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LOCAL NEWS

Supreme Court Declines Councilman’s Case
The Colorado Supreme Court declined to take up an appeal brought by Denver City Councilman Chris Hinds. Hinds had claimed a property manager was responsible for a condo developer selling its handicapped parking spaces to non-disabled residents.

Historic Mansion (and Law Firm Office) is Up for Sale
The 114-year-old Crawford Hill Mansion, used as office space by Haddon Morgan and Foreman, is on the market. The list price is $7.25 million.

Richard Murray Runs for Regent Seat
Attorney Richard Murray announced the start of his campaign for a Republican nomination to the CU Board of Regents.

Executive Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Selling Merchandise
A former ski company executive was sentenced to six years in prison for stealing and selling $6 million worth of his company’s skis.

Suspected Ski Thief Arrested
And a Boulder man was also arrested for allegedly selling stolen skis. Detectives say he was running a theft ring at ski resorts.

 

NATIONAL NEWS

Democrats Push for Witnesses in Impeachment Trial
Opening arguments in the impeachment trial began yesterday. Today, House Democrats are pushing for witnesses and documents to be admitted in the trial. Meanwhile, Democrats rejected a Republican suggestion of a witness trade that would involve John Bolton and Hunter Biden as witnesses.

House Says Cipollone is a Material Witness
House Democrats are going after White House Counsel Pat Cipollone — they said in a letter that he’s a material witness.

Weinstein’s Lawyers Seek Mistrial
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers are seeking a mistrial, saying prosecutors sought to “poison the jury” by using a photo of Weinstein and Bill Clinton to demonstrate his clout.

Appeals Court Rejects Transgender Inmate’s Name Change
A 5th Circuit Court of Appeals panel refused a transgender inmate’s request to change court records to reflect her new name.

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