DENVER (AP) - A gay couple's attorney says a Colorado baker's religious beliefs do not give him a right to discriminate by refusing to make wedding cakes for same-sex ceremonies. But the attorney for Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood says the baker has a right not to spread a message with which he disagrees. A judge in Colorado's Civil Rights Commission heard the case this morning. A ruling is expected later this week.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - The Air Force Academy is defending its use of confidential informants after a cadet said he was expelled from the school because of misconduct that was part of his role as an informant. The Gazette reports the academy said the informants provide "vital information about criminal activity." The newspaper reported earlier that informants are told to deceive classmates, professors and commanders while helping the Air Force investigate drug use, sexual assault and other cadet misconduct.
DENVER (AP) - A Colombian man arrested after raids on medical marijuana operations in Colorado has been indicted on charges of possessing a firearm after entering the country on a non-immigrant visa. The Justice Department said today Diaz is due in court tomorrow. Authorities say investigators found 5 assault rifles, one shotgun and 5 handguns, as well as a large cache of ammunition at Diaz's home. He's charged with possessing one of those weapons.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) - The second men's World Cup downhill training session was canceled today due to heavy snow. The forecast wasn't much better throughout the day, leading race organizers to call it off. The racers will try to squeeze in a training run tomorrow, with snow tapering off but the temperatures expected to remain bitterly cold.
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