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Colorado's marijuana income bountiful, but where does revenue go?
Colorado's marijuana income bountiful, but where does revenue go?

By: Peter Marcus - 0 6 hr ago

A marijuana industry group recently reported the sensational headline that Colorado had taken in a half-billion dollars in pot taxes since recreational...

Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exit
Trump renews Afghan war commitment, sees no speedy exit

By: - 0 7 hr ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Monday night the United States must continue fighting in Afghanistan to avoid the "predictable and...

The Latest: Trump skips talk of Afghanistan troop numbers
The Latest: Trump skips talk of Afghanistan troop numbers

By: - 0 8 hr ago

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will unveil his updated Afghanistan policy Monday night in a rare, prime-time address to a nation that broadly...

Colorado won't charge elector who wouldn't vote for Clinton 
Colorado won't charge elector who wouldn't vote for Clinton 

By: - 0 9 hr ago

DENVER — Colorado's top prosecutor won't prosecute an elector who refused to vote for Hillary Clinton even though state law required him to. Attorney...

Request to install security cameras in Colorado Springs park meets mixed reaction
Request to install security cameras in Colorado Springs park meets mixed reaction

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 10 hr ago

Support for an emergency request to install security cameras at John Venezia Community Park was mixed Monday afternoon among Colorado Springs City...

Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30
Secret Service says it will run out of money to protect Trump and his family Sept. 30

By: - 0 10 hr ago

The Secret Service said Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Trump and his family through the end of September,...

City to host community workshop Wednesday to review North Nevada Avenue master plan
City to host community workshop Wednesday to review North Nevada Avenue master plan

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 11 hr ago

Plans for North Nevada Avenue will be reviewed Wednesday night during a workshop hosted by the City of Colorado Springs. The public is invited to...

League of Women Voters plan Colorado Springs series on money in politics
League of Women Voters plan Colorado Springs series on money in politics

By: Joey Bunch - 0 12 hr ago

The League of Women Voters of the Pikes Peak Region is planning a series of community conversations in Colorado Springs about how money in politics...

Ed Perlmutter reverses himself, will run for Congress
Ed Perlmutter reverses himself, will run for Congress

By: Joey Bunch - 0 13 hr ago

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter announced Monday morning he's back in the race for his old seat in Congress from the 7th Congressional District. The Democrat...

City Council to vote on stormwater ballot language, $450,000 request for Venezia Park
City Council to vote on stormwater ballot language, $450,000 request for Venezia Park

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 20 hr ago

The Colorado Springs City Council will vote whether to cement the city's place on El Paso County's November ballot for a proposed set of stormwater...

Lesbian couple sue Colorado company for taking away insurance
Lesbian couple sue Colorado company for taking away insurance

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Sat, Aug 19, 2017

A lesbian couple in Los Angeles is suing a Colorado mortgage-banking company for taking away their spousal insurance, before employee Judith Dominguez...

Trump ousts Bannon, his influential and divisive strategist
Trump ousts Bannon, his influential and divisive strategist

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump’s White House, is leaving. Trump accepted Bannon’s resignation...

Ruling on Trump's 'one in, two out' on regulations has stakes in Colorado
Ruling on Trump's 'one in, two out' on regulations has stakes in Colorado

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

Colorado lawmakers and environmentalists are anxiously awaiting a federal judge's ruling on President Trump's "one in, two out" policy on regulations....

Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics
Trump defends Confederate statues, berates his critics

By: - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — With prominent Republicans openly questioning his competence and moral leadership, President Donald Trump burrowed deeper into the...

Colorado Springs resort apologizes for late response, cancels conference planned by white nationalist group VDARE
Colorado Springs resort apologizes for late response, cancels conference planned by white nationalist group VDARE

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Fri, Aug 18, 2017

The Cheyenne Mountain Resort announced Wednesday that it is canceling a three-day conference next April planned by the white nationalist group VDARE....

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