The federal government has issued a warning to 23 medical marijana shops in Colorado: shut down in the next six weeks. Education News reports that the dispensaries notified by the federal government are within 1,000 feet of schools. If they do not shut down, they face federal prosecution. Federal authorities are working to identify all […]
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Denver’s City Council approved a zoning change that makes way for a Trader Joe’s at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and 8th Avenue, reports the Denver Business Journal. The popular grocery store chain is planning a quick expansion in Colorado, with the first store in Boulder and two more in Denver. Read more at the […]
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There’s only one quarry in the state that mines white marble, and it’s getting bigger, says CBS 4 News Station. Work is underway to double the size of the quarry, which is just south of the city of Marble. White marble is the state stone. Read more at CBS 4.
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Amazon has already changed book publishing and retail shopping, but the online retailer has a larger goal: to give anyone on the planet as much computing power as they need, said the New York Times. Thousands of companies around the world rent space in Amazon’s cloud, storing data there instead of taking up space on […]
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Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper’s administration is touring the state to find out what people think about education, the budget, health care and transportation, said the Denver Post. The governor’s office is calling it “TBD Colorado,” or “To Be Determined,” a large-scale listening tour designed to engage more state residents in civic issues. Hickenlooper says the […]
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The nation might be on the verge of a second recession, reports the New York Times. Chances have risen sharply, and now are about 50 percent, reports the newspaper. The reason: when people get anxious, they pull back spending and hiring, which leads to a recession. Read more at The New York Times.
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Single women were hit hard by the recession, and some analysts say the group will represent a swing vote in November’s election, said the New York Times. Unmarried women are the largest growing demographic – there are 1.8 million more now than in 2010.  They make up a quarter of the voters nationally, and more […]
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The iPhone 5 unveiled yesterday will force users to buy new chargers, docks and iPhone-ready clock radios, said the New York Times. The iPhone’s new connector, called the Lightning Base, is smaller and shaped differently from previous versions of the iPhone. An adapter for all the equipment starts at $30. However, while customers find that […]
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A federal grand jury has indicted a Denver metro company on charges of environmental crimes, reports the Denver Business Journal. Executive Recycling, based in Englewood, was the subject of a 60 Minutes expose in 2008 about the environmental and human toll of dumping electronics and other computer parts. Read more at the Denver Business Journal.
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Gov. John Hickenlooper will sign a bill that gives the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade a $5 million shot in the arm, said the Denver Business Journal. It took two weeks of bank and forth deliberations, but the money passed both chambers of the legislature. However, about $4 million of that is […]
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Lakewood-based Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage is launching its initial public offering today, said the Denver Business Journal. The company’s IPO is priced at $17 a share. Natural Grocers has 54 stores in 10 states. Read more at the Denver Business Journal. 
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Major health insurance premiums have risen sharply this year, according to the New York Times. Health insurance premiums have outstripped wage growth, according to  a Kaiser Family Foundation study. The annual premium for a family of four under employer-based insurance reached more than $15,000 this year. Read more at the New York Times.
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