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SCOTUS Sides with Lakewood Baker Who Refused Cake to Gay Couple

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jack Phillips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in 2012. In what was anticipated to be a landmark case, the concurring opinion was decidedly—and surprisingly—narrow.

Why Colorado Teachers Are Walking Out This Week

Schools across the state will shut down early or close completely on Thursday and Friday, so teachers can voice their concerns about education funding, salaries, and retirement at the State Capitol.

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The U.S. Senate Passes Sweeping Tax Bill

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the Senate early Saturday morning, isn’t officially law yet. We take a look at how the bill will impact Coloradans.

Mike Pence is Met with Resistance in Denver

The Vice President's visit to the Mile High City was met with more than 100 women dressed as "handmaids" from the iconic novel and Hulu series "The Handmaid's Tale."

Colorado Veterans Face Higher Suicide Rates

Veterans in the Western States die by suicide at significantly higher rates than the rest of the country, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs' latest data.

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Is This the End of Free Birth Control?

Colorado’s family planning program cut teen births and abortions by half. Could a new White House rule, accompanied by cuts to Title X funding, reverse that progress?

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Colorado Representatives Answer Your Questions

Here's what Colorado's congressional representatives had to say about their legislative priorities, repealing the Affordable Care Act, protecting the environment, and healing our divided country.

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