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Cantaloupe Or Peaches? Colorado Lawmaker Says — Both

Cantaloupe or peaches? Alamosa Republican state Sen. Larry Crowder wants both to be Colorado’s official state fruits.

04/12/2014

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Colorado Bill To Allow Remote Testimony Delayed

People who want to testify on a bill at the state Capitol may no longer need to drive several hours to come to Denver.

03/17/2014

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Western Slope Gears Up For Significant Snowfall

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Colorado’s Western Slope.

01/29/2014

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Investigators Head To Western Slope Helicopter Crash Site

National Transportation Safety Board and FAA officials are expected to arrive Tuesday to investigate after a helicopter crashed near Silt in western Colorado, killing all three people aboard.

01/28/2014

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Group Accused Of Maiming Mountain Lions For Easier Hunt

They were once a group that guides clients on mountain lion hunts, but now two men are charged with federal wildlife crimes.

01/09/2014

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Another Snowstorm Headed For Colorado

Coloradans braced for another round of snow this weekend as blistering cold temperatures continue across the state, filling homeless shelters and snarling traffic.

12/06/2013

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After Unjust Sentence, Colorado Begins Paying Inmate

Prison time for a murder he didn’t commit robbed 52-year-old Robert Dewey of priceless moments, like the birth of his grandchildren and the burial of his only son.

10/27/2013

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Ambulance Stolen On Western Slope Found In La Junta

Authorities on the Western Slope are trying to figure out how a missing ambulance ended up 400 miles away.

10/25/2013

Mexican migrant workers harvest organic parsley at Grant Family Farms on Oct. 11, 2011 in Wellington. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Farm Bureau Says Agricultural Workers Hard To Find

The president of the Colorado Farm Bureau said Wednesday fruit growers and ranchers are having some crops go unpicked and animals untended because they can’t get a dependable supply of field workers because of a stalemate over immigration reform.

09/27/2013

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Teen Killed, 2 Others Injured In CO Poisoning

A teen has died and another is in critical condition after being exposed to carbon monoxide in a camper.

09/10/2013

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