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Colorado Springs police identify victim and 2 suspects in fatal weekend shooting

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July 1 start date sought for Montana crime victim rights law
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Montana and representatives of city and county governments on Friday asked the state...

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Colorado Springs police link 2 men to pair of shootings; search continues for 'dangerous' suspect
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 12 hr ago

Two people suspected in a fatal shooting Saturday are wanted in Tuesday's double homicide.

Colorado Springs police say Haywood Eugene Miller...

Minnesota OKs using medical marijuana for PTSD
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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota veterans and other residents suffering post-traumatic stress disorder will be allowed to use medical marijuana...

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Q&A: Can my employer fire me for legally using marijuana?
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BOSTON (AP) — Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace.

For now, many employers appear to be...

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Secretary of State: Amendment 71 makes Colorado 'less of a guinea pig'
By: Matt Steiner - 0 Yesterday

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams and a pair of political consultants on Wednesday rattled off a list of impacts that the "Raise the Bar"...

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A tip sheet for workers and workplaces where marijuana is legal
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BOSTON — Changing marijuana laws aren't necessarily making weed more welcome in the workplace.

For now, many employers seem to be sticking...

Arkansas agency begins drafting medical marijuana rules
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Medical marijuana products sold in Arkansas would have to include detailed labels with information about their laboratory...

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Marijuana plants confiscated in raid of Colorado Springs home
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Colorado Springs Police raided a home off Akron Road Wednesday afternoon on the northeast side of the city and confiscated about 16 marijuana...

The tax man cometh: California ponders legal pot, paying up
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's legal marijuana industry is expected to involve everything from backyard growers to sprawling fields in the farm...

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Judge rejects Colorado Springs robbery suspect's theory about failed alcohol test
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

A Colorado Springs robbery suspect offered a novel explanation for why he failed a urine test while free on bond: Too much fruit juice.

Jared...

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1 arrest made in fatal Colorado Springs shooting, another man remains wanted
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Wed, Nov 30, 2016

One of two men suspected in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old in Colorado Springs has been arrested.

Haywood Eugene Miller Jr., 24, was taken...

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EDITORIAL: Governor wants pot taxes for homeless
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Gov. John Hickenlooper wants millions in pot tax revenues to address a growing homeless population linked by mounting evidence to Big Marijuana.

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Gov. Hickenlooper debuts 'aggressive' new efforts to battle homelessness with marijuana tax dollars
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Gov. John Hickenlooper is proposing “aggressive” new efforts to address homelessness in Colorado, returning to an issue that helped launch his...

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Roots of dissent: Accused Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear lived in Hartsel Flats area, a burden on local community
By: Lance Benzel - 0 Tue, Nov 29, 2016

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Tattered American flags lay draped in the dirt as Steven J. Bedigian paced the lonely ground where he plans to spend his final...

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Weed is winning, but the train could still go off the tracks
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DENVER (AP) — Weed is winning in the polls, with a solid majority of Americans saying marijuana should be legal. But does that mean the federal...

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Medical marijuana panel to hire diversity consultant
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ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — Maryland's medical marijuana commission is taking steps toward evaluating minority participation in the state's nascent...

Peter Thiel seeks Silicon Valley insiders who will help Trump
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Billionaire tech investor Peter Thiel is putting together a brain trust of Silicon Valley insiders to share ideas with the transition team for...

This Week from Albany: Hate crimes response, indictments
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In this week's news from Albany, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a new response to hate crime and indictments were unsealed in an...

Wary of Trump, New Jersey lawmakers eying pot legalization
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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers say they're concerned about what President-elect Donald Trump's selection of U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions as...

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EDITORIAL: Experts link homeless surge to pot
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Homeless people in the streets are a staple of the landscape in downtown areas of Colorado Springs, Denver and most other Colorado communities....

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LETTERS: That is not racism; legislature should address suicide
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An imitation of strength

The recent "controversy" over the rude behavior of cast members of the Hamilton Play towards Vice President-elect...

NY to let nurse practitioners prescribe medical marijuana
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state Health Department says it has filed amendments to medical marijuana regulations to authorize nurse practitioners and...

Patients seek immediate re-opening of pot dispensaries
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Medical marijuana advocates and patients are asking a judge to fix a mistake in a voter-approved ballot initiative that...

The Latest: Second lawsuit seeks to fix initiative mistake
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HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on legal challenges to a medical marijuana ballot initiative (all times local):

3:10 p.m.

Another medical...

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Leniency the rule for illegal marijuana growers - as long as they don't come back
By: Kaitlin Durbin - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Transporting marijuana across state lines is a federal offense punishable by 5 to 40 years in prison and up to $1 million in fines, depending on the...

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LETTERS: Support for our beloved veterans; all these open connections
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Letters from Gazette readers.

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EDITORIAL: Legal marijuana may be doomed next year
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Big Marijuana might have a big problem. It's called Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Justice as the...

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Colorado Democrats fret over favored programs in the coming Trump administration
By: Joey Bunch - 0 Mon, Nov 21, 2016

Leaders of Colorado's political left are in a world of worry about what Donald Trump in the White House could mean to their causes here at home.

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Police: Man pulls out gun at underage Colorado Springs hotel party, demands weed
By: Chhun Sun - 0 Sun, Nov 20, 2016

A Colorado Springs hotel party with teenagers turned into an apparent robbery early Sunday when someone pulled out a handgun and demanded everyone to...