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DENVER – Hate Colorado’s new state logo? It’s not going anywhere. Democrats defeated a Republican proposal to let voters decide whether to keep Colorado’s new state logo, which has provoked strong...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah in gay-marriage filing: Kids need mom and dad

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah state attorneys filed their opening argument to the federal appeals court reviewing the state’s same-sex marriage ban, saying the optimal environment for raising children is...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP tries to undo background-check expansion

DENVER – Expanded background checks for firearm sales in Colorado were passed by Democrats last year at great political cost. Now Republicans are offering up a bill to repeal the law, reigniting...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

WASHINGTON – There’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmakers want to ban under-21 smoking

DENVER – A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers says the state that made national news for being the first to allow marijuana sales should make headlines again by being the first to ban teen...

DATE: Feb. 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Reporter to go to high court

CENTENNIAL – Lawyers for the man accused of killing 12 people at a Colorado movie theater said Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to require a Fox News reporter to reveal the confidential...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

The goblins strike back

SALT LAKE CITY – Prosecutors filed charges Friday against two former Boy Scout leaders accused of toppling one of the ancient rock formations at Utah’s Goblin Valley State Park. Glenn Taylor is...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill to extend last call at bars advances

DENVER – Colorado cities and towns would have the power to extend bar hours past 2 a.m. under a proposal advanced Wednesday by lawmakers who said it could reduce the large, unruly crowds from the...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Education-reform law to be challenged

DENVER (AP) – The Colorado Education Association plans to announce today it will take legal and legislative action against a provision in the state’s teacher-effectiveness law that could leave...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver police: Student fire apparent suicide attempt

WESTMINSTER – A 16-year-old boy set himself on fire at a suburban Denver high school on Monday in an apparent suicide attempt that left him critically injured, authorities said. The boy didn’t make...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cannabis contests join Denver County Fair

DENVER – Pot at the county fair? Why not? Colorado’s Denver County is adding cannabis-themed contests to its 2014 summer fair. It’s the first time pot plants will stand alongside tomato plants and...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Broncos banners fly at high court

They say justice is blind, but, like the rest of Colorado, the state’s high court can’t help but see in blue and orange. Colorado’s Supreme Court justices join the rest of the state in the...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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