challenger Bob Beauprez have debated seven times in their too-close-to-call gubernatorial contest, and it's clear they're beginning to get on each other's nerves. Hickenlooper has likened Beauprez's debating style to...

  • Transit is the topic at Council budget hearing

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Cianna Reider was late to the City Council budget meeting Thursday. Her bus was late, she said. Again. Reider, 24, asked City Council to consider pumping up the 2015 transit budget to increase bus routes, frequency and hours. It's been a struggle, she said, to find a job near bus...

  • Michelle Obama urges thousands to vote in Colorado campaign stops

    BY MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazettte.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER - First Lady Michelle Obama urged a Denver crowd of about 1,500 supporters Thursday to be the votes that tip the scales for Democrats in Colorado during next month's midterm elections. "A lot of people were shocked when Barack won because they were counting on people like us to...

  • Food-label measure in Colorado sparks big spending

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DENVER — Farms and fields dominate Colorado ads opposing a ballot measure to require labels on some foods that have been genetically modified, with farmers telling voters the labels will damage their businesses. But farmers and agriculture groups are just bit players in the $11...

  • Widow of slain prisons chief asks Beauprez to leave tragedy out of gubernatorial fight

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    The widow of slain prisons chief Tom Clements asked gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez to stop using her families' tragic loss for personal and political gain. "We're requesting you to please stop referencing our tragedy in your debate statements and in your campaign ads," Lisa...

  • Poll reverses projections on Hickenlooper-Beauprez race

    Megan Schrader
    Updated: 14 hr 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: 18 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: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    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
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    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 -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    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...

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