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A drilling operation in Erie (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper Optimistic About Fracking Panel

Gov. John Hickenlooper says resolving land-use conflicts between energy companies and homeowners is one of the most important issues he’s worked on and he’s optimistic a panel he assembled will provide recommendations to minimize clashes.

09/09/2014

The Mork & Mindy House in Boulder (credit: CBS)

Boulder Memorial To Robin Williams Grows

Fans mourning the death of Robin Williams continued to flock Tuesday to the house made famous in Williams’ 1970s sitcom “Mork & Mindy.”

08/12/2014

The Eisenhower–Johnson Memorial Tunnels (credit: CBS)

New Fire Suppression System For Eisenhower Tunnel Get Green Light

It’s one of the biggest concerns in Colorado’s highway system — what if the Eisenhower–Johnson Memorial Tunnels had to be closed and repaired? The state is moving one step closer to making sure that doesn’t happen.

08/06/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis at a news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Fracking Compromise May Create a Bigger Fight in 2016

While the big compromise announced this week may keep fracking off of the 2014 ballot, it may have only intensified the fight in the next round.

08/05/2014

Activists protest a fracking compromise between Gov. Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis (credit: CBS)

Anti-Fracking Activists Tell Rep. Polis They’re Upset With Compromise

Not everyone is happy about a fracking compromise announced on Monday.

08/05/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis at a news conference announcing a compromise on fracking measures. (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper, Polis Fracking Compromise Would Pull Ballot Measures

Gov. John Hickenlooper and Rep. Jared Polis announced Monday a compromise on Colorado’s contentious fracking issue that’s dominated ballot measures, resulted in a lawsuit and spurred voter-approved bans on drilling.

08/04/2014

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Experts Weigh Denver’s Migrant Children Plan

Immigration experts reacted on Sunday to Denver’s plan to possibly shelter and care for migrant children who have entered the country illegally by the tens of thousands since the fall.

07/20/2014

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Polis, Hancock Would Welcome Child Refugees To Denver

Rep. Jared Polis, D-Boulder, praised the “poise and grace” of the children entering the United States across the Mexico border, just as Denver is considering seeking federal grants to care for them.

07/18/2014

A sign in Commerce City (credit: CBS)

Future Of Fracking Put To Voters In Colorado

The issue of whether local communities should have more control over fracking seems to be headed to voters on the November ballot.

07/16/2014

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Hickenlooper: No Special Session On Fracking

Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday that he won’t call a special legislative session seeking to grant communities more control over Colorado’s booming oil and gas industry.

07/16/2014

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