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Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe
Rudy Giuliani to join Trump legal team in Russia probe

By: - 0 4 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia...

Colorado bill would grant benefits to families of fallen local officers
Colorado bill would grant benefits to families of fallen local officers

By: Erin Prater - 0 9 hr ago

While Colorado lawmakers in March celebrated the passage of a bill to provide health benefits to the families of fallen state employees, families who...

How bad does Denver want Amazon HQ2? Not so bad, survey says
How bad does Denver want Amazon HQ2? Not so bad, survey says

By: Mark Harden - 0 9 hr ago

Amazon HQ2 = 50,000 jobs; $5 billion in investment. The potential benefits of landing Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters have been touted endlessly....

Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?
Will a #MeToo wave help elect a woman as Colorado governor?

By: David O. Williams - 0 11 hr ago

Cary Kennedy sees two waves potentially carrying her into the governor's mansion in November: Not only a blue wave of support for Democrats, but also...

Pot plant parting gift surprises Colorado Springs Utilities CEO
Pot plant parting gift surprises Colorado Springs Utilities CEO

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 14 hr ago

Jerry Forte was clearly uncomfortable Wednesday during his penultimate board meeting as chief executive officer of Colorado Springs Utilities. His...

Hickenlooper drops hints about presidential run at D.C. event
Hickenlooper drops hints about presidential run at D.C. event

By: Tom Ramstack - 0 Yesterday

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper appeared to come closer than he has to date in suggesting he might seek the presidency after an...

Hickenlooper orders flags at half-staff in honor of the late Barbara Bush
Hickenlooper orders flags at half-staff in honor of the late Barbara Bush

By: Erin Prater - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has ordered flags across the state lowered in honor of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died Tuesday at age 92....

Colorado politicians remember Barbara Bush for her fierce love of family, country
Colorado politicians remember Barbara Bush for her fierce love of family, country

By: Erin Prater - 0 Yesterday

Colorado politicians are remembering former first lady Barbara Bush as a pillar of strength and character who fiercely loved both her family and...

El Paso County to hold educational event, candlelight vigil for child trafficking awareness
El Paso County to hold educational event, candlelight vigil for child trafficking awareness

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Yesterday

An opportunity to learn more about child trafficking and how to prevent it will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday by El Paso County. The event at...

Is Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election bid in trouble? Colorado Supreme Court will review ballot challenge
Is Rep. Doug Lamborn's re-election bid in trouble? Colorado Supreme Court will review ballot challenge

By: Ernest Luning - 0 Yesterday

The Colorado Supreme Court will decide whether U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn stays on the primary ballot, or if a legal challenge over petition signatures...

Colorado Springs City Council approves $425,000 lawsuit settlement without public vote
Colorado Springs City Council approves $425,000 lawsuit settlement without public vote

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 Yesterday

In yet another apparent violation of the state's open meetings law, the Colorado Springs City Council approved a lawsuit settlement worth nearly half a...

Neil Gorsuch casts the deciding vote for Supreme Court to side with immigrant facing deportation
Neil Gorsuch casts the deciding vote for Supreme Court to side with immigrant facing deportation

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

The Supreme Court sided with an immigrant convicted of residential burglary and facing deportation and found the term “crime of violence” was...

Federal judge weighs special master to review seized Trump-Cohen records
Federal judge weighs special master to review seized Trump-Cohen records

By: - 0 Tue, Apr 17, 2018

NEW YORK — A federal judge signaled Monday that she is unlikely to grant President Trump’s request to let him unilaterally determine what material...

Denver proposes tax hike on marijuana for affordable housing
Denver proposes tax hike on marijuana for affordable housing

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

DENVER — Denver officials have unveiled a plan that would have marijuana buyers help pay for an expansion of the city's 10-year, $150 million...

Colorado teachers rally for more money for schools, less for corporations
Colorado teachers rally for more money for schools, less for corporations

By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Hundreds of Colorado teachers left their classrooms Monday morning and descended on the state Capitol to demand that lawmakers protect public pensions...

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