A service station on Main Street in downtown Hugo, a tiny agricultural outpost on eastern Colorado's high plains, sits abandoned in 2011. The town is not home to any commercial marijuana growers or sellers, though pot is legal in Colorado. Ed Andrieski/AP hide caption

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Kurt Britz checks a driver's license at the 3-D Denver Discrete Dispensary on Jan. 1, 2014, the first day recreational marijuana sales were legal in Colorado. Possession remains illegal for those under 21 years old, and statistics show a widening racial gap in arrests for those offenses. Theo Stroomer/Getty Images hide caption

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As Adults Legally Smoke Pot In Colorado, More Minority Kids Arrested For It

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The Colorado boy was attacked by a mountain lion (though not this particular animal, photographed by the National Park Service in California's Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area). HOPD/AP hide caption

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Colorado Democrats pack a gym at a Denver high school during caucuses on March 1, 2016. The crowds and long lines have led to calls for the state to move to an open primary system. Marc Piscotty/Getty Images hide caption

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Americans Don't Like Caucuses, But Replacing Them With Primaries Isn't Easy

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National Public Radio host, Michel Martin asks a question at the live performance of Martin's show, Going There at Colorado State University Tuesday May 24, 2016. The show was titled, " The Future of Water." V. Richard Haro/Richard Haro Photography hide caption

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A Conversation About The Future Of Water

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A man crosses a bridge over the Poudre River, in Fort Collins, Colo. The picturesque river is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz attend the Colorado Republican Convention in Colorado Springs on April 9. Jason Connolly/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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See Where Women Have The Most And Least Political Representation In The U.S.

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A voter marks a ballot for the New Hampshire primary Feb. 9 inside a voting booth at a polling place in Manchester, N.H. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Independent Voters In Colorado, Florida And Arizona

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A group of community leaders from Denver's Westwood neighborhood toured the Waterton Canyon Reservoir in late October, to learn how the city's water is filtered and treated. Courtesy of Cavities Get Around hide caption

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Selling The Health Benefits Of Denver's Tap Water — After Flint

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