Police unions push for PTSD coverage

DENVER – Police unions across the U.S. are pushing for officers to be able to collect workers’ compensation benefits if they suffer post-traumatic stress disorder, whether they got it from the...

DATE: May 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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More students arrested in alleged school threat KEENESBURG – Authorities have arrested two more students in connection with an alleged threat against a northern Colorado high school. The Weld...

DATE: May 17, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado to help terminally ill

DENVER – Frustrated by federal delays getting experimental medications to terminally ill patients, some states are forging so-called “Right To Try” legislation to allow access to the drugs without...

DATE: May 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Edible-marijuana review continues in Colorado

GOLDEN – Producers of edible marijuana in Colorado met again Thursday with state regulators and health officials to create stricter standards for marijuana-infused foods. From new warning labels on...

DATE: May 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dental school deterring potential black students

DENVER – A faculty committee asked to look into the experience of minorities at the University of Colorado’s dental school has found the school has such a bad reputation that potential black...

DATE: May 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Pot-themed symphony shows by invitation only DENVER – The Colorado Symphony says a series of marijuana-themed fundraising concerts will be invitation-only in an attempt to address concerns that...

DATE: May 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Possible charges against weekend’s ATV riders

SALT LAKE CITY – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has begun an investigation that could lead to charges against nearly 50 people who rode all-terrain vehicles on an off-limits trail last weekend...

DATE: May 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

It’ll be easier to get unique license plates

DENVER (AP) – Drivers who love displaying one of Colorado’s nearly 100 specialty license plates – representing interests as diverse as the Navy SEALs, the Colorado Rockies and Craig Hospital – will...

DATE: May 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dinosaur lover’s dream found in western Colorado

FRUITA – Marc Jones has studied from half a world away some of the animals that trod Earth some 150 million years ago in what is now western Colorado. Last week, he and more than 50 other...

DATE: May 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper signs broadband expansion

DENVER – Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Friday that reroutes part of a $54 million annual ratepayer subsidy to telecom companies into a broadband fund to provide service in rural areas....

DATE: May 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mistakenly released early, this man who rebuilt life is now back in prison

AURORA – Rene Lima-Marin’s wife told her two young sons their father had to go to work the night in January when a team of police officers led her husband away in handcuffs. It had been nearly six...

DATE: May 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado pot taxes boomed in March

DENVER – Colorado’s recreational marijuana sales jumped nearly a third in March, according to sales-tax reports released Thursday. The state Department of Revenue reported that Colorado sold nearly...

DATE: May 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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