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If you think your name isn’t good enough, change it?

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Take away the Grand Canyon, and the town of Tusayan probably wouldn’t exist. Most of the businesses in the tiny town just outside the canyon’s South Rim entrance cater to...

DATE: March 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. recall election changes clear hurdle

DENVER – Century-old elections language sparked a fiery partisan debate in the Colorado Senate on Thursday as Democrats steered through an update to recall laws despite complaints that they’re...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prairie chicken listed as threatened

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration said Thursday it is placing a grassland grouse known as the lesser prairie chicken on a list of threatened species, a move that could affect gas and oil...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. chile numbers down

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – A combination of dwindling water supplies in southern New Mexico and the availability of farm labor are taking its toll on one of New Mexico’s most famous crops: chile....

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. revamps police training

ALBUQUERQUE – Faced with a rash of questionable police shootings across New Mexico, the state’s main law-enforcement academy has changed its cadet curriculum aimed at helping reduce deadly force...

DATE: March 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. House OKs changes to Antiquities Act

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama and his successors would see their ability to designate new national monuments limited under a bill approved Wednesday by the House. The bill, sponsored by Rep....

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque residents criticizing police again

ALBUQUERQUE – The Albuquerque Police Department came under new scrutiny Wednesday after officers shot and killed a man outside a public housing complex in the second deadly encounter in the last 10...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s pockets flush with money

DENVER – Colorado’s public schools may get hundreds of millions of extra dollars in the budget for 2014 to make up for previous years’ budget cuts. And with the economy on the upswing, money may be...

DATE: March 25, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Albuquerque police shooting probe sought

ALBUQUERQUE – Albuquerque police oversight panel members Tuesday demanded an independent investigation into the fatal police shooting of a homeless man as video footage from the altercation brought...

DATE: March 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Proposal aims to stop mug-shot posting for profit

DENVER – Companies that post people’s police mug shots online and then charge for their removal would face criminal penalties under a bill advanced Monday in the Colorado Senate. The measure comes...

DATE: March 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

This shooting was ‘horrible’

ALBUQUERQUE – In a rare show of displeasure with the troubled Police Department, Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry said Monday it was wrong for the new police chief to say officers were justified in...

DATE: March 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ridgway plane was in ‘flat spin’

DENVER – The bodies of five people were found inside the wreckage of a single-engine plane that crashed into a cold, murky reservoir near Ridgway over the weekend, authorities said Monday. The...

DATE: March 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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