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Colorado advances edible marijuana restrictions

Colorado advances edible marijuana restrictions

"They're hard to find, they're hard to identify, and they're hard to locate," said Rep. Frank McNulty, R-Highlands Ranch, one of the sponsors of the bill, which would prohibit edibles that mimic other foods or candies.

Colorado makes child abuse information public

DENVER | Colorado has created a website that provides the public with child-protection and child-abuse information for each county following a number of child deaths. The new website is part of a series of reforms for the state’s child protection …

Photo Essay Colorado hosts its own fracking boom

Photo Essay Colorado hosts its own fracking boom

The hydraulic fracturing operation, also known as "fracking," and others like it pump hundreds of thousands of gallons of water, mixed with fine sand and chemicals, deep underground to split the rock, and make the oil — and dollars — flow

Aurora in search of the great divide

Aurora in search of the great divide

The Tower Road median spans 3.2 miles and sees a high volume of traffic, but at a cost of roughly $100,000 per 0.1 mile, only one half-mile stretch will be repaired this year. That half-mile represents just one-half of one percent of all unfinished medians in the city

Aurora police change shoplifter mug shot sharing

Aurora police change shoplifter mug shot sharing

Aurora police spokesman Sgt. Chris Amsler said Chief Dan Oates made the decision after learning that suspects were having their mug shots shared before conviction

City council narrowly approves raising pay with meeting stipends

City council narrowly approves raising pay with meeting stipends

"We’re going to start paying ourselves for going to meetings that we agreed to do as council members. I’m not comfortable having a raise in that manner," said Councilman Bob LeGare

Prep sports: Survey finds countrywide participation up for 24th straight season

INDIANAPOLIS | Over 7.7 million high school students participated in prep sports in the 2012-13 school year according to a recent survey, marking a rise for the 24th consecutive year. In numbers found by the National Federation of High School …

Biking: How Fruita and Moab became mountain bike meccas

One’s an old uranium-mining town. Another rests smack dab in the middle of oil and gas country. From unlikely blue-collar roots, two of the planet’s premier mountain biking destinations took form. In 1983, the Groffs — father John and sons …

Hickenlooper ponders clemency for convicted killer Dunlap

Hickenlooper ponders clemency for convicted killer Dunlap

Arrogant and cold comments he made in media interviews were "the statements of somebody with untreated bipolar disorder who sees himself as a larger-than-life figure," said Phil Cherner, another defense lawyer.

Aurora officials say Houston developer will build massive $800M Gaylord hotel

Aurora officials say Houston developer will build massive $800M Gaylord hotel

“Everyone wants to come to Colorado, and we plan to build a hotel and conference center that will accommodate them in a manner complementary to all that this great state has to offer.”