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Refugees in Colorado lose hope of reuniting family

DENVER – Colorado will receive far fewer refugees this year, according to the state’s Office of Economic Security. In January, President Donald Trump issued an executive order barring U.S. entrance...

DATE: March 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Utah OKs nation’s toughest drunken driving limit

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Hospitals could lose $264 million under proposed budget

DENVER – The state’s budget is rounding into form and hospitals appear to be taking the biggest hit. That is because lawmakers working on the budget opted to not collect $264 million from the...

DATE: March 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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She thought someone passed out drunk

ALBUQUERQUE – What sounded like someone knocking on a window late one night turned out to be gunfire erupting in a small community on the nation’s largest American Indian reservation. Police lights...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Colorado lawmakers celebrate state’s agricultural industry

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper was roused from his office Wednesday morning by a ruckus from a celebration of an often-overlooked facet of Colorado’s economy that contributes more than $40...

DATE: March 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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GOP-led panel defeats bid to limit tax refunds

DENVER – A Senate committee led by Republicans who oppose tampering with the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights on Monday defeated a measure to ask Colorado voters if they want to keep more tax revenue for...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Boulder County fire evacuees allowed back

BOULDER – Hundreds of residents were allowed to return to their homes in the foothills just outside Boulder on Monday as firefighters make progress against a wildfire possibly sparked by transient...

DATE: March 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Charlie Sheen’s ex takes plea deal

HEBER CITY, Utah – A former wife of actor Charlie Sheen has taken a plea deal on charges she wouldn’t stop her car for police. Citing court records, the Deseret News reported that Brooke Mueller...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Firefighters battle 62-acre blaze near Boulder

BOULDER, – Authorities say they believe a wildfire just west of downtown Boulder may have been human-caused. Boulder County Sheriff’s Cmdr. Mike Wagner says the fire originated in an area used by...

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

Colorado Briefs

Bennet, Gardner to introduce Gorsuch WASHINGTON – Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will be introduced by the state’s U.S. Sens. Cory Gardner and Michael Bennet when his confirmation hearing opens...

DATE: March 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Fallen Navajo officer called fearless, hilarious at service

Since he was a young boy, Houston James Largo had dreams of one day wearing a uniform and a badge and helping communities on the nation’s largest Native American reservation, where he grew up....

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news

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Air Force identifies crew members killed in aircraft crash

CLOVIS, N.M. – The Air Force on Thursday released the identities of three service members killed Tuesday night in the crash of a reconnaissance and surveillance plane during a training flight in...

DATE: March 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional news