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  • More rain increases flooding risk along Front Range

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A storm system bringing moderate to heavy rain to much of Colorado's Front Range is raising the risk of flash flooding. The latest round of wet weather hit the Colorado Springs area first Tuesday, causing minor street flooding and standing water in parts of the city. The...

  • Las Vegas to host world table tennis event in 2018

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Nevada will host the World Veteran Table Tennis Championship in 2018. USA Table Tennis announced Tuesday that the tournament for players 40 and over will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center from June 18-24, 2018. Players from more than 70...

  • GOP chair touts Hispanic outreach in Colorado

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — The chairman of the Republican National Committee came to Denver on Tuesday to tout Colorado as a model for how his party is reaching out to Hispanics and winning increasingly Hispanic districts without fully embracing an immigration overhaul. Reince Priebus addressed a...

  • Colorado lawmakers look to study school violence

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — School violence and mental health would be the subject of a study for possible legislation in Colorado with a proposal that's close to reaching the governor's desk. The House on Tuesday approved a bill that would create a committee to look at improving school safety and...

  • Colorado GOP rejects plan for surplus budget refunds

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have rejected a bill to reclassify a fee paid by hospitals in order to use future budget surpluses on education and transportation. Democrats sponsored the plan and say the change is needed because the fee is prompting taxpayer refunds, even though...

  • Denver mayor not facing much opposition in election

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Denver Mayor Michael Hancock is not facing much opposition as he seeks re-election. The Denver Post reports that Hancock's three challengers haven't reported raising any money for the mail-in election that ends Tuesday at 7 p.m. The main competition in the election has...

  • Broncos renew faith in backup QB Brock Osweiler

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Brock Osweiler honeymooned in the Caribbean this offseason, and the Denver Broncos renewed their vows with Peyton Manning's backup over the weekend. As expected, John Elway drafted a quarterback, something he's done three times since he signed Manning in 2012....

  • Dispute over felons in pot industry flares at Statehouse

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A dispute over felons in the marijuana business has complicated a much larger bill to renew medical marijuana regulations in the closing days of Colorado's legislative session. At issue is whether drug felons should be licensed to own or work in medical marijuana...

  • Felony DUI bill advances in Colorado Senate

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Habitual drunken drivers would face felony charges in Colorado with a measure given initial approval in the state Senate. The bill would make a fourth DUI a felony punishable by up to six years in prison and a fine of as much as $500,000. Senators gave unanimous approval...

  • Denver bar brawl turns fatal after driver runs over 2

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Police are searching for a suspect who they believe intentionally struck and killed 34-year-old Armando Rodriguez-Uribe with a pickup truck after a bar fight. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1JmOC6k ) that an autopsy shows Rodriguez-Uribe died of blunt force...

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