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Adams judge tosses Colorado gay marriage ban but stays ruling
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:25:49 -0700

An Adams County District Court judge on Wednesday declared Colorado's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional, but he immediately stayed his ruling.

Do you know the difference between bubonic plague and pneumonic plague?
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:55:04 -0700

Most of us hear the word bubonic plague and think of the deadly disease that killed thousands in Europe hundreds of years ago. As of this year, Colorado has had four cases of the plague. However, it is a slightly different strain from the bubonic plague.

Colorado Supreme Court orders halt to same-sex marriages in Denver
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 15:27:20 -0700

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered Denver and Adams County on Friday not to issue marriage licenses to gay couples until a final resolution is made in the case.

Deadliest, Rarest Form of Plague Contracted Near Denver
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:00:01 -0700

A Colorado man is infected with the rarest and most fatal form of plague, an airborne version that can be spread through coughing and sneezing. It is the first case of pneumonic plague seen in the state since 2004, said Jennifer House, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The man, who hasn't been identified, may have been exposed in Adams County near Denver ...

Colorado resident fights plague, likely source in Adams County
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 12:06:45 -0700

A Colorado resident has come down with pneumonic plague and the victim's dog, which recently died, also had the plague, according to health officials.

Same-sex marriage licenses withheld, Utilities offers rebuffed, more
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 00:13:21 -0700

Noted by J. Adrian Stanley, Griffin Swartzell and Pam Zubeck More marriage machinations On July 18, the Colorado Supreme Court ordered Denver to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and prevented Adams County from doing so, while it decides if a state ban on the marriages is constitutional.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Report: Judge strikes down Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage, state officials say they won’t fight to defend ban
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:35:15 -0700

DENVER – A judge in Adams County Colorado reportedly ruled Colorado’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional Wednesday. FOX 13 News Sister station KDVR FOX 31 in Denver reports District Judge C. Scott Crabtree ruled that arguments in favor of the state’s ban regarding “protection of families” and “procreation of children” are “recently fabricated” arguments […]

Court orders 2 clerks to stop gay marriages
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:57:43 -0700

Colorado's Supreme Court has ordered two county clerks to stop issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Colo. AG appeals gay marriage ruling, asks state Supreme Court to halt same-sex licenses
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 13:11:17 -0700

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today appealed to the state Supreme Court last week's ruling that found the state's gay marriage ban to be unconstitutional and asked the state's highest court to block counties, including Boulder County, from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

Colorado Marriage Equality Stalled As Court Halts Some Weddings
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:02:54 -0700

The Colorado Supreme Court put a stop to same sex weddings in Denver, as well as blocking them in Adams County. Colorado's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Denver County clerk to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples while the state's ban against the unions remains in place.