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Nearing 100 days, Trump’s approval at record lows but his base is holding
Nearing 100 days, Trump’s approval at record lows but his base is holding

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President Trump nears the 100-day mark of his administration as the least popular chief executive in modern times, a president whose voters remain...

Construction defects voices in Colorado Legislature finally getting in harmony
Construction defects voices in Colorado Legislature finally getting in harmony

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The angrier voices in the debate over construction defects litigation are finding a harmony, based on the floor debate of House Bill 1279 Friday. The...

Police findings that were dismissed by DA faulted El Paso County GOP chair in pedestrian's death
Police findings that were dismissed by DA faulted El Paso County GOP chair in pedestrian's death

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 15 hr ago

The head of El Paso County's Republican Party reportedly stopped his vehicle for one second and failed to check his rearview mirrors before backing...

Lawmaker informs school on JROTC protocol after homeless student wears uniform to testify
Lawmaker informs school on JROTC protocol after homeless student wears uniform to testify

By: Joey Bunch - 0 18 hr ago

A Colorado lawmaker said he meant well, but to the sometimes homeless teenager who testified on a bill in his JROTC uniform, it felt like retribution....

Former El Paso County commissioner Chuck Brown dies at 89
Former El Paso County commissioner Chuck Brown dies at 89

By: Ellie Mulder - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Charles "Chuck" Brown, a 14-year former El Paso County commissioner, died Friday at age 89. Brown served on the Board of El Paso County Commissioners...

Florida senator who used racial slur resigns
Florida senator who used racial slur resigns

By: - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Florida state senator who used a racial slur and vulgar language in a conversation with two African-American colleagues resigned...

Prospects fading for tax increase to fund Colorado transportation solution
Prospects fading for tax increase to fund Colorado transportation solution

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

A proposal to raise money for transportation infrastructure appears to have crashed in the Legislature as supporters scramble to secure the votes...

Colorado Springs, police agree to pay $212,000 to settle racial profiling lawsuit
Colorado Springs, police agree to pay $212,000 to settle racial profiling lawsuit

By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The City of Colorado Springs has agreed to pay $212,000 to settle a racial profiling lawsuit claiming city cops unlawfully targeted two...

The next big protest in Washington is this weekend’s March for Science. And there are more to follow.
The next big protest in Washington is this weekend’s March for Science. And there are more to follow.

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Washingtonians will have front-row seats this weekend to witness what has become a familiar backyard scene: another protest on the Mall. Activists...

Reports: U.S. prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks
Reports: U.S. prosecutors weighing charges against WikiLeaks

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

WASHINGTON — Two media reports say U.S. prosecutors are preparing or closely considering charges against the anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, including...

Freed Egyptian American prisoner returns home following Trump intervention
Freed Egyptian American prisoner returns home following Trump intervention

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

An Egyptian American charity worker who was imprisoned in Cairo for three years and became the global face of Egypt’s brutal crackdown on civil society...

Colorado House rejects ban on cannabis use in churches, OKs medical marijuana for PTSD
Colorado House rejects ban on cannabis use in churches, OKs medical marijuana for PTSD

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

As marijuana enthusiasts gathered in Denver's Civic Center on Thursday, praying for rain to hold off during 420 festivities, lawmakers across the park...

Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia
Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

By: - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

MOSCOW — Russia's Supreme Court on Thursday banned Jehovah's Witnesses from operating anywhere in the country, accepting a request from the justice...

Colorado lawmakers signal an impasse over Hospital Provider Fee negotiations
Colorado lawmakers signal an impasse over Hospital Provider Fee negotiations

By: Peter Marcus - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

The Colorado Legislature has hit an impasse on a proposal to restructure the Hospital Provider Fee. What started as a bipartisan effort to break a...

Mariachi band ambushes Cory Gardner at members-only Colorado Springs Chamber meeting
Mariachi band ambushes Cory Gardner at members-only Colorado Springs Chamber meeting

By: Chhun Sun - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner, who has been criticized for his aversion to holding town halls, was ambushed Wednesday by a mariachi band at what was supposed...

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