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  • Interior still plans to decide on protection for sage grouse

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has reiterated the federal government will decide whether the greater sage grouse should get protected status despite legislation attempting to block such a listing. In a letter to Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead...

  • Colorado lawmakers introducing right-to-die legislation

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado Democrats unveiled what's sure to be one of the most emotionally charged proposals of the year — legislation to give terminally ill patients the right to choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication. Democrats announced details of the bill...

  • 3 companies in Colorado exempted from contraception rule

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A federal judge has barred the government from requiring three companies in Colorado to provide certain kinds of contraception under the federal health care law. The order Tuesday cites last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that some companies with religious objections...

  • Clippers ride Crawford's shooting to 102-98 win over Nuggets

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jamal Crawford scored 21 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Denver Nuggets 102-98 Monday night for their fifth straight victory. Crawford scored their final five points and had a key save that led to a basket in the...

  • Denver police shoot, kill teen who struck officer with car

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Several dozen people with candles and protest signs gathered near the alley where Denver police officers fatally shot a 16-year-old girl on Monday, recalling her bright smile and demanding answers about the deadly encounter. Police shot the teenager early Monday morning...

  • Defenseman Erik Johnson out 3-to-8 weeks with knee injury

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche will be without top defenseman Erik Johnson for three to eight weeks due to a knee injury. Coach Patrick Roy says the team received the update on Johnson after he had a scope Monday. Roy said Johnson was "disappointed by the situation." Roy also...

  • Adam Ottavino, Rockies agree on $1.3M, 1-year contract

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Reliever Adam Ottavino and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract that avoided arbitration. The 6-foot-5, hard-throwing righty was 1-4 with a 3.60 ERA in a career-high 75 appearances with the Rockies last season, when he made $502,000....

  • 2 people killed in northern Colorado helicopter crash

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a helicopter crash near the Erie airport in northern Colorado. Weld County Coroner Mark Ward confirmed the deaths Monday afternoon, but he declined to release the victims' names or ages. The helicopter crashed just before...

  • Credit card interest reduction fails in Colorado

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A failed proposal to reduce finance charges on some credit cards became the latest casualty Monday for Colorado Democrats trying to find a new focus in the minority. The Senate Business, Labor and Technology Committee voted 6-1 against a bill that would have capped...

  • Denver-area bus driver gets year in jail for repeat DUI

    Updated: Mon, Jan 26, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A Denver-area public bus driver arrested for driving under the influence while on duty has been sentenced to a year in jail. A judge on Monday also ordered 50-year-old Darren Pettee (Pet-TEE'), a contract driver for the Regional Transportation District, to undergo...

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