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US House: Boebert primary, runoffs, incumbent vs. incumbent

Jun. 28, 2022 05:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Colorado, Republican Rep. Lauren Boebert, one of the most polarizing members of Congress, is trying to beat back a challenge from a more mainstream Republican in her primary Tuesday. Two Republican House incumbents from Mississippi are facing primary runoffs to...

Election 2022: Abortion central in first post-Roe primaries

Jun. 28, 2022 05:17 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The midterm primary season enters a new, more volatile phase on Tuesday as voters participate in the first elections since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision revoking a woman's constitutional right to an abortion jolted the nation's politics. In Colorado's Republican...

Kuhl tosses 3-hit shutout, Rockies beat Dodgers 4-0 at Coors

Jun. 28, 2022 00:36 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Chad Kuhl crouched in a tunnel at Coors Field, sharing the moment with his parents on a FaceTime call as his phone kept buzzing with other messages of congratulations. The fact that the best start of his career came against the powerful Los Angeles Dodgers only made...

GOP race for Colorado elections head features indicted clerk

Jun. 28, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in Colorado will decide Tuesday whether to nominate -- as their candidate for the state’s top election official -- a county elections clerk who is under indictment for a security breach spurred by conspiracy theories related to the 2020 presidential election. ...

Focus is on GOP as Colorado holds party primaries Tuesday

Jun. 28, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s top Republican primary contests Tuesday — for U.S. Senate, secretary of state and governor — will show if right-wing candidates have made inroads in the party’s quest to break a Democratic stranglehold on the state’s top offices. Voters also are...

Kris Bryant activated, in Rockies' lineup vs Dodgers

Jun. 27, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant is returning to the Colorado Rockies' lineup on Monday after missing more than a month with a lower back strain. The Rockies activated the star outfielder from the 10-day injured list, and slotted him to bat third and play left field in first of a...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 27, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Some cities nix July 4 fireworks for shortages, fire dangers

Jun. 27, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The skies over a scattering of Western U.S. cities will stay dark for the third consecutive Fourth of July as some major fireworks displays are canceled again this year — some over wildfire concerns amid dry weather and others because of enduring pandemic-related staffing and...

Avalanche, Lightning show importance of making smart trades

Jun. 27, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — In a copycat league known for following the Stanley Cup champions, Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog paused when asked what other teams could do to emulate their success. With a grin, Landeskog replied: “Find a Cale Makar somewhere.” ...

What to watch in primaries in Colorado, Illinois, elsewhere

Jun. 27, 2022 13:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Seven states are set to host primary elections Tuesday as the nation comes to terms with last week's stunning Supreme Court ruling eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion. This week's nominating contests could offer the first clues as to whether the...