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Banners promote free phones under the Lifeline program. (credit: CBS)

Phone Company ‘Outraged’ By Fraud, Abuse In ‘Obamaphone’ Program

A nationwide cellphone company distributing phones and cellphone plans in Denver as part of a massive government program says it is “outraged by the unacceptable actions” uncovered by a CBS4 undercover investigation.

13 hours ago

CBS4's Howard Nathan talks with Silver Mine Subs owner and State of the Union address guest Carolyn Reed (credit: CBS)

Denver Woman Who Wrote President Letter Invited To State Of The Union Address

Two people from Colorado will be guests of the White House during Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

01/19/2015

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Activists Push Obama, GOP On Immigration Policy

Two months after President Barack Obama’s executive order spared roughly five million illegal immigrants from deportation — including more than 100,000 in Colorado — those who would benefit from the policy say nothing’s changed.

01/16/2015

Climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson. (credit: CBS)

2 Friends Climb Into History By Their Bloodied Fingertips

American rock climber Tommy Caldwell was first to pull himself atop a 3,000-foot sheer granite face in Yosemite National Park, followed minutes later by his longtime friend Kevin Jorgeson.

01/15/2015

U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman, R-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. Coffman Splits With Republicans To Oppose Dreamer Roll Back

Congressman Mike Coffman voted against overturning one of President Barack Obama’s key immigration policies even though he disagrees with the president using executive orders to deal with immigration.

01/14/2015

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) holds his speakers gavel during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015  in Washington, DC. Today Congress convened its first session of the 114th Congress with Republicans controlling both the House and Senate.  (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

The Boehner Non-Rebellion A Non-Problem For GOP

The short lived and ineffective rebellion of 25 conservative Republican Congressmen during the re-election of Speaker of the House John Boehner made headlines but not much else difference in the big scheme of things.

01/06/2015

Students protest in Jefferson County in September 2014 (credit: CBS)

Top 10 Talkers In Colorado In 2014

From Facebook to Twitter to CBSDenver.com, CBS4 viewers had plenty to talk about in 2014.

12/29/2014

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colorado (credit: CBS)

Rep. DeGette Thinks Removal Of Cuba Blockade Will Benefit U.S. Companies

U.S. Rep. Diana DeGette was in Cuba the day before President Obama made this week’s big announcement.

12/20/2014

Spence Havlick (credit: CBS)

‘Like The Berlin Wall Coming Down': Group’s Reaction To Cuba Breakthrough

Calling their reaction “delighted surprise,” one Boulder organization with ties to Cuba heartily welcomed the president’s decision to normalize relations with the Communist island nation.

12/18/2014

Florence Ozor (credit: CBS)

Activist Fighting To Free Nigerian Girls: ‘Nothing Else Matters’

A Nigerian activist heavily involved in the effort to free schoolgirls kidnapped in her home country says the world is unfortunately forgetting about their plight while hundreds of girls are still held.

12/12/2014

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