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Colorado legalized recreational marijuana, and is now renewing efforts to get teens to stay away from it. Marijuana isn't evil, but teens aren't ready for it: That's the theme of a new effort by Colorado to educate youths about the drug that's … more
Strict limits on methane emissions passed a year ago in Colorado mean the state's energy producers will not be affected by the federal government's new plan to crack down on the powerful greenhouse gas. The Obama administration announced Aug. 18 … more
Unemployment rates fell in 24 U.S. states last month, including some of those with early presidential nominating contests. In Colorado, the jobless rate dipped from 4.4 percent to 4.3 percent. Jobless rates rose in 14 states and were unchanged … more
It was Jordan Harder’s first day of school, entering first grade at Welby Community School in Mapleton. Of course, she’s the teacher, but as a first-year teacher, everything was new to her as well. She spent a lot of time gathering items, … more
On the first day of school, students across the Front Range sat down at their desks with their pencils, pens and notebooks, ready to learn. What you may not have know is that 41 percent — 369,673 of Colorado’s 889,006 students — possibly … more
Weighed down with stuffed backpacks that hang to their knees, the first through sixth grade students at Explore Elementary School bound down the sidewalk ready for the first day of the school year. It’s tradition for the day to begin by meeting … more
Wind power. Blood work. Infusion systems for interventional radiology and 3D metal printing — four radically different businesses in scientific and technical fields. But they share a common thread of innovation. Congressman Ed Perlmutter, … more
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the powerful painkiller OxyContin for a new use in children 11 to 16 who are suffering from severe, long-term pain. OxyContin is an extended-release opioid that has long been used to treat … more
A Lakewood baker who would not make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple cannot cite his Christian beliefs in refusing them service because it would lead to discrimination, the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled Aug. 13. The three-judge panel said … more
Westminster residents looking for a thrifty shopping experience and a place to donate items they no longer need will have a new hot spot this fall. Arc Thrift Stores is in the process of getting its special use permit to take the ownership of … more
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