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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, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, 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, left, at an Aug. 4, 2014, 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

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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

Summit County Commissioner Dan Gibbs talks with CBS4's Jeff Todd (credit: CBS)

Summit County Wants To Acquire Land For More Affordable Housing

There’s an effort to bring more affordable housing options to one of Colorado’s most popular destinations. It’s taking an act of Congress, but Summit County should soon acquire a big chunk of land for more housing.

07/10/2014

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Hearing Held On Fracking Campaign Finance Dispute

An administrative law judge in Denver is hearing a complaint alleging that a group promoting fracking limits isn’t properly disclosing its source of money.

07/09/2014

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