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6:23pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Environment

Director of Colorado's Oil and Gas Commission Steps Down

David Neslin

The director of the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission plans to resign this month and return to practicing law.

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6:21pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Music Interviews

Starr Soldiers On With 'Ringo 2012'

Ringo Starr's new album is Ringo 2012.
Courtesy of the artist

Richard Starkey always had dreams of being a musician — long before he took up the drums, joined The Beatles and became Ringo Starr. But his career didn't end when the band broke up.

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1:53pm

Wed February 1, 2012
Election 2012

Santorum Continues Two Day Colorado Swing

Rick Santorum planned four public events in Colorado Wednesday.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Rick Santorum is in Colorado for the second straight day ahead of the Tuesday caucus.  Speaking at a breakfast event sponsored by the Arapahoe County Republican party, the former Pennsylvania Senator said he hasn’t written off Colorado, even as the pundits and some candidates are focused on Super Tuesday.

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8:16am

Wed February 1, 2012
Politics

Governor Gets Push Back on Pinnacol Proposal

Screencap of the Pinnacol Assurance home webpage.
www.pinnacol.com

A proposal to privatize the only state-chartered workers' compensation company, Pinnacol Assurance, is getting a cool reception from a special panel reviewing the plan. A straw poll of the task force on Tuesday showed more than half to be opposed or neutral. 

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2:33pm

Tue January 31, 2012
Election 2012

Joe Coors Launches Congressional Bid in Colorado

Joe Coors Jr., grandson of Coors Brewing Company founder Adolph Coors, launched his Congressional bid Tuesday in Lakewood.
Photo by Kirk Siegler

Republican businessman Joe Coors Jr. has formally launched his bid to unseat Golden Democrat Ed Perlmutter in Colorado’s 7th Congressional district.

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