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PHOTO: President Obama walks with senior advisers on the Colonnade of the White House. He's been receiving pushback all week about an executive order on immigration announced on Thursday. Photo credit: Pete Souza, WhiteHouse.gov

DENVER - "What's next?" is the question on the minds of thousands of Coloradans today after President Obama's announcement Thursday night of an executive order regarding the future of as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants. As many as 200,000 people living in Colorado could be affected, accor...Read More

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PHOTO: A new survey shows the majority of Hispanic-Americans have a sense of optimism about their finances, but also believe racism and crime are getting worse. Photo courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

DENVER - They are optimistic about their finances and health care, but concerned about racism and violence, according to a new survey of Hispanic-Americans from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Sylvia Manzano is principal with Latino Decisions, the firm that conducted the survey, entitled "The State o...Read More

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PHOTO: Itís World Prematurity Day, and efforts are under way in Colorado to raise awareness about the frequency of prematurity, its consequences and the need for continued research. Photo credit: Brian Hall

DENVER – Premature birth is the leading cause of infant mortality, but Colorado has shown a reduction in pre-term births for the past seven years and earned a B from the latest March of Dimes report card on premature births. About one in eight infants is born prematurely, and the rates are h...Read More

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PHOTO: Hoping to curb the destructive effects of climate change on wildlife, outdoor groups are backing an EPA plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent from existing power plants over the next six years. Photo courtesy of the University of Colorado Boulder.

DENVER - Worried about losses to wildlife, hunting and fishing groups are backing limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Led by the National Wildlife Federation and Trout Unlimited, 10 outdoor organizations and businesses have released a letter supporting EPA climate change rules. The groups...Read More

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DENVER - Ending the cycle of poverty for Colorado's children needs to go beyond providing quality education and other kids' programs, according to a new report. The report released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation says it's equally important to provide parents with access to job training, aff...Read More

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PHOTO: Dr. Tom Plamondon, a retired U.S. Air Force colonel, sees a dental patient at a Peak Vista Community Health Center. Colorado's Peak Vista is participating in a national outreach campaign to hire veterans. Photo courtesy Peak Vista Community Health Centers.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Community Health Centers are booming, and they've made a commitment to reach out to veterans – whether they're in need of health care or looking for a career. Community Health Centers are local clinics that see patients no matter what their insurance status or...Read More

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Photo: The Federal Trade Commission, FDA, and organizations like AARP are receiving reports of scam artists taking advantage of fear and emotions surrounding Ebola. Photo credit: AARP.

DENVER - Ebola is becoming the next "big thing" for unscrupulous people looking to make a quick buck. Consumer agencies and organizations like the Federal Trade Commission, FDA and AARP are receiving reports of scammers using scare tactics to peddle fraudulent health products promising to protect u...Read More

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PHOTO: As political pundits analyze the impact of the midterm election, political insiders are gearing up for the 2016 elections. Photo courtesy of Thinkprogress.org

DENVER - After enduring months of campaign ads, Coloradans are waking up today and learning how the candidates and issues they favored in this midterm faired. But today barely marks a break in the action for political insiders, as they now ramp up for the 2016 Presidential election, explains Jill H...Read More

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