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Inmates in Colorado's supermax allege prison causes mental illness

The federal supermax prison in Florence houses some of the nation's most dangerous criminals, but inmates filing a lawsuit say the facility...

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Hickenlooper 'revolted' by attack on pregnant woman, open to debate on fetal homicide

In his regular interview with Colorado Matters, the governor said, "The nature of this crime... really compels us to want to do something."

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Patricia Nelson Limerick, CU's official Fool, on why society needs humor

CU Boulder professor Patty Limerick says being a fool is a good thing — and society could use a few more of them.

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Colorado expands newborn screening to weekends to avoid deadly delays

Faster test results on genetic disorders can be a matter of life or death for some newborns. Colorado is working to get results faster.

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Colorado hikers beware: Live military munitions can be found on some public lands

Around Camp Hale, a World War II-era training ground, a clean up effort aims to remove remnant explosive devices.

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How the U.S. is violating an international chemical weapons treaty

An expert explains why the U.S. is vulnerable to criticisms of hypocrisy in the diplomatic realm until it destroys the last of its chemical...

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Colorado Symphony's William Hill turns to Edgar Allan Poe for inspiration

The Colorado Symphony and Chorus will perform the world premiere of "The Raven" this weekend at Boettcher Concert Hall in downtown Denver.

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Loud & Clear: Listeners care about red light cameras

Colorado Matters listeners weigh in on our recent segment about red light cameras.

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How parents are using text messages to improve their kids' brains

A Denver program, which targets kids ages 0-3, sends out text messages with special tips meant to enhance child development.

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Four lawsuits seek to upend Colorado's recreational marijuana industry

Friday is the deadline for Colorado to respond to the first suit that was filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma.

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