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Arapahoe County jury acquits man of murder-for-hire plot  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:47:58 MDT
A 20-year-old prisoner accused of trying to hire his cellmate to kill a prosecutor was found not guilty of the murder-for-hire plot Thursday. 
Five Points building may be renamed after former Denver councilwoman  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:47:38 MDT
It's an odd thing, getting a building named after you — while you're still alive. 
"Revenge porn" bill proves unwieldy as it gets hearing in Colorado  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:47:09 MDT
An effort to make it a crime to post intimate photos or videos of ex-lovers online is proving elusive, as state lawmakers struggled with the issue Thursday in a House Judiciary Committee hearing. 
FDA takes first small steps toward regulation of electronic cigarettes  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:46:49 MDT
Denver health officials and a national electronic-cigarette retailer with plans to enter the metro area agreed Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration's first steps in regulating the battery-powered nicotine-delivery devices fell surprisingly short of expectations. 
Lots of good candidates for Jeffco school post, search firm says  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:46:25 MDT
There are "good numbers" of candidates from around the country in the running for Jefferson County Public Schools' top position, including superintendents, assistant superintendents and "non-traditionals," according to the firm heading the search. 
Ex-Denver Mayor Wellington Webb enters hospital, in stable condition  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:45:41 MDT
Former Denver Mayor Wellington Webb on Thursday was taken to Denver Health Medical Center, where he was being evaluated and was in stable condition. 
Longmont might allow street-corner garden to stay  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:45:23 MDT
Longmont's unofficial garden spot may get to stay right where it is. City officials said Thursday that the garden planted at the corner of Main Street and Quail Road by Dan Nelson could remain while discussions go on with Nelson and his sister Sarah about how to make it legitimate. 
Three of four GOP candidates for governor face off in debate  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:42:55 MDT
Three Republicans sparring for the right to challenge Gov. John Hickenlooper in the November election were united on several issues in a debate Thursday, including their opposition to new gun restrictions. 
Longmont suspect in choking of neighbor arrested  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:42:20 MDT
A man suspected of choking his neighbor and taking his cellphone was arrested Thursday, a day after the apparently unprovoked attack, police said. 
Aurora man accused of exchanging nude photos with Wisconsin teen  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:16:39 MDT
A 32-year-old Aurora man who allegedly planned a sexual liaison with a 15-year-old Whitefish Bay, Wisc., girl and coaxed her into making child pornography has been arrested, according to court records. 
Three days after release, parolee caught with sawed-off shotgun  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:14:11 MDT
A 20-year-old Colorado parolee has been sentenced to prison after getting caught just three days after his release on parole with a 12-gauge, sawed-off shotgun in his closet. 
Gardner, Udall tied in Senate race with new challenger jumping in  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:11:40 MDT
On the same day a new poll showed Colorado's U.S. Senate race between Democrat Mark Udall and Republican Cory Gardner virtually tied, a new candidate entered the race, saying neither party was capable of ending partisan bickering long enough to fix Washington. 
Colorado health exchange considers adding life insurance to products  Fri, 25 Apr 2014 00:10:52 MDT
The state health exchange is considering adding new products to its line, such as life insurance, to generate more cash, Connect for Health Colorado executive director Patty Fontneau told lawmakers at a review committee hearing Thursday. 
Muslim teen Amal Kassir from Aurora fights injustice with poetry  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:04:52 MDT
Laila Alawa didn't expect much when Amal Kassir walked onstage to perform spoken-word poetry at Wellesley College. 
Probe of fetal defects in drilling area of Garfield County drags on  Thu, 24 Apr 2014 23:04:50 MDT
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A state investigation into a rash of fetal anomalies in the Roaring Fork Valley is taking longer than expected, and environmentalists and scientific researchers are