Girl who shaved head for friend with cancer is allowed back in school

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It wasn’t an act of rebellion that got 9-year-old Kamryn Renfro banned from school: It was a compassionate gesture of solidarity.

When she heard about her friend’s struggle with cancer, the Colorado girl decided to shave off her own hair as a sign of support.

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Colorado county reports $1M in January pot sales

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It’s high times for at least two pot stores in Colorado.

A southern Colorado county with a pair of recreational weed shops became the first in the state Monday to announce tax totals from its fledgling — and recently legalized — industry.

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Colorado, Utah look to raise tobacco age to 21

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Utah and Colorado, two of the states with the lowest smoking rates in the country, are considering raising the age for tobacco use to 21.

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Pot-friendly states can’t really stop carry-on weed

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In Washington and Colorado, it can be easier to get through airport security with a bag of weed than a bottle of water.

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Colorado changes ‘Mile 420’ highway marker to stymie stoner heists

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A sign marking the mile 420 on a Colorado highway was replaced with one that reads “MILE 419.99” — after the old one was repeatedly stolen by weed-enthusiasts, according to the state’s transportation department.

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High Demand: Price of legal marijuana soars in Colorado

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The high times in Colorado are coming with high costs for cannabis consumers.

Hemp hunters who waited for hours early Wednesday to be among the first to legally purchase marijuana from state retailers found sticker shock at cash registers.

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Colorado’s legal recreational pot industry off to smoking start

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Colorado’s legal recreational marijuana industry kicked off Wednesday with an Iraq war veteran who suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder making the first pot purchase under the new law.

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Drunk woman enters elephant pen at Denver Zoo, gets electric shock: cops

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Colorado high school shooting victim Claire Davis dies

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The 17-year-old senior who was in a coma after being shot point-blank at a Colorado high school last week died Saturday with her family at her side, hospital officials said. 

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Details about Colorado school shooting, including victim, emerge

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Sheriff Grayson Robinson identified the female student who was critically wounded in the shooting as Claire Esther Davis, 17, a senior at Arapahoe High School. She suffered major head trauma and remains in critical condition.

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Gunman kills self at Colorado high school; two other students shot

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Colorado shooting: Student was targeting teacher before wounding 2, killing himself

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A male gunman looking for a specific teacher opened fire Friday at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., seriously wounding a fellow student before killing himself, authorities said.

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BREAKING: Police responding to reports of a shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colorado

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Colorado floods triggered by convergence of geography and climate, experts say

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The torrent of water that gushed over and down the Rocky Mountains late last week resulted from a fateful confluence of geography and weather. While the deluge is unprecedented in the historic record, it may offer a window onto the new normal as the planet continues to warm.

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Death toll now at 7 as choppers search for hundreds missing after Colorado floods

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Two more people were confirmed Monday to have been killed in Colorado’s disastrous flooding, raising the death toll to seven as the largest civilian helicopter mission since Hurricane Katrina scoured the state in hope of reaching hundreds of people still stranded.

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