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Photo: Rich Farver died of brain cancer that his doctor says was caused by radiation from a cell tower. Courtesy: Virginia Farver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – This Saturday, concerned Coloradans will join others around the world for EMR Action Day – to highlight their concerns about the safety of electromagnetic radiation found in wireless Internet, cordless phones, microwaves TV and radio and other sources. Virginia Fa...Read More

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Photo: Colorado business men and women would like to see greater protection of places such as Picketwire Canyon in the Comanche National Grassland. Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons

SALIDA, Colo. - Salida resident and business owner Jerry Mallett has been involved in land conservation for more than 50 years. Now owner of Boathouse Distillery, he continues to count on the protection of Colorado's land and water for his businesses' success. That's why he joined at least 50 other...Read More

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Photo: Sen. Andy Kerr is a co-sponsor of the Reproductive Health Freedom Act. Photo courtesy of:

DENVER - Today, the Colorado state Senate will debate the Reproductive Health Freedom Act (SB175). Supporters say if passed, the landmark legislation would safeguard women's reproductive health decisions and prevent passage of anti-choice laws in the future. Sen. Andy Kerr of Lakewood is co-sponsori...Read More

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GRAPHIC: A Global Day of Action on Military Spending is highlighting the need for better federal investment in communities. Graphic courtesy of the National Priorities Project.

DENVER - As they put their tax returns in the mail today, some Coloradans will join other people across the world for a Global Day of Action on Military Spending. According to Mary Zerkel, co-coordinator of the Wage Peace campaign for the American Friends Service Committee, 57 percent of all U.S. di...Read More

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Photo: Vail has received about 50 inches more snow than it did at this time last year. Photo courtesy of Brendan Gray

VAIL, Colo. - This year the ski resort of Vail is 50 inches ahead in terms of snowfall, compared with this time last season. Winter Park is about 100 inches ahead. That deep snow is a welcome gift to skiers and boarders, but according to FEMA and consumer groups such as AARP, there can be a price to...Read More

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PHOTO: The legal battle over marriage equality in Utah is headed to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, at the Byron White Federal Courthouse in Denver. Photo courtesy Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.

DENVER – The constitutionality of Colorado's same-sex marriage ban could be in question, depending on the outcome of a case being heard today in a Denver courtroom. The ongoing legal battle after the court ruling overturning Utah's same-sex marriage ban last year is taking center stage at th...Read More

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PHOTO: Research finds most people look to curtailing water use instead of improving efficiency of their habits and appliances as the best method to conserve water. Photo credit: M. Kuhlman

DENVER - There appears to be some confusion about, when it comes to water conservation, as a new survey finds many people underestimate how much water they use in their daily activities. According to study author Shahzeen Attari, an assistant professor at Indiana University, most people believe curt...Read More

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PHOTO: In a 5-4 decision this week, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the limit on what a donor can give to all candidates in a single election cycle. Photo courtesy Library of Congress.

DENVER – Another important campaign finance decision handed down Wednesday by the U.S. Supreme Court is provoking both celebration and consternation across the country. The 5-to-4 ruling in McCutcheon v. the Federal Election Commission means instead of a total of $123,000, a single donor who...Read More

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