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Patrons at a marijuana store celebrate its opening in January. (credit: CBS)

Marijuana, Gay Marriage Lead Top 6 Colorado News Stories Of First Half Of 2014

Social issues and the weather found center stage in the first half of 2014 in Colorado, with legal pot and not-so-legal gay marriage claiming the headlines.

07/08/2014

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Western Slope Landslide: It’s Just A Matter Of When

The landslide that skidded down out of a bowl shaped drop-off from the Grand Mesa Sunday night had enough material to stretch out for three miles, and it was hundreds of feet deep in some spots.

05/30/2014

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Western Slope Mudslide Still Unstable, Hampering Search

Rescue teams were searching Monday for three men reported missing after a ridge collapsed in a remote part of western Colorado following heavy rain.

05/26/2014

Dillon Reservoir on Monday (credit: CBS)

Dillon Reservoir Could Fill For The First Time In Years

The mountain snow is melting and it looks like Colorado’s white winter in the high country will bring good news for residents along the Front Range.

04/21/2014

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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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