Aurora Business

Trump: DC hotel will be among world's best

Trump: DC hotel will be among world’s best

“It’s really the best location in D.C. by far. I mean, everybody acknowledges that,” Trump said in an interview after the ceremony.

Recreational pot qualifies for Oregon ballot

The measure would allow adults 21 and older to buy and possess marijuana.

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

“America’s federal contracts should not subsidize discrimination against the American people,” Obama declared at a White House signing ceremony.

Storms ruin 25 percent of Rocky Fort cantaloupes 

COLORADO SPRINGS | Melon lovers waiting for Rocky Ford cantaloupes won’t have the abundant harvest this year. The Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1jH0c4a ) that storms have claimed a fourth of this year’s cantaloupe crop. That’s according to the Rocky Ford Growers Association. Third-generation farmer …

A growing problem: Havana auto dealers struggle with Aurora landscaping regs

A growing problem: Havana auto dealers struggle with Aurora landscaping regs

“It’s easier to grow trees in Denver than here,” Wesolowski explained. “Aurora is classified more as a high plains desert than a prairie. Most trees that look mature have been growing for more than 20 years. We want to keep what we can.”

Hickenlooper asks public to reject oil, gas limits 

Hickenlooper asks public to reject oil, gas limits 

“We all agree that putting a 2,000-foot setback in the state constitution, or attempting to resolve these issues in the November ballot, is a bad idea for Colorado,” Hickenlooper said.

Colorado wheat booming, but rain slowing harvest 

STERLING |Rainy weather on the Eastern Plains is slowing this year’s wheat harvest. But the harvest is almost double what it was last year. The (Sterling) Journal-Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1jVETMw ) that northeast Colorado farmers have lately seen just a few hours a …

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry 

Marijuana edibles burgeoning into an industry 

“You’re seeing a lot of these types of products like cannabis cookbooks,” said Erik Altieri, spokesman for the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws. “They’ve always been popular among a subset of marijuana, but with the fact that more and more people from the mainstream are able to consume, there’s a lot more interest.”

Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

Senators call on GM CEO to fire top lawyer

She also questioned why Millikin didn’t inform GM’s board or the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of the potential for punitive damages as GM settled the cases, saying, “This is a either gross negligence or gross incompetence on the part of a lawyer,” she said.

Baker appeals order to provide gay wedding cakes

Phillips has said he is deeply religious and that making the cake would violate the Christian principles by which he runs his Lakewood business, Masterpiece Cake Shop.