A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Colorado’s Tax Payer’s Bill of Rights or TABOR amendment can move forward…

Today is the last day to register to vote for the Colorado Springs special election scheduled for late August. At issue is whether or not to allow University of Colorado Health to lease the Memorial Health System…

Governor John Hickenlooper has ordered all flags fly at half-staff tomorrow on public buildings in honor of Colorado Springs Police Officer Matthew Tyner, who was killed in the line of duty last week. Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach also ordered all flags fly at half-staff on city buildings. A public service for Officer Tyner is scheduled for tomorrow at 2:00 at New Life Church.

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May 29, 2015 | NPR · Bob Schieffer, anchor of CBS’ Face the Nation, retires Sunday after 46 years at the network. NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans says Schieffer is the last among a vanished breed of traditional news anchors.
 

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