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Local News From The Denver Post

3 hurt in apartment blast near Fort Collins  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:20:23 MDT
Three people were injured early Saturday morning when an apartment exploded and sparked a fire in unincorporated Larimer County near Fort Collins. 
Allergy season off to an uncomfortable start  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 09:39:34 MDT
Achoo! Spring's breezes are carrying a potent punch in the form of pollen guaranteed to send allergy sufferers scrambling for the Kleenex. 
Observatory Park man charged in wife's murder; pot shop pulls edibles  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:05:06 MDT
Prosecutors have filed a first-degree murder charge against a 47-year-old Observatory Park man accused of killing his wife while she pleaded for help on a call with a 911 operator. 
Judge tosses lawsuit challenging Arvada council appointment  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:12:54 MDT
A lawsuit that challenged the use of secret ballots to fill an Arvada District 1 council vacancy has been dismissed by District Court Judge Margie Enquist. 
Colorado job tally up for 29th month, people resume hunt for work  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:45 MDT
Encouraged by improving economic conditions — and Colorado's 29th consecutive month of job growth — more and more people are resuming the hunt for work, Colorado Department of Labor chief economist Alexandra Hall said. 
Lawsuit alleges Dixie Elixirs recklessly packaged pot-infused mints  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:47:06 MDT
A Longmont-based maker of marijuana-infused mints said Friday it is filing a trademark infringement lawsuit against Denver edibles company Dixie Elixirs. 
Physically challenged Colorado teen attempting world-record plank time  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:26:54 MDT
Gabi Ury wants a specific birthday gift — a world record. Ury turned 16 Thursday, and while most kids turning her age clamor for a driver's license, she has set her sights on breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest plank by a female. 
4/20 in Denver: The rise of a new entertainment holiday  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:26:31 MDT
As Denver musician Wes Watkins booked springtime shows for his gospel-tinged band the Other Black, one date on the calendar took absolute priority. 
Good Friday vigil on steps of Colorado Capitol mourns violence  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:24:52 MDT
Instead of sitting in church pews on Good Friday, a group of Christians sat on the steps of the Colorado Capitol, remembering the crucifixion of Jesus and mourning all acts of violence. 
Virus outbreaks in four Colorado prisons force limits on Easter visits  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:23:45 MDT
Four Colorado prisons have canceled or restricted inmate visitation of family and friends in Denver, Cañon City and Pueblo because of virus outbreaks that have sickened 244 inmates, authorities said Friday. 
Road bills introduced in response to U.S. 36 controversy  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:23:20 MDT
Two bills introduced Friday in the legislature aim to open toll roads to greater public review as well as to more fuel-efficient vehicles like electric cars. 
Two Colorado hunters charged in the death of a motorcyclist  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:22:44 MDT
Two Colorado hunters have been indicted in the death of a motorcyclist who was killed when he hit a chain they had stretched across the highway to retrieve a dead elk. 
Trial dates set for parents of boys raised in squalor  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:21:57 MDT
Trial dates have been set for a Denver couple accused of keeping their four young boys in a filthy apartment. Wayne Sperling, 66, and Lorinda Bailey, 36, have each been charged with four counts of felony child abuse. 
High Plains library board keeps seats  Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:21:40 MDT
A Weld County judge has ruled that the High Plains Library District's board of trustees can keep their seats for at least another two weeks until a hearing can be held on a request for an injunction. 
Delta plane passengers cleared at DIA after threat  Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:06:30 MDT
All passengers aboard a Delta Airlines plane have been screened by the FBI and allowed to continue on their way after a more than four-hour delay.