Rep. Tom Sullivan, D-Centennial, stands as House Speaker KC Becker, D-Boulder, talks about a red flag bill on the opening day of the Colorado legislature on Jan. 4, 2019. His son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. “It’s a saving-lives bill,” said Sullivan, who is one of the prime sponsors of this year's red flag bill. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

Recall effort against state Rep. Tom Sullivan is stopped as GOP focuses on other lawmakers, national popular vote

The nascent effort to oust Sullivan, whose son was killed in the 2012 Aurora theater shooting, energized Democrats

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To test or not to test? Colorado educators and advocates divided on CMAS in a pandemic

Federal and state law require standardized tests — in Colorado, that’s CMAS for students in third through eighth grade

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$5 million bond for man accused of killing 12-year-old Greeley girl in 1984

Prosecutors said that there was enough circumstantial evidence to charge Steve Pankey, 69, with the killing of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews

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Colorado student, scientist named Time Magazine’s “Kid of the Year”

Gitanjali Rao, a sophomore at STEM School Highlands Ranch who lives in the city of Lone Tree, was selected from more than 5,000 nominees