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Legal weed sales bring long lines to Colorado

Legal weed sales bring long lines to Colorado

January 2nd, 2014 10:07 am by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

Colorado had 24 shops open Wednesday, most of them in Denver, and aside from long lines and sporadic reports of shoppers cited for smoking pot in public, there were few problems.

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Snow expected to begin Thursday afternoon

Snow expected to begin Thursday afternoon

January 2nd, 2014 9:31 am by Staff Report

Thursday morning's precipitation is expected to change to snow this afternoon, bringing a possible one or two inches of accumulation to much of the region.

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Two-woman ticket in Texas goes for history in 2014

Two-woman ticket in Texas goes for history in 2014

January 1st, 2014 9:44 pm by Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Women still have yet to run many statehouses, but in 2014 two Texas Democrats are going for a new kind of history: Winning as an all-female ticket for governor and lieutenant governor.

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MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney baby

MSNBC host apologizes for jokes about Romney baby

January 1st, 2014 6:34 pm by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Harris-Perry said her intention was to celebrate diversity, but the segment took an offensive turn when she asked her guests to talk about a photo showing Kieran Romney with his grandparents and their 21 white grandchildren.

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Nations vie for clout in Arctic; US far from lead

Nations vie for clout in Arctic; US far from lead

January 1st, 2014 5:25 pm by Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — “On par with the other Arctic nations, we are behind — behind in our thinking, behind in our vision,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said.

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Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

Best of the blotter: Animal instincts

January 1st, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The past year saw two women brawling over a pet monkey, a "very friendly pig" blocking traffic and an amorous dog knocking a woman from her porch.

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New year means new challenges for health care law

New year means new challenges for health care law

January 1st, 2014 1:40 pm by RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — This could be the year that things finally turn around for President Barack Obama's health care law.

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New US health law needs youth to sign up

New US health law needs youth to sign up

January 1st, 2014 1:38 pm by KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press

Healthy young adults are so important to the success of the U.S. health care overhaul that takes effect Wednesday that both supporters and critics are spending millions to reach them with racy ads, social media campaigns and celebrity endorsements.

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Nashville murder rate hits 50-year low with 43

Nashville murder rate hits 50-year low with 43

January 1st, 2014 1:37 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville police say the 2013 murder rate was the lowest in the 50-year history of the metropolitan government.

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Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

Legal recreational pot industry opens in Colorado

January 1st, 2014 1:35 pm by KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The nation's first recreational pot industry opened in Colorado on Wednesday.

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