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8:16am

Wed February 1, 2012
Politics

Governor Gets Push Back on Pinnacol Proposal

Screencap of the Pinnacol Assurance home webpage.
www.pinnacol.com

A proposal to privatize the only state-chartered workers' compensation company, Pinnacol Assurance, is getting a cool reception from a special panel reviewing the plan. A straw poll of the task force on Tuesday showed more than half to be opposed or neutral. 

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2:33pm

Tue January 31, 2012
Election 2012

Joe Coors Launches Congressional Bid in Colorado

Joe Coors Jr., grandson of Coors Brewing Company founder Adolph Coors, launched his Congressional bid Tuesday in Lakewood.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Republican businessman Joe Coors Jr. has formally launched his bid to unseat Golden Democrat Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional district.

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6:00am

Tue January 31, 2012
Politics

Paul and Santorum to Campaign in Colorado, Romney and Gingrich Expected to Follow

Florida holds its Republican Primary today – and while we can’t predict a winner – we do know GOP candidates Ron Paul and Rick Santorum will be making campaign stops in Colorado today. 

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4:37pm

Mon January 30, 2012
Politics

Colorado Lawmaker Suspected of DUI Says She Didn't Invoke "Legislative Immunity"

A Republican state lawmaker who was pulled over last week  for suspected drunk driving is denying that she used her status as a lawmaker to get a free pass. But some unsatisfied Colorado lawmakers now want to take a closer look at the legislative immunity provision police say prevented them from arresting her.  KUNC's state capitol correspondent Bente Birkeland reports.

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12:38pm

Mon January 30, 2012
Environment

Parks and Wildlife Asks for Help Monitoring CO Bat Population

For the second year in a row, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have created a hotline the public can use to report unusual activity within the state’s bat population.

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