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1 year 3 months ago

Ride The Rockies route change

SALIDA, COLO. - The Denver Post Ride The Rockies Bicycle Tour is revising the route for the sixth stage of the 2013 tour due to issues brought on by the Royal Gorge Wildfire. The route for Friday, June 14 will begin in Salida, Colo. and end in Canon City,...

2 years 8 months ago

Teacher tenure rules could see changes

DENVER (AP) - A new statewide teacher rating system in Colorado could be among the first measures awaiting state lawmakers Wednesday. The new four-tier rating system was approved by the state Board of Education after two years of work crafting new rules related to giving teachers job protections called...

2 years 10 months ago

Hunting laws change for turkeys

DENVER (AP) - Colorado parks and wildlife commissioners have adopted changes in the state's regulations for hunting turkeys, now that the birds' growing numbers are starting to cause problems for farmers and ranchers. Wildlife officials say that in some spots, large flocks have been heading to cattle ranches, farms...

3 years 11 months ago

Colorado medical groups sue over anesthesia change

Doctors are trying to stop a new state policy allowing advanced-practice nurses to administer anesthesia without a doctor's supervision. The Colorado Society of Anesthesiologists and the Colorado Medical Society filed a lawsuit challenging the change Tuesday, a day after Gov. Bill Ritter approved it. Ritter said the move...

4 years 2 days ago

Clerk clears up confusion about voter cards

The Pueblo County Clerk wants to clear up some confusion about a card all registered voters should receive in the mail. It's called a voter information card. The card lists your precinct location, party affiliation and whether you're a permanent mail-in voter. Registered voters who want to change their address,...

4 years 4 months ago

Columbine father urges change in gun laws

In full-page newspaper advertisements, the father of Columbine High School shooting victim Daniel Mauser is urging Colorado Sen. Mark Udall to support a bill to expand criminal background checks at gun shows nationwide. The ads in The Denver Post and the Boulder Camera appeared Monday on the eve of...

4 years 11 months ago

Alarming' melt of glaciers in Indian Kashmir

Indian Kashmir's glaciers are melting fast because of rising temperatures, threatening the water supply of millions of people in the Himalayan region, a new study by Indian scientists says. The study by Kashmir University's geology and geophysics department blamed the effect on climate change, and said it endangered the...

4 years 11 months ago

Colorado insurer changes mind on fat babies

A Colorado insurance company is changing its attitude about fat babies. Rocky Mountain Health Plans said Monday that it will no longer consider obesity a "pre-existing condition" barring coverage for hefty infants. The change comes after the insurer turned down a Grand Junction 4-month-old who weighs about 17 pounds. The...

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