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“Perhaps James Holmes would not have been able to purchase a 100-round magazine,” Herpin responded. “As it turns out, that was maybe a good thing, that he had a 100-round magazine, because it jammed. If he had instead had four, five, six 15-round magazines, there’s no telling how much damage he could’ve done until a good guy with a gun showed up.”

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DENVER | Passengers flying out of Denver could see some delays because of frigid weather but the airport isn’t expecting any big impact from the ice storm in Texas. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says passengers may have to wait 15 to 30 minutes for their planes to be deiced after boarding on Friday. Denver is […]

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Jerri Jackson, mother of Aurora, Colo. theater shooting victim Matthew McQuinn, stands next to a sketch of her son in Springfield, Ohio on Sunday, July 14, 2013. Jackson remembers a conversation she had with her son, hours before the shooting. He talked about plans to move back to Ohio to work at a car parts factory near St. Paris; perhaps he would marry his girlfriend. He was homesick after struggling for a year to find full-time work in Colorado. Jackson offered to let him live with her to get started. Then McQuinn said he had to go. He was going to the movies. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

AURORA | It is not a small club, the survivors of the shootings at Theater 9. The Century 16 auditorium was packed — 421 men, women and children who had turned out for a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises.” When a bizarre figure, helmeted and clad in black, appeared before them in a […]

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