DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Prosecutors say "compromising photographs" were a point of contention between a Colorado man and the teenage son he is accused of killing. La Plata County District Attorney Christian Champagne mentioned the photos of the father to reporters without elaborating Tuesday, but he would not discuss a motive in the 2012 death of 13-year-old Dylan Redwine. The boy's remains were found near Mark Redwine's southwestern Colorado home in 2013, and the father was arrested in Washington state Saturday.
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's state health insurance exchange is in a position to be financially sustainable through 2019, though changes to the federal health care law could easily jeopardize that scenario. That's according to a state audit presented to lawmakers on Tuesday. The audit warned that changes to the Affordable Care Act could cut revenues for the state exchange known as Connect for Health Colorado, which launched in 2013 and currently enrolls 178,000 Coloradans.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - An Air Force study has confirmed that toxic firefighting foam chemicals used at Peterson Air Force Base leached into surrounding groundwater. Base leaders have previously acknowledged dumping wastewater contaminated with foam into Colorado Springs' sewers, which likely made it easy for the chemicals to flow into the nearby Widefield Aquifer. While Tuesday's report acknowledged the releases, The Gazette reports that it downplays them as a contributor to toxic drinking water.
JENSEN, Utah (AP) - A wildfire has sparked in Dinosaur National Monument after lightning struck a tree in windy and dry conditions. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Dinosaur National Monument spokesman Dan Johnson says the most active area of the fire is on the north side of the monument and is burning in a steep canyon full of timber.
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