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Pot-Related Poison Control Calls Up In Colorado And Washington

Marijuana-related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children.

01/23/2015

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Colorado Senate Votes To Expand Blood Tests In Assault Cases

A measure to expand the crimes for which defendants must submit blood samples is among the first bills moving forward in the Colorado Legislature.

01/20/2015

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Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

After two weeks of formalities, Colorado lawmakers will get down to work this week.

01/18/2015

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Greeley Oil And Gas Meeting Draws Intense Interest From Industry, Residents

In Greeley, where oil and gas perhaps has the greatest impact in Colorado, industry supporters and concerned citizens again raised their hopes and fears during a community meeting on Thursday.

01/15/2015

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Hickenlooper To Deliver State Of The State Address

Gov. John Hickenlooper’s annual State of the State address Thursday is likely to highlight Colorado’s economic prosperity during the past four years, and focus on looming budgetary challenges because of constitutional spending limits.

01/15/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Try Again To Ban Traffic Cameras

Colorado lawmakers will take another look at banning speeding and red-light cameras, an idea that has had bipartisan support but that municipalities and law enforcement staunchly oppose.

01/14/2015

Gov. John Hickenlooper at is inauguration ceremony on Tuesday (credit: CBS)

Colorado ‘Poised To Be A Model State,’ Hickenlooper Says In Inauguration

Gov. John Hickenlooper took the oath of office Tuesday morning to begin his second term as Colorado’s governor.

01/13/2015

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5 Things To Know At The Colorado Statehouse This Week

An inaugural celebration highlights the first full week of work for the Colorado Legislature.

01/11/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Get First Peek At New Digs

Colorado lawmakers returning to work Wednesday have spiffier digs. The opening of the 2015 session marked return to business after years of renovations.

01/07/2015

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Colorado Lawmakers Start Session Under New Management

Colorado lawmakers started work Wednesday under new management: Republicans took command in the state Senate for the first time in a decade, and Democrats retained control of the House but elected a new speaker.

01/07/2015

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