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2 years 10 months ago

Chinese activist leaves U.S. embassy

BEIJING (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says blind Chinese legal activist Chen Guangcheng left the U.S. Embassy on his own accord and in keeping with U.S. values. After speaking with Chen by phone on his way to a hospital in Beijing on Wednesday, Clinton said in a...

3 years 2 weeks ago

Marijuana activists from Colorado to protest Obama

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Marijuana activists are headed to an Obama campaign office to protest what they consider "hostile actions" from the administration. Pot activists say that President Barack Obama's administration is making "attacks" on medical marijuana patients. Several activists were headed to a campaign office in Lakewood Thursday to...

3 years 2 months ago

Anti-tax activist's trial continues today

DENVER (AP) - Opening statements begin Friday in the tax-evasion trial of Colorado's best known tax opponent. Douglas Bruce of Colorado Springs is accused of evading taxes between 2005 and 2007 through a nonprofit group fighting government spending. Bruce is a former Republican state lawmaker and the father of...

4 years 5 months ago

Douglas Bruce not held in contempt of court

A judge has ruled that anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce won't be held in contempt of court for not testifying in a lawsuit about tax-slashing ballot measures, but he will have to answer questions about them. Denver District Judge Brian Whitney ruled Tuesday against the attorney general's request to hold...

4 years 5 months ago

Contempt case to wrap up against Douglas Bruce

The contempt-of-course case against Colorado Springs anti-tax activist Douglas Bruce is expected to wrap-up Tuesday. There's no word on how long Denver District Judge Brian Whitney will take to decide whether to find Douglas Bruce guilty of contempt. Government lawyers say the father of Colorado's Taxpayers Bill of...

4 years 6 months ago

Douglas Bruce faces Round 3 in contempt battle

It's Round Three in the government's battle to have a Colorado Springs anti-tax activist answer questions about his role getting tax-slashing measures onto state ballots. Douglas Bruce has a hearing this morning in a contempt-of-court case. The government wants to compel Bruce to talk about whether he helped some...

4 years 11 months ago

Actor Danny Glover to speak tonight

Actor and activist Danny Glover will speak in Pueblo tonight, at an event hosted by CSU-Pueblo. Probably best known for his role in the Lethal Weapon movies, he has been a mainstay in Hollywood since a bit part in Escape from Alcatraz in 1979. He's also known as a...

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