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About to drive stoned? Not on state’s watch

DENVER – Colorado is spending $1 million on television ads making fun of marijuana users who space out during everyday tasks – an effort to stop stoned driving. The Colorado Department of...

DATE: March 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rollins Pass Road still sparks debate

BOULDER (AP) – It has been nearly a quarter-century since vehicles traveling up Rollins Pass Road were able to pass through Needle’s Eye Tunnel, allowing visitors to traverse the high tundra back...

DATE: March 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

These sheep are better off not dead

State wildlife officials addressed critics of its sheep-relocation project Friday, saying the effort could prove successful despite the deaths of more than a dozen bighorns north of Tucson. Animal...

DATE: March 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Taxis, limos upset over rules for tech competition

DENVER – Frustrated and angry, more than 100 cabbies pulled up outside the Colorado Statehouse early this legislative session to protest tech startups known as ridesharing services. The taxi...

DATE: March 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Candy Crush? State may ban it while driving

DENVER – A Colorado lawmaker who has received complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device....

DATE: March 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gay-marriage cases draw interest

SALT LAKE CITY – More than 50 groups, organizations and coalitions have weighed in on gay-marriage cases in Utah and Oklahoma with supporting court briefs – giving a Denver-based federal appeals...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill would expand reporting rights to Colo. therapists

DENVER – Colorado mental-health providers would get expanded authority to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools under a bill given initial approval in the state House on...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. sued over abortion drug use

PHOENIX – Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs. The lawsuit filed in federal...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New TV series to begin production in N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE – A new television series set against the backdrop of the U.S. government’s top-secret effort to develop the world’s first atomic bomb will begin production in New Mexico later this...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beauprez enters governor’s race

DENVER – Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez filed paperwork to run for governor Monday, entering a crowded field of Republicans vying to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in November. Beauprez...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

This is a big step for GOP toward same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY – A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the Western conservative...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State Briefs

Budget cuts trim jobs at Air Force Academy AIR FORCE ACADEMY – The Air Force Academy says it will cut 99 jobs and eliminate 10 academic majors as the Defense Department reduces overall spending....

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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