James Duncan, executive director of Colorado Library Consortium, accesses one of the many library databases that activists say purposely push porn to kids. Duncan says the allegation is not true, noting it is important for libraries and librarians to stand up for truth. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Protecting kids from porn? Assaulting free speech? Library critics take aim at public databases.

Colorado parents’ lawsuit and conservative group claiming to defend “virtue and freedom” claim national information provider made online porn available to kids -- deliberately

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Colorado issues, like fracking and marijuana, divide the Democratic candidates for president

A Colorado Sun survey shows all but two candidates support federal marijuana legalization, while others lack clear plans on Western issues

Voter guide: Where the Democratic presidential candidates stand on Colorado issues

Ahead of the state’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday, the Democratic candidates talk health care, marijuana, education, public land and beer

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Colorado’s housing crisis has gotten so bad that small towns are now building people homes

Rural school districts are leading the charge with projects designed to keep teachers in their communities. Resort towns, meanwhile, are struggling to increase their housing stock without ruining their character.