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  • Transgender girl crowned homecoming princess

    Yesterday

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A transgender girl was crowned homecoming princess at a Colorado Springs, Colorado, high school. The Gazette of Colorado Springs reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/1BBtjuy ) that Scarlett Lenh received the majority of the votes from her junior class at...

  • Hickenlooper, cadets join in day of service

    Published: Sat, Sep 13, 2014

    CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — Coloradans are being asked to mark the anniversary of last year's flooding with a day of service. Gov. John Hickenlooper will be being joining in various service projects in Manitou Springs, Evans, Loveland and Longmont on Saturday. He'll end the day in Lyons...

  • Sen. Mark Udall visits flooded Colorado towns

    Yesterday

    LYONS, Colo. (AP) — Fighting for his political life, Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall marked the one-year anniversary of last year's devastating floods by visiting two battered villages northwest of Denver while his re-election campaign continued to attack his Republican challenger for...

  • Wainwright wins 18th as Cardinals beat Rockies 5-1

    Yesterday

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright snapped out of a midseason funk with a complete game in his previous start for St. Louis, and Colorado saw a pitcher who still had shutdown stuff. "When I'm cruising, I'm ahead in the count, throwing all my pitches for strikes, trusting my defense and...

  • Nurse assistant gets 15 years for sex assault

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A 34-year-old man who acknowledged sexually assaulting a patient at a health care center in Englewood has been sentenced to 15 years in prison. Paul Bugarcic, of Denver, was a certified nursing assistant at the Cherry Hills Health Care Center when prosecutors...

  • Wes Welker could be back on field by Sunday

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Wes Welker has passed concussion protocol and could be back on the field as soon as Sunday if the NFL signs off on a new drug policy approved by the players' union. Representatives of the NFL Players Association approved the comprehensive new policy Friday that...

  • Man drowns in Devil's Punchbowl east of Aspen

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a drowning at a popular swimming hole east of Aspen. The Pitkin County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called to the Devil's Punchbowl between Aspen and Independence Pass at about 3:35 p.m. Friday after witnesses reported that a...

  • Legal pot debate down to contrasting drug stats

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After a week of growling at each other in the press, one of Oregon's most outspoken district attorneys against marijuana legalization and the legalization-supporting congressman who represents the Portland area had their first chance Friday to trade barbs in person....

  • Fifth suspect arrested in Fountain beating

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Police have arrested a fifth suspect in the beating of a Fountain man involving a hammer and a shovel. Police on Friday announced the arrests in the attack on 33-year-old Jeremy Otto, whom officers found collapsed on the floor of a mobile home in August. Police...

  • Obama's war plan rattles Dem, GOP Senate nominees

    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's plan to strike Islamic State militants is ruffling the usual left-right politics in several races that will decide control of the Senate this fall. Republicans have tamped down their recent criticisms of Obama's foreign policy. Several are...

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