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Colorado Woman Who Championed Obamacare Loses Insurance Plan

President Barack Obama is apologizing to Americans who are losing their current health insurance plans. Millions of people are getting cancellation notices, including about 250,000 Coloradans.

11/08/2013

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

David J. Wineland, a physicist at the U.S. Department of Commerce's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado, speaks at a press conference held at NIST on October 9, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Wineland has won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Physics for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable measuring and manipulation of individual quantum systems."  Wineland has worked at NIST for 37 years and is internationally recognized for his research on trapped ions. (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

Shutdown Puts Nobel Prize Winners’ Work On Hold

Last October, David Wineland was basking in the limelight after winning the Nobel Prize in physics for his groundbreaking work in quantum physics.

10/15/2013

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Furloughed Government EPA Workers Protest In Denver

Americans are fed up with Congress. The approval rating for Congress has been dropping for some time, but it hit rock bottom with the government shutdown.

10/01/2013

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Coloradan Nominated For Energy Regulatory Post Withdraws

President Barack Obama’s nominee to be the nation’s top energy regulator withdrew Tuesday, conceding he did not have enough support for confirmation.

10/01/2013

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FDA: Criminal Case Against Jensen Farms Shows Food Safety Is Paramount

Criminal charges against two cantaloupe farmers over a deadly food-borne illness send an emphatic message to fruit and vegetable growers to crack down on safety, federal regulators said Friday.

09/27/2013

Dave Thrush sent in this photo of Platte River flooding on Sept. 13.

More Rain Hampers Flooding Rescue Efforts

The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.

09/15/2013

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Colorado Recall Stifles Gun Effort In Congress

Gun control advocates say the National Rifle Association-aided recall of two Colorado legislators who backed new gun restrictions will make it harder to revive stalled efforts in Congress to tighten firearm laws.

09/14/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks about flooding on Sept. 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

President Obama Signs Colorado Emergency Declaration

President Barack Obama declared an emergency exists in Colorado. He ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to severe storms, flooding and mudslides.

09/12/2013

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Congress Looks At Justice’s Marijuana Decision

The Obama administration is facing criticism over its attempt to straddle the federal law that makes marijuana illegal and state laws that permit recreational use of the drug.

09/10/2013

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