Morning Headlines: The Price of 4/20, Pueblo's Nuclear Vote, Fighting for Food Trucks, and More

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April 2011

Still On Top: The Colorado Rockies took their talents to South Beach this weekend and got slapped around, dropping two of three games, including yesterday's 6-3 loss (Denver Post). Despite it, the Rox are 14-7 and still comfortably atop the National League West (MLB.com).

Food Fights: While the Food Truck Warriors prepare for their "monster launch party" in Denver this weekend (Cafe Society), the executive director of Boulder's Downtown Business Improvement District makes a case for welcoming more food trucks to the People's Republic (Daily Camera).

Next Up in Nukes: Colorado's reemerging nuclear industry is creeping along, with local governments near the proposed Piñon Ridge Uranium Mine in southwestern Colorado imploring the Environmental Protection Agency for further review (Telluride Daily Planet) and the next step in a proposal for building a nuclear reactor in Pueblo up for a vote tonight (Chieftain).

Miami Vice: Denver fans are familiar with former Bronco Brandon Marshall's legal troubles. Now, he's Miami's problem, after his wife allegedly stabbed him in the stomach over the weekend during a domestic dispute (CBS Sports).

Pot Costs: Last week's 4/20 celebration on the University of Colorado's Boulder campus might have been the punch line of many jokes, but the school isn't laughing about the day's $50,000 price tag (Daily Camera). Could it be CU's final smoke-out (Post)?