How Much Has the Book By the Mother of a Columbine Killer Raised for Charity?

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The book authored by the mother of one of the Columbine High School shooters has generated more than $400,000 in donations for mental health charities, according to records obtained by Rocky Mountain PBS. Klebold did not profit from the publication of the book, instead donating the proceeds to mental health research.

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'It's a Heavy Lift': Securing the Columbine High School Campus from Threats and Curiosity-Seekers

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Twenty years have passed since two students murdered a dozen classmates and a teacher at Columbine High School near Littleton, Colorado. But curiosity about the campus seems to be intensifying as the years go by, according to the man in charge of securing the school

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Red flag bill moves forward in Colorado Senate

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The battle over the controversial “red flag” gun bill overcame its first hurdle in the Colorado Senate Friday on a party line vote as members of the Democrat-controlled chamber heard impassioned pleas from gun rights advocates to kill the measure. The measure now moves to the appropriations committee and will move to the Senate floor if approved.

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Stage set for new gun debate as updated red flag bill is filed

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The Colorado legislature will consider a new red flag measure to create a legal method to remove firearms from people with mental illness deemed to be an extreme risk to themselves or others.

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"Insight with John Ferrugia" and RMPBS Honored at the duPont-Columbia Awards

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Rocky Mountain PBS joined some of the top journalism organizations in the nation when it received an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award this year.

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"Red Flag Law" Bill to be Introduced in Upcoming Legislative Session

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Incoming House Majority Leader says he will introduce a bill allowing involuntary treatment of mentally ill and temporary safekeeping of firearms. With Democrats now in control of both the House and Senate, Alec Garnett (D-Dist 2) believes the measure has necessary support to pass.

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State Audit Finds More Problems with System to Help Vulnerable Adults

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Colorado failed adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities thousands of times in fiscal year 2017, according to a new state audit.

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Cultivating Crime: How Colorado Became a Major Exporter of Illegal Marijuana

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Five years ago, Colorado voters decided to stop sending adults to jail simply for using marijuana. Proponents said the legalization of cannabis would have a healthy side effect: it would kill the sale of illegal marijuana in Colorado. But instead law enforcement officers say Colorado has become a major exporter of illegal marijuana.

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EXCLUSIVE: Killer Blames Marijuana Edible for Wife's Murder; New Research Explores Edibles and Psychiatric Effects

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A killer speaks out from behind bars for the first time and says a marijuana edible caused him to murder his wife. "I didn't know it was my wife!" he exclaimed. RMPBS looks at new emergency department research related to edibles.

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Marijuana Murder? : A Reporter’s Notebook about the case of Richard Kirk

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Behind the scenes as a reporter details why she pursued an interview with the killer who claimed a marijuana edible caused him to kill his wife.

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Results of the 2018 Midterm Election

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Here are the winners and losers in Colorado’s statewide races for the midterm election 2018:

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In Colorado's Largest County, Voters Look Back as They Prepare to Vote

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Republicans and Democrats often don’t agree on much when it comes to politics, but in Las Animas County, a group of eight men and women came together for an "Insight" political round table. "Insight: The Voters" airs October 11 at 8:30pm on Rocky Mountain PBS.

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Meet the Candidates for Treasurer

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Colorado’s treasurer invests and manages more than $6 billion in tax dollars, oversees the public’s unclaimed assets, and sits on the board of the Public Employee Retirement Association, which manages pensions for more than a half million Colorado public employees, like teachers and police.

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PBS NewsHour Shares Red Flag Laws Investigation

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The PBS NewsHour featured an RMPBS investigation of mental health and gun laws.

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PBS NewsHour Features RMPBS Investigation

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The PBS NewsHour featured an RMPBS investigation of child pornography and online safety. In the report, John Ferrugia tells the story of one family who was victimized, and one FBI team that tracks down abusers.

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