Aurora man arrested on charges of planning overseas terrorism

AURORA – The FBI arrested a refugee from Uzbekistan at Chicago’s O’Hare airport on charges he planned to travel overseas to fight for a terrorist group and give up his life if necessary, an...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Avalanches hit Highway 550

Wet, heavy snow hit Colorado’s high country early Sunday. In Southwest Colorado, three sections of U.S. Highway 550 were closed Sunday morning because of avalanches. Adverse conditions temporarily...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Power outage idles Copper Mountain lifts FRISCO (AP) – A power outage Sunday knocked out electricity to ski lifts at Copper Mountain, leaving the resort to use backup power to keep four lifts...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hickenlooper adopts public records fees

DENVER – The governor’s office and four other state agencies have adopted a uniform public records policy in what the state says is an effort at consistency and transparency.The policy, adopted...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Republicans propose concealed weapons in schools

DENVER – Colorado Republicans are reloading previous attempts to expand gun rights, bringing back state legislation that would allow concealed weapons in schools and let businesses use deadly force...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legendary blues singer Etta James dies at 73

LOS ANGELES – Etta James’ performance of the enduring classic “At Last” was the embodiment of refined soul: Angelic-sounding strings harkened the arrival of her passionate yet measured vocals as...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Holly cantaloupe grower fined for migrant housing

DENVER – A Colorado cantaloupe grower whose farm was identified by federal authorities as the source of a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people last year was fined by the U.S. Department of Labor...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA releases study of Navajo coal plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Requiring a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo Nation to further reduce pollution would not, by itself, force the plant’s retirement, but it could significantly increase water...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trans-fat ban proposed for Colo. schools

DENVER – Junk food in school cafeterias has been under attack for years. Now Colorado is considering the nation’s toughest ban on fats in school foods, a ban that could endanger pizza, French fries...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. voters might see two marijuana proposals on ballot

DENVER – A marijuana-legalization measure on Colorado ballots this fall could face some competition.A second pot-legalization proposal won clearance Wednesday from a state title board to begin...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Illegal-immigrant tuition is debated

DENVER – Illegal immigrants attending Colorado high schools are waiting to see if this is the year the Legislature allows them to attend state universities at tuition rates that are higher than...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State employees await potential changes

DENVER – Kim Bodin works nights and weekends as a state prison nurse, and she hasn’t had a raise in years.Now the 54-year-old is watching nervously as Democrats and Republicans talk about changing...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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