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  • Colorado lawmakers want mandatory fines for animal fighting

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Fines for people convicted of animal fighting in Colorado would be mandatory under a bill advancing in the state Legislature. Lawmakers sponsoring the bill acknowledge that animal fight is not a big problem in Colorado. Only two people in the state have been convicted of...

  • Robert Craig, Keystone Center founder, climber, dies at 90

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    KEYSTONE, Colo. (AP) — Robert Craig, founder of the Keystone Center conflict-resolution group and an accomplished mountain climber, has died at age 90. The Keystone Center said Craig died Jan. 16 in Denver. Craig launched the center in 1975 at the urging of Bob Maynard, then...

  • Correction: Prison Profits story

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — In a story Jan. 27 about a Colorado audit of a state prison program that employs inmates, The Associated Press reported erroneously the number of inmates the program employs. Colorado Correctional Industries employs 1,600 inmates, not 16,000. A corrected version of the...

  • Air Force Academy reports assaults on popular campus trails

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Citing two assaults on popular campus trails since December, the Air Force Academy is warning hikers, runners and cyclists not to go alone until further notice. An Academy spokesman said Wednesday the assaults were still under investigation and he had no...

  • Firefighters rescue cows that took icy dip in Colorado pond

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    FOUNTAIN, Colo. (AP) — Firefighters in Colorado have rescued two cows that plunged through the ice on a pond. Fountain Fire Chief Darin Anstine says someone driving by the pond south of Colorado Springs spotted the cows' heads sticking out of the water about 30 feet from shore Tuesday...

  • Boise St. comes back from 12-down; beats Colorado St. 82-78

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Derrick Marks scored 26 of his 28 points in the second half and made the go-ahead 3-pointer as Boise State defeated Colorado State 82-78 on Wednesday. Marks drained a 3-pointer with 1:20 remaining to cap a 7-0 burst as the Broncos (15-6, 5-3 Mountain West) won...

  • Smith scores in OT, Predators beat Avalanche 4-3

    Updated: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are so comfortable at home this season they simply don't bat an eye, even when giving up the tying goal with 36 seconds left in regulation. Craig Smith scored on a breakaway at 2:46 of overtime, and the Predators beat the Colorado...

  • Helicopter company IDs instructor, student killed in crash

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Two people who were killed in a helicopter crash near the Erie airport in northern Colorado have been identified as an instructor and a student pilot. Erie-based Mountain One Helicopters identified the victims as instructor Alex Viola and student pilot Amy Wood, who...

  • 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...

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