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IN LOCAL NEWS
Coloradans React to Mueller Report
Former U.S. Attorney for Colorado and now U.S. Senate candidate John Walsh said the obstruction aspects of the Mueller report are teed up for congressional review. And Colorado officials are asking to see the full report.
Lawmakers Consider Putting Sports Betting Question Before Voters
A bill introduced in the House would put the legal sports betting question to voters. A ballot measure would ask for approval for a 10 percent tax on net proceeds from betting that would fund the state’s water plan.
Questioning Legality of Pais’ Gun Purchase
Questions continue regarding the legality of the shotgun sale to Sol Pais, the 18-year-old who traveled to Colorado and committed suicide. The question hinges on whether the gun seller needed to comply with age restrictions in Pais’ home state of Florida.
Case Over Anadarko Safety Petitioned to 5th Circuit
A class action lawsuit contesting the safety of the company’s Colorado operations is being appealed to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals after the case was dismissed in Houston.
Boulder Attempts to Acquire Xcel Assets
Boulder has offered Xcel Energy $68.5 million to acquire its assets in order to create its own municipal energy utility.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Mueller Report
The House Judiciary Committee, as expected, has subpoenaed the full Mueller report without redactions. And here’s some context about how much of the report has actually been redacted.
Stranger Things Creators Accused of Idea Theft
The creators of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” are headed to trial over allegations that they entered into an implied contract with a screenwriter and stole ideas for the show from a feature film script.
MoFo Sanctions Motion Dismissed
The judge overseeing the Morrison & Foerster gender discrimination case dismissed a motion for sanctions that the firm filed against the associate who brought the lawsuit.
Weinstein Case Scaled Back
A federal judge dismissed 17 charges against Harvey Weinstein, but he is allowing a case against the film producer to continue on sexual trafficking grounds.
Hunger Strikes Abound at ICE Facilities
Hunger strikes at ICE detention centers have become common practice as detainees seek to get released while their cases are adjudicated.
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