Politics

12:40pm

Fri November 4, 2011
Politics

DeGette Speaks out Against Mississippi “Personhood” Measure, Mitt Romney

Colorado voters have twice rejected measures to define “personhood” – and now voters in Mississippi will have their say. An initiative on next week’s ballot would, if approved, define personhood from the moment of conception and all rights afforded under the state’s constitution would apply.

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5:00am

Fri November 4, 2011
Politics

Fort Collins Dispensary Owners Ponder What’s Next

Grace Hood

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries owners in Fort Collins are evaluating their next steps after voters this week banned their businesses from operating within city limits. After the final election results are certified they’ll have 90 days to close their storefronts. And some are hoping to stay open, albeit with a slightly different focus.

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3:14pm

Wed November 2, 2011
Election

Boulder Officials: Utility Decision Won't Come Soon

Boulder officials are cheering the narrow victory of two ballot measures that will allow the city to move ahead with plans to start a municipal utility.  But the city also says the results don’t mean the city will sever its ties with Xcel Energy overnight.

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2:50pm

Wed November 2, 2011
It's All Politics

Third Woman Accuses Herman Cain Of Harassment; Witness Goes Public

Herman Cain's sexual harassment crisis worsened Wednesday with a third woman telling a news organization that he sexually harassed her when they both worked at the National Restaurant Association in the 1990s.

Meanwhile, in another stunning turn, a male Republican pollster went on the record with a news organization to say he actually witnessed Cain's alleged harassment of one of the former trade association employees and indicated that the Republican presidential candidate's behavior wasn't exactly a secret at the time.

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2:15pm

Wed November 2, 2011
Politics

UFCW Vows to Continue Fighting for Medical Marijuana

(from left to right) Dan Rush and Mark Belkin from UFCW. Steve Ackerman, owner of Organic Alternatives.

A proposed ban on medical marijuana dispensaries in Fort Collins continues to lead in the polls-- 53 to 47 percent. A final count is expected after 5 p.m. today. Regardless of the outcome, the state’s largest union is already promising to continue its fight to legalize medical marijuana.

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