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  • Ballot Countdown: Campaign news and notes

    By Megan schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Hip-hop star to 
moderate debate A gubernatorial debate that's focused on including third-party candidates will be moderated by Professor Griff from the hip-hop group Public Enemy. The debate is being organized by the Free & Equal Elections Foundation and begins at 7 p.m. Oct....

  • Big money contributed, spent in race for Colorado governor

    By MEGAN SCHRADER megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Money has poured into the Colorado governor's race over the past two weeks - more than $500,000 to the candidates alone - as Gov. John Hickenlooper and Bob Beauprez try to win over voters before ballots go out in early October. Hickenlooper, a Democrat, led the two-week campaign...

  • Hickenlooper, Beauprez find common ground, note differences in second debate

    By megan schrader megan.schrader@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    DENVER - Gov. John Hickenlooper and his Republican opponent, Bob Beauprez, went head to head Tuesday night for the second time in the state's heated gubernatorial campaign - each trying to trip the other up on hot-topic issues like abortion and the death penalty. Beauprez - after...

  • Colorado Springs killer gets 28-year prison sentence

    By andrea sinclair andrea.sinclair@gazette.com -
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    The man who pleaded guilty to shooting another man to death last year in Colorado Springs was sentenced to nearly three decades in prison at the El Paso County courthouse Wednesday. Preston Deangalo Johnson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and will serve 28 years in the Colorado...

  • Nearly two-thirds of misprinted immigrant IDs have been returned

    BY lisa walton lisa.walton@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    More than 60 percent of the misprinted IDs, permits and driver's licenses issued to non-citizens under a new program in Colorado last month have been returned, according to state officials. The cards were printed without the black label that indicates they are "Not Valid For Federal...

  • Student protests: A look at changes in college prep history courses

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

    DENVER — Colorado students and teachers are protesting a school board's attempt to change the new way some history college prep classes are being taught and tested. For years, high school teachers have complained that Advanced Placement history classes — electives which are meant to...

  • Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 13 hr ago

      DENVER — A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship. The students and teachers are protesting possible changes to...

  • Lawmakers seek more oversight of pot caregivers

    The Associated Press
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    DENVER — Colorado medical marijuana growers would face new restrictions, including how many plants they can cultivate for patients, under a proposal advanced Wednesday by a legislative panel. The goal, the lawmakers say, is to curb abuses in the state's medical marijuana industry,...

  • Scalia talks about pot in Colorado appearance

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    BOULDER — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia gave a fiery takedown of the idea that the constitution changes with time Wednesday. The conservative justice was speaking at the University of Colorado in Boulder. He joked that if the nation wanted nine judges to rewrite the U.S....

  • Live Chat: Publisher Dan Steever answers your Gazette.com questions, Thursday, 2:30 p.m.

    The Gazette
    Updated: 15 hr ago

    Join Gazette Publisher Dan Steever for a live web chat Thursday, 2:30 p.m. Steever will answer your questions related to Gazette.com's new digital subscription model. You can submit your questions by commenting on this article, or in advance via email at citydesk@gazette.com, or by...

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