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Chalkbeat: Will Republicans push for change in Colorado schools?

Last Updated by Chalkbeat, Nicholas Garcia on

With Trump win, debates among Colorado lawmakers about state testing, accountability and other issues could flare up again after a quiet 2016 session for education policy.

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Colorado immigrants and advocates anxiously await clarity, impact of new policy

Last Updated by RMPBS News Staff, Cynthia Hessin on

An estimated 4.9 percent of Colorado's workforce may be undocumented. "Now they're buying their cars, getting their credit cards. They're buying their houses, creating their own businesses."

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Water quality issues facing farmers, town officials and scientists in the U.S.

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“Watching our Water” is a production of Harvest Public Media at NET in Nebraska, with production partners KCPT in Kansas City and Rocky Mountain PBS in Denver. It is produced with support from CPB, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Coal interests, miners banking on Trump to emphasize fossil fuels

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The oil and gas industries come out clear winners with the Trump victory. He has vowed to lift regulations and has spoken clearly in favor of more exploration and production, both onshore and offshore.

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Colorado Election Roundup

Last Updated by Laura Frank on

Here is how the top statewide Colorado races turned out with more than 80% of the vote counted.

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Can new federal education laws re-establish respect for teachers?

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Teachers' union leader says the new Every Student Succeeds Act is a chance for teachers to claim a leadership role in their schools and in shaping statewide policy.

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Abandoned well leads to mysterious gas leak that closed a school

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Carbon dioxide levels inside the school were 26 times the recommended limit, which made some areas of the school oxygen-deficient.

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Family farms are weighing policy differences between Clinton, Trump

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Harvest Public Media reporters attempt answer your questions about the 2016 presidential election.

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Government subsidies for oil and gas detailed by Inside Energy

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This question was submitted by a follower of Inside Energy, one the team has wanted to tackle since our first day on the job. So we were thrilled when you, our audience, chose it in our latest voting round.

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Unintended consequences explored in ‘Colorado: The State of High’

Last Updated by RMPBS News Staff, PHILIP MARAVILLA on

Dabbing gives the rush of an instant high. And in Colorado, where recreational marijuana is legal, there are no limits on THC concentration.

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