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Colorado inmate dies while being treated for virus symptoms

DENVER – An inmate at a prison in southern Colorado died while being treated at a hospital after showing symptoms of the coronavirus, the state corrections department said Thursday. The 58-year-old...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hospital officer: New Mexico at pivotal point with virus

ALBUQUERQUE – The chief medical officer for the largest hospital system in New Mexico said Thursday that the state is at a pivotal point with the coronavirus as a new high was set for the daily...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Election regulator optimistic about New Mexico vote count

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s top election regulator said Thursday she is optimistic that an uncertified tally of votes can be accomplished statewide within one or two days after Election Day, amid a...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | UPDATED: 15 hours 44 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. senator pivots from fugitive to reformer

SANTA FE – A state senator who fled home because of threatening phone messages after criticizing a protest against coronavirus restrictions said he plans to pursue reforms that make police more...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver groups to remove Trump letter from food-aid boxes

DENVER – A coalition of anti-hunger groups in Denver have been removing letters from President Donald Trump from inside federal food assistance boxes that address recipient families. The Denver...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump officials end gray wolf protections across most of U.S.

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S., ending longstanding federal safeguards and putting...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

August trial set for airman charged in killing of Farmington woman

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The trial for a U.S. Air Force airman charged in the kidnapping and death of a Sunday school teacher is set to begin next year. Mark Gooch has pleaded not guilty to the shooting...

DATE: Oct. 29, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico reports 663 new COVID-19 cases and 11 more deaths

SANTA FE – New Mexico health officials reported 663 more confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday along with 11 additional deaths. The latest numbers increase the state’s totals to 43,826 cases and 991...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado sending one-time payments to unemployed in pandemic

DENVER – Colorado will spend about $168 million to send one-time payments of $375 to thousands of residents who have lost their jobs because of the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Jared Polis said...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Remote learning fails many New Mexico students, report says

SANTA FE – As many as four in five New Mexico public school students are failing at least one class in some of the state’s school districts, according to data made public Wednesday by legislative...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation seeks more paper applications for virus funds

The Associated Press FARMINGTON – The Navajo Nation said it is working to release more paper applications for a tribal hardship assistance program after application shortages caused challenges for...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kitten frozen to truck tire in Denver rescued, given shelter

COMMERCE CITY – A kitten has been rescued in Denver after it was frozen to a tire on a semitrailer at a tire shop, an animal shelter and humane society said. The Dumb Friends League said the...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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