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Suspect in double Colorado killing was an Air Force officer

FORT COLLINS – A man suspected of fatally shooting two people, including a Colorado State University student, and wounding a third before killing himself was an Air Force staff sergeant based in...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

National tribal group calls for drilling moratorium around Chaco

ALBUQUERQUE – The National Congress of American Indians has waded into the debate over oil and gas development in northwestern New Mexico, calling for a moratorium on drilling in the region...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

George R.R. Martin mixes business, politics at film forum

SANTA FE – Author and film producer George R. R. Martin waded into the politics of movie-industry tax breaks on Thursday while endorsing a prominent Democratic candidate for governor of New Mexico....

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge won’t throw out ruling explaining Arpaio’s conviction

PHOENIX – The judge in former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s now-pardoned criminal case has refused the retired lawman’s request to throw out all rulings in the case, including a blistering decision that...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Breaking Bad’ actors will host fundraiser for Puerto Rico

ALBUQUERQUE – Two actors from the hit series “Breaking Bad” will host an Albuquerque fundraiser next week for victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. Bob Odenkirk, who played sleazy lawyer Saul...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bipartisan plan to curb health premiums gets strong support

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. But...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rural survey: Farm foreclosures over next 5 years a concern

OMAHA, Neb. – A new report is highlighting growing concerns that farm foreclosures will be the greatest challenge to rural banks in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states over the next five...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

UNK to offer in-state tuition to Colorado, Kansas students

KEARNEY, Neb. – The University of Nebraska at Kearney is offering in-state tuition rates to Colorado and Kansas residents who are accepted as regular on-campus undergraduate students. The...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 hours 31 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 student, 2 others killed in shooting near CSU campus

FORT COLLINS – Three people, including a Colorado State University student, were killed and one person was wounded Thursday in a pre-dawn shooting outside an apartment complex about a mile west of...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | UPDATED: 1 day 8 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guilty pleas entered in sweeping Indian-art fraud probe

SANTA FE – A New Mexico art gallery owner and a jewelry supplier have pleaded guilty in federal court to criminal charges in the sale of fake Native American jewelry that was manufactured in the...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico may restore evolution to science standards

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s public education secretary announced revisions will be made to proposed school science standards in response to a public outcry against the deletion or omission of...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second time

DENVER – A Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a Tuesday flight to her native country as ordered by U.S. immigration authorities, supporters said....

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News