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  • State's 1st case of exotic chewing lice confirmed in deer

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Wildlife officials have confirmed Colorado's first case of exotic chewing lice in a mule deer east of Denver. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the deer, which has been euthanized, was found struggling to survive by a Watkins-area rancher Feb. 13. The National Veterinary...

  • US agency abandoning Nevada mustang roundup for now

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The federal government has abandoned plans — at least for now — to round up more than 300 wild horses in northern Nevada after a U.S. judge temporarily blocked the effort last month for fear of harm to the mustangs. The agency won't move forward with the roundup in...

  • 1 killed, 1 wounded in nearby shootings in Denver

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman who was shot to death in east Denver. The Denver coroner's office identified the woman Wednesday as 21-year-old Rachel Aboytes and said she died of multiple gunshot wounds. Police say Aboytes was killed and another person...

  • Lawmakers: Edible pot must look different than regular food

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Edible marijuana sold in Colorado must look different from regular foods, lawmakers from both parties said Wednesday in rejecting a bill to loosen requirements. The 0-5 vote was a dramatic loss for the state's new marijuana industry, where many producers of edible pot...

  • Tulowitzki homers, Butler strong in Rockies' win over Giants

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki hit his third home run of the spring, Eddie Butler threw five effective innings in an audition for a rotation spot, and the Colorado Rockies beat the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Wednesday. Giants starter Tim Hudson retired 10 straight before...

  • Driver arrested in crash that hurt Denver cop during protest

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — A driver who struck and seriously injured a Denver police officer during a protest over police killings would not have been issued a driver's license if he had been honest about his history of seizures, police wrote in an affidavit supporting the man's arrest Wednesday....

  • VA hospital construction chief retires amid investigation

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — The top VA official in charge of construction nationwide retired Wednesday amid an internal investigation of delays and massive cost overruns at the Denver veterans hospital, the agency said. Glenn Haggstrom's departure was immediate, the Department of Veterans Affairs...

  • Woman who had baby cut from belly released from hospital

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado woman whose unborn baby was cut from her womb by a stranger with a kitchen knife has been released from a hospital a week after the gruesome attack. The family of Michelle Wilkins, 26, said in a statement Wednesday that she is in a safe location with...

  • Colorado lawmakers advance police oversight bills

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Colorado legislators gave initial approval Wednesday to three bills designed to increase oversight on law enforcement after high-profile cases alleging excessive force in the state and nationwide. One proposal would allow law enforcement agencies to look at officers' job...

  • Firm whose boss gave to Christie-led group gets investment

    Updated: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The board that oversees New Jersey's nearly $80 billion public pension fund is moving ahead with an investment of up to $100 million in a private equity firm whose chairman gave millions to a political group once headed by Gov. Chris Christie. Spokesmen for the...

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