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

Taking a look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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