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  • The share of people in each state who reported taking out a payday loan in the past five years, which ranged from 1 percent to 13 percent, according to a 2012 survey by Pew Charitable Trusts. Because the Pew survey was only conducted in the continental U.S., the figures do not include Alaska or Hawaii. In cases where states had too few survey respondents, the percentage...

  • Colorado considers ban on welfare cards at pot shops Friday, 30 Jan 2015 | 12:22 PM ET

    DENVER— Welfare money or food stamps for marijuana? It's an urban legend that won't go away in Colorado, and state lawmakers this year are poised to pass a law clarifying that public benefit cards can't be used at dispensary ATMs. A bill facing its first hearing next week in the state Senate would add marijuana businesses and strip clubs to the list of Colorado...

  • National Bank Holdings misses Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 7:58 PM ET

    GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. _ National Bank Holdings Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2.3 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. National Bank Holdings shares have dropped nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Natural Grocers beats Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:01 PM ET

    LAKEWOOD, Colo. _ Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $3.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. Analysts expected $142.6 million, according to Zacks.

  • Senate roll call vote on the Keystone XL Pipeline Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:49 PM ET

    The 62-36 roll call Thursday by which the Senate passed a bill approving the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act. Baldwin, Wis.; Blumenthal, Conn.; Booker, N.J.; Boxer, Calif.; Brown, Ohio; Cantwell, Wash.; Cardin, Md.; Coons, Del.; Durbin, Ill.; Feinstein, Calif.; Franken, Minn.; Gillibrand, N.Y.; Heinrich, N.M.; Hirono, Hawaii; Kaine, Va.; Klobuchar, Minn.; Leahy, Vt.; Markey, Mass.; Menendez, N.J.;...

  • FTC settles case against 'revenge porn' site operator Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 3:44 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A Colorado man accused of operating a "revenge porn" website has settled with federal regulators who said he broke the law by posting nude pictures of women without their consent or knowledge. The FTC says Craig Brittain of Colorado Springs, Colo., ran the website isanybodydown.com, which is no longer operational. The FTC says Brittain advertised a...

  • Royal Gold reports 2Q loss Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:45 PM ET

    DENVER _ Royal Gold Inc. on Wednesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $6.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Royal Gold shares have increased 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DENVER— Tourists who fly to Colorado, home of legal pot, can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport. Airport executives extended the ban this month after a retailer sought a free-standing kiosk to sell the boxer shorts and similar items that played off Colorado's place as...

  • WILLISTON, N.D., Jan XX- North Dakota's oil industry is pushing to change the state's radioactive waste disposal laws as part of a broad effort to conserve cash as oil prices tumble. That's because rules prohibit North Dakota landfills from accepting anything but miniscule amounts of radiation. But the oil industry says allowing North Dakota's landfills to...

  • M.D.C. Holdings misses 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    DENVER _ M.D.C. Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $14.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. M.D.C. Holdings shares have declined 5.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Between the 2009 and 2013 fiscal years, funding for a wide swath of discretionary grant programs, from Head Start preschool education to anti drug initiatives, fell by an average of 40 percent in Republican-leaning states like Texas and Mississippi. By contrast, funding to Democratic-leaning states such as California and politically competitive swing...

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. The group lost 3.3 percent in its biggest one-day drop since November 2011, in the wake of results from industry bellwether Microsoft. Industrial shares fell, led by Caterpillar.

  • DENVER— Colorado's marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents' pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers. That means Coloradans may each get their own cut of the $50 million in recreational pot taxes collected in the first year of legal weed.

  • *Caterpillar, Microsoft shares slide after results. The group lost 3.3 percent in its biggest one-day drop since November 2011, in the wake of results from industry bellwether Microsoft. Industrial shares fell, led by Caterpillar.

  • The FAA said that United twice improperly accepted hazardous material for air shipments. The FAA said the violations were found during 2013 inspections in Boston, San Francisco, Denver and Chicago. He said United was reviewing a letter from the FAA and would cooperate with the agency.

  • WASHINGTON— Colorado's unemployment rate fell by a third. Louisiana's jumped nearly a quarter. Even Louisiana's gain masked some good news: The state added a healthy number of jobs— just not enough to keep up with population growth.

  • HOUSTON, Jan 27- Collapsing crude prices are confronting scores of smaller U.S. oil producers with the grim choice of either shutting older high-cost wells or burning through cash in the hope of riding out the downturn. As oil prices fell by more than half over the last six months from more than $100 per barrel, the U.S. oil industry responded by slowing its...

  • LOS ANGELES— A measles outbreak that originated at Disneyland has grown to 87 cases. The California Department of Public Health said Monday most of the infections— 73— are in California. The rest are in Arizona, Utah, Washington, Colorado, Oregon, Nebraska and Mexico.

  • SASKATOON, Saskatchewan, Jan 26- Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers hungry for what they see as a winning investment. Stewart said the changes could also include measures to foil the plans of Vancouver- based...

  • New Mexico appeals court hears assisted suicide case Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    SANTA FE, N.M.— Do terminally ill patients in New Mexico already have the right to end their lives? The Santa Fe woman, who has advanced uterine cancer, is asking the courts to clarify New Mexico's laws putting doctors in legal trouble and preventing her from ending her life. Two doctors and Aja Riggs, the Santa Fe woman, asked the judge to determine that physicians...