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IN LOCAL NEWS:
Colorado Not Ditching “Hate State” Name
The Colorado Bureau of Investigations has increased an uptick in hate crimes in 2017 with the number of anti-semitic hate crimes doubling in Colorado. And in other bad crime-related news, the CBI also says that fewer than 50 percent of rapes in Denver get solved.
Colorado Supreme Court to Weigh in on Collateral Source Rule
The Colorado Supreme Court will weigh in on a slip-and-fall case from Walmart involving the collateral source rule for Medicare beneficiaries.
Republican Party Leader Settles Lawsuit
A former El Paso County Republican Party chairman has settled a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the widow of a pedestrian he hit and killed in downtown Colorado Springs in March 2017.
Tech Company Moves in to Denver Digs
We didn’t woo Amazon, but how’s Facebook instead? The social media giant officially opened a Denver office with space for 100 employees.
DIA Tops Airport Rankings
How do you feel about flying out of DIA? Because The Wall Street Journal loves it. The publication named Denver’s airport the best airport in the country.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Trump Support Prison Reform Bill
President Donald Trump endorsed bipartisan sentencing and prison reform legislation that shortens some mandatory minimum sentences and promotes vocational training in prison.
Michael Avenatti — Stormy Daniels lawyer, President Trump opponent and potential 2020 hopeful — has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
Jail Time for Dewey CFO?
Prosecutors are pursuing jail time for the former Dewey & LeBoeuf CFO after he missed his first payment on a $1 million fine.
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