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2 years 2 weeks ago

TSA soon allowing small knives and bats on planes

The Transportation Security Administration is making changes to the prohibited items list. The changes go into effect April 25th, 2013 and include items like small knives with non-locking blades, novelty-sized toy bats, billiard cues, ski poles, hockey sticks, lacrosse sticks, and two golf clubs as part of their carry on...

3 years 1 month ago

Could see big changes for Colorado water

DENVER (AP) - Opponents of two proposed ballot initiatives on water say the measures could change the way Colorado has handled water rights for decades. Denver-area resident Phillip Doe has proposed amending the state constitution to highlight a clause that says streams are the property of the public - and...

3 years 2 months ago

Teachers could see changes to tenure

DENVER (AP) - New teacher tenure rules proposed for Colorado are getting their first review by state lawmakers who asked for them. A House-Senate panel is meeting Monday afternoon to look at the proposed four-tier review standards for teachers. The state board of education approved the new evaluation standards to...

3 years 5 months ago

Colorado school discipline changes possible

DENVER (AP) - A Colorado panel reviewing school disciplinary measures adopted after the 1999 Columbine High School shootings is discussing legislation to scale back or scrap strict policies. The panel of legislators, law enforcement and community leaders meets for the last time Tuesday after hearing from students, law enforcement...

3 years 9 months ago

Colorado primary elections will happen sooner

DENVER (AP) - Gov. John Hickenlooper has signed a bill that changes the dates for some elections in Colorado so the state complies with a federal law designed to give military and others living overseas enough time to vote. The bill Hickenlooper signed yesterday makes Colorado's primary elections and precinct...

4 years 1 month ago

Microbreweries turn from glass to metal

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) - Canned beer isn't just for swilling anymore. Baxter Brewing, a craft-beer brewer in Maine, is the latest to distribute its brew in cans, just like mainstream mass-produced beers such as Budweiser, Coors and Pabst Blue Ribbon. A decade ago, it's believed there weren't any...

4 years 7 months ago

Colorado weighs changes to fingerprint program

Colorado is considering possible changes to a growing federal program that uses fingerprints to catch illegal immigrants. Several groups have written Governor Bill Ritter to say they worry the program will intimidate crime victims and lead to racial profiling. Ritter spokesman Evan Dreyer said Friday the concerns have prompted the...

4 years 11 months ago

Changes at DHS

A disturbing recording from a baby monitor. "That recording apparently wasn't shared with anyone outside the individual case workers," said Rick Bengtsson, Director of the El Paso County Department of Health. Bengtsson was not in charge when 2-year-old Alize Vick died in 2007. She was in the care...

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