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3 companies in Colo. exempted from contraception rule

3 companies in Colo. exempted from contraception ruleA federal judge has barred the government from requiring three companies in Colorado to provide certain kinds of contraception under the federal health care law.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Politics

Tax law quirk means pot may pay off (literally)

Tax law quirk means pot may pay off (literally)Colorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise tax revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may give some of the money directly to residents.
  • Politics
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Local

Colo. prisons make small profit from inmate work program

Colo. prisons make small profit from inmate work programAuditors say Colorado prisons are making big profits from charging inmates for phone calls and other personal items. But they're struggling to break even from shops run by inmate labor to make furniture and other goods sold to state agencies and the public.
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  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Health

More Coloradans left uninsured by glitch

More Coloradans left uninsured by glitchMore people are learning they've fallen victim to a glitch in Colorado's official health insurance exchange
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  • 4 days, 11 hours ago
Politics

Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcohol

Colorado lawmakers consider banning powdered alcoholColorado lawmakers will consider whether to ban powdered alcohol before the product arrives in stores.
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  • 4 days, 17 hours ago
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El Paso County to require drug testing for TANF

El Paso County to require drug testing for TANFEvery month, more than 2,200 families in El Paso County take advantage of Colorado Works - a program aimed at helping parents and children in need through federal funds.
  • Politics
  • 5 days, 8 hours ago
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Balance of Power: What can Congress get done?

Balance of Power: What can Congress get done?The President laid out an ambitious, progressive agenda to an opposition Congress in the State of the Union address.
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  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Politics

Former state senator pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former state senator pleads guilty to embezzlementA former state senator accused of falsifying time sheets for work at a sheriff's department and a university has pleaded guilty to embezzlement.
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Polis co-sponsors bill undoing federal hemp ban

Polis co-sponsors bill undoing federal hemp banThe Industrial Hemp Farming Act would bring the hemp crop back to U.S. agriculture
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

College tuition caps rejected by Colorado lawmakers

College tuition caps rejected by Colorado lawmakersThe Senate Education Committee voted 5-4 on party lines Thursday to reject the bill.
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  • 1 week ago
Politics

Undocumented immigrant driver's license vote delayed

Undocumented immigrant driver's license vote delayedA vote has been postponed to discuss a proposal to help Colorado's struggling undocumented driver's license program.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Politics

Obama: 'The shadow of crisis has passed'

Obama: 'The shadow of crisis has passed'Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child care help for the middle class and a...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Colorado rejects legal clarification for same-sex unions

Colorado rejects legal clarification for same-sex unionsColorado won't address some legal questions about same-sex unions until there's a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court on gay marriage.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

'Biosimilars' bill returns to Colorado Legislature; would allow generics to be swapped for biotech drugs

'Biosimilars' bill returns to Colorado Legislature; would allow generics to be swapped for biotech drugsA bill that would allow generic drugs to be used to substitute brand name drugs at pharmacies is returning to Colorado.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Health

Greeley adds e-cigarettes to public smoking ban

Greeley adds e-cigarettes to public smoking banGreeley is banning the use of electronic cigarettes inside vapor shops.
  • Health
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Colorado may order new health exchange review

Colorado may order new health exchange reviewColorado is poised to give its health insurance exchange a new review.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Obama to stress middle class in State of the Union

Obama to stress middle class in State of the UnionPresident Obama will argue Tuesday that the nation has "turned the page" from its past economic problems and use his annual State of the Union speech to push long-blocked Democratic ideas in the face of new Republican majorities in Congress.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Local

Fort Collins mulls smoking ban expansion

Fort Collins mulls smoking ban expansionA new smoking ban may be on the horizon in the Choice City – and it could seriously limit where smokers can light up.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Colo. Senate votes to expand assault case blood tests

Colo. Senate votes to expand assault case blood testsThe testing is already required of defendants in second- and third-degree assault cases.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Marijuana caregivers, doctors face legislative scrutiny

Marijuana caregivers, doctors face legislative scrutinyTwo years into recreational marijuana legalization, Colorado is taking a second look at its rules for medical marijuana.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

President Obama names his 'designated survivor'

President Obama names his 'designated survivor'This year's designated survivor for the State of the Union speech: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Covering the SOTU on social media

Covering the SOTU on social mediaThe State of the Union address is a social media event.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

State of the Union Address live chat

State of the Union Address live chatWelcome to 9NEWS' live blog and chat for the State of the Union Address 2015.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Jeffco GOP seeks lawmaker for open seat

Jeffco GOP seeks lawmaker for open seatJefferson County Republicans are looking for candidates to fill an empty spot in the state House.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Marijuana caregivers, doctors face legislative scrutiny

Marijuana caregivers, doctors face legislative scrutinyTwo years into recreational marijuana legalization, Colorado is taking a second look at its rules for medical marijuana.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Hickenlooper in Switzerland to speak at economic forum

Hickenlooper in Switzerland to speak at economic forumGov. John Hickenlooper is in Switzerland to speak at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

State of the Union Address

State of the Union AddressState of the Union Address 2015 coverage.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago