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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Two Left for Democratic AG Primary
Amy Padden and Brad Levin left the attorney general race yesterday; Amy Padden withdrew while Levin missed the required number of signatures to petition onto the ballot. Levin is suing the Secretary of State over his tossed ballots, though.
Denver Knew of Hancock Allegations in 2013
Sources say the City of Denver knew of sexual harassment allegations against Mayor Michael Hancock in 2013 when it paid a settlement to his accuser. At that time, her settlement was connected to aide Wayne McDonald.
RTD to Pay Out in Light Rail Crash
RTD has agreed to pay a woman $60,000 after a light rail train crashed into her car and destroyed it. She was able to prove the crash was the train driver’s fault with the help of Halo camera footage.
Hickenlooper Won’t Become a Pot Lobbyist
As everyone guesses at Gov. John Hickenlooper’s post-governor ambitions, he said he will not be a lobbyist for a marijuana company. A presidential race is still on the table, though.
Denver’s Most Dangerous Bike Street
A Chicago law firm has determined that Lincoln Street from Speer Boulevard to Colfax Avenue is the city’s most dangerous street for bicyclists.
IN NATIONAL NEWS:
Judge Says DACA Must Stay
A federal judge said the U.S. must keep DACA and the government must resume accepting applications. The judge said that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate DACA was based on the “virtually unexplainable” grounds that DACA was unlawful.
SCOTUS Hears Travel Ban
The Supreme Court will hear arguments today in a case to decide the fate of the Trump administration’s travel ban.
Gender Bias in Judges’ Rulings
According to a new study, judges’ subject-matter expertise might be linked to more gender bias in their rulings.
Special Counsel Bill Could End up Helping Trump
Democrats are warning that proposed changes to a bill to protect special counsels from undue firing would give the GOP the ability to tip off President Trump about developments in Robert Mueller’s probe of him
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