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IN LOCAL NEWS
Updates Coming for Oil and Gas Regulations
Gov. Jared Polis and Democratic lawmakers are preparing changes to Colorado’s oil and gas regulations to make public health a higher priority and give communities greater control over drilling operations.
Homeless Sweeps Settlement Details
Jason Flores-Williams, the attorney who represented a class of homeless plaintiffs who sued the City and County of Denver over its homeless sweeps, shared details about what’s in the settlement agreement.
Hickenlooper’s Presidential Announcement Could be Coming Soon
John Hickenlooper isn’t actually running for president yet, but a decision and announcement are expected to come next week.
DPS Cutting Admin Positions
And now the blowback from the teachers strike — Denver Public Schools is beginning the process of cutting more than 150 administrative positions in order to pay for teacher raises.
Demaryius Thomas Charged With Vehicular Assault
Former Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas was arrested Wednesday on vehicular assault charges. He was involved in a rollover crash on Auraria Parkway on Feb. 16 .
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Israeli Prime Minister Facing Indictment
Israel’s attorney general is preparing to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges.
Rao Clears Committee
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to confirm Neomi Rao for the seat on the D.C. Circuit bench left vacant by Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Now on to the full Senate.
AT&T-Time Warner Deal Cleared
A panel of judges on the D.C. Circuit Court rejected an antitrust challenge to the AT&T-Time Warner deal and cleared it to proceed.
The Mongols Can Still Ride
A federal judge overruled a jury’s decision to strip a motorcycle club of its trademarked logo, saying the jury’s decision violated the club members’ 1st Amendment rights to free association and expression and their 8th Amendment protection against excessive penalties.
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