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Gov. Hickenlooper Signs $25 Billion Colorado Budget

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year, which sends more money to schools and refunds to taxpayers because the state is collecting more money than it can keep.

04/24/2015

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Military Vets Plan To Summit Peak In Memorial Day Tribute

Four military veterans are aiming to summit North America’s tallest mountain on Memorial Day, armed with the names of hundreds of Americans who have died while serving their country.

04/24/2015

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Colorado Student Testing Debate Down To 2 Bills

The final days of the 2015 legislative session in Colorado are seeing a major battle over how to reduce standardized testing requirements in public schools.

04/24/2015

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Glider Pilots To Compete At Air Force Academy This Weekend

About 30 glider pilots are expected to compete in an aerial acrobatics competition at the Air Force Academy.

04/24/2015

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Colorado Shooting Survivors Turn To Faith, Forgiveness

Nearly three years have passed since James Holmes, wearing body armor, opened fire in a deadly attack at a packed Colorado movie theater, and survivors and relatives of the 12 moviegoers who died are still trying to make sense of the shooting.

04/24/2015

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Senator: Design Changes Might Be Behind VA Hospital Costs

Multiple design changes may be the reason a veterans hospital under construction near Denver soared more than $1 billion over budget, the chairman of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee told reporters after touring the half-finished complex Friday.

04/24/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Advance Ban On Red-Light, Speed Cameras

A push to ban speeding and red-light cameras in Colorado advanced out of a key House committee Friday, but supporters worry time is running out for the bill as the session nears its end.

04/24/2015

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Judge Weighs Whether To Stop Expanded Coal Mining Near Craig

A federal judge in Denver is considering a lawsuit to stop the expansion of coal mining in northwestern Colorado.

04/24/2015

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Hickenlooper To Sign $25 Billion Colorado Budget

Colorado’s $25 billion budget for next year, which includes money for taxpayer refunds and more funding for education, is about to become official.

04/24/2015

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Senators In Colorado To Scrutinize Over-Budget VA Hospital

Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are traveling to Colorado to ask why the VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver is more than $1 billion over budget.

04/24/2015