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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis wears a face mask as he heads into a news conference on the state's efforts against the spread of the new coronavirus Tuesday, May 26, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

University of Colorado Boulder says students back this fall

May. 26, 2020 6:21 PM EDT

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The University of Colorado Boulder announced Tuesday that students will return to campus this fall with new policies and safety measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The university introduced new guidelines including mandatory safety training, mask-wearing requirements,...

Colorado Springs to house US Space Command for 6 years

May. 15, 2020 5:18 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn has announced a deal that would keep the U.S. Space Command in Colorado Springs for at least six years. Lamborn, who sits on the House Armed Services Committee, said the new agreement came with guidelines for permanently housing the command,...

Sober living homes allege discrimination by Arizona law

May. 14, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A group representing sober living homes in Arizona has asked a judge to overturn a 2018 state law requiring such facilities to be licensed, arguing it’s discriminatory because it puts more burdens on them than housing programs for other disabled people. The Arizona Recovery Housing...

Municipalities get $40 million; salon rules get another look

May. 4, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire towns and cities are getting $40 million for costs associated with the coronavirus pandemic, and first responders are getting a temporary boost in pay, Gov. Chris Sununu said Monday. Towns and cities have seen expenses such as overtime pay for police and welfare costs...

Arkansas bans evictions on properties covered by government

Apr. 29, 2020 4:24 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' high court has ruled that evictions for nonpayment at rental properties covered by the federal government are temporarily prohibited in wake of the coronavirus outbreak. The Arkansas Supreme Court's decision on Tuesday bans evictions at properties backed by the...

In this Monday morning, April 6, 2020 photo, plastic netting is covers some equipment and a portable chain link fence surrounds other equipment at Ray Smucker Park in Yuma, Ariz., as the city follows the latest coronavirus guidelines set down by Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey  (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

2 Arizona inmates test positive for virus, receive treatment

Apr. 8, 2020 10:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Two Arizona inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus in the first cases of infected prisoners reported since the beginning of the outbreak, officials said. One of the inmates had been hospitalized since March 27 due to symptoms unrelated to the coronavirus and previously tested...

Mayor's order gives immigrants access to city's virus relief

Apr. 7, 2020 11:54 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago immigrants who do not have legal status in the U.S. are eligible for all relief programs run by the city amid the coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered Tuesday. Lightfoot said that includes programs for housing assistance and low-interest small business loans...