In an effort to change America’s lagging status in the broadband global market the Federal Communications Commission is implementing an expansive plan that aims to make high speed service available and affordable to low-income families in Colorado and across the country over the next decade…Poor medical marijuana patients in Colorado won’t have pay state marijuana registration fees or sales tax on the pot they buy…and, nearly 200 thousand Coloradans have already cast their votes for the mid-term elections since the start of early voting.

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