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CU Opposes 4-Year Degrees At Community Colleges

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 05.03.2013 | Denver

University of Colorado President Bruce Benson and several other leaders of state colleges are opposing a bill that would allow community colleges to o...

Vet Faces Jail Time For Using Marijuana As Treatment For PTSD

The Greeley Tribune | Whitney Phillips | Posted 05.03.2013 | Denver

Former U.S. Navy Corpsman Jeremy Usher came home in 2003 from Iraq and Afghanistan to sleepless nights and panic attacks, with vivid flashbacks of com...

Ex-CIA Contractor Pleads Guilty In Parking Spot Assault

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 1 (Reuters) - A former CIA contractor who triggered an international incident in 2011 when he killed tw...

An Open Letter From YouthBiz

YouthBiz | Posted 05.01.2013 | Impact
YouthBiz

We made it! I hope that you have enjoyed reading the posts and hearing from the different people who are shaping our journey. It has been our absolute...

Franklin Sain's Attorney Says Alleged Threats Are Free Speech

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Denver

The attorney for Franklin Sain, the 42-year-old Colorado Springs man who was arrested last week for allegedly threatening Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora...

Hickenlooper: State Will Sue Any City That Bans Fracking

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Denver

Gov. John Hickenlooper is defending fracking once again, but this time he's ready to go to court. In a recent interview with CBS4, Hickenlooper tol...

Colorado Death Penalty Unconstitutional, Says Attorneys, Scholars

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard | Posted 02.27.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Colorado’s death penalty is not only massively expensive, critics say it is also unconstitutional...

Man Threatens Dem Over Gun Bills: 'I Hope Someone Giffords Your A**'

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver

Franklin Sain, a 42-year-old Colorado Springs man, was arrested last Friday for threatening Colorado lawmaker Rep. Rhonda Fields (D-Aurora) over gun b...

Task Force Recommends Recreational Weed Purchasing Limits

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver

By the time marijuana can be purchased for recreational use in the state, it may be capped off at a much lower amount than the stated limits in Amendm...

Colorado Democrats Get Threats Over Gun Control Legislation

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Denver

When debating gun control and the rights granted by the Second Amendment, heated arguments are expected -- but a few people have gone too far by threa...

Colorado Governor: Universal Background Checks Are Highest Priority

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.25.2013 | Denver

On Sunday's edition of CBS's "Face The Nation," Gov. John Hickenlooper said that on gun control policy, universal background checks for all gun purcha...

CU-Boulder Faces Budget Gap After More Students Go In-State

The Boulder Daily Camera | BRITTANY ANAS | Posted 04.27.2013 | Denver

During the past year, more University of Colorado students than expected successfully gained residency, meaning they'll pay thousands of dollars less ...

Visiting the McNichols Tunnel of Love

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Lisa Gedgaudas, program administrator for Create Denver, joins us today for a special (and very short) podcast from the McNichols Building in Civic Center Park.

GOPers Back In-State Tuition For Undocumented Students

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.22.2013 | Denver

Undocumented immigrant students are much closer to an in-state tuition rate for public colleges in Colorado. On Friday, Senate Bill 33, which woul...

The Grawlix Turns 2! Download Their Free Mixtape To Celebrate

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.22.2013 | Denver

Beloved Denver comedy trio Ben Roy, Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl -- better known as The Grawlix -- are turning two years old and to celebra...

Colo. Moves To Decriminalize Adultery

Posted 02.22.2013 | Denver

A bill that would repeal an antiquated Colorado adultery law that makes it a crime to cheat on a spouse as well as making it criminal for a motel owne...

Winter Storm Arrives Less Severe Than Expected

Posted 02.21.2013 | Denver

A snow storm that was expected to dump up to a foot of snow in some areas of Colorado was less severe than expected, however the Thursday morning comm...

Denver Shooter In Custody After 4-Hour Standoff

Posted 02.21.2013 | Denver

Denver Police have arrested a man who they say was shooting into the street from a building near the intersection of 12th Ave. and Grant Street during...

January Ties As Ninth Warmest On Record: NOAA

The Boulder Daily Camera | | Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver

The globally-averaged temperature for January 2013 tied with 1995 as the ninth-warmest January since record keeping began in 1880, according to a news...

LET IT SNOW!

Posted 02.20.2013 | Denver

Let it snow! Denver metro and much of Colorado are expected to get blanketed with the white stuff beginning Wednesday afternoon and continuing into Th...

Appeals Exhausted For Colorado Chuck E. Cheese's Killer

The Colorado Independent | Scot Kersgaard & Susan Greene | Posted 04.22.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard and Susan Greene. The United States Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of death-ro...

Colo. Open Records Reform Draws Ire Of Accountability Activists

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. It is a bill good-government activists were supposed to get behind enthusiastically. Freshman Rep....

Democratic Lawmaker Issues Apology Over Rape Remark

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.19.2013 | Denver

Rep. Joe Salazar (D-Thornton) issued an apology Monday for a comment he made during Friday's heated debate over gun legislation in Colorado. While ...

Colorado Passes Four Strict Gun-Control Measures

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | Denver

DENVER, Feb 18 (Reuters) - The Democratic-controlled Colorado House of Representatives on Monday formally approved a package of strict gun-control m...

As Salazar Retires From Interior, Friends And Foes Reflect

The Colorado Independent | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.17.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's Scot Kersgaard. Like any good — or bad — Secretary of the Interior, Colorado’s Ken Salazar will leave Washing...