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A motorist guides his vehicle to a drop an election ballot at a drive-through collection site outside the election commission headquarters in Denver on Nov. 7, 2017. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Colorado Launches First In The Nation Post-Election Audits

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A mail-in ballot for Denver, Colo. There are local elections on Tuesday and there's been a struggle to find candidates to run in many parts of Colorado. Ann Marie Awad/Colorado Public Radio News hide caption

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When Election Day Comes And There's Only One Candidate On The Ballot

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Denver is pitching its high quality of life to draw Amazon to build a new headquarters there. Doug Pensinger/Getty Images hide caption

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Denver Failed To Land Boeing. Now It's Using Lifestyle To Woo Amazon

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Oil and gas operations near a subdivision in Firestone, Colo. RJ Sangosti/Denver Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Neighborhoods Worry About Living Amid Oil And Gas Development

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Terry Sullivan holds a picture of her son Alex and his father, Tom. Alex was killed on July 20, 2012, in a shooting at a movie theater in Aurora, Colo. He was there to celebrate his 27th birthday with friends and watch the latest Batman film. Courtesy of StoryCorps hide caption

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Returning To Row 12, Seat 12, Again, As Aurora Shooting Anniversary Nears

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A double set of fences topped with barbed wire circles this outdoor decomposition site outside Grand Junction, Colo. The barrier thwarts prying eyes and protects the curious from an unpleasant surprise. Rae Ellen Bichell/NPR hide caption

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To Solve Gruesome Desert Mysteries, Scientists Become Body Collectors

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Kelly Blake, agricultural education teacher at Fleming School, learns how to protect herself from an attack with the help of local police officer Graham Dunne. Jenny Brundin/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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These Teachers Are Learning Gun Skills To Protect Students, They Say

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On May 4, workers dismantle the charred remains of a house in Firestone, Colo., where an unrefined gas line leak explosion killed two people in April. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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'They're Everywhere': Oil, Gas Wells Dot Developments, Raising Potential Dangers

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K.K. DuVivier stands by a smart meter that sends electricity back to her utility, Xcel Energy. The Denver home gets credits from Xcel for power that's added back to the grid. Grace Hood/Colorado Public Radio hide caption

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As Rooftop Solar Challenges Utilities, One Aims For A Compromise

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What remains of the home of O.T. Jackson, the founder of Dearfield, Colo., sits on the town site in rural Weld County. Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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For three years recreational pot has been legal in Colorado, but using it in public is still against the law. That will change this summer when pot cafes are slated to open. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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As Colorado Gets Ready To Allow Pot Clubs, Indoor Smoking Still An Issue

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The Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that when there is clear evidence of racial bias during jury deliberations, they can be unsealed by a court to investigate whether the defendant's rights were violated. Joe Burbank/AP hide caption

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The state Capitol in Denver in December. The Grand Junction Sentinel has threatened to sue state Sen. Ray Scott after the lawmaker accused the paper of spreading "fake news." Chris Schneider/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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