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CBS4's Lauren DiSpirito talks with farmer Kirk Eppelsheimer about hemp farming (credit: CBS)

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.

04/23/2014

"Teapot Dome" originally acquired its name from a rock nearby which resembled a teapot (credit: rmotc.doe.gov)

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.

04/23/2014

Greeley elementary school parents organized to oppose a plan to drill within 1,000 feet of their school. (Getty Images)

Energy Company Backs Off Plan To Drill Near School In Greeley

Parents of a Greeley elementary school students have succeeded in blocking an energy company’s plan to drill for oil and natural gas near their school.

04/22/2014

Jensen Farms (credit: CBS)

Jensen Farms Owners’ Restitution Drastically Reduced

CBS4 has learned that the Jensen Farms owners now have to pay only a fraction of the restitution they were ordered to give victims of their contaminated cantaloupes.

04/21/2014

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Colorado Phone Case Maker OtterBox Pays $4.3M Customs Fine

Smartphone case maker OtterBox has paid a $4.3 million fine to settle claims that it underpaid customs duties on products manufactured overseas for five years.

04/21/2014

Medical Marijuana (credit: Colorado Department of Transportation)

Colorado Abandons Medical Marijuana Crackdown

Colorado appears to be giving up on its effort to crack down on medical marijuana growers using a legal loophole to grow high numbers of pot plants without the kind of oversight faced by commercial growers.

04/21/2014

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Higher Drilling Fines Approved By Colorado House

A bill to increase fines on the oil and gas industry is on its way to the Colorado Senate after the state House gave it final approval Monday.

04/21/2014

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Michaels Confirms Breach Of As Many As 2.6M Credit Cards

Michaels Stores Inc. says Thursday that about 2.6 million cards used at its namesake stores may have been affected in a security breach but it has received “limited” reports of fraud.

04/18/2014

The Colorado Deptartment of Labor & Employment (credit: CBS)

Colorado Adds 3,300 Jobs From February To March

Colorado added jobs for the 29th straight month in March, and as the good economic news mounts, more people are seeking work, the state’s chief economist said Friday.

04/18/2014

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Tougher Regulations For Edibles Moves Forward At State Capitol

The state House has given initial approval to a measure that would add tighter regulations to edible marijuana products.

04/18/2014

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