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DENVER (AP) – Gay marriage is now officially legal in Colorado. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said today that all of the state’s 64 counties must issue the licenses to couples now that the Colorado Supreme Court has lifted previous orders barring that. Those orders were the final obstacles to gay marriage becoming law in the state following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to hear appeals on the issue.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The Pac-12 conference has reprimanded and fined Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre $10,000 for conduct toward the officials following the Buffaloes’ loss to Oregon State on Saturday. MacIntyre was yelling at the officials as he chased them off the field following the loss. Security officials turned him away. The Buffaloes lost to the Beavers 36-31.

EAGLE(AP) – The lawyer for a man accused of killing his aunt and uncle in El Jebel is suggesting that mental health problems contributed to the slayings. During a court hearing yesterday in Eagle, a public defender pointed to Williams Anderson Amaya’s interrogation, in which he said he was related to John McCain and Hillary Rodham Clinton and claimed his aunt and uncle were “witches.”

GLENWOOD SPRINGS (AP) – Garfield County commissioners are considering whether to lend their support to a possible settlement in a dispute over natural gas leasing within the environmentally sensitive Roan Plateau area west of Rifle. The proposed settlement would free up some leases to be developed, but would allow others to be canceled.