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Back page: Inmate’s father attempts to bring sword into jail (1)

March 4, 2015 — 

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — A San Antonio man trying to visit his jailed son also landed behind bars after being caught with a combination cane and 2-foot sword. The Bexar …

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Test aims to boost farm efficiency, free up water for cities (2)

March 4, 2015 — 

DENVER — A Colorado water broker and a university researcher are testing underground crop irrigation, hoping it can make farms more efficient and reduce competition between cities and agriculture for …

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Last Fort Carson soldiers return from Ebola-fighting mission (3)

March 4, 2015 — 

FORT CARSON, Colo. — The Army says the last of a group of 150 Fort Carson soldiers is back in the United States after spending four months in Liberia helping …

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Winter weather wrath? Pooches’ paws feel the pain, too (4)

March 4, 2015 — 

LOS ANGELES — People aren’t the only ones suffering from a seemingly endless winter of bone-rattling cold, record-busting snow and ice-slick sidewalks. Pooches’ paws feel the pain, too. While millions …

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Cyberbullying bill faces tough road in Colorado Senate (5)

March 4, 2015 — 

DENVER — A bill to crack down on cyberbullying faces a tough test Wednesday in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as …

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Colorado ski towns deal with rise in credit card fraud (6)

March 4, 2015 — 

The Aspen Police Department said Tuesday that it has been dealing with an increase in reports of credit-card fraud in recent weeks.Spokeswoman Blair Weyer said the reports appear to be …

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Carbondale police find murder suspect’s passport in dumpster (7)

March 4, 2015 — 

More than a week after the Colorado Bureau of Investigation finished processing the scene of Carbondale’s first homicide in more than a decade, the main suspect’s passport turned up in …

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Back page: Man inexplicably digs 40 foot hole in roadway (8)

March 4, 2015 — 

PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police say they’ve charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the …

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Colorado considers additional police oversight (9)

March 4, 2015 — 

DENVER — Democrats are spearheading a package of legislation aimed at expanding oversight of Colorado law enforcement and placing limits on their power, a response to allegations of excessive force …

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The Long Run brings its Eagles tribute show to Breckenridge (10)

March 4, 2015 — 

Colorado’s very own The Long Run, an Eagles tribute band, will perform Saturday night, March 7, at the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge to benefit Domus Pacis Family Respite. Well-known along …

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Obituary: Janice Edelle “Jandelle” Foster (11)

March 4, 2015 — 

Janice Edelle “Jandelle” FosterOct. 14, 1940 – Feb. 15, 2015Janice Edelle “Jandelle” Foster passed away on Feb. 15, 2015. She moved to Summit County after retiring from a 30-year teaching …

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Obituary: Larry Arlen Bardwell (12)

March 4, 2015 — 

Larry Arlen BardwellNov. 14, 1945 – Feb. 21, 2015Born in Sterling, Kansas, to Willard and Eleanor Bardwell. Survived by his two daughters, Kristen Bardwell, and her son Rowan, 8; and …

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Evil at center of debate over war with the Islamic State (letter) (13)

March 4, 2015 — 

Re: “Time for a real conversation about war,” by Jason Stanford (Feb. 25).I, like Jason Stanford, would like to have the next presidential candidates, as well as our current president …

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Alden Spilman shows black and white photos, digital art in Breckenridge (14)

March 4, 2015 — 

Rather than hosting an opening reception for his show of photographs and photo illustrations at the Backstage Theatre in Breckenridge, artist-photographer Alden Spilman will host a sort of closing reception …

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The insanity of the death penalty (column) (15)

March 4, 2015 — 

The biggest jury pool in history has been summoned in the case of the man who admits he shot dead 12 people and wounded 70 in an Aurora, Colorado, movie …

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Free screening of ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’ at Breckenridge theater (16)

March 4, 2015 — 

On Friday, March 6, the Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is sponsoring a free screening of the classic 1959 film “Hound of the Baskervilles,” starring Peter Cushing, Andre Morell and Christopher Lee. …

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Today’s top five things to do in Summit County (17)

March 4, 2015 — 

Wednesday Living Room Concert Frisco, March 4 4 p.m., The Next Page Bookstore, 409 Main St., Suite 101. Join Randall McKinnon for a fun afternoon of engaging musical fun at …

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Frisco presents plans for next phase of two-year Step Up Main Street project (18)

March 3, 2015 — 

Frisco’s main drag is a month away from its next major face-lift and, barring any late-spring snowstorms, the two-year, multimillion-dollar Step Up Main Street project is right on schedule.Town officials …

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Business briefs: Mountain town reps push tread-and-chain bill to combat I-70 winter driving woes (19)

March 3, 2015 — 

In the midst of a record-setting season for skier visits at Colorado resorts, a bill from Colorado Rep. Diane Mitsch Bush to reduce the number of wintertime traffic tie-ups on …

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Breckenridge’s Eric Willett continuing comeback at Burton US Open in Vail (20)

March 3, 2015 — 

The professional snowboarding circuit returns to Colorado this week with the 33rd Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships in Vail. For Breckenridge snowboard pro Eric Willett, it will be an opportunity …

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