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9:43am

Sun March 11, 2012
Politics

Capitol Conversation: Where Things Stand at Session Mid-Point

Patrick Malone-Pueblo Chieftain (left) Ivan Moreno-Associated Press (right).
Bente Birkeland

The state’s legislative session is half over, and leaders in both parties are taking stock of where things stand and what’s left. Not surprisingly Republicans and Democrats have very different takes on how well the session is progressing.

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7:46am

Fri March 9, 2012
Politics

Lawmaker Wants Drug Testing for Welfare Recipients

The state of Colorado is considering a bill that would require people applying for public welfare to take a drug test in order to receive their monthly benefits. Similar measures have been proposed by states across the country, even though the practice has often been challenged in the courts.

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6:00am

Fri March 9, 2012
Arts & Culture

KUNC Entertainment Report

So much great music, art (it *is* second Friday, after all), and more up and down Colorado's Front Range.

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5:20am

Fri March 9, 2012
Around the Nation

Oregon Man Stopped For Speeding 3 Times In 1 Hour

When Oregon police stopped Jose Romeo-Valenzuela the first time, he was driving 105 mph. The second time he was driving 98 mph. And the third time, 92 mph. He faces $2,000 in tickets. He was trying to get to court to face drug possession charges.

5:10am

Fri March 9, 2012
Around the Nation

Florida City Cracks Down On Illegal Highway Signs

Originally published on Mon March 12, 2012 9:09 am

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