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Polis just dropped $3 million into TV ads in the governor’s race

Jared Polis is demonstrating the perks of being rich. The Democratic gubernatorial nominee and tech millionaire on Wednesday announced a jaw-dropping television ad buy: $3 million for October. For...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Feds propose selling former national monument lands in Utah

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is proposing to dispose of federal land in Utah that was protected within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument until its boundary was redrawn by the...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

BOULDER – Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Congress is set to legalize hemp

Lawmakers are poised to fully legalize hemp after a decades-long campaign, setting the stage for the resurgence of a once-common crop that disappeared during the war on drugs. The legalization...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Hunters killed a mother bear and two ‘shrieking’ newborn cubs in their den, Alaskan troopers say

A man and his teenage son have been charged with illegal hunting after killing a female black bear in her den in southern Alaska and then shooting her two “shrieking” newborn cubs, state...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Conservationists say U.S. energy panel stacked with industry supporters

BILLINGS, Mont. – Conservationists claimed in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that a Trump administration committee reviewing royalties paid by companies on fossil fuels extracted from public lands is...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ohio man gets 57 years for role in deadly Colorado shooting

FORT COLLINS – An Ohio man has been sentenced to 57 years in prison for his role in a deadly shooting in northern Colorado. The Fort Collins Coloradoan reports 21-year-old Michael Gresham was...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Climate change worsens extreme heat, fires

Heat waves are setting all-time temperature records across the globe, again. Europe sustained its deadliest fire in more than a century, and one of nearly 90 large fires in the U.S. West burned...

DATE: July 29, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked...

DATE: July 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Concern grows over Republican National Convention being held in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – As Charlotte, North Carolina, celebrates being chosen to host the 2020 Republican National Convention, an undercurrent of concern about the potential for violence runs through the...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World