NEW YORK, Nov 7- For environmentalists, votes this week to ban fracking in three Colorado cities may prove symbolic victories at best, as two decades of legal precedent suggests drillers can successfully contest the bans in court, experts say.
DENVER, Sept 20- Colorado farmers and ranchers are bracing for widespread damage to the agriculture industry, one of the state's leading economic engines, from deadly floodwaters that already have caused property losses estimated at nearly $2 billion.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.
WETMORE, Colo.-- A wildfire that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people in and around a small southern Colorado town has damaged at least 14 homes, authorities said Wednesday. The 3 1/ 4- square-mile fire was burning near Wetmore, an unincorporated town in Custer County about 100 miles south of Denver.
DENVER-- Colorado's governor is hinting that he'll announce hundreds of new jobs in an economic development announcement Friday. John Hickenlooper planned a Denver event for the announcement.
OKLAHOMA CITY-- The governors of Oklahoma and Colorado say their effort to encourage manufacturers to produce compressed natural gas vehicles is gaining momentum. Mary Fallin and Colorado Gov. Fallin says dealerships representing Ford, Chrysler, General Motors and Honda have submitted more than 100 bids.