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Worry not about last call

DENVER – Bars could stay open past 2 a.m. under a bill moving forward in the Colorado House. Lawmakers advanced the bill Friday with an unrecorded voice vote, setting up a final vote next week to...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Warm enough for you out there?

PHOENIX – With much of the Northeast gripped by snow and ice storms, the Southwest is riding a heat wave that is setting record high temperatures and sent people to beaches and golf courses in...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Those in pot industry relieved as regulators allow banking

DENVER – The marijuana industry breathed a sigh of relief Friday after federal banking regulators issued long-awaited permission for them to access basic banking services. But Colorado’s pot...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot farmers sidestep higher tax rates

DENVER – Marijuana growers in Colorado avoided being singled out for higher tax rates in an agriculture tax measure that advanced Thursday. The bill codifies tax practices for greenhouses and...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A tax on junk food? Navajo Nation says not yet

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation president has vetoed a proposal to impose an additional tax on chips, cookies and sweetened beverages on the country’s largest reservation, but the legislation...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Attorney general race focuses on gay rights

DENVER – The Democratic candidate for Colorado attorney general says the state’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the constitutional rights of gay couples, and the law shouldn’t be...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge: Prosecution can use Holmes’ cellphone selfies as evidence

DENVER – Eerie self-portraits that Colorado theater shooting defendant James Holmes took with his cellphone hours before the attack could be shown to jurors after the judge ruled that prosecutors...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll: Most Coloradans think pot law hurts image

DENVER – Colorado voters still support the state law that legalized recreational marijuana, but most believe it is hurting the image of the state, according to a new poll released Monday. The...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First weeks of pot sales give insight

DENVER – Colorado’s marijuana experiment is going well, but there’s a lot of work to do regulating the newly legal drug, state regulators and lawmakers said Monday in a panel reviewing successes...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How do you tax the growing of marijuana?

DENVER – Marijuana farmers and agricultural tax breaks are the next wrinkle facing the states having legal weed as lawmakers debate how to tax the product while it’s growing. Legislatures in both...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP attempts repeal of magazine limits

DENVER – Gun-rights advocates who want to see a repeal of Colorado’s limits on the size of ammunition magazines realize their chances are slim when they go before Democrat-controlled committees...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ex-Patagonia CEO joins campaign against drilling

CARBONDALE (AP) – The CEO of outdoor clothing giant Patagonia Inc. is stepping down to spend more time with his family in Carbondale, pursue outdoor adventures and increase efforts to prevent gas...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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