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Colorado joins lawsuit against Trump administration’s effort to increase Obamacare birth-control exemptions

The legal action was one that Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, a Democrat, promised in January to join

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Colorado lawmakers are using the deadly Firestone explosion as a fulcrum for change — just as Erin Martinez wanted

Erin Martinez, whose husband and brother were killed in the 2017 Firestone home explosion, knew her tragedy would be politicized if she spoke out in support of Senate Bill 181. And the blast has become front and center in the bill's debate.

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On your left! Here comes another attempt to get scooters off the sidewalks

Colorado law says electric scooters are toys, but that’s likely to change

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Crawling around Colorado’s mountains, personal snowcats are becoming so ubiquitous they even have a jamboree

Today, snowcats are selling as high-end RVs on snow, with an entry-level, four-seat Tucker starting around $125,000

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Judge dismisses shareholder lawsuit against Anadarko filed after deadly Firestone explosion

A Texas district judge ruled that the lawsuit did not support the claims that Anadarko leaders sacrificed safety for profits before the explosion in Firestone.

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Cory Gardner votes against blocking Trump’s emergency declaration to build border wall

The Colorado Republican has been refusing to say if he would support the resolution rebuking President Donald Trump, making him the focus of national speculation on how he would vote

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The red flag bill again thrusts Colorado’s sheriffs into the gun debate — with legal questions, strong emotions and Facebook letters

More than a dozen county commissions have passed some type of resolution supporting Second Amendment rights, many of them declaring their counties “Second Amendment Sanctuaries"

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Don’t like what state lawmakers do? Here’s how to recall a law in Colorado

Voters were last asked to overturn a law approved by the Colorado General Assembly in 1932. And it worked.

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5,800 Colorado kids in second grade or younger were suspended last year. State lawmakers want to reduce that.

A coalition has worked for 3 years to modify a Colorado law they say disproportionately affects minority and disabled students. It took a deal with rural educators to move forward.