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  • Lawsuit shows resistance to legalization of pot

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Despite growing public support for legalizing marijuana, a lawsuit filed by Nebraska and Oklahoma shows that at least two segments of American society are prepared to fight the idea before the nation's highest court — social conservatives and law enforcement. The lawsuit...

  • What's delaying trial of Colorado shooter

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Defense lawyers acknowledge that James Holmes opened fire on an Aurora movie theater auditorium on July 20, 2012, killing 12 people and injuring 70. Yet jury selection for his trial doesn't begin until next month. Q: What's taking so long? A: Jan. 20 is Holmes' fifth...

  • Changes proposed in US coal royalty program

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. government proposed changes Friday in how it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure companies aren't shortchanging taxpayers on sales to Asia. The Interior Department announcement comes after coal exports surged in recent years as...

  • Las Vegas Bowl Capsule

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    No. 23 Utah (8-4, 5-4 Pac-12) vs. Colorado State (10-2, 6-2 Mountain West), 3:30 p.m. EST (ABC) Line: Utah by 3 Series record: Utah leads 55-22-2 WHAT'S AT STAKE Utah and Colorado State used to be Mountain West opponents, but the Utes moved to the Pac-12 in 2011 and are playing in...

  • Air Force, W. Michigan meet in Idaho Potato Bowl

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    There are a lot of similarities between Air Force and Western Michigan — two teams that have never faced each other before — and it begins with the resolve of their head coaches. P.J. Fleck and Troy Calhoun are nearly a generation apart in age. Calhoun graduated from Air Force (1989)...

  • Colorado St prepares to face Utah without McElwain

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — First there was shock, then confusion. But in the two weeks since Colorado State saw head coach Jim McElwain leave for Florida, it has found a way to move on. With an early bowl game on the calendar, the Rams didn't have much time to dwell on the change. Saturday's...

  • Minnesota St, Colorado St-Pueblo to meet for title

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Todd Hoffner had to watch from afar as Minnesota State had the best season in school history, a remarkable run by his players under a different coach to the national semifinals. That was two years ago, his career in shambles and his future uncertain. Now,...

  • A look at NFL's most underappreciated, overblown

    Updated: 12 hr ago

    Tony Romo, Dez Bryant and the rest of the Dallas Cowboys head into Sunday's game against the Colts leading the NFC East and on the verge of a playoff berth. A ton of the credit for that should go to head coach Jason Garrett's assistants. Garrett's the one thought to be on the hot seat...

  • Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0, OT

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins and captain Sidney Crosby hope that a recent bout with the mumps is a thing of the past. Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Penguins a 1-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29...

  • Pedestrian hit, killed by truck in SE Denver ID'd

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a 33-year-old pedestrian who was struck and killed by a pickup truck on E-470 southeast of Denver. The Colorado State Patrol says Richard Tababi, of Fort Collins, was hit near Quincy Avenue on Wednesday evening and was struck by at...