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  • Colorado AG says cybercafes are illegal gambling

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    DENVER — The Colorado Attorney General's office has issued a legal opinion concluding that cybercafes are a form of gambling requiring approval from voters before they can continue to operate, and they do not qualify for an exemption as sweepstakes. It will be up to local law...

  • Manitou Springs sets a record that businesses can appreciate

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sat, Oct 11, 2014

    Manitou Spring's record-breaking summer continued in August, with a 17 percent sales tax revenue increase from the previous month. The $362,293 sales tax revenue total for the month was an increase of more than $50,000 from July, which had been the city's highest total. It was also...

  • Beauprez touts plan to limit early releases for Colorado prison inmates

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Bob Beauprez was in Colorado Springs on Friday morning touting his plan to improve public safety, including a "truth in sentencing" policy that would limit early release of inmates from the Department of Corrections. The gubernatorial candidate held the news conference at the Colorado...

  • President Clinton papers on Monica Lewinsky, others released

    Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    WASHINGTON — The White House plotted strategies to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other scandals, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives that delve into painful chapters in Hillary...

  • State House candidate chastised for sending insensitive email

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Gordon Klingenschmitt, a Colorado Springs state House candidate who has gotten attention from making controversial statements, told three members of the Colorado Springs lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community he would only meet with them after the election and only if his...

  • Senate candidates trade barbs before raucous Pueblo crowd

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    PUEBLO - It was a fun U.S. Senate debate in Pueblo on Thursday night, a break from the tense public exchanges candidates Mark Udall and Cory Gardner had in Grand Junction and Denver this election season. The crowd at the Action 22 debate was noisy as people cheered and sometimes...

  • Past elections a favorable trend for House District 18 incumbent

    By CAROL MCGRAW carol.mcgraw@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    If the past two elections for representative of state House District 18 are indicators, the challenger may have an uphill battle this year. Pete Lee, a Democrat, won the job by nearly 10 percentage points in 2010, and he retained the seat in 2012 with a 12-point victory. But Michael...

  • Coffman, Romanoff clash on immigration

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER — Immigration has been the main issue in Colorado's most competitive congressional race, and it took center stage again Thursday in the final English-language debate between Republican Rep. Mike Coffman and his Democratic challenger, Andrew Romanoff. The two are jousting for a...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez weigh in on pot repeal

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    DENVER — Whether marijuana legalization should be repealed in Colorado came up during the latest gubernatorial debate Thursday in Fort Collins, with Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper saying it would be premature to put the question to voters. Instead, Hickenlooper said the state...

  • Carlson, Nordberg ready for House District 14 challenge

    by lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Democrat Glenn Carlson, 30, calls his efforts to win in House District 14 an "uphill battle." The Colorado College graduate and small-business owner is looking to unseat Republican Dan Nordberg, 31, who ran unopposed in 2012. "Obviously, we're both young. We probably have similar...

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