John Hickenlooper

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Hickenlooper Plans To Address Long-Term Unemployed

Colorado’s unemployment rate is at 4.3 percent. But tens of thousands of residents still have been unable to find a job for more than six months.

12/05/2014

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (credit: CBS)

Tribes Honor 2 Who Refused To Take Part In Sand Creek Massacre

One by one, the runners walked by the simple marble gravestone of one of two U.S. Army officers who refused to fire on their ancestors in one of the worst atrocities in the settlement of the West.

12/03/2014

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United Airlines Begins Direct Flights To Panama City

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is headed to Panama City aboard the first direct flight to the Central American capital.

12/03/2014

The Colorado Legislature on the first day of the session (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Wrestle Over Birth-Control Funding

Colorado Democrats who credit a drop in teen pregnancy to expanding access to long-acting birth control such as intrauterine devices have to convince Republicans next year to use state funds for the contraceptives.

11/27/2014

CBS4's Jim Benemann served lunch at the Denver Rescue Mission on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

CBS4 Anchor Team Joins Hickenlooper, Hancock In Serving Thanksgiving Lunch

CBS4 anchors Karen Leigh and Jim Benemann volunteered to serve Thanksgiving dinner to homeless and low income families on Wednesday.

11/26/2014

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Hickenlooper, Hancock Serve Thanksgiving Lunch

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock will be serving a Thanksgiving lunch to homeless and low-income people.

11/26/2014

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Immigration Revamp Is ‘Combustible,’ Hickenlooper Says

The political fight over President Barack Obama’s immigration plan is playing out in Colorado, too, where Gov. John Hickenlooper called it “very controversial.”

11/21/2014

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Environmental Groups To Sue Over Gunnison Grouse

Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status.

11/20/2014

Patrons at the Centennial Gun Club on Monday (credit: CBS)

Time’s Come For Armed Teachers In Schools, Say Some Educators

After Gov. John Hickenlooper said he’s open to discussing the possibility of teachers carrying guns in Colorado schools, several teachers said Monday they should be trained just like police officers.

11/17/2014

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Hickenlooper: ‘Open’ To Discussion About Arming Teachers

“There is not a parent in this state that doesn’t want to make sure we’re doing everything possible to make their kid safe,” Hickenlooper said.

11/17/2014

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