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Copter4 flew over as workers replace gold leaf on the state Capitol dome (credit: CBS)

All That Glitters Is Gold: Finishing Touches On State Capitol Dome

Workers are putting the finishing touches on the new gold leaf covering the state Capitol’s dome.

08/13/2014

(credit: Barry Staver/AngloGold Ashanti-NA)

Gold For Colorado Capitol Dome Back From Italy

The gold that will be used to replace the gilding on the state Capitol dome is back in Colorado after being transformed into gold leaf in Italy.

06/18/2013

(credit: Barry Staver/AngloGold Ashanti-NA)

Gold Leaf To Travel To Italy As Part Of Capitol Restoration Project

Gold mined in Colorado’s Cripple Creek and Victor areas is now on its way to Italy where it will be turned into gold leaf and then returned to the state.

03/05/2013

The state Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Dome To Be Covered During Repairs

The dome of the Colorado Capitol is going under wraps.

01/25/2012

The state Capitol (credit: CBS)

Capitol Dome Repairs Could Be Made With Just $2 From Every Coloradan

Donations are falling short to make repairs to the state Capitol, despite attempts to raise millions of dollars needed to bring the dome and building back to its original glory.

09/22/2011

A 2010 image of the damage at the Capitol around the dome (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Hike To Help Repair The Dome

Colorado’s state Capitol dome is in desperate need of repair. State lawmakers said they haven’t come close to raising the money needed.

07/21/2011

(credit: CBS)

Colorado Dome Repairs Face Delay Amid Weak Fundraising

Repairs to Colorado’s Capitol dome are facing a six-month delay as expenses to restore the rusting cast-iron dome mount and private fund raising lags.

04/14/2011

(credit: CBS)

So Far, Colorado Slow To Donate To Capitol Fund

Colorado’s effort to raise money to repair its rusting Capitol dome is getting off to a rusty start itself.

02/18/2011

State Hopes To Get $8M From Public To Save Capitol Dome

The campaign to save the Capitol dome got under way on Wednesday. Organizers are also making it easy for people to donate. Residents can make $5 donations by texting the word “dome” to 50555.

01/19/2011

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