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Top News & Analysis Colorado

  • Lines are expected Saturday outside some medical marijuana dispensaries in Las Vegas and other Nevada cities that will begin selling pot for recreational use for the first time since voters approved it in November. Some outlets plan grand opening events at 12:01 a.m., and one in Las Vegas is having a barbecue with raffle drawings. Nevada Dispensary...

  • ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.— The competition for a multibillion-dollar contract to manage the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is beginning as criticism intensifies over the troubled safety record of Los Alamos National Laboratory. It was first announced in late 2015 that the current manager, Los Alamos National Security LLC, would be losing its $2.2...

  • The investment giant with oversight of $5.4 trillion in assets will buy Denver- based Cachematrix Holdings LLC in a deal slated to close next quarter, according to a statement by both companies. Just last week, BlackRock said it would take a stake in Scalable Capital, a European digital investment manager. The deals come two months after BlackRock Chief...

  • Charles and David Koch

    The Koch brothers have welcomed much of the Trump administration's actions despite push back and opposition on some issues.

  • GUERNSEY, WYOMING, June 26- A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets. Or the journey to an East Coast gas pump might start instead in North Dakota's Bakken shale fields- which means it could take up to three months,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The Trump administration and the state of Colorado sued PDC Energy Inc on Monday, claiming the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by allowing unlawful emissions from storage tanks. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado by the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency and the state, seeks civil penalties...

  • In a 5-5 split, a panel of 10 judges for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit effectively rejected a legal challenge by former radio talk show host Raymond Lucia, who had asked the court to review whether the SEC violated the U.S. Monday's decision in the SEC's favor is at odds with the Denver- based 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The Trump administration and the state of Colorado on Monday sued PDC Energy Inc on Monday, claiming the company violated the federal Clean Air Act by allowing unlawful emissions from storage tanks. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado by the Department of Justice, Environmental Protection Agency and the state, seeks civil...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide a major case on whether business owners can refuse to service gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds involving a Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a wedding cake for two men. The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips, a baker who runs Masterpiece...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide a major case on whether business owners can refuse to service gay couples if they oppose same-sex marriage on religious grounds involving a Christian baker in Colorado who declined to make a wedding cake for two men. The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips, a baker who runs Masterpiece...

  • *European Commission wades into global drug pricing row. *Wider role for EU antitrust regulators with Aspen probe. BRUSSELS/ LONDON, June 26- The first ever EU antitrust probe into excessive drug pricing is taking the European pharmaceuticals industry into uncharted territory, unnerving some companies and lawyers worried about the reach of market...

  • GUERNSEY, WYOMING, June 26- A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets. Or the journey to an East Coast gas pump might start instead in North Dakota's Bakken shale fields- which means it could take up to three months,...

  • WASHINGTON— Senate Republicans skeptical about a GOP health overhaul bill are expressing some doubt about holding a vote this week as they await a key analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. That's more than enough to torpedo the measure developed in private by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R- Ky., and deliver a bitter defeat for...

  • GUERNSEY, WYOMING, June 26- A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets. Or the journey to an East Coast gas pump might start instead in North Dakota's Bakken shale fields- which means it could take up to three months,...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A federal judge's order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could spark even more wrangling in a Washington, D.C., court room. The $3.8 billion pipeline built by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners moves oil from western North Dakota to a distribution...

  • NEW YORK/ CHICAGO, June 23- Brazilian restaurants in the United States have no beef with the U.S. government's ban on meat from Brazil because the steaks they serve are all-American. Brazil is the world's largest meat exporter but business has been marred by scandal and safety concerns and on Thursday the United States barred imports from there.

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Oklahoma added five rigs, North Dakota increased by three rigs, Louisiana gained two and California and Colorado were up one each. Alaska declined by two while New Mexico and Utah declined by one apiece. Arkansas, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • NEW YORK— Sears is closing another 20 stores as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business. Real estate investment trust Seritage, which owns the 20 real estate properties, confirmed the closings— 18 Sears stores and two Kmart stores— in a government filing Friday. In 2015, Sears Holdings Corp. sold 235 Sears and Kmart store locations to Seritage as part...

  • IOWA CITY, Iowa— The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday overturned the conviction of a lottery employee implicated in a nationwide cheating scandal, saying his trial over a rigged $16.5 million jackpot was tainted by unjustified delays in the investigation. The deal requires Tipton to plead guilty in Iowa to ongoing criminal conduct for his efforts to rig other...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Governors in several states that opted to expand Medicaid under former President Barack Obama's health care law are wary of the Senate Republican plan to end the added federal funding for it within seven years. The proposal released Thursday calls for a slower phase-out of the Medicaid expansion than a bill adopted earlier by the House.