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  1. Colorado marijuana industry seeking Happy Holidays too
    Colorado retail marijuana dispensaries will be offering steep discounts to customers and other deals throughout the holiday season. The Associated Press reports that's because the industry, entering its first holiday season as a legal business open to all state consumers, is doing its part to nab a piece of the retail pie. In addition to old fashioned doorbusters on Black Friday and throughout the weekend (one shop, for example, is offering an ounce of marijuana for $50 to the first 16 customers…
  2. Colorado health exchange announces open of walk-in retail locations
    Residents shopping or trying to renew health insurance through Colorado's exchange can now do it face-to-face rather than online. Connect for Health Colorado announced Saturday that it has now opened 13 walk-in enrollment centers in 11 cities. Connect for Health Colorado is a state-chartered exchange that launched in late 2013 to serve as an online insurance marketplace. It was created so that individuals and small businesses could shop for health plans that are priced competitively to generate…
  3. 9News: What CDOT's doing to make ski traffic more bearable (Slideshow)
    It's the lifeblood of the ski season, but the very snow that fuels it can cause real problems on the roads in and out of the high country. "We know that delays do happen and we just ask you to be prepared," Colorado Department of Transportation Spokesperson Amy Ford said. Click the image above for an inside look at CDOT's construction of the twin tunnels. Beyond your personal preparation, there are some things that CDOT says they will be doing to make the drive more bearable. Come January,…
  4. Up to Speed: New Postmaster General has a great idea for the USPS (Video)
    Megan Brennan, the soon-to-be Postmaster General, has a heavy task on her hand in steering the beleaguered U.S. Postal Service in the right direction as it continues to hemorrhage cash. She's well aware of what's in front of her, as she has served as the Chief Operating Officer of the USPS, and has a basic framework: Run it like a private-sector business. This seems to make sense, given that people are sending less mail and more packages, putting the USPS against FedEx and UPS. Her first task is…
  5. Thrillist names 11 must-visit new Denver restaurants (Slideshow)
    Thrillist, a New York-based online ranking website, says a combination of unique flavors and rustic atmosphere has landed 11 Denver-area casual dining eateries on its list of best new food spots of 2014. They're certainly not dull: One is made from shipping containers (literally); another serves its food on TV trays; and all like to add a unique twist to popular dishes. So, which ones made the list? Click the image above to view a slideshow of Thrillist's 11 best new Denver restaurants for 2014. Thrillist's…