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Trump warns of immigration peril, touts economy in address

WASHINGTON – Addressing a deeply divided nation, President Donald Trump summoned the country to a “new American moment” of unity in his first State of the Union, challenging Congress to make good...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Colorado health officials can’t support gas drilling within 500 feet

GRAND JUNCTION – Health officials say they can’t support granting an industrial gas supplier a variance to drill within 500 feet of homes in Battlement Mesa. The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Power agency interested in SunZia transmission project

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal entity that markets and transmits electricity across the West is expressing interest in a proposed transmission line that would link Arizona and New Mexico and serve as a...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Report: Violent crimes cases filed in New Mexico increase

SANTA FE – A state report shows the number of criminal cases filed in New Mexico courts increased by more than 7 percent during the last fiscal year with homicide and domestic violence cases...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Legal challenge targets New Mexico driver’s license system

ALBUQUERQUE – A legal challenge filed Monday in state district court accuses New Mexico of unlawfully denying driver’s authorization cards to some residents under a system adopted in 2016 to meet...

DATE: Jan. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Navajo Nation plans second utility-scale solar farm

KAYENTA, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is expanding a solar energy farm in Kayenta. The second phase will produce the same amount of energy as the first – about 27 megawatts, or enough to power 18,000...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

California governor pushes for 5M zero-emission cars

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Gov. Jerry Brown outlined a $2.5 billion plan Friday to help Californians buy electric vehicles and expand a network of charging stations as part of a goal of getting 5 million...

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

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