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  • Colorado Senate control unknown as write-in ballots counted in Adams County

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    An overnight shift in election results in one state House of Representatives race has Democrats confident they will retain their majority in House next year - even if by only one seat. But the state Senate is in doubt as everyone awaits results that are trickling in from Adams...

  • Update: Dems may hold onto Colorado House control

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Update: Colorado Democrats' odds of holding the state House improved overnight with Daniel Kagan taking the lead after Arapahoe County reporter final results. Term-limited Speaker Mark Ferrandino will hold a news conference at 12:15 p.m. to talk about the results. The GOP needs to...

  • Letter sent from Colorado's 'Supermax' claims knowledge of al-Qaida plot

    Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man imprisoned for a role in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks says he wants to testify in open court about an alleged plot by al-Qaida to shoot down Air Force One and assassinate former President Bill Clinton and his wife, Hillary. In a four-page, handwritten letter...

  • Vandals paint graffiti on Colorado State Capitol

    Associated Press -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

      DENVER - Ten people have been arrested after the Colorado State Capitol was spray-painted with graffiti, some of it referring to the Internet activist group Anonymous. The vandalism occurred Wednesday night, possibly around 9:30, during a demonstration at the Capitol in...

  • BTL Rewind: Gazette editors, reporters talk election aftermath

    The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Join The Gazette for a live post-election analysis and a look ahead to what’s next. Gazette editor Rob Johnson, reporters Tom Roeder and Stephen Hobbs will join Between The Lines host Eric Singer for a live discussion at 1 p.m.

  • Mountain Metropolitan Transit wins awards

    Stephen Hobbs
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Mountain Metropolitan Transit won awards for social media and print marketing at the American Public Transportation Awards Expo last month.   The AdWheel Awards, which were presented in Houston, Texas, were given to transit agencies for print, electronic, campaigns, social media...

  • Rejection of stormwater plan could mean lawsuit for Colorado Springs

    By monica mendoza monica.mendoza@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    A failed stormwater proposal could trigger legal action from Pueblo County and is expected to become a campaign issue in the race for Colorado Springs mayor. Voters rejected a proposal Tuesday to create a regional stormwater authority that would have collected annual fees from...

  • Interactive map: See how Hickenlooper won Colorado

    By Maria St. Louis-Sanchez, The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    While Gov. John Hickenlooper, a Democrat, squeaked out a victory in Tuesday's election, a county-by-county look shows that he owes most thanks to the central part of Colorado. Much of eastern and western Colorado voted for Republican challenger Bob Beauprez. Local results show that...

  • El Paso County shatters election turnout record

    By Kassondra Cloos kassondra.cloos@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 5, 2014

    Scores of hotly contested races and ballot issues this November drove more El Paso County voters to the polls and their mailboxes than any previous midterm election. By Tuesday's 7 p.m. deadline, nearly 67 percent of the 340,000 voters who received ballots in the mail had turned them...

  • Election notebook: No on 2G makes Manitou Springs 40th city in state to allow rec pot sales

    Published: Thu, Nov 6, 2014

    Pot fans 'thrilled' 
2G lost in Manitou Opponents of the move to overturn recreational marijuana sales in Manitou Springs were "thrilled" with the defeat of Measure 2G. "Our city put together responsible regulation based on hundreds of hours of feedback from the community. These...

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