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Wintry storm threatens holiday travels

A large storm already blamed for at least eight deaths in the West slogged through Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico and other parts of the Southwest on Sunday, leading to hundreds of flight...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

$146,000 is stolen from rural county

DENVER – Someone stole more than $146,000 from a rural Colorado county’s bank accounts through a computer virus, officials said Friday. The theft occurred this month when someone sent a bogus email...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot raids show industry is still risky in Colorado

DENVER – There’s money to be made in legal weed. But you better have a strong stomach for risk. That’s the message Colorado’s nascent pot industry is taking from federal marijuana raids in Colorado...

DATE: Nov. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Some marijuana businesses raided ahead of retail sales

DENVER – Federal agents raided an unknown number of marijuana dispensaries and growing sites Thursday in Colorado, confiscating piles of marijuana plants and cartons of cannabis-infused drinks just...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Theater shooting trial postponed over sanity issue

CENTENNIAL – The judge in the Aurora theater shootings case on Thursday indefinitely postponed the trial of James Holmes so attorneys can argue whether he should undergo further psychiatric...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Questions about price prompt state insurance tour

GREELEY – A quarter-million Coloradans have received health insurance cancellation notices; many are complaining about higher premiums in many rural areas; and a new poll reflects deep skepticism...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snowpack data collection faces financial uncertainty

GREELEY (AP) – State water providers, lawmakers and others have long pushed for more detailed snowpack and river-flow data in anticipation of population growth, increased demands and climate...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Leak spurs talk of monitoring schools’ carbon monoxide monitors

SALT LAKE CITY – A gas leak at a Utah elementary school that sickened more than 40 people has prompted concerns about the fact that the state is among many that don’t require schools to install...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Early votes in opposition to Albuquerque abortion ban

ALBUQUERQUE – A closely watched, first-of-its-kind proposal to ban late-term abortions in New Mexico’s largest city appeared headed toward defeat. Opponents of the referendum to ban most abortions...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gun-control debate is far from finished in Colo. Legislature

DENVER – Gun-control supporters staged a rally to ask the Democratic state Legislature not to revisit last session’s gun-control package, but Republicans are a single seat away from controlling the...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Saturday blast being looked at in mine probe

DENVER – Authorities on Monday were trying to determine the source of carbon monoxide blamed for killing two men and injuring others at a mine southwest of Ouray. Ouray County officials said they...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Off-duty state troopers stand as ‘Guardian Angels’

GREELEY (AP) – When longtime Colorado law-enforcement officer Del McFarland heard news of the horrific shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., he thought of schools here in Weld...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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