For the superstitious — Punxatawny Phil is predicting six more weeks of winter. This morning’s icy roads really just added insult to injury.
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IN LOCAL NEWS:
State Republicans are trying again to repeal the state’s business personal property tax. Democrats say the state can’t afford to cut the tax.
Free speech on college campuses is getting discussion at the capitol — some lawmakers say public demonstration shouldn’t be restricted to free speech zones.
Assaults in Denver’s jails have spiked in the last two years. The violence comes in the face of reforms meant to curb incidents in Denver.
Colorado’s refugees don’t often come from countries on Donald Trump’s list of banned countries — but where are they from?
It’s anyone’s guess whether Sen. Michael Bennet will vote yes or no for Judge Gorsuch, but DA George Brauchler guesses he will “get on the bandwagon.”
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Everyone knows that President Trump summoned both SCOTUS picks to Washington, D.C., but in case you were wondering where Judge Hardiman was on Tuesday night, he never left Pennsylvania.
A judge unsealed the first batch of documents in Dylann Roof’s trial.
A merger might be in the works between Norton Rose Fulbright and Chadbourne & Parke.
The deans of California law schools are asking to lower the state’s bar passage threshold to study whether it is in fact unreasonably high.
NFL cheerleaders are pursuing a class action against the football league claiming they were the victims of a wage conspiracy.
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