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Buyout money may be much lower than expected for owners of Colorado Springs homes ravaged by landslides
By: - 0 13 min ago

William Farkas has been trying to keep his good credit rating by making $1,500 monthly mortgage payments on his landslide-destroyed house in Colorado...

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Student privacy upgrades wait signature of Colorado governor
By: - 0 14 min ago

DENVER — A bill giving Colorado one of the nation's toughest state laws to protect the privacy of student data awaits the governor's signature.


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Bills that aim to protect indigent defendants await Colorado governor's signature
By: - 0 18 min ago

Colorado Springs' $103,000 settlement over debtors' prison tactics comes as similar practices have come under fire by state lawmakers.


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Colorado Springs settlement will pay dozens of wrongly jailed homeless and impoverished people
By: Jakob Rodgers - 0 38 min ago

The only thing Colorado Springs' debtors' prison system collected over the last two years: A $103,000 bill.

Colorado Springs must pay dozens...

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Colorado lawmakers finally confront state's housing crunch
By: - 0 4 hr ago

DENVER — Proposals to tackle Colorado's skyrocketing housing costs have finally been offered in the state Legislature. But lawmakers don't have much...

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Latest ruling on U.S. Senate primary: Let candidate on ballot - for now
By: Megan Schrader - 0 5 hr ago

DENVER - Robert Blaha is officially on the ballot for U.S. Senate, according to a judge's order that clarified questions Wednesday about whether the...

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Killed bill seen as insult by Colorado Springs-area legislator
By: Megan Schrader - 0 11 hr ago

DENVER - A hearing on a bill that would have ended "double taxation" on a piece of land in Fountain was interrupted mid-testimony and re-adjourned...

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Blaha has decision delayed on whether he will make Republican primary ballot
By: Megan Schrader - 0 22 hr ago

DENVER - Ryan Fraizer, a candidate for U.S. Senate has said his campaign will appeal a court ruling that appears to prevent him from getting his name...

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Health care executive confirmed as Colorado lieutenant governor
By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — Health care executive Donna Lynne has completed her final confirmation hearing to be Colorado's next lieutenant governor and appears to be...

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EPA offers $600,000 for monitoring after mine waste spill
By: - 0 Yesterday

DENVER — The Environmental Protection Agency says it will provide $600,000 for three states and two Indian tribes to monitor river conditions in the...