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  • Colorado pot activists challenge taxes

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A handful of marijuana activists in Denver are making a curious legal challenge Friday. They believe that pot should be legal under federal law. But because it isn't, they say the state of Colorado can't collect taxes on the drug. The tax challenge is going before a...

  • Colorado State Fair opens with divisive sideshow

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado State Fair opens Friday — with a carnival sideshow that has been shut down in one Colorado county after parents complained. The Fair in Pueblo plans to again include a sideshow claiming to feature the world's smallest woman. "Little Liz" has appeared...

  • Denver homicide suspect who ate pot due in court

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — A man whose wife told Denver 911 dispatchers he ate marijuana-infused candy before he fatally shot her is expected in court. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Friday for 48-year-old Richard Kirk, who is charged with first-degree murder in the April 14 killing of...

  • Van Dyken-Rouen takes next step in rehab

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Injured Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen has posted videos on social media of herself taking steps with the help of a walker and a bionic exoskeleton device. Van Dyken-Rouen posted the videos on Instagram on Thursday, two months after severing her spine in an ATV...

  • Police rule Thornton house explosion a suicide

    Published: Thu, Aug 21, 2014

    THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — Thornton authorities say a June house explosion was an act of suicide. The Thornton Police and Fire investigation announced Thursday that 59-year-old Gary Lee Pine detached the natural gas line to the furnace. His action caused the home to fill with natural gas,...

  • Viviani takes Stage 4 with late surge

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Italian racer Elia Viviani used a powerful surge near the finish to capture Stage 4 at the USA Pro Challenge on Thursday. Jens Voigt of Trek Factory Racing attacked midway through the stage and had the lead but was caught by the pack with the finish line...

  • Colorado won't see gay marriage yet

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — Gay marriage isn't coming to Colorado yet. A federal appeals court on Thursday extended a stay on a ruling from last month that found the state's gay marriage ban is unconstitutional. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals noted that the court has stayed similar rulings in...

  • Prisoner freed 90 years early appeals sentence

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life. An appeal filed Wednesday in the case of Rene Lima-Marin also says his constitutional...

  • USNA chief says no double standard for athletes

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care...

  • Goalie Giguere retires after 16 seasons in NHL

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    DENVER (AP) — The goaltender known as "Jiggy" is stepping away from the net. Jean-Sebastien Giguere announced his retirement Thursday after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. The Colorado Avalanche say Giguere made his...

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