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REGIONAL NEWS: What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases

Posted by   /  January 20, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Real Estate Q&A  /  No Comments

State leaders say current level of pollution is unacceptable, some major polluters are taking action PUEBLO, CO – JANUARY 07: Xcel Energy’s Comanche Generating Station, a 1410 megawatt, coal-fired power plant January 07, 2020. /Photo by Andy Cross/The Denver Post By Bruce Finley | The Denver Post More than 125 million metric tons of hazardous […]

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REGIONAL NEWS: Supply of homes for sale is shrinking across Colorado, not just in Denver

Posted by   /  January 15, 2020  /  Real Estate, Regional News  /  No Comments

BERTHOUD, CO – JULY 16 / Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post By Aldo Svaldi | The Denver Post Homebuyers across most of Colorado, not just those in metro Denver, are faced with much slimmer pickings heading into 2020, according to December market reports from the Colorado Association of Realtors. In metro Denver, the […]

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Regional News: Colorado would repay first 2 years of student loans for grads who stay in state under ‘Get On Your Feet’ bill

Posted by   /  January 7, 2020  /  Education, Regional News  /  No Comments

Gov. Jared Polis’ budget earmarked $14 million to advance-fund the program for 3 years In this 2015 file photo, University of Colorado student Liesy Geer studies for an art history final exam at Norlin Library on the Boulder campus./ Jeremy Papasso/Daily Camera By Elizabeth Hernandez | The Denver Post A bill in the works for […]

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Regional News: Colorado Springs man reportedly robs bank, throws money into the air and yells, ‘Merry Christmas’

Posted by   /  December 27, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

David Oliver, 65, was arrested Monday afternoon at a coffee shop next to the bank By Sam Tabachnik | The Denver Post A 65-year-old man was arrested Monday after robbing a bank in downtown Colorado Springs, before reportedly walking outside, throwing the money into air and yelling, “Merry Christmas!” Around 12:27 p.m. Monday, David Oliver […]

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Regional News: Colorado congressmen ask baseball commissioner to keep minor league teams

Posted by   /  November 24, 2019  /  Regional News, Sports  /  No Comments

In this April 18, 2018, file photo, Debbie McCracken, left, and Ted Grimm, both of Millcreek Township, watch the Erie SeaWolves play the Trenton Thunder in the opening game of a Double-A baseball doubleheader in Erie, Pa. Major League Baseball is pushing a proposal to whack 42 teams and several entire leagues from its vast […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado woman cited for going topless awarded $50G settlement

Posted by   /  November 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By David Aaro | Fox News A Colorado woman charged with indecent exposure for playing Frisbee topless has been awarded a $50,000 settlement — the first damage settlement for a woman in the U.S wrongfully charged with being topless, local media reports. Effie Krokos, a 20-year-old student, says the situation began on Sept. 26 when […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado keeps controversial Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights

Posted by   /  November 9, 2019  /  Economy, Regional News  /  No Comments

Proposition CC would have let the state keep any tax revenues above the state spending cap — money that the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights currently guarantees as refunds to taxpayers. The measure was rejected by Colorado voters. By Alex Burness and Justin Wingerter | The Denver Post Colorado voters have soundly rejected Proposition CC, dealing […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Emails are being purged across Colorado state government

Posted by   /  November 8, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Colorado state captiol looks beautiful against a vivid blue sky onJanuary 3, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. /Photo by Helen H. Richardson/The Denver Post State lawmakers could work to change that in 2020 By Alex Burness | The Denver Post Coloradans seeking to better understand state government or hold it accountable may be hampered by […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado’s cleanest energy options are also its cheapest

Posted by   /  November 7, 2019  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

A wind turbine in Colorado/ Shutterstock  New modeling shows the state can decarbonize — at a savings By David Roberts | Vox For one thing, thanks to its bountiful sunlight and wind, Colorado has enormous potential for renewable energy, most of which is untapped. The state currently generates only 3 percent of its electricity from […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Colorado Supreme Court to weigh in on how judges decide when people on probation can use medical marijuana

Posted by   /  October 17, 2019  /  Cannabis and Hemp, Courts/Law, Regional News  /  No Comments

The case involves an El Paso County judge who demanded the defendant bring a doctor to court The Colorado Supreme Court chambers at the Ralph Carr Judicial Center in Denver, Colorado November 14, 2013. /Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post By Saja Hindi | The Denver Post Colorado courts are still trying to figure out […]

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