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    Olympics: No blanket ban on Russian athletes, IOC says

    The International Olympic Committee will not issue a blanket ban on Russian athletes hoping to compete in the 2016 Olympic Games and will instead leave the decision on competitors’ eligibility up to their respective sporting federations, the IOC said in a statement Sunday. A damning World Anti Doping Agency (WADA) report released last week alleged […]

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    Dallas police see surge in applications

    DALLAS — The Thin Blue Line in Dallas may be getting thicker. Applications to the force have jumped 344% since five police officers were massacred in Dallas on July 7, compared with the same period in June, the department brass reported Saturday. There were 136 applications from June 8 to June 20 and 467 applications from […]

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    Marijuana industry experts skeptical about THC getting in Hugo water supply

    HUGO, Colo. — There are still more questions than answers in the small town of Hugo, Colorado, as residents wonder what caused their water to test positive for THC. On Thursday, multiple tests of a well near Hugo indicated the presence of THC, the chemical in marijuana that makes a person high, triggering an advisory to residents not to drink […]

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    Strange green foam bubbles out of storm drain, alarming residents

    BLUFFDALE, Utah — A strange green foam bubbling out of a sewer may seem like a scene out of “Ghostbusters,” but it really happened Thursday in the Utah city of Bluffdale. “So we got a report that there was a green foam bubbling up out of a storm drain here in Bluffdale, we sent some […]

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    New temporary license tags made to stop fakes, but thefts are high

    DENVER — Temporary license plates have a new look in Colorado. The Department of Motor Vehicles said the new design will make the permits more visible for law enforcement and tolling, and help reduce fake tags. The most noticeable change for Coloradans is the requirement for it to be placed on the back of the vehicle […]

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    Police: Florida officer who shot therapist was aiming for man with autism

    NORTH MIAMI, Fla. — New details are emerging in the investigation of a police-involved shooting in North Miami that wounded an unarmed therapist trying to care for a man with autism. Cellphone video taken moments before the shooting shows Charles Kinsey, who is black, holding both hands high in the air as another man sits […]


    Southwest Airlines cancels more than 450 flights after computer glitch

    DENVER — Southwest Airlines passengers scrambled to reschedule flights after hundreds were canceled Wednesday because of technical glitches. On Thursday afternoon, the airline announced more than 450 flights had been canceled in attempt to get planes back in line. That’s up from 221 flights that had been canceled as of 5:30 a.m. The cancellations were primarily a result of […]


    Southwest Airlines flights delayed by problems with computer systems

    “] DENVER — Southwest Airlines experienced a computer issue that delayed thousands of passenger at Denver International Airport and nationwide for several hours Wednesday afternoon. DIA reported the problem was resolved and operations at Southwest returned to normal by early Wednesday evening. But several hours later frustrated passengers were still have trouble getting on flights. […]

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    Donald Trump officially named GOP candidate for president

    CLEVELAND — Republicans prosecuted their case against Hillary Clinton on Tuesday on the same night they officially chose Donald Trump as their presidential nominee. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of Trump’s closest allies and a former federal prosecutor, turned Quicken Loans Arena into a courtroom as he slammed Clinton’s character, judgment and trustworthiness while […]

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    Members of Colorado delegation walk out when anti-Trump effort fails

    CLEVELAND — Open discord and revolt broke out on the floor of the Republican National Convention on Monday as GOP officials crushed an attempt to change party rules, a maneuver that could have embarrassed presumptive nominee Donald Trump. Members of the Colorado delegation walked out at one point. In a highly unusual show of disunity and […]

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    Teenager struck while riding bicycle dies; elderly driver charged

    DENVER -- One of the two teenagers who was injured after being struck by a vehicle last week has died, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner said Monday. The elderly driver has been charged by police.

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    Gray wolf population increasing in Colorado

    DENVER – It’s becoming more likely that you might see gray wolves in Colorado and officials are reminding people that it is a crime to kill them. The wolf population is growing in nearby states and they are known to travel long distances, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials. There has been an increase in reports […]