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A stipulation allowing slavery as a form of punishment has just been voted out of Colorado’s state constitution.

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Here are just a few options for organizing a girlfriend getaway to get you and your girls well on your way.

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It’s like a 100 years late but hey, better late than never. The University of Colorado is honoring its first black female graduate after she wasn’t allowed to walk in her graduation ceremony to celebrate her accomplishment.  According to The Hill, Lucile Berkeley Buchanan was not allowed to walk in her 1918 graduation ceremony despite […]

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An analysis of the early voting numbers in several crucial states bears good news for […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy has its first female four-star admiral. She is Michelle Janine Howard, promoted on Tuesday to the service's highest rank...

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GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) — Law officers were searching for a gunman early Friday after shooting erupted outside a suburban Denver concert that left three people wounded, authorities said...

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OPINION - My 9-year old son, Jonathon, bounced into our living room on thin brown legs that looked almost too skinny to hold up his tall 4' 10" frame...

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theGRIO REPORT - Rapper Lil Wayne is amid some controversy that seems to be more of an issue of bad timing than a cause for concern...

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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA - Air Force reservist, Munirih Gravelly, was saved by fellow reservist, Jesse Childress in Friday morning's movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado...

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mitt Romney says President Barack Obama's decision to meet with the families of victims of the Colorado shooting was 'the right thing'...

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theGRIO REPORT - Friday’s movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado has reignited an ongoing U.S conversation on gun control and public safety...

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AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Despair all around him, President Barack Obama on Sunday offered hugs, tears and the nation's sympathy to survivors of the Colorado shooting rampage...

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(AP) - Some theaters and police around the U.S. stepped up security at daytime showings of the new Batman movie Friday after the massacre in Colorado...

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AURORA, Colo. (AP) - Police are holding a former doctoral student who they say barged into a crowded movie theater near Denver last night, hurled a gas canister and then opened fire...

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The deadly shooting spree in Colorado consumed the U.S. presidential campaign Friday, sidetracking a bitter political contest with a tragedy that at least temporarily brought the candidates together in common purpose.

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NBC NEWS - The shooting of moviegoers in Colorado 'reminds us all of the ways that we are united as one American family,' President Barack Obama said Friday in remarks mourning the victims of the overnight massacre...

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MANALAPAN, Fla. (AP) - President Barack Obama said Friday he was 'shocked and saddened' by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater...

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BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Voters in this presidential battleground state won't just decide whether to go red or blue this fall but also green — as in weed or grass...

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