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FORT COLLINS (AP) — Authorities have charged a Fort Collins man with illegal possession of a high-capacity magazine, making use of a controversial law for the first time. Prosecutors filed the charge last week after threats were directed toward Fort Range Community College. Court records say he was arrested after a psychologist reported he was making threats about shooting a security guard and burning down a building at the school.

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) — Residents living near oil and gas drilling operations can now call a state-run hotline with concerns about possible health impacts. The hotline is part of the Oil and Gas Health Information Response Program. In response to a recommendation from the state oil and gas task force, health officials are setting up a clearinghouse on oil and gas health information.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are raising questions about the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s treatment of Latino farmers and ranchers. Caucus members sent a letter to the agency last week and requested a meeting with Secretary Tom Vilsack. They say many members have received reports from constituents indicating significant civil rights violations and discrimination by the agency.

KREMMLING (AP) — Kremmling is saying goodbye to its star quarterback, who was killed in a crash on his way home from practice last week. Classes are cancelled today in so people can attend this afternoon’s funeral of 16-year-old John David Guess in the West Grand High School gymnasium.

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