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IN LOCAL NEWS
Schools Shut Down for Shooting Threat
A massive manhunt is underway for a Florida woman who was obsessed with the Columbine shooting and threatened to attack a Colorado school. In response, schools across the area are closed today.
Polis Signs Oil and Gas Bill
Gov. Jared Polis put his John Hancock on the state’s major oil and gas legislation. There are challenges expected, but Polis asked parties on both sides of the issue to help make the legislation work rather than fighting.
Weiser Cautions Against Forgetting Lessons from Columbine
Attorney General Phil Weiser said Colorado needs to be careful not to forget the lessons learned from the Columbine High School shooting. He promoted his office’s Safe2Tell program as a way to keep schools safe.
Sexual Scandal at Anadarko
According to a letter demanding a settlement with Anadarko, the company had fostered a culture of “treating women as sexual playthings.” The letter states employees had sex in their offices during work hours and the company retaliated against the whistleblower.
ICE Extends Deal for Aurora Detention Center
An expansion to the Immigration Detention Center in Aurora will stay open for another year, despite having an initial 90-day deal.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Barr’s New Immigration Policy
Attorney General William Barr reversed an immigration policy and will no longer allow migrants to post bail, which means they may be detained indefinitely while they wait for their claims to be processed.
JLWOP Inmate Will Remain Behind Bars
A 72-year-old juvenile-life-without-parole inmate will remain behind bars despite his win in the U.S. Supreme Court case made retroactive a ruling that found sentences like his to be unconstitutional. Although eligible for parole, he was not approved for parole.
Apple and Qualcomm Agree to Settle
Apple and Qualcomm have settled their patent royalty dispute worldwide, just as a trial between the two tech giants got underway.
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