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4th Grader Tries To Sell Pot In Greeley School

School officials in northern Colorado are asking parents to take care with their newly legal recreational marijuana, after fourth graders were caught dealing the drug on an elementary school campus.

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Colorado Lawmaker Pushes For School Arrest Stats

A Colorado state senator says she’ll be pushing law enforcement agencies to report statistics showing what happens when trouble at school leads to the arrests of young people, but police see the new requirement as just one more unfunded burden.

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Hemp Expansion Sails Through Colorado Senate

A Colorado bill to expand industrial hemp production has cleared the state Senate and now heads to the House.

10 hours ago

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Man Injured In Fire In Fruita

A man has been injured after an early-morning fire engulfed a house and a car in Fruita.

10 hours ago

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Climber Rescued In Eldorado Canyon State Park

Boulder rescue crews carried down a 26-year-old climber who injured his ankle while climbing in Eldorado Canyon State Park on Tuesday.

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Denver Company Hired To Sell Teapot Dome Petroleum Reserve

Teapot Dome, the Wyoming federal oil reserve that was at the root of a 1920s political scandal, is up for sale, this time to the highest bidder.

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Plan Would Direct Pot Taxes Toward Drug Education

Colorado would save most of its marijuana tax money while spending about $23 million on school nurses and drug treatment and outreach under a plan approved Tuesday be legislative budget writers.

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Georgia Child Molester Arrested In Colorado Had Ankle Monitor

A convicted child molester from Georgia was wearing an ankle monitor but allowed to leave the state when he came to suburban Denver this month believing he would be meeting a teenage girl for sex, authorities said Tuesday.

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Death In Denver Jail Ruled Suicide

Authorities say a 55-year-old inmate found dead in the downtown Denver jail took his own life.

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James Holmes’ Attorneys Appeal Sanity Exam Order

Attorneys for Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes are appealing a judge’s order requiring a second sanity evaluation to the state’s Supreme Court.

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