Colorado lawmakers are considering increasing oversight of its child welfare system following the deaths of 35 children under its care over the past three years…the University of Colorado regents are considering whether to raise tuition by 9 percent for in-state students and 5 percent for new out-of-state students…the union for mechanics at Frontier Airlines is going to court over plans to shift their work from Denver to Milwaukee…Interstate-70 through Glenwood Canyon is reopen after a rockslide closed the highway earlier this week. Loads over 14-ft. wide will still have to find an alternate route until repair crews can complete their work.

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