In this Jan. 8, 2016 photo, a sign advertises job openings at the meat processing plant owned and run by Cargill Meat Solutions in Fort Morgan, a conservative rural community on the eastern plains of Colorado. Many of Fort Morgan's roughly 1,200 Somali immigrants, many who are refugees who fled war, work at Cargill. (Brennan Linsley, The Associated Press)

Cargill Meat, union reach $1.7M settlement with 138 Muslim workers at Fort Morgan plant over prayer accommodations

The workers lost their jobs after a dispute about short breaks to allow them to perform obligatory prayers

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Cory Gardner had good news for Colorado. But Trump had tweets.

There was a sense this week that Trump's "go home" controversy marked an intensifying phase in the president's approach and that Cory Gardner may have offered an early clue for 2020 campaigns on how to respond

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A slain deputy. A political brawl. A school shooting: How Sheriff Tony Spurlock is handling years of turmoil

Spurlock, the target of a recall effort, says the past several years have been the most trying of his 40-year career in law enforcement. “I’d be OK if I forgot it,” he says of some of the trauma.