Small treehouse in stand of trees on snowy slope in Monarch Pass.

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Two GOP state lawmakers are seeking to repeal the state’s health care exchange, set up last year with the support of some top Republicans…The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says an agreement has been reached with Cotter Corp…Pueblo authorities evacuated several downtown buildings this afternoon after a woman brought three sticks of […]

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Every lawmaker seemed to find something to like in Governor John Hickenlooper’s second State of the State address. The speech will help provide a framework as lawmakers meet over the next four months during the legislative session. Bente Birkeland kicks off this year’s Capitol Conversation series by sitting down with fellow statehouse reporters to […]

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The federal government is cracking down on medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado for the first time, today ordering 23 dispensaries near schools to shut down within 45 days or face criminal prosecution and seizure of their property.U.S. Attorney John Walsh sent warning letters to the unidentified dispensaries and said in a news release that many are closer than 1,000 feet to K-12 campuses.

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Governor John Hickenlooper urged state lawmakers and Coloradans to be creative entrepreneurs in his second state of the state address. The Governor highlighted a range of topics from hydraulic fracturing, to economic development, to the Broncos. And as Bente Birkeland reports from the state capitol, he also took a stance on one of the […]

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The Middle Distance 1.13.12: When I’m Gone
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One day when I’m gone, someone — my daughter or one of my sons — will find the laundry baskets in the bedroom closet, overflowing with snapshots of our family.

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Top view of Volkswagen with scene of car in mountain field with trees behind painted on top of hood.

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Gardens and Villa- S/T

M83- Hurry up, We’re Dreaming

Cymbals Eat Guitars- Lenses Alien

Milagres- Glowing Mouth

Cults- S/T

The Joy Formidable- The Big Roar

Pains of Being Pure at Heart- Belong

Ryan Adams- Ashes and Fire

Raphael Saadiq- […]

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A former collections manager at the American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs has pled guilty in federal court to stealing rare coins worth nearly one million dollars…and, Vestas Wind Systems is planning to lay off several thousand workers worldwide. While Colorado is largely spared from these cuts, more could come.

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Governor John Hickenlooper says it’s time for Colorado to pass a law allowing civil unions. He made the announcement in front of a packed chamber at the state capitol during his annual state of the state address…Federal officials are beginning a crackdown on medical marijuana businesses in Colorado that targets those located near schools…and, […]

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Movies are bound to be on many people’s minds as the Oscar race heats up in the coming weeks. But during this upcoming legislative session, it’s quite possible that movies will be on Colorado lawmakers’ minds for another reason. Governor John Hickenlooper has indicated that he wants to sweeten the deals aimed at luring […]

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State lawmakers filled the Colorado capitol yesterday for the first day of the annual 120-day legislative session. As in previous years, lawmakers from both political parties pledged to work together to tackle the state’s toughest challenges. But as Bente Birkeland reports, partisan battle lines are already being drawn.

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If you’re a fan of historic images of the Pikes Peak region, you’ll love the ongoing exhibit at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum which features more than 200 images from the Pikes Peak Library District’s archives as well as those in the collection of the Pioneers Museum. The images identify that which defines Colorado Springs […]

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“Glory” by Bryan John Appleby
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This song is from a Chapel Session at Heather Browne’s fuelfriendsblog.com. You can read her blog and find more great music HERE. You can listen to an interview with Browne HERE.

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Children in playground with institution building in background. Photo identified on back as at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind.

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Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers, Rare Bird Alert (Rounder)

The Greencards, The Brick Album (Darling Street)

The Decemberists, The King Is Dead (Capitol)

Elephant Revival, Break In The Clouds (Nettwerk)

Hayes Carll, KMAG YOYO (and other American stories) (Lost Highway)

The Black Lillies, […]

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Colorado’s General Assembly opened today in Denver…The Army says investigators are interviewing people about the death of a soldier from Houston whose body was found in her barracks at Fort Carson…and, Colorado could have two separate questions about legalizing marijuana on ballots this fall.

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Economic experts predict “slow but steady” growth for 2012 across the state…Colorado Springs City Council backs University of Colorado Hospital proposal…Diesel cleanup in Pueblo wraps up. And, more. Click for today’s full Index.

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Here we present our fourth installment of Tim Scanlon’s thumbnail sketches of some of Colorado Springs’ most historically significant buildings. Visit Part I of the series, HERE, Part II is HERE and Part III, HERE.

Pearl Laundry, 333 N Tejon St., Colorado Springs

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Aerial view of animals walking on trails through open land to small lake.

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