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Littleton man, Darin Ninneman, gets 32 years for stabbing mother to death while high on meth



Alan Gathright 10/30/2014 CENTENNIAL - A Littleton man has been sentenced to 32 years in prison for stabbing his mother to death while high on methamphetamine. Arapahoe County District Judge Gerald J. Rafferty sentenced 33-year-old Darin Allen Ninneman to state prison on Thursday after the defendant pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Aug. 7. District Attorney George Brauchler said the meth-fueled murder "highlights yet another danger of drugs in our community."

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Pot opponents unsurprised by donations



JEFF TUCKER 11/01/2014 News that Pueblo County Commissioner Sal Pace has received the lion’s share of marijuana campaign contributions in Pueblo came as little surprise to county residents who’ve spoken out against the proliferation of new retail pot stores in Pueblo County.

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Feds, Denver police conduct raids on six marijuana grow sites



JULIE HAYDEN 10/28/2014 DENVER - Federal agents and the Denver Police Department conducted multiple raids on marijuana growing operations in the city Tuesday morning. They seized thousands of plants and hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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Man claims brain cancer, faces pot charges



Greg Ruland 10/09/2014 A 44-year-old Fruita man who allegedly leased property for a private marijuana grow was advised Wednesday he faces up to 32 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines if convicted of possessing nearly 60 pounds of weed with the intent to distribute.

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Misconceptions about pot and the youth



Lindsey Pallares 09/17/2014 GRAND JUNCTION - A recent Mesa County survey conducted puts up alarming statistics about the Grand Valley's perception of marijuana's long term effects on youth.

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Moffat County Drug Court to graduate 3



09/12/2014 The 14th Judicial District Drug Court in Moffat County announced that three participants are scheduled to graduate from the program at 5 p.m. Tuesday, which brings a total of 13 participants who will have graduated from the program since it was launched in January 2008.

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