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Agritourism proposed for rural places

Colorado is looking to agricultural tourism to boost rural economies. A plan released Friday by the Colorado Tourism Office and the Colorado Department of Agriculture provides a three-year road map...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Immigrant reporting law repealed

DENVER – Colorado sheriffs and police will no longer be required to notify federal authorities when they arrest someone suspected of living illegally in the U.S., ending a policy passed seven years...

DATE: April 26, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Udall’s FAA furlough-relief bill passed in Senate

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a Sen. Mark Udall-led bill Thursday night to avoid more furloughs of essential Federal Aviation Administration employees as a result of automatic,...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State approves license to build uranium mill in Montrose County

DENVER – After a lengthy and contentious approval process, Colorado granted a license for construction to begin on the first new uranium mill in the United States in more than 30 years. The...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court says pot smokers can be fired

DENVER – Medical and recreational marijuana may be legal in Colorado, but employers in the state can lawfully fire workers who test positive for the drug, even if it was used off duty, according to...

DATE: April 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot-impaired driving debate makes return

DENVER – It’s the zombie initiative of the Colorado Legislature: A proposal to create a blood test for drivers who are marijuana users came back to life for a fifth time Wednesday as a House...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Slide survivor buried for 4 hours, 1 arm free

DENVER – The sole survivor of an avalanche that killed five other men on the Continental Divide west of Denver was able to clear snow from his face with his unburied lower left arm so he could...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guns, mentally ill bill OK’d by House panel

DENVER – A proposal to study possible firearm restrictions on the mentally ill and those with substance-abuse problems in Colorado advanced Tuesday. The measure was prompted by the case of the...

DATE: April 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Parolee alerts flood Colorado

BOULDER – A new policy requires Colorado authorities to respond more rapidly to alerts that parolees have tampered with their electronic monitoring bracelets, but parole officers can’t run out on...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DNA sampling bill passes Colo. House

DENVER – An expansion of DNA collection for some misdemeanor convictions cleared the Colorado House Tuesday with wide support, despite trepidations from some lawmakers who said the sampling also...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

With bill, state’s police would have expanded access to cellphone data

DENVER – Police would have expanded powers to access cellphone information without a warrant under a bill that passed Tuesday with unanimous bipartisan support in the state House Judiciary...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mormon bishop wields sword to run off attacker

SALT LAKE CITY – A samurai sword-wielding Mormon bishop helped a woman in his neighborhood escape a Tuesday-morning attack by a man who had been stalking her. Kent Hendrix woke up Tuesday to his...

DATE: April 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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