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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Here’s why Colorado’s unaffiliated voters overwhelmingly picked Democrats in 2018. The story starts with Donald Trump.

One in four unaffiliated voters polled by Magellan Strategies said a vote for Democrat Jared Polis in the governor’s race was a statement against President Donald Trump

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How a movie about Gary Hart will make you rethink modern politics (and the media)

An interview with Jason Reitman, Matt Bai and Jay Carson, the writers behind the movie “The Front Runner,” about “the week America went tabloid”

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Coloradans produced a record 9.3 million tons of trash last year. Only 12 percent of it was recycled.

Colorado's recycling rate has flat lined at about a third of the national average