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Scenes from Denver's 4/20 celebrations  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:38:29 MDT
A capacity crowd huddled under blankets, wearing coats, gloves and hats for sunrise Easter service at Red Rocks Amphitheater early Sunday. 
Denver 4/20 rally draws mellow crowd; police issue dozens of citations  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:37:29 MDT
As the sun rose at Red Rocks Amphitheater on Sunday, David Garcia — high on the holy spirit as well as just plain high — contemplated the unusual convergence of prayer and pot in Colorado this year. 
Bikes, pedestrians go with flow of RTD's West Line light rail  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:24:09 MDT
The arrival of RTD's West Line light rail in April 2013 was a once-in-a-generation opportunity to change the dynamic of how Lakewood residents live, work and play, city officials say. 
Leftover Salmon, Method Man and Redman headline Denver 4/20 show  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:20:46 MDT
Organizers estimate about 5,000-6,000 people came through the gates of a mini-festival outside of Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom that had 26th to 28th streets closed on Welton Street. 
Buzz builds for Westminster to make bees, hens legal  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:13:01 MDT
The confident cluck of backyard chickens could grow louder across the metro area if Westminster joins a legion of other towns and cities that have recently ushered in the earnest egg-layers. 
Volume turned up on Red Rocks ruckus as Jeffco enters the fray  Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:04:01 MDT
A brewing dispute over claims of window-rattling sound levels during certain shows at Red Rocks Amphitheatre has now drawn Jefferson County into the controversy, just as the iconic venue kicks off its summer concert season. 
RTD says $1.5 million simulator will help light-rail training  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:58:41 MDT
With the Regional Transportation District's increasing expansion and the need to add more drivers, RTD is buying a $1.5 million simulator that will train nearly 250 people each year. 
4/20 Denver: Concerts, the Cannabis Cup, festivals, burlesque and more  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:28:49 MDT
What are you doing for 4/20?On this first 4/20 after legal recreational marijuana sales started, the cannabis world is coming to Colorado. 
Two prisoners escape from Englewood prison camp  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:25:47 MDT
Authorities are looking for two inmates who walked away from a minimum security prison camp in Englewood Saturday night. 
Runner carries carries spirit of Boston, Lyons in each stride  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 23:03:40 MDT
Boston Strong, meet Lyons Strong.Stephanie Kurland is the point where those two fighting spirits meet. 
Copyright infringement fine strikes sour note with Springs bar owner  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:58:55 MDT
A Colorado Springs bar owner has been fined $21,000 for violating copyright infringement by using songs of artists, including Toby Keith, on her karaoke machine. 
4-year-old dies in house fire in Morgan County Sunday night  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:20:18 MDT
A 4-year-old child died in a house fire northeast of Brush in Morgan County on Sunday night. 
Cannabis Cup draws thousands to Denver 4/20 weed fair  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 20:52:33 MDT
In the vast outdoor weed fair that is part of the High Times Cannabis Cup, Cat Jordan of Colorado Springs walks among the stalls, cradling her new water pipe. 
Oscar Meyer recalls 96,000 pounds of cheese dogs  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:22:25 MDT
The cheese in your Oscar Meyer Classic Cheesedog could contain milk, but you wouldn't know it from the labeling, which has prompted a recall of 96,000 pounds of franks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday. 
More tainted meat found in Gunbarrel park where dogs were poisoned  Sun, 20 Apr 2014 16:19:40 MDT
Two more poison-laced meatballs were found in a park in Boulder County on Sunday, as authorities continue the search for the culprit who has harmed at least three pets.