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Some taxpayers were shocked at the minimum $95 penalty for not having insurance in 2014. Many say they will not pay the fine. (associated press)

Taxpayers duck Obamacare tax, snubbing IRS

- The Washington Times

Taxpayers are already telling their accountants they plan to stiff the IRS on the Obamacare tax, saying they figure the chances the agency comes after them for a few hundred bucks are pretty slim, and it makes sense to take the risk.

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AP-CO--Colorado News Coverage Advisory, CO

Associated Press

Good morning. Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Colorado. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to Colleen Slevin at 303-825-0123 or apdenver@ap.org. Colleen Slevin is on the desk, followed by Thomas Peipert.

In this Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, photo Saratoga Springs Republican Sen. Mark Madsen appears on the Senate floor at the Utah State Capitol, in Salt Lake City. Madsen has unveiled a medical marijuana bill that would allow those with chronic, debilitating diseases access to use edible marijuana products. The proposal from Madsen does not allow the smoking of marijuana. Madsen's bill also sets up a system for state officials to license growers, dispensaries and other producers. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Medical pot proposal passes first test in conservative Utah

- Associated Press

A panel of Utah lawmakers has given initial approval to a medical marijuana proposal that would allow residents of the conservative state who have chronic and debilitating diseases to use certain edible products containing THC, the chemical responsible for most of the drug's psychological effects.

Young Spaniards moving to Germany get trapped in dismal jobs

- Associated Press

Edur Ansa couldn't find work for a year after he got his nursing degree from Barcelona University. Like many other Spaniards, he started looking for work in Germany and ended up with a job at a private hospital.

Correction: Mental Health-Housing story

- Associated Press

In a story Feb. 25 about funding for mental health programs, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount New York allocated last year to train police in handling confrontations with people in mental health crises. It was $400,000, not $400 million.

Supreme Court: Smoking shelters violate clean indoor air act

Associated Press

The Montana Supreme Court has overturned a lower court ruling that had allowed Great Falls casino owners to circumvent the Clean Indoor Air Act by building a separate shack with permanent vents for its smoking customers.