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Slavery rears its ugly head in Colorado

It seemed like a no-brainer: Colorado's voters were asked to eliminate an archaic and offensive reference to slavery as a punishment for a crime...

How Trump pushes swing states to Democrats

Once a swing state in presidential elections, Colorado has teetered on the brink of becoming solidly Democratic. Donald Trump may have pushed it over...

Rocky Mountain low (taxes)

By 2030, Colorado's population will grow from 5 million to 7 million people, thanks in part to a strong and diverse economy, the state's...

EPA knew of risk at tainted gold mine

Internal documents released late Friday show managers at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency were aware of the potential for a catastrophic "blowout" at an...

Road shooting cancels Colorado bicycle race

The shooting death of a bicyclist considered the unofficial mayor of a normally quiet Colorado town has led organizers to cancel a popular annual...

Taking another look at pot use during pregnancy

Colorado lawmakers struggling to make sense of incomplete scientific evidence about marijuana use by pregnant and nursing women have scrapped a bill to add...

Pot use on the rise in Colorado

Colorado emerged as the state with the second-highest percentage of regular marijuana users as it began legalizing the drug, according to a new national...

Legal pot brings more homeless to Colorado

Chris Easterling was sick of relying on drug dealers in Minneapolis when he needed marijuana to help ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. They...

Pot stays hidden in the grass in Colorado politics

Colorado has seen feisty debates this fall, with candidates in close races for governor, Senate and the U.S. House arguing over abortion rights, energy...

Lots of jabs in Colorado Senate debate

Health care and the partial government shutdown underscored the first debate Saturday between U.S. Democratic Sen. Mark Udall and Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner,...