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Vice President Mike Pence campaigns in Colorado

Jul. 22, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is in Colorado to campaign for his and President Donald Trump's re-election, as well as for Republican U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner. Pence arrived at the Northern Colorado Regional Airport in Loveland Monday. He was scheduled to appear at a luncheon for Gardner in Aurora....

4 hepatitis A cases found in Denver; vaccinations stepped up

Jul. 22, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver public health officials say four homeless people have been diagnosed with hepatitis A this year, so the city is stepping up free vaccinations. KDVR-TV reported Monday that three of the cases were diagnosed within the past three weeks. Denver Public Health executive director Dr. Bill...

Mesa County suicides reach highest level in 5 years

Jul. 22, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — The Mesa County coroner say 55 residents took their own lives last year, the most in five years. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel reported Monday that was nine more than 2017 and seven more than 2016. Coroner Victor Yahn calls the increase disheartening. Yahn's annual report...

Colorado tells energy-rich county state rules come first

Jul. 22, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators have warned the state's biggest oil- and gas-producing county that local officials can't establish regulations more lenient than the state's, even though the Legislature passed a law this year giving local governments additional authority over well locations. The Colorado...

UW System pays $325K to settle sex harassment suit

Jul. 22, 2019 2:36 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin System will pay a former student $325,000 to settle claims that a professor sexually harassed her. The former student, identified as A.R. in court documents, sued in October saying UW-Oshkosh violated her rights and acted "with deliberate indifference" to...

Broncos' new coach Fangio a mix of old-fashioned, newfangled

Jul. 22, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vic Fangio's first training camp in Denver has been rather quiet. That's by design. The Broncos' new coach isn't a big fan of yelling, so he mothballed the giant speakers that used to thrum throughout practice, requiring everybody to shout over the music to be heard. He actually...

2 dead in separate waterway accidents outside Denver

Jul. 22, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say two people died in separate incidents after being swept away in waterways outside Denver. Jefferson County sheriff's officials tell KUSA-TV a man in his mid-20s was wading in Clear Creek Canyon with a group of people when he was swept downstream Sunday. The man, who wasn't...

Vail Resorts aims to add ski areas by acquiring Peak Resorts

Jul. 22, 2019 1:57 PM EDT

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (AP) — Vail Resorts plans to take over 17 U.S. ski areas ranging from the Northeast to the Midwest by acquiring Peak Resorts for $264 million. Colorado-based Vail said Monday the ski areas are in Indiana, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Vermont. The company says...

Broncos Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 22, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

DENVER BRONCOS (6-10) OPENED CAMP: July 17, Englewood, Colorado LAST YEAR: Denver posted back-to-back losing seasons for first time since 1971-72, costing head coach Vance Joseph and QB Case Keenum their jobs. Broncos had hope at 6-6 but lost CB Chris Harris Jr. (leg), RB Phillip Lindsay (wrist) and WR Emmanuel...

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure

Jul. 22, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

It took 108 years for the Cubs to end their championship drought, so the final play of that 2016 World Series won't be forgotten any time soon. Mike Montgomery, who at that point had no saves in his big league career, got Michael Martinez to hit a weak grounder for the last out of Game 7 in Cleveland. Chicago won...