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Flu widespread across U.S. for third consecutive week

NEW YORK – Sick with the flu? You’ve got a lot of company. The flu blanketed the U.S. again last week for the third consecutive week. Only Hawaii has been spared. Last week, 1 in 15 doctor visits...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Killing of Colorado deputy leads to 1 arrest, search for 2

DENVER – Authorities in Colorado have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s deputy, but some schools in the area were shut down as police combed a residential area north of...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

N.M. budget rebound may restore locally grown school food

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers are taking steps to revive funding for public schools to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables from local farms. Republican Rep. Jimmie Hall of Albuquerque said...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Boulder moves to dismiss charges against anti-fracking activist

BOULDER – A city prosecutor has requested for a judge to dismiss the charges against an anti-fracking activist who was ticketed for projecting a skull and crossbones on the wall of a Colorado...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Flags lowered in honor of slain Colorado deputy

DENVER – The Latest on the fatal shooting of a Colorado sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 7:40 a.m. Colorado’s governor has ordered all flags on state buildings lowered in honor of a sheriff’s...

DATE: Jan. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

DOJ: Bernalillo County must hand over immigration data

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Justice Department is including New Mexico’s most populous county in an effort to pressure cities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Bernalillo County was one...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Rocky Mountain National Park nearly hits visitation record

FORT COLLINS– Rocky Mountain National Park almost set another visitation record in 2017. The Coloradoan reported Wednesday that the park’s visitation last year was less than 2 percent shy of the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado governor releases broad plan for electric vehicles

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has released a broad plan to further expand the state’s electric vehicle market. The Denver Post reports that Hickenlooper on Wednesday said he believes the...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Northern Colorado utility agrees to buy wind power

LOVELAND – A northern Colorado utility has agreed to buy 150 megawatts of electric capacity from an upcoming wind farm. Platte River Power Authority announced Tuesday that it signed an agreement...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Advocates working to end homelessness in Las Cruces, New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – In February of 2011, an arctic cold front covered Las Cruces in ice and snow. The low temperature of minus-5 on Feb. 3 was the fourth coldest on record. For those living on...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Police: Toddler shot by neighbor firing gun in apartment

COLORADO SPRINGS – Police in Colorado Springs say a toddler was shot by someone firing a gun in a neighboring apartment. Police say the 1-year-old girl was taken to the hospital after being shot in...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Ex-nurse sentenced for fondling sedated patient in Colorado

DENVER – A former emergency room nurse in Colorado has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to attempted unlawful sexual contact with a patient who had been heavily sedated....

DATE: Jan. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World