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Montrell Lamar Anderson Mayo (credit: Greenville Police Department (credit: CBS)

Soldier Sentenced To Life In Girlfriend’s Slaying

A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier girlfriend has been ordered to spend life in prison without the possibility of parole.

11/21/2014

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Colorado Jobless Rate Hits 4.3 Percent, 6½ Year Low

Colorado’s unemployment rate has dropped by 0.4 percentage point to 4.3 percent in October, the lowest level in more than 6½ years.

11/21/2014

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Outfitter Headed To Prison For Illegal Wildcat Hunts

A western Colorado outfitter who captured and maimed mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting easier for clients has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.

11/21/2014

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Report: Bird Needs 3-Mile Buffer From Drilling

A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.

11/21/2014

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National Forest Recommends Land Swap for Ski Road

The Rio Grande National Forest recommended approval of a land swap Thursday that would allow a developer to build an access road to a proposed ski village near the remote Wolf Creek Ski Area in southwestern Colorado.

11/20/2014

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Hearing Set For Colorado Teen Accused In Utah Girl’s Death

Prosecutors want a 17-year-old accused in the 2012 death of his girlfriend to be tried an adult.

11/20/2014

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Colorado Insurance Alert Urges Smokers To Quit

Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law.

11/20/2014

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Man Allegedly Bought Pot From Colorado To Sell In Maryland

A western Maryland man is charged with selling marijuana he allegedly obtained in weekly mail shipments from Colorado.

11/20/2014

Montrell Lamar Anderson Mayo (credit: Greenville Police Department (credit: CBS)

Soldier Faces Life Sentence In Death Of Girlfriend

A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier-girlfriend is returning to a military courtroom for his sentencing hearing.

11/20/2014

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Environmental Groups To Sue Over Gunnison Grouse

Two environmental groups plan to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its decision to list the Gunnison sage grouse as a threatened species instead of giving it the more protective endangered status.

11/20/2014

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