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Saudi’s sentence reduced in Denver-area slave case

CENTENNIAL – A Saudi linguist convicted of sexually assaulting a housekeeper and keeping her a virtual slave for four years won a 20-year reduction in his prison sentence Friday, and his defense...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

George W. Bush nixes Denver visit

DENVER – George W. Bush said Friday he will not visit Denver this weekend as planned because WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was invited to attend one of the same events as the former...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

FBI: Be aware of fertilizer purchases

DENVER – The FBI is reminding businesses across the U.S. to keep an eye out for suspicious purchases of fertilizer and other substances that can be used to make explosives.FBI spokesman Dave Joly...

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

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

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