Colorado health officials say Hispanics and Native Americans have the highest percentage of adults without health insurance in the state…Governor Bill Ritter announces state furlough days…and, University of Colorado researchers release a report on global warming and the Colorado River.

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  1. Marilyn Mitcham says:

    Coloradans need health care reform now. We can’t wait. Come to a rally to support President Obama’s plan for health care reform on Tuesday, July 28th at 6:00pm at the Pueblo Union Depot at B Street and Victoria Avenue in Pueblo.

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