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Denver officials have removed storage lockers for homeless people after discovering that people were living inside of them. SENT: 130 words. UPCOMING: 250 words.
DURANGO HOMELESS-CAMPING BAN — A Colorado city has stopped enforcing its ban on camping in public spaces at night at the urging of the American Civil Liberties Union. Last month, the ACLU asked Durango to lift the ban after the city’s only homeless camp closed, saying it was cruel and unusual to criminalize camping when homeless people had nowhere else to go.
VOTER INTIMIDATION-INVESTIGATION — Colorado’s secretary of state’s office has asked the U.S. Attorney’s Office to investigate allegations of voter intimidation in a small town. The office declared Wednesday that four residents of Pitkin whose votes were challenged earlier this year are eligible to vote there and requested the federal investigation.
MOUNT SUNAPEE-SALE — New Hampshire has cleared the way for Vail Resorts to buy the rights to the Mount Sunapee ski area.
MEDICAL BILLING SCHEME — A Colorado woman has been sentenced to about two years in federal prison for fraudulently billing insurance companies for $5 million by using unsuspecting chiropractors in the Louisville area.
DENVER — The NL West-leading Colorado Rockies close out a four-game series against Philadelphia on Thursday. So far in the series, the Rockies have outscored the Phillies 34-4. By Michael Kelly. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos from 1:10 p.m.
BOULDER — The Colorado Buffaloes try to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1998 when they host a winless UCLA team on Friday night. The Bruins are trying to avoid their first 0-4 start since 1971. By Pat Graham. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos by 4 p.m.
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