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Joey BunchJoey BunchFebruary 22, 201810min1480

In the wake of a Columbine-style school shooting in Florida last week, Colorado lawmakers again weighed a trio of bills aimed at loosening up the state's gun laws. All three failed on a partisan vote, as they do each year, including one that would have allowed school staff to carry firearms with an existing concealed carry permit.


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Mark JaffeMark JaffeFebruary 20, 201818min4250

In October, an overflow crowd of Front Range residents, brandishing signs and wearing surgical masks, descended on the Colorado Oil & Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) meeting to voice opposition to a plan to drill oil wells in Broomfield. “We need a say. Tell the state it’s not OK,” they chanted.


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Ernest LuningErnest LuningFebruary 16, 20187min12882

Russians intending to influence the 2016 presidential election targeted Colorado and other swing states as part of a multi-million dollar operation to "sow discord" among Americans while helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton, according to an indictment released Friday naming 13 Russians and three Russian organizations.