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Twisters, microbursts land in Colo.

AURORA – A line of severe storms packing high winds and hail swept across Colorado’s Front Range and Eastern Plains Sunday, spawning several damaging tornadoes, including one that dropped down near...

DATE: June 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona judge rules pot can be used for PTSD

PHOENIX – An Arizona court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions that qualify for medical marijuana treatment. Arizona Department of...

DATE: June 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado special session possible on oil and gas rules

DENVER – Lawmakers and groups with a stake in oil and gas development in Colorado have a draft bill from the governor’s office that seeks to find a compromise on local control rules – a proposal...

DATE: June 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Medical marijuana can be used for PTSD, judgment declares

PHOENIX – A court ruling filed this week has added post-traumatic stress disorder to the list of debilitating conditions qualifying for medical marijuana treatment. State Department of Health...

DATE: June 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Uncertainty begins to dominate budding hemp market

STERLING – Marijuana’s square cousin, industrial hemp, has come out of the black market and is now legal for farmers to cultivate, opening up a new lucrative market. That was the idea, anyway....

DATE: June 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

All pot businesses need now is blessing from U.S. Treasury

DENVER – Seeking to move marijuana businesses away from cash-only operations, Gov. John Hickenlooper signed legislation Friday that tries to establish the world’s first financial system for the...

DATE: June 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DMV goal: 15-minute wait time

LAKEWOOD – Part of an effort to try to reduce wait times at Colorado Department of Motor Vehicle offices was signed into law Thursday, but it might mean drivers eventually pay more. The initiative...

DATE: June 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Recognition of Utah gay marriages to stay on hold

SALT LAKE CITY – More than 1,000 couples who rushed to wed after a judge overturned Utah’s gay-marriage ban will have to keep waiting for many of the legal benefits of being married following an...

DATE: June 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s pot regulators consider testing edibles

DENVER – Colorado’s marijuana regulators, looking to tighten the rules for edible marijuana products, are pondering scaled testing regimes for strong edibles and weaker ones. A proposal unveiled...

DATE: June 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado a model for energy standards

DENVER – Out of all the states, Colorado offers the best sneak peek at what the nation would look like once President Barack Obama’s energy regulations take effect. But critics warn it’s too soon...

DATE: June 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Big Boy’ trial ignites emotions

BOULDER – In a stately neighborhood of Boulder, a city known as the Berkeley of the Rocky Mountains, a bull elk named “Big Boy” had become a treasured fixture. When Mapleton residents learned a...

DATE: May 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Hickenlooper tours Grand Mesa mudslide COLLBRAN – Gov. John Hickenlooper has toured the mudslide in Mesa County near Collbran where three men are still missing. The governor flew over the...

DATE: May 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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