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Colorado extends statewide school closure through April 30

Gov. Jared Polis extended Colorado's statewide school closure through April 30, lining up with federal social distancing guidelines that the White House extended to the end of the month. Polis' … more

Colorado Legislature to shut down for at least two weeks amid COVID-19 concerns; Capitol closed to public indefinitely

As Colorado's number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose to 77 — and amid the state's first death due to the disease — the state Legislature will shut down until at least March 30. Lawmakers will … more

Colorado urges cancellation of gatherings over 250 people, enlists more medical help as COVID-19 cases rise

As the number of Colorado's confirmed COVID-19 cases rose to 72, Gov. Jared Polis issued guidance for the cancellation of public gatherings with more than 250 people unless they can ensure attendees … more

Polis on COVID-19 in Colorado: 'This will get worse before it gets better'

A day after Gov. Jared Polis declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19 — the disease caused by a widespread coronavirus — the number of confirmed cases nearly doubled, … more

Sen. Cory Gardner: 'I know we can do better' on mental health

For those skeptical that the federal government affects their daily lives, U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner's conversation with some metro area high school students may offer some hope. In Colorado, “we are … more

Colorado bill seeking to ban same-sex marriage, adoption voted down

Invoking the case of a Lakewood baker who refused to make a same-sex wedding cake and took the issue to the Supreme Court, some Republicans in the Colorado Legislature pushed bills to prevent … more

What to know about Colorado's primary elections

Colorado is gearing up to hold the state's first presidential primary in 20 years, and it falls on what political junkies call “Super Tuesday” — when the largest number of states and … more

Denver metro community service groups push for younger recruits amid membership challenges

They help distribute eyeglasses to people in need in other countries. They make sure cancer patients get Valentine’s Day gifts. They light children’s faces up with much-needed school supplies. … more

Bill aims to repeal Colorado death penalty, with some GOP support

After years of coming up short, advocates of repealing the death penalty may finally cross the finish line this year with newfound support from two Republican senators. “From a philosophical … more

Battle lines drawn for Colorado's 2020 legislative session

In Colorado's second year of total statehouse control by Democrats after the 2018 election, one top Republican is hanging onto his optimism. “I know the constitution very well,” said Chris … more

Man who helped kill friend's mother in Highlands Ranch as a teen gets clemency

Erik Jensen speaks emotionally about sitting just feet away from his friend's mother as she was dying, and deciding not to save her. In a court hearing in May, more than 20 years after the crime, … more

'Our superman': Assistant fire Chief Troy Jackson remembered as role model

After a 6 1/2-year battle with cancer, Troy Jackson called on South Metro Fire Rescue Chief Bob Baker and another high-level member of the agency to talk the afternoon before he died. And, in his … more

Final Denver Metroplex flight-path study upholds planned changes

The federal government's final analysis of a plan to reroute airplane traffic in the Denver metro area didn't offer changes to proposed flight paths for Centennial Airport that have riled up local … more

Colorado auto group takes high polluters off road: 5 things to know

In 2007, Colorado's then-Gov. Bill Ritter made a push to tackle climate change. Among the efforts: suggesting that Colorado adopt a policy similar to California's stringent auto-emission regulations. … more

Getting up after 'falling back' when daylight saving time ends, sunlight dwindles

About one in every three American adults already doesn’t get enough sleep, and the end of daylight-saving time can throw another wrench into the equation — even though the day “gains” an hour … more

Yes or no on Prop CC: Arguments for and against

The most controversial choice on voters' ballots this November may not be over a politician — it could be over Proposition CC. That's a measure that asks Colorado voters to allow the state … more

Colorado state Sen. Jack Tate proposes reforms to recall process

Republicans responded to the “blue wave” that swept Democrats into Colorado state offices in 2018 with a deluge of recall efforts this spring and summer, and after many of those attempts failed, … more
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