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Saudi man likely to appeal

DENVER – A Saudi man convicted in Colorado of sexually abusing his Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her as a virtual slave will probably appeal after a judge denied his request to be released and...

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

Laws prompt gun parts maker to leave state

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – One of the country’s largest producers of ammunition magazines for guns is leaving Colorado and moving operations to Wyoming and Texas because of new state laws that include...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Grafitti artist’s paintings vandalized in Utah resort

Two Utah paintings by the mysterious British graffiti artist Banksy were the targets of vandalism on New Year’s Eve, possibly ruining one of the works in the town that hosts the Sundance Film...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

DIA claims tough marijuana policies

DENVER (AP) – Colorado’s largest airport has an unusually stringent policy for marijuana compared with its peers, an action prompted by the state’s legalization of the substance. Officials and law...

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

Grand Canyon gives incentive for quieter tour aircraft

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The fees for air-tour operators that use technology to quiet the sound of aircraft at Grand Canyon National Park have been reduced. The new $20 fee per flight took effect...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyoming lawmaker supports legalizing medical marijuana

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – Thirty years ago, before he moved to Wyoming and became a Republican state lawmaker, Bruce Burns’ mother asked him to come to Long Island, N.Y., with pot. Burns’ uncle, a Jesuit...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah files to block same-sex unions

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah took its fight against gay marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, asking the high court to suspend same-sex unions that became legal when a judge struck down the...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado welcomes ‘Green Wednesday’ sales

DENVER – Police were adding extra patrols around pot shops in eight Colorado towns that plan to allow recreational sales to anyone older than 21 on Jan. 1. Officials at Denver International Airport...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School shooter entered unlocked door

CENTENNIAL – The teenager who fatally shot a fellow student at his suburban Denver high school this month entered through a door that was supposed to be locked but had been propped open, the...

DATE: Dec. 29, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Suspect in Colorado triple slaying arrested in Oklahoma

DENVER – A man suspected of killing three people and setting fire to a home in southern Colorado has been captured in Oklahoma after a nationwide manhunt, authorities said Sunday. Harry Carl...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pitfalls abound as legal sales of pot begin

DENVER – Colorado and Washington state are launching the world’s first legal recreational marijuana markets in 2014. Though pot has been sold for three decades at coffee shops in the Netherlands,...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legal pot sales begin amid uncertainty

DENVER – A gleaming white Apple store of weed is how Andy Williams sees his new Denver marijuana dispensary. Two floors of pot-growing rooms will have windows showing the shopping public how the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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