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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

New Mexico adopts national arts standards for K-12 education

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s top education official says the state plans to emphasize a need to teach and support the arts by adopting new statewide K-12 education standards on the arts. The Santa Fe...

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

Steamboat Springs hosts annual Weather Summit

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS – Meteorologists from across the country are flocking to a small Colorado city for a weeklong conference. The Steamboat Pilot & Today reports the Steamboat Ski Area is the site...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Springs settles $2.5M police discrimination lawsuit

COLORADO SPRINGS – The city of Colorado Springs has approved a $2.5 million settlement for 12 female police officers who say their careers were harmed by a physical aptitude test that discriminated...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Salt Lake City says budget works out to host Olympics again

SALT LAKE CITY – Salt Lake City would be able to host the Winter Olympics again without losing money thanks to existing venues and the expertise of a team that put on the 2002 Winter Olympics in...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Students give mixed reviews for sexual misconduct training

ALBUQUERQUE – The University of New Mexico’s sexual misconduct prevention training has garnered mixed reviews from students, but a majority says it has had some benefit. The Albuquerque Journal...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Albuquerque group launches effort to break ‘West Mesa Murders’ case

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque nonprofit group is launching a campaign aimed at helping police solve the 2009 West Mesa serial killings. KRQE-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico, reports Street Safe New...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Police: New Mexico man pulled toy gun on man for littering

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico man is facing charges after police say he pulled a convincing toy gun on a man littering outside an Albuquerque convenience store. Police say John Joel Robinson was...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

National Western Stock Show brings in more than 700,000

DENVER – The National Western Stock Show has ended after boasting an attendance of more than 700,000 this year. The Denver Post reports that the 15-day, 112th annual Western culture show wrapped up...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Senate breaks budget impasse, paving way for government to reopen

WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats bowed to pressure to reopen the government Monday, joining Republicans in backing an immigration and spending compromise that was quickly denounced by liberals and...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Clad in pink and vowing to vote, activists around the globe flood streets for Women’s March

Before the sun rose on Saturday over a Washington gripped by gridlock, pink hats and poster-board signs already were emerging around world. The second iteration of the Women’s March began in cities...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

AP Explains: Congress has shut down the government. Now what?

WASHINGTON – The U.S. government shutdown began at midnight Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending. Here’s a look at what the parties are...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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