Christine Levi unbuckles her daughter, Aaliyah, before dropping the toddler off at daycare in Denver. Levi resumed work the day she came home from the hospital after having Aaliyah because her employer offered no paid leave. Levi has since gotten a new job and is pregnant again. (Marvin Anani, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Few Colorado workers get paid time off to care for a new baby or sick family member. Changing that is a key goal for Democrats.

The measure, shot down in 2018 by Republicans concerned about small businesses, returns for a fifth time

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Denver authorities might be instructed to look the other way on magic mushrooms, but they remain illegal

The mushroom remains a federal Schedule 1 controlled substance, prohibited under state and federal law

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Austin Eubanks, Columbine school shooting survivor who became advocate for fighting addiction, found dead

Austin Eubanks was shot in the hand and knee in the Columbine attack that killed 12 classmates and a teacher