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The air tanker at Centennial Airport on Wednesday (credit: CBS)

What Colorado’s Aerial Firefighting Fleet Would Look Like

The bill to create Colorado’s own aerial firefighting fleet is getting bipartisan support and Gov. John Hickenlooper is on board. The funding has been approved and now more details are coming out about what the fleet would look like.

04/10/2014

Meadows Park in Lyons was completely destroyed in the flooding (credit: CBS)

Parks And Trails Devastated By Flooding Will Rebuild With $13 Million In Grants

Parks and trails devastated by last fall’s record flooding are getting a second chance thanks to a $13 million grant. More than a dozen projects are benefiting from the funding.

04/09/2014

Tom Tancredo (credit: CBS)

Tancredo 1st Republican To Make Governor Ballot

Former Congressman Tom Tancredo is the first Republican to make primary ballots for the chance to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper.

04/09/2014

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Not As Many People Buying Recreational Pot As Predicted

Sales tax revenue on recreational marijuana in Colorado is down compared to early projections.

04/08/2014

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Colorado Pot Sales Up Slightly In 2nd Month

Sales of recreational marijuana rose slightly in Colorado in the second month of retail sales, according to state tax estimates released Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Expanded Duty To Report Threats In Colorado Becomes Law

A proposal to expand the duty of mental health professionals in Colorado to report threats has been signed into law.

04/07/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Scales Back Pot Tax Prediction

Colorado’s uncertain marijuana market has prompted the governor to ratchet back his projection of how much tax the newly legal drug could produce.

04/07/2014

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Colorado Senate Funds Aerial Firefighting Fleet

Colorado lawmakers agreed Wednesday to budget $21 million for an aerial firefighting fleet designed to spot and attack wildfires faster, a response to historic back-to-back wildfire seasons.

04/03/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Panel To Discuss Complaint About Gov. Hickenlooper

Colorado’s ethics panel will deliberate in public later this month about a complaint that the governor improperly accepted funds from a partisan group that has supported him in elections.

04/01/2014

Jimmy R. Newton, Jr. (credit: southernute-nsn.gov)

Southern Ute Tribe Leader Dies In Colorado

The Southern Ute Indian Tribal Council says Chairman Jimmy R. Newton, Jr., died Monday after a short illness. He was 36.

04/01/2014

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