Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper gives a final address just before governor-elect Jarod Polis is sworn in as the state's new leader. (Kathryn Scott, Special to The Colorado Sun)

“Democrats must say loudly and clearly that we are not socialists”: Hickenlooper attacks Sanders, other rivals over socialism

Hickenlooper's campaign has struggled to gain traction and he ranks toward the bottom in public opinion polls, but recently he has drawn attention for railing against socialism

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Colorado attorney general announces alliance to address hate crimes

The announcement came less than a week after an annual FBI report showed there were 123 hate crimes reported in Colorado in 2018, a 16% increase over the previous year

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Altitude sues Comcast, says cable provider is running Denver sports network out of business

Basketball and hockey fans still can’t watch Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche on Comcast as dispute gets uglier

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More Colorado workers will get breaks, must make $42,500 salary to be exempt from overtime under draft policy

The proposal represents a major win for Colorado labor groups, who have long been pushing for the changes -- although they didn’t get everything they wanted.