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Two years ago this month, Pot became legal in Denver Colorado. Since that time, the city has enjoyed the benefits of increased tax revenues along with a mini population boom. But they have also encountered an unforeseen, at least by liberals, side effect. The City is currently trying to come to grips with a growing …

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The Supreme Court announced Monday it will tackle a culture war powder keg – should a Christian baker who opposes gay marriage on religious grounds be forced to participate in a gay wedding? In other words, do gay rights trump everyone else’s rights? The justices said they will consider a case involving Jack Phillips, the …

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Researcher are claiming states with marijuana legalization are experiencing higher rates of car crashes, but note more research is needed to understand the influence of pot on traffic accidents. The Highway Loss Data Institute released a study Thursday showing an increase in collision claims to insurance companies in Colorado, Washington, and Oregon, the first three states …

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Gretchen Krohnfeldt, 47, was suspended from her teaching job at Drake Middle School in Jefferson County, Colorado, after it was learned that she was having an affair with a student under the age of sixteen.  The police went to her house to question her and when she saw them coming, she took out a gun and …

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Authorities arrested a Colorado man Thursday who performed an at-home castration on a transgender woman. James Lowell Pennington, an airline captain, was charged with first degree assault after he allegedly spent ninety minutes removing the testicles of a transgender woman last Wednesday, according to a police affidavit. Pennington does not have a license to perform medical …

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The marijuana industry is feeling some relief after Attorney General Jeff Sessions met with Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and signaled he will leave state pot laws alone. Sessions met with Hickenlooper and three other governors from states with legal marijuana Wednesday to have a conversation on his approach to both marijuana and immigration. Despite harsh …

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A third-grade student who shaved her head in support of her 11-year-old best friend with neuroblastoma cancer was suspended from school for violating the dress code. “Since Delaney [Clements] is my best friend, I decided to shave my hair because I didn’t want her to be the only one,” Kamryn Renfro said. Her school, Caprock …

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Kanesha Godin, a 25-year-old Colorado woman, has been arrested and charged with two counts of felony child abuse. Godin is alleged to have locked her two malnourished children in a bedroom while she was away on in out-of-state trip. According to the arrest affidavit, police were called to her apartment on March 8 where they found …

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  Current and former detainees, including illegal immigrants, are suing the country’s second largest private prison company, alleging the for-profit institution forced them to work for extremely low wages or nothing at all. A federal judge ruled Monday that inmates at a detention center in Colorado can participate in a class-action lawsuit against the private corrections …

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The great state of Colorado just got a little bit greater after a federal judge handed down a ruling that allows women to expose their breasts without facing criminal penalties. In November 2015  Fort Collins enacted an ordinance prohibiting women from exposing their breasts in public or on private property, if the private property can be …

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