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Teen Birth Rate In Colorado Down 40 Percent

The teen birth rate in Colorado dropped 40 percent from 2009 through 2013, and state officials say a health initiative aimed at low-income women is partially responsible.

07/03/2014

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Colorado Governor Touting Family Planning Effort

Gov. John Hickenlooper is joining the state’s chief medical officer to tout a state initiative to reduce teen births.

07/03/2014

Gov. John Hickenlooper signs the "Revenge Porn" bill  into law at the state Capitol (credit: CBS)

Gov. Signs Bill Banning ‘Revenge Porn’

It’s now a crime in Colorado to post intimate pictures of someone online for the purpose of humiliating them.

05/29/2014

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Gov. Hickenlooper Reflects On Pros, Cons Of Legislative Session

Gov. John Hickenlooper is already talking about the possibility of a special session just one day after state lawmakers wrapped up their regular session.

05/08/2014

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Colorado Parents Prefer Metal Detectors In Schools

Parents in Colorado believe metal detectors should be in our schools in order to better protect students. That’s according to a new school safety poll by Quinnipiac University.

04/23/2014

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Tougher Regulations For Edibles Moves Forward At State Capitol

The state House has given initial approval to a measure that would add tighter regulations to edible marijuana products.

04/18/2014

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Colorado Angles To Expand Hemp Industry

Colorado is just starting its experiment with industrial hemp production. But interest in the new crop is so strong that the state is moving to expand the number and size of farms that can grow marijuana’s non-intoxicating cousin.

04/18/2014

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Red Light, Photo Radar Ban Bill Gets Green Light In Senate

A bill to ban red light and photo radar cameras across the state has gotten initial approval in the Colorado Senate.

04/17/2014

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Colorado Private Eye Bill Clears Senate

Another attempt in Colorado to require private investigators to get state licenses is being debated at the state Capitol.

04/17/2014

Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Colorado Democrats Give Up Abortion Fight

A divisive abortion proposal suggested by Colorado Democrats was scuttled before it could come to a vote.

04/16/2014

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