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Megan Verlee

Colorado Public Radio

Megan Verlee is a reporter at Colorado Public Radio

Megan Verlee appears in the following:

Employees May Be Fired For Marijuana Use, Colorado Supreme Court Rules

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The state's high court ruled that even if a doctor prescribes marijuana, the patient may be fired for smoking pot off the job. The case was filed by a man who smokes marijuana to control seizures.

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Colorado Debates Whether IUDs Are Contraception Or Abortion

Thursday, March 05, 2015

A Colorado program has allowed more than 30,000 women to get long-term contraception for free, lowering teen birth and abortion rates. Now lawmakers have to decide if it can qualify for state funding.

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For Colorado's Undocumented, The Wait At The DMV Just Got Longer

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Last year, the state became the 10th to offer driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants. This year, Colorado Republicans made it virtually impossible for those immigrants to get a slot at the DMV.

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American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Thursday, January 29, 2015

William F. Cody’s stage show presented a new creation myth for America, bringing cowboys, Indians, settlers, and sharpshooters to audiences.

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150 Years Later, A Formal Apology For The Sand Creek Massacre

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Sand Creek Massacre of December 1864 left nearly 200 people dead. Now, hundreds of Cheyenne and Arapaho are returning to the Colorado site to mark the 150th anniversary of the tragedy.

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LAPD Chief Has Lessons To Share About Department's Past 'Ghosts'

Monday, December 15, 2014

Cities looking to reform their troubled police forces might have a template to turn to in Los Angeles. The LAPD has come a long way in 20 years, and Chief Charlie Beck wants to share lessons learned.

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In Colo., An Effort To Ease Court Confusion Over Same-Sex Marriage

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Colorado attorney general has asked the state's Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages.

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Gangs Scrutinized After Colo. Correction Chief's Murder

Monday, April 22, 2013

Investigators trying to unravel the murder of Colorado corrections chief Tom Clements seem to find many of the threads leading back to the 211 Crew. That's a white supremacist gang in Colorado's prisons. While a direct connection is still elusive, the evidence so far raises questions about the group, and the extent of their reach.

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Colo. Prison Head Gunned Down At His Home

Thursday, March 21, 2013

The head of Colorado's state prison system was shot and killed this week when he answered the front door at his home in Monument. The incident happened just hours before Colorado's governor signed strict new gun-control measures into law.

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American Icons: Buffalo Bill's Wild West

Friday, July 15, 2011

He was the most famous American in the world – a showman and spin artist who parlayed a buffalo-hunting gig into an entertainment empire. William F. Cody’s stage show presented a new creation myth for America.

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Abortion

Monday, October 27, 2008

The Takeaway is looking at the choices going before voters on Election Day. Today, The Takeaway speaks with a reporter from South Dakota where a comprehensive abortion ban is on the ballot for the second time in two years, and a reporter in Colorado where some voters are trying to define human life as starting at fertilization.

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