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New Mexico among least prepared for health disasters

SANTA FE – A study places New Mexico among the least prepared states for epidemics or other types of public health emergencies due to low public health funding and gaps in staffing. The Santa Fe...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado Springs seeks solutions for deer overpopulation

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Springs’ urban deer population is said to be dangerously high, and City Council is considering options to reduce it. The Gazette reports city officials next month will...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

3 killed in wrong way crash on Interstate 70 near Denver

AURORA – Authorities say a driver going the wrong way on Interstate 70 near Denver hit a pickup truck head on, killing himself and two others. Trooper Josh Lewis of the Colorado State Patrol says...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Oil, gas drilling picks up in western Colorado in 2017

GRAND JUNCTION – Figures show oil and gas drilling activity in western Colorado is at its highest pace in several years, with no signs of slowing down in 2018. The Daily Sentinel reports Colorado...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo lawmakers support funding for student housing project

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Lawmakers on the nation’s largest American Indian reservation are throwing their support behind an effort to provide dormitory space for Navajo students at the University of...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Jerusalem violence, rain put damper on Bethlehem Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank – It was a subdued Christmas Eve in the historic birthplace of Jesus on Sunday, with spirits dampened by cold, rainy weather and recent violence sparked by President Donald...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

North Korea calls latest UN sanctions ‘an act of war’

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea on Sunday called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country “an act of war” that violates its sovereignty, and said it is a “pipe dream” for the United States...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. approves 60-million-ton expansion of Montana coal mine

BILLINGS, Mont. – U.S. officials have approved a 60-million-ton expansion of a southeastern Montana coal mine that serves one of the largest power plants in the western United States, Interior...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

New voting districts drawn in Navajo discrimination suit

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal judge has handed down new voting districts to replace those declared discriminatory against American Indian voters in southeastern Utah, but a prominent county...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2017 | 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: Dec. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

More than 500 hospitalized during severe Colorado flu season

DENVER – Colorado health officials say this year’s flu season has affected more than three times the number of people it usually does. The Denver Post reported Wednesday that the state typically...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Fort Collins church forgives man who vandalized building

FORT COLLINS – A Fort Collins church says it will not pursue criminal charges against a man who admitted to vandalizing the building in a confession to a minister. The Coloradoan reports the man...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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