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  • Long weekend of 4/20 pot celebrations continues in Colorado

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Marijuana tourists in town are already celebrating Monday's unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20. One of the biggest festivals concludes Sunday in downtown Denver's Civic Center Park. Rapper Rick Ross is performing a free concert promptly at 4:30 p.m. Other festivals and...

  • Walks hurt Lyles in Rockies' loss to Dodgers

    Updated: Sun, Apr 19, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Second baseman DJ LeMahieu's failure to turn a possible inning-ending double play ultimately did more damage to the Colorado Rockies than his two-run homer off Zack Greinke did against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Three walks by Jordan Lyles loaded the bases with one...

  • Greinke, Dodgers beat Rockies 6-3

    Updated: 16 min ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Greinke has earned Don Mattingly's confidence during his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers. So when he got a visit from his manager in the seventh inning after throwing 91 pitches, the right-hander convinced him to let him stay in the game. After striking out...

  • Neagle, Martins propel Sounders past Rapids 3-1

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Lamar Neagle scored twice in the first half, Obafemi Martins added a stunning goal in the second and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Saturday night. Seattle (3-2-1) beat Colorado (1-2-3) for the fifth straight time, outscoring the...

  • VA: Denver hospital will need $340 million in equipment

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    AURORA, Colo. (AP) — The Veterans Affairs Department expects to spend about $340 million to buy medical equipment and train staff for its new Denver hospital, on top of the estimated $1.73 billion to build the facility, officials said Saturday. The $340 million also includes patient...

  • Thousands to begin 4/20 pot celebrations in Colorado

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Thousands of tourists and marijuana activists are getting an early start celebrating the unofficial stoner holiday of 4/20. Concerts, rallies and festivals are planned through the weekend. Among the biggest is a public festival and concert in downtown Denver's Civic...

  • Search called off for woman missing after son's death

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Rescuers have called off the search for a Colorado Springs woman who disappeared after the death of her son at the Air Force Academy. Authorities say they are waiting for a positive identification from the coroner after a woman's body was found in a...

  • Recall petitions over gun control put pressure on Democrats

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — With Oregon Democrats moving forward on a bill to require background checks for private gun sales, the potential political backlash is becoming apparent. Gun rights advocates last week filed petitions to recall three Democratic lawmakers who sponsored the...

  • Rockies' Kyle Kendrick loses 7-3 to Kershaw and Dodgers

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Kendrick found himself behind after only 15 pitches in his matchup with reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw. He gave up a leadoff walk to former Philadelphia Phillies teammate Jimmy Rollins, a run-scoring double to Adrian Gonzalez and a two-run homer to Howie...

  • USA Cycling reconvenes to examine Pan-Am Championships picks

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    USA Cycling replaced two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong on its roster for next month's Pan Am Championships on Friday after questions surfaced about the criteria used in picking the four-member women's team. Up-and-coming star Tayler Wiles took Armstrong's place in the...

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