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The future of marijuana tourism in Colorado and Washington is hazy, but that hasn't stopped rampant speculation about the possibility. Erika Schultz Canadian Press
How one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits

A county in Colorado has begun spending its tax windfall from the sale of legalized marijuana. A look at where the money's going and whether it's an example for other cash-strapped cities to follow.

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  • Mental health funding chopped for refugees
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-20 1:00 AM

    VANCOUVER - Months after his mother was murdered by gang gunfire, Mauricio Osorto recognized he would be next if he didn't escape Honduras.

  • Scientists discover new 'killer' spongesScientists discover new 'killer' sponges
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-20 12:55 AM

    VANCOUVER - They look like fuzzy fingers, waving gently from the depths of the ocean floor but make no mistake — they're stone cold killers.

  • Passengers on flight warned about measles
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-04-19 4:14 PM

    EDMONTON - Health officials in Edmonton are warning passengers who arrived in the city on a flight from Vancouver this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

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  • The future of marijuana tourism in Colorado and Washington is hazy, but that hasn't stopped rampant speculation about the possibility. Erika Schultz Canadian PressHow one Colorado county is using its marijuana profits

    A county in Colorado has begun spending its tax windfall from the sale of legalized marijuana. A look at where the money's going and whether it's an example for other cash-strapped cities to follow.

  • Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching. Bullit Marquez The Associated PressAfrican land grabs fuel illegal ivory trade, report says

    Political and military elites are seizing protected areas in one of Africa's last bastions for elephants, putting broad swaths of Zimbabwe at risk of becoming fronts for ivory poaching, according to a nonprofit research group's report that examines government collusion in wildlife trafficking.

  • Pope Francis didn't give a homily at the mass, since traditionally pontiffs' main remarks on Easter come during the noon-time "Urbi et Orbi"  Latin for `to the city and the world'  address. Andrew Medichini The Associated PressPope Francis celebrates Easter with huge crowd

    Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous day, Pope Francis stood under sunny skies before a flock so numerous they overflowed the flower-bedecked St. Peter's Square.

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  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate EasterPope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    VATICAN CITY - Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted many Christians.

  • Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    ALGIERS, Algeria - Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election.

  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    KATMANDU, Nepal - Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

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