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Colorado Shifts Mortgage-Settlement Funds

A $23 million chunk of Colorado’s share of the nationwide $25 billion federal mortgage banking settlement is being reallocated to help provide affordable housing, including for residents of counties hit by floods and wildfires.

01/29/2014

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Convenience Store At Center Of Lawsuit For Allegedly Selling Spice

The Colorado Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against a convenience store, accused of selling a synthetic and potentially deadly drug known as “spice.”

01/21/2014

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New Colorado Program Aimed At Teen Prescription Drug Abuse

The group that brought edgy ads to television and billboards in an effort to reduce meth abuse is bringing that same approach to a statewide effort to prevent teen prescription drug abuse.

01/15/2014

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State Shuts Down Several Air Duct Cleaning Companies For Scamming

According to a lawsuit filed by the attorney general’s office, several air duct cleaning companies not only scammed people out of money, the service could get some customers sick.

11/25/2013

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Suncor To Pay $1.9M To Settle Sand Creek Oil Spill Lawsuit

Suncor oil refinery operators have agreed to pay $1.9 million to settle a lawsuit by federal and state authorities over an oil spill that contaminated Sand Creek and the South Platte River.

11/19/2013

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Colorado Passes Tax On Pot For Schools, Regulation

Further bringing marijuana into the mainstream, Colorado voters decided Tuesday to treat the blossoming industry like other businesses by passing hefty taxes designed to raise money for schools and regulation.

11/05/2013

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Colorado Voters Deciding How To Tax Pot

On Tuesday, voters decide whether to approve a 15 percent pot excise tax to pay for school construction, plus an extra sales tax of 10 percent to fund marijuana enforcement.

11/01/2013

Residents hold up signs during the recall election in September. (credit: CBS)

Court Reaffirms Ruling On Colorado Recall Elections

The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its decision that voters do not have to first vote “yes” or “no” on recall elections to have their votes for a successor validated, a ruling that could force the state to rewrite part of its constitution.

10/21/2013

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Longmont Tobacco Store Faces ‘Spice’ Charge

A Longmont tobacco store is being accused of selling illegal synthetic marijuana.

09/30/2013

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Appeals Court Panel Considers TABOR Challenge

Colorado is asking the federal courts to stay out of a dispute about whether its strict tax and spending limits has robbed the state of a republican form of government.

09/23/2013

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