In 2015, the legal marijuana industry in Colorado created more than 18,000 new full-time jobs and generated $2.4 billion in economic activity, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis of the economics of legal cannabis in the state.

The study, conducted by the economic consulting firm Marijuana Policy Group, is based on two years of sales numbers from the state of Colorado. It measured both the direct effects of legalization — including close to $1 billion in retail sales in 2015 — and the industry’s spillover effects on the Colorado economy.

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Time For Truth: (The Washington Post) – The marijuana industry created more than 18,000 new jobs in Colorado last year

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The Special Forces community is coping with the deaths of six of its elite operators in just a 72-hour span last week.
Separate combat incidents in Afghanistan and Jordan resulted in the death of five Green Berets, while another died during scuba training at the Special Forces Dive School in Florida.

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Time For Truth: (Business Insider) – The US lost 6 elite Green Berets in a 72-hour-span last week

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Candice E. Jackson, an attorney and advocate for women who have been the victims of other women in positions of power, recently agreed to an interview regarding the Kathy Shelton rape case.

Ms. Shelton, whom Ms. Jackson represents, was 12 years old in 1975 when she was brutally raped by Thomas Taylor.

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Time For Truth: (PJ Media) – The Truth About Hillary And Kathy Shelton

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Early this evening, CNN tried to catch Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in a heavily compromising position over comments he made at a rally in Colorado. There was only one catch — Trump didn’t say what they thought he said. And, when the network realized the mistake, they tried to stealthily cover it up.

In the online story of the rally, CNN used a headline that stated that the real estate mogul urged his supporters in the state to vote multiple times. Check out the screengrab below of the original post.

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An Air Force colonel facing court-martial next month on multiple counts of sexual assault was found dead Sunday at his Colorado home in a reported suicide, according to the Air Force and local police officials.

Col. Eugene Marcus Caughey, formerly the vice commander of the 51st Space Wing at Schriever Air Force Base, had been charged with rape, assault, adultery and other crimes. His court-martial was scheduled to begin Oct. 17 in what would have been a rare instance of the military placing a senior officer on trial for sexual assault.

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Time For Truth: (The Washington Post) – Air Force colonel, facing court-martial for rape, found dead

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