A Colorado liquor-store owner says workers are quitting after one shift if they don't like it because they know they can get a new job on their lunch break
US retailers are struggling to find and retain workers who have been put off by low pay, a lack of benefits, and pandemic health concerns.news.yahoo.com
Colorado city to pay $15 million to family of Elijah McClain, settling lawsuit after deadly police encounter
Aurora officials said the settlement was the largest ever paid by the municipal government. The sum is more than double what Aurora paid to settle officer-involved lawsuits between 2010 and 2017.washingtonpost.com
COP26 president on fresh draft deal, coal included
The president of the U.N. climate summit in Glasgow said Saturday that phasing out coal was still part of the agreement text as negotiators pored over fresh proposals Saturday aimed boosting the world's efforts to tackle global warming. (Nov. 13)news.yahoo.com
Bombshell report reveals how Colorado's Democratic governor avoided paying taxes
Colorado's Democratic Gov. Jared Polis is under fire after a new trove of documents revealed he used loopholes to avoid paying federal income taxes for years.Driving the news: A ProPublica report published Thursday found Polis, a tech entrepreneur and former congressman, used donations and financial arrangements to get out of paying federal income taxes in 2013, 2014 and 2015. Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeOf note: His wealthnews.yahoo.com
Former Colorado deputies get prison for detox van death
Two former Colorado sheriff’s deputies were sentenced to prison Thursday for causing the death of an intoxicated man by placing him on his stomach and squeezing him into a van to take him to a detox center. Former Boulder County sheriff’s deputies James O’Brien and Adam Lunn were sentenced to six years and three years respectively for the 2018 death of 23-year-old Demetrius Shankling. O'Brien and Lunn were found guilty in August of manslaughter.news.yahoo.com
Remains found thought to be German hiker missing since 1983
Skeletal remains found in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park are believed to be those of a 27-year-old man from West Germany who disappeared during a multi-day mountaineering trip nearly 40 years ago, park officials said Thursday. Rudi Moder, an experienced winter mountaineer who was living in Fort Collins, started his excursion over Thunder Pass and into the park Feb. 13, 1983. The search included teams on skis and snowshoes, a dog trained to find people in avalanche debris and a helicopter.news.yahoo.com
Virginia and New Jersey governor's races signal trouble for Democrats
In Virginia, CBS News projects that Republican Glenn Youngkin beat Democratic incumbent Terry McAuliffe, who conceded Wednesday, in the race for governor. In New Jersey, incumbent Democrat Phil Murphy was expected to win easily, but the race with Republican challenge Jack Ciattarelli is too close to call. CBS News political reporter Adam Brewster joined CBSN to discuss these high-profile races.news.yahoo.com
Coloradans veto all three statewide measures backed by conservatives
The 2021 ballot gave Colorado residents choices on the policy direction of the state — and voters chose to stay the current course, early election results show.The big picture: Three statewide ballot questions, all pushed by conservatives, failed Tuesday. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.How they voted:Amendment 78: Failed 44% to 56%. Lawmakers will not be required to vote on how to allocate dollars received by the state. The measure needed 55% to win.Prnews.yahoo.com
Democrats backed a commission to draw fair House lines in Colorado. Now they worry they gave up their power.
Liberal and pro-Democratic groups have joined the legal fray to oppose the plan, underscoring the extent to which even a single seat could be decisive in the Democrats’ quest to retain their razor-thin majority in the U.S. House in 2022.washingtonpost.com
Study Coordinator Pleads Guilty in Scheme to Falsify Clinical Drug Trial Data
A Colorado man pleaded guilty today in connection with his participation in a scheme to falsify clinical drug trial data. Tejeda served as a project manager and study coordinator for clinical drug trials. “Falsifying clinical data not only violates the public’s trust, it also endangers the safety of consumers. “Compromised clinical trial data could impact the agency’s decisions about the safety and effectiveness of the drug under review. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida has provided critical assistance.justice.gov
Unvaccinated staff eyed in rising nursing home cases, deaths
Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities, and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detectives found many workers were not inoculated.
Baker fined for refusing to make transgender transition cake
A Denver judge says a baker who won a partial victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple violated Colorado's anti-discrimination law by refusing to make a birthday cake for a transgender woman.
5 convincing reasons why you should visit Colorado for your next trip
There seems to be a buzz in the air -- on social media and in person, more and more people are chatting about the places they’ll go, now that the COVID-19 vaccine is readily available and the world of travel is reopening to the masses.
Boulder shooting suspect charged with using large magazine
Local prosecutors in Colorado have filed over 40 more felony charges against a man charged with killing 10 people at a Boulder supermarket last month, including for allegedly using a large capacity magazine banned by state lawmakers in response to recent mass shootings.