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Students protest outside Standley Lake High School against the curriculum review. (credit: CBS)

History Fight Coming To A Head At Jefferson County School Board Meeting

A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in Jefferson County on Thursday, with students and teachers expected to pack a school board meeting where the controversial changes could face a vote.

10/02/2014

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Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Obtain Unwanted Military Equipment

Records show several Colorado law enforcement agencies have an array of equipment that the military no longer needs.

08/18/2014

Opponents of Amendment 67 rally on the state capitol steps on Tuesday. (credit: CBS)

Personhood’s Third Go-Round Heats Up State Capitol Steps

Supporters and opponents of one of Colorado’s most emotionally charged ballot measures battled over well-tread topics — abortion, women’s health, the rights of the unborn, contraception and more — during competing rallies on Tuesday on the state capitol steps.

07/22/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Signing Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines

A measure that prohibits Colorado municipal courts from jailing poor people for being unable to pay fines will be signed into law.

05/09/2014

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Felony DUI Bill Dies In State Senate

A bill that would have meant a felony conviction for people repeatedly caught driving drunk died in the state Senate on Tuesday.

05/06/2014

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Boulder Considering Ban On Verbal Panhandling

The Boulder City Council is considering a new rule that would ban people from verbally panhandling.

05/05/2014

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Some Lawmakers Reluctant To Change Colorado DUI Laws

Colorado has some of the most lenient laws against drunk drivers and some lawmakers are reluctant to change that.

05/05/2014

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Some Colorado Sheriffs Ending Immigrant Detainers

Some Colorado sheriffs will no longer honor requests from federal immigration authorities to continue to detain someone once they are eligible to be released on the charges for which they were initially arrested.

04/29/2014

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Bill Prohibiting Jail For Fines Heads To Hickenlooper

A proposal to stop jailing poor people for being unable to pay municipal court fines got approval from the Colorado Legislature Wednesday and it has been sent to the governor.

04/23/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Restrict Solitary Confinement

A year after a Colorado inmate held in solitary confinement allegedly gunned down the state prisons chief upon being released, lawmakers are moving to restrict use of the punishment for the mentally ill.

04/22/2014

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