Colorado budget cuts put cancer screenings at risk

DENVER – Colorado’s looming budget cuts threaten more than schools and state jobs – they also could put lives at stake.Largressa Munnerlyn wants lawmakers to know that. She survived breast cancer,...

DATE: April 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Boy, 7, fatally shot at Tucson apartment TUCSON, Ariz. – Police say a 7-year-old boy is dead after gunfire rang out near his Tucson apartment complex.Police said Johnathan Federico was being cared...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Candidates line up for Denver mayor

DENVER – A $100 million budget deficit, a police department under scrutiny, an over-budget mass transportation project and the chance to work in the long shadow of one of the city’s most popular...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Immigration activists eye Utah as model

SALT LAKE CITY – Liberal immigration activists are looking to Utah as a compassionate and logical model for shaping the nation’s future policies toward illegal immigrants. Utah leaders – including...

DATE: April 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Government budget woestopic of Denver forum

DENVER – Thousands of miles from the budget wrangling in Washington, D.C., bipartisan finance experts talked calmly Friday about fixing the nation’s pocketbook.Ironically, the two senators who put...

DATE: April 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver coach accused of sex with two students

DENVER – A suburban Denver basketball coach has been accused of carrying on a sexual relationship with two students, and three school district employees have been placed on paid administrative...

DATE: April 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Larimer sheriff says he’ll protect national park if feds shut down

FORT COLLINS – A sheriff on the eastern end of Rocky Mountain National Park is encouraging people to visit the park even if a government shutdown closes it down.Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith...

DATE: April 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crews remove boulders from I-70

GEORGETOWN – A 25-mile stretch of Colorado’s main east-west highway was shut down Tuesday so crews tethered to a mountainside by ropes could pry loose unstable boulders threatening to tumble onto...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Winds kick up Larimer fire

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Authorities are asking people in 21 homes to leave the area where a 5-square-mile wildfire is burning in Larimer County.Fire managers say strong winds have kicked up flames in...

DATE: April 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snow slows Larimer County wildfire

DENVER – A wind-driven wildfire west of Fort Collins scorched 4,500 acres by Sunday evening – more than double original estimates – and destroyed more than a dozen homes before shifting winds and...

DATE: April 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Wildfire burning in N.M. wildlife area ALBUQUERQUE – State forestry officials say crews are battling a 100-acre wildfire in the Bernardo State Wildlife Area.They say the human-caused fire is...

DATE: April 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot taxes could save Colo. treatment program

DENVER – Some state lawmakers want marijuana taxes to save a drug and alcohol treatment program threatened by Colorado budget cuts.A House committee voted Friday to use $1 million of sales taxes...

DATE: April 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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