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Police: Student ate more pot than recommended

DENVER – A Wyoming college student who jumped to his death at a Denver hotel had eaten more of a marijuana cookie than was recommended by a seller, police records show – a finding that comes amid...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State House panel OKs edible pot restrictions

DENVER – A Colorado proposal to widen a ban on certain types of edible marijuana advanced Thursday in a state House committee amid concerns that it could be too broad. What lawmakers are trying to...

DATE: April 16, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What will N.M. do about water issues?

ALBUQUERQUE – A failure by New Mexico to address water-supply challenges and climate change would have far-ranging effects on everything from national security to energy independence and the...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Abortion-rights vote gets delayed

DENVER – Colorado Democrats launched an election-year showdown over abortion rights, then delayed their own proposal Tuesday to avoid a public defeat. The Senate was scheduled to debate a bill to...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s budget sent to governor

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers on Tuesday approved a $23 billion budget, sending to the governor a spending plan for next year that pours more money into public education and funds an aerial...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Panel dismisses Hickenlooper ethics complaint

DENVER – Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper did not violate the state’s gift ban or improperly use staff time for a partisan governor’s conference, a Colorado ethics panel ruled Monday. In...

DATE: April 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What should we do with pot-tax revenue?

DENVER – Colorado’s pot industry may be booming, but state lawmakers aren’t sure how to spend the windfall. A legislative budget committee decided not to vote Monday on a $54 million plan from Gov....

DATE: April 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo family receives electricity for first time

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Life has become a little easier for Margie and Alvin Tso. The couple who raised eight children in the LeChee area of the Navajo Nation did so without a power line running to...

DATE: April 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Selection time for Colorado’s Republicans

DENVER – Seven Republicans are vying for the right to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper this fall, including two former congressmen and the secretary of state. But not all seven will make...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Denver schools to hire immigrant teachers

DENVER – Colorado’s largest school district sees teaching potential among immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally when they were children. They are people like Kareli Lizarraga, a 22-year-old...

DATE: April 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds investigate N.M. chopper crash

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal investigators spent Thursday scouring the rooftop of New Mexico’s only top-level trauma center in search of clues as they tried to determine what caused a medical helicopter...

DATE: April 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Excessive force’ used by Albuquerque police, feds say

ALBUQUERQUE – A scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department released Thursday revealed a troubling pattern of excessive force by the Albuquerque Police Department, and recommended that New...

DATE: April 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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