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Today on Colorado Edition: The results are still trickling in after Election Day in our state. While Proposition CC appears safely defeated, the margin on Proposition DD is a lot smaller. We explore the measure and why it nearly split the state down the middle. Plus, we get a snapshot of the ski industry in Colorado, and meet with an artist who makes ski maps for slopes around the globe. We also venture into the growing survivors' network surrounding mass shootings in the U.S.

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Last updated 11/6/2019 at 8:24 a.m.

We will be posting preliminary results for statewide elections and local ballot measures as they become available. Check back for updates.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we'll learn what an interim committee that focuses on substance use disorders will recommend to the state legislature. Plus, startups are aiming to help fill childcare deserts across the mountain west. We'll also explore what the governor's new state budget proposal holds for education, and learn about a musical that focuses on toxic masculinity. 

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Today on Colorado Edition: In the midst of multiple wildfires burning across the U.S., a group of Colorado lawmakers has been focused on legislation to prevent them in our state. We check in to see what the Wildfire Matters Review Committee has been working on. Plus, we head to the Four Corners to see how climate change is affecting the region. We also dive deep in the controversial CORE act and learn about the transcontinental railroad and its legacy in Colorado 150 years after its completion.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we'll learn about the recommendations from the state's school safety committee. Plus, a conversation with a member of the Denver-based band DeVotchKa about scoring films. We'll also learn about anti-Semitic incidents at Colorado State University, and hear the history of the Colorado cannibal. 

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Today on Colorado Edition: Molson Coors is moving its headquarters from Denver to Chicago. We explore what that means for the state and the company. Plus, a conversation on a new federal report on the Firestone pipeline explosion. We also learn how to get the most out of Colorado's film festivals, check out a shop full of spooky things in Denver, and get to the bottom of why Allegiant pulled out of adding routes from the Northern Colorado Regional Airport.

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Today on Colorado Edition: we'll discuss the growing cost of higher education. And, a look at illegal pot grows and law enforcement in the rural areas of our state. We'll also discuss a school designed for children with dyslexia. And, we'll talk about Halloween costume trends, and visit an extreme haunted house. 

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Today on Colorado Edition: Colorado isn't the best when it comes to recycling, but a group of legislators focused on waste and recycling has approved two draft bills that could change that. We'll hear from that committee's chair, Rep. Lisa Cutter. We'll also learn about a new law that allows people on parole to vote, hear about the hemp boom in Weld County, and take a trip to a corn maze to learn how they're made.


Today on Colorado Edition: we'll discuss why you may not be able to watch Nuggets or Avalanche games this season. Plus, how a new privately-funded national park might help save the bison. And, we'll learn about an initiative to help middle-income home buyers in Boulder. We'll also look back at past efforts to create a border wall in Colorado. Finally, we'll talk about Neil Young's new album, "Colorado."


Today on Colorado Edition: A report released today details sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Colorado. We explore the report's findings. Plus, we continue our series, "The Next Yellowstone," with a look at the support and opposition to the plan. We also learn about women in the conservation field and the challenges they face, and check in on an auction for old ski slope signs.