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The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Coffman: Funding May Be Available For VA Hospital Construction

Colorado Rep. Mike Coffman told CBS4 it’s possible Congress could allot $2 billion in so-called “unobligated” funding to revive construction at the VA hospital in Aurora, nearly a week after the contractor halted work.

12/16/2014

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Fort Carson Joins Study Of Army Job Standards

Fort Carson is participating in a study to help set physical performance standards for Army occupational specialties, starting with jobs that are currently closed to women.

12/16/2014

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Southwest Bag Workers Picket At DIA Over Flight Delays

Saying Southwest Airlines is neglecting workers and its customers, baggage handlers are bringing attention to the company’s slide in on-time performance as they seek a new contract.

12/16/2014

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Postal Workers Gear Up For The Onslaught

They call it the Super Bowl for the post office as United States Postal Service employees are working non-stop with Christmas fast approaching.

12/15/2014

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Colorado Resort Towns Worry Over Pot Perception

Business is booming in Colorado’s mountain resorts, and the addition of recreational marijuana stores this year has attracted customers curious about legalized pot.

12/15/2014

Paradise 4 Pets (credit: CBS)

Pets Get Luxury Accommodations At DIA

Dogs and cats are given the royal treatment at a new pet boarding facility at Denver International Airport.

12/12/2014

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Return Fraud Results In Illegal Gift Cards

It’s an illegal business worth billions and the holiday shopping season is the prime time for return fraud. Thieves take items off store shelves and then take them to the return counter, pretending to have purchased the item.

12/10/2014

Sticky Buds is offering joints for 5 cents in exchange for warm clothes or non-perishable food to help the homeless (credit: CBS)

Pot Shop Gives Discount In Exchange For Homeless Donation

A marijuana business in Denver is giving customers a discount if they donate to help the homeless.

12/10/2014

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Granby Votes To Annex Land To Prevent Opening Of Retail Pot Shop

The town council in Granby voted to annex a small piece of county land to block a retail marijuana entrepreneur from opening a pot shop in the mountain town.

12/10/2014

The VA Hospital under construction in Aurora (credit: CBS)

Judge Says Contractor Can Walk Away From Building VA Hospital In Aurora

Contract workers may be looking for new jobs because construction has officially stopped at the new VA Hospital in Aurora.

12/10/2014

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