From the KMTS News Room:

    • Postal Service Looks at Closing 70 Colorado Post Offices DENVER (AP) – The Postal Service is reviewing 70 post offices for possible closure in Colorado as the agency struggles with financial problems. The list has communities scrambling to convince the agency their post offices are still needed. The financially troubled agency announced Tuesday that it will study whether to close more than 3,600 local offices, branches ...
    • RNC Chairman Building Colorado Coalition DENVER (AP) – Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus says he is building resources and relationships in Colorado as the race to defeat President Barack Obama heats up. The Republican Party is trying to rally support after Obama won Colorado by 8 percentage points in 2008. Priebus was in Denver on Tuesday to meet with state party ...
    • 1100 People Must Retake Driver's Test DENVER (AP) – More than 1,100 people must retake their driving test after the Colorado Department of Revenue shut down a driving school. Department officials say the owner of Ola's Driving School was suspended from administering driving tests Tuesday while an investigation continues into whether he accepted cash in exchange for certifying driving tests. According to the ...
    • Recalled Papaya Were Sold at Wal-Mart Stores DENVER (AP) – State health officials say some papayas that were recalled nationwide because of potential salmonella contamination were distributed in Colorado. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said Tuesday the recalled papayas were sold at Wal-Mart stores around the state. The department says one person in Colorado became ill after eating papaya but may ...
    • Michelle Obama Visits Utah, Aspen for Fundraisers PARK CITY, Utah (AP) – First lady Michelle Obama visited Utah on Tuesday as part of a fundraising trip. During a private breakfast in Park City, the first lady thanked the roughly 250 attendees for supporting her husband and reminded them of his accomplishments, saying it's “easy to forget what we've done.” The event was held at ...
    • Feds Highlight Effot to Curb Indian Crime FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – U.S. Department of Justice officials say they've made great strides in improving public safety on American Indian reservations, but they know they have an obligation to do more. The comments came Tuesday, nearly a year after the passage of the Tribal Law and Order Act. The measure resulted in the appointment of special ...
    • Army General Tapped to Lead NORAD PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. (AP) – Army Lt. Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. has been nominated to be the new commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.S. Northern Command. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the nomination by President Barack Obama Tuesday. Jacoby has also been nominated for a fourth star and the ...
    • Kinder Morgan Agrees Settles Fair Labor Standards Dispute HOUSTON (AP) – Federal officials say Kinder Morgan Inc. has agreed to pay $830,422 to settle allegations that the Houston pipeline company violated rules on bonuses and other compensation. The Department of Labor said Tuesday the agreement involving more than 4,600 current and former employees settles a lawsuit filed by the agency against the company and ...
    • Rand McNally: Glenwood is Most Fun Small Town It was never a question in the minds of locals, but now it's official. Glenwood Springs is the most fun small town in America. Mapmaker Rand McNally has made it official. Glenwood was selected from a total pool of 600 towns across the country that submitted themselves for consideration. ...
    • Colorado's Drug Use is Higher Than Average DENVER (AP) – A federal survey says Colorado is among the highest in the nation for use of marijuana, cocaine and alcohol. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the number of young adults in Colorado who said they had used marijuana in the past year was 38 percent, compared with a national ...

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