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Rep. Scott Tipton (credit: CBS)

Tipton Wins Colorado’s 3rd District GOP Primary

Two-term congressman Scott Tipton has won the Republican primary election for Colorado’s 3rd Congressional District, defeating tea party activist David Cox.

06/24/2014

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Recreational Pot Regulation Work Begins In Colorado

A 24-member task force appointed to set up marijuana rules meets Monday for the first time.

12/17/2012

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Vilsack Announces Rio Grande Conservation Plan

A new conservation plan to help the Rio Grande watershed is getting the backing of state and federal officials.

09/20/2012

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Colorado Battleground District Hard To Predict

Colorado’s largest congressional district is the size of Arkansas and boasts the state’s most contested race as first-term Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton and Democrat Sal Pace court voters with wildly divergent interests.

08/22/2012

Carleton Named Deputy Agriculture Commissioner

A former chief of staff for Colorado Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar has been named deputy agriculture commissioner.

06/01/2012

Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Gov. Hickenlooper Leads Trade Mission To Mexico

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is on a trade mission to Mexico this week, leading a 40-member delegation from the state.

03/26/2012

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Monte Vista Police Seek Clues In Double Slaying

Monte Vista police are trying to identify a person wearing a ski mask who was seen leaving the area where a couple were found dead.

02/16/2012

Sal Pace (credit: salpace.com)

Rep. Sal Pace Stepping Down From Leadership Post

Congressional candidate Rep. Sal Pace says is stepping down as the leader for Democrats in the Colorado House but will serve the remainder of his term in the Legislature.

11/15/2011

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Colorado Cantaloupe Farmers Fear Outbreak Fallout

Colorado’s cantaloupe farmers say they fear it will take time for people to feel safe eating Rocky Ford melons because of the deadly listeria outbreak linked to one farm.

10/19/2011

Cantaloupe (credit: CBS)

Cantaloupe Warning Issued After Listeria Outbreak

Health officials have issued a warning for cantaloupes from a revered melon-producing area of Colorado amid a bacteria outbreak.

09/13/2011

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