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IN LOCAL NEWS
Colorado AG Sues to Stop T-Mobile-Sprint Merger
Colorado is among a group of state attorneys general that filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday to block T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion bid for Sprint, citing consumer harm.
Former Judge Dies
Judge Alan Sternberg died on May 24 at 93. In his long career, he served as Littleton’s city attorney and a judge on the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Stapleton Couple Faces Felony Charges Over Airbnb Rentals
A Stapleton couple is facing felony charges for falsifying documents claiming homes they were using for short-term rentals were their primary residence.
Mile High Ministries Adds Coordinator to Address Increasing Need
Immigration advocates at Mile High Ministries are scaling up in order to help a wave of immigrants coming to Denver from Texas and New Mexico. The organization is expecting 220 more immigrants coming to the area in the coming weeks.
Denver Artist Sues to Use Frida Kahlo’s Face
A Denver artist is suing for the ability to use the likeness of artist Frida Kahlo for her knit dolls. The local artist said the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was wrong to have granted a trademark for Kahlo’s likeness.
IN NATIONAL NEWS
Trump Jr. to Give Further Testimony
Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors with members of the Senate Intelligence Committee after being served with a subpoena for further testimony.
House Judiciary Committee Will Sue to Enforce Subpoenas
The House approved a resolution yesterday to authorize the House Judiciary Committee and other panels to go to court to enforce their subpoenas of Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn.
Law Students Call for Firing of Central Park Five Prosecutor
Columbia Law School’s Black Law Students Association is calling for the school to dismiss a lecturer who was a key prosecutor in the so-called Central Park Five case.
Kamala Harris Would Pursue Criminal Charges for Trump
Sen. Kamala Harris said that if she’s elected president, her administration’s Department of Justice would likely pursue criminal obstruction of justice charges against a former President Donald Trump.
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