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5:57pm

Wed February 8, 2012
Environment

Colorado Lawmakers Douse Wildfire Insurance Bill

Jane Sanders, who lost her home in Sunshine Canyon, testifies at the state capitol Wednesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Almost a year and a half after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history, many Four Mile Canyon fire victims are still struggling to rebuild, and some still haven’t settled with their insurance companies.

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3:00pm

Wed February 8, 2012
Politics

Proposal Seeks Incentives For Film Production In Colorado

Screen capture of a video created by Coloardo Film Incentives 2012.

CINEMA, or “Colorado Innovators of New Entertainment Media and Arts” held a rally on the steps of the state capital Wednesday to promote a proposal which calls for increasing tax breaks for film companies from 10% to 20%.

The rally was in conjunction with Colorado Cinema Day 2012.

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7:22am

Wed February 8, 2012
Election 2012

Colorado Republicans Support Santorum

Grace Hood

What a difference four years makes. Mitt Romney won Colorado’s GOP caucuses in 2008 with more than 60 percent of the vote. Tuesday night he was edged out by former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum.

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5:45am

Wed February 8, 2012
Business

Co. Lawmakers Fight to Save Expiring Wind Energy Tax Credit

Courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems

Eight members of Colorado’s Congressional delegation are calling on Congress to save a federal tax credit for the wind industry. The bipartisan group delivered a letter ahead of a committee meeting on Tuesday.

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12:28am

Wed February 8, 2012
Election 2012

Santorum Upsets Romney in Colorado Caucuses

Mitt Romney spoke to supporters at the Tivoli Student Center on the Auraria Campus in Denver Tuesday night.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Rick Santorum has dealt Mitt Romney's campaign a stunning blow by pulling off a trio of wins in Minnesota, Missouri and Colorado.  In Colorado, with 99% of the precincts reporting as of early Wednesday morning, Santorum had 40% of the vote, compared with Romney's 34%, with Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul in a distant third and fourth.

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