Panel reviews school policies

DENVER – School misbehavior that years ago resulted in a trip to the principal’s office but now sometimes gets children put in handcuffs is getting a closer look from Colorado lawmakers, part of a...

DATE: July 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot and gay marriage may be key in 2012

DENVER – Colorado’s position as a key battleground state in the 2012 presidential race comes with a wrinkle neither party seems to like: A freewheeling ballot initiative tradition that could put...

DATE: July 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court: No to HD Mountains appeal

DENVER – Federal appeals judges have rejected environmentalists’ challenge of a plan that could allow dozens of natural gas wells in the San Juan National Forest – for now.Five environmental groups...

DATE: July 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rift widens between Boehner and Obama

WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner abruptly broke off talks with President Barack Obama on Friday night on a deal to make major cuts in federal spending and avert a threatened government...

DATE: July 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Baked Apple: Heat wave singes urban Northeast

NEW YORK – The urban Northeast baked like a potato wrapped in foil Friday as record-breaking, 100-degree temperatures and steambath humidity combined with the heat-trapping effects of asphalt and...

DATE: July 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA delays Ariz. power plant ruling

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The owners of a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation won’t know until at least next year whether they’ll have to install expensive equipment aimed at clearing the air...

DATE: July 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gay-marriage supporters OK to gather signatures

DENVER – Gay marriage supporters were cleared Wednesday to begin collecting signatures on a petition to repeal Colorado’s same-sex marriage ban.A state board charged with approving proposed ballot...

DATE: July 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

PayPal attack suspect gets bail

DENVER – A Colorado man charged with participating in cyberattacks on PayPal can be released on bail as long as he doesn’t have access to the Internet, a judge ruled Wednesday.Vincent Charles...

DATE: July 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo lawmakers vote to ban public smoking

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Navajo Nation lawmakers have voted to ban smoking in public places on the vast reservation with an exemption for tribal casinos.The lawmakers debated the measure before voting...

DATE: July 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Food-filled packs help kids in need

When Denver Public Schools counselor Patricia Vaughan noticed a third-grader leaving the building with a bulging backpack, she asked him what was inside.She was stunned to see that the bag was full...

DATE: July 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Last military unit is leaving former air base in Denver

DENVER – A one-time Cold War bastion in Denver took another big step in its transformation to a civilian neighborhood of homes, schools and shops Tuesday as the last military unit prepared to...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hancock new Denver mayor

DENVER – Michael Hancock, a Democratic former city councilman, was sworn in as Denver mayor Monday, calling the city’s budget problems a chance to make government more efficient.Hancock, who grew...

DATE: July 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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