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State House OKs bill to report illegal immigrants

DENVER – Colorado law enforcement would have to alert prosecutors if they suspect a person in their custody is an illegal immigrant under a bill tentatively approved Thursday by House lawmakers.The...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. unions rally at Capitol, clash with tea party

DENVER – A union rally outside Colorado’s Capitol turned ugly Tuesday when about 500 union members and supporters who gathered to express support for embattled unions in Wisconsin found unwelcome...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wildcat Mining exploring possibility of tellurium

DENVER (AP) — Wildcat Mining Corp.’s new managers are exploring the possibility of unearthing the rare mineral tellurium at mines that the company hopes to reopen in southwest Colorado. Wildcat...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Driving high: State considers limit

DENVER – The surge of medical marijuana use in Colorado has started another debate in the state Legislature: What constitutes driving while high?Lawmakers are considering setting a DUI...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona bill would step up immigration enforcement

PHOENIX – A year after enacting the controversial law known as SB1070, Arizona legislators continue to line up additional measures targeting illegal immigration.A bill introduced Monday would...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Small jet veers off runway; no injuries HAYDEN (AP)– Authorities say a small passenger jet veered off a runway at an airport serving Colorado’s Steamboat Springs ski resort, but no one was hurt.The...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A driving question for Colo. marijuana users

DENVER – The surge of medical marijuana use in Colorado has started another debate in the state Legislature: What constitutes driving while high?Lawmakers are considering setting a DUI...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former agent new safety chief

DENVER – The new director of Colorado’s Department of Public Safety is a former FBI agent who’s been in leadership positions during national and international events, including the capture of...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dome doldrums plague state

DENVER – Colorado’s effort to raise money to repair its rusting Capitol dome is off to a rusty start itself. A month after announcing a splashy fundraising effort, restoration officials said...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Governor mum on changes

DENVER – Colorado’s state constitution is confusing and easy to change. New Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper says efforts to revise the state constitution are “a huge issue” – but Hickenlooper...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rescued circus lions arrive in Colorado

DENVER – Twenty-five lions, most of them rescued from Bolivian circuses, began their new lives at a Colorado wildlife sanctuary Thursday, pouncing in large, fenced areas and enjoying the feel of...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico’s U.S. Sen. Bingaman to retire

WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., intends to retire at the end of his term, his office announced today, the latest in a string of departures to hit the Democrats as they look ahead to the...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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