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N.M. may owe $20M to workers

SANTA FE – About 11,000 state workers are entitled to retroactive pay increases because former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson’s administration didn’t follow union contracts in distributing money...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arches found everywhere around the Four Corners

GOBERNADOR CANYON, N.M. (AP) – More than 150 natural arches are documented in San Juan County – all by one man.Larry Beck, 66, began documenting natural arches more than 30 years ago in the Four...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Outdoor industry playing hardball in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – The outdoor recreation industry is flexing its economic muscle – about $640 billion spent annually by Americans on gear, travel and services – to push for wilderness protection in...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Recommendation letter: Holmes had emotional maturity

DENVER – The Colorado theater shooting suspect left a good impression with people he came into contact with in his pursuit of a neuroscience career, with one person describing him as having a...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawyers say Holmes mentally ill

CENTENNIAL – Attorneys for the suspect in the Colorado movie theater shootings said Thursday their client is mentally ill, and they need more time to assess the nature of his illness.James Holmes’...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. Finance Authority CEO suspended after accusation

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Finance Authority on Thursday suspended its top executives, including one who has been arrested for fraud and other charges, while an investigation is under way into how...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Careful bear burgles Estes Park candy shop

DENVER – A black bear went in and out of a Colorado candy store several times early one July morning, but it used the front door and didn’t break a thing.The bear helped itself to some English...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA sets final rules for Navajo power plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued its final rule aimed at cleaning the largest single source of haze-causing pollutants in the country.Rather than mandate that...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. official arrested for faking audit

SANTA FE – The current chief operating officer and a former controller at the New Mexico Finance Authority were arrested Wednesday on charges of state securities violations related to a fake audit...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State confirms anthrax killed cow on ranch in northeastern Colorado

DENVER – A cow that died in northeast Colorado’s Logan County had anthrax, and about 50 other cattle that died at the same ranch in the last several days likely were exposed to the disease, the...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Loughner to spend life behind bars

TUCSON, Ariz. – Jared Lee Loughner agreed Tuesday to spend the rest of his life in prison, accepting that he went on a deadly shooting rampage at an Arizona political gathering and sparing the...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. gov. to speak at GOP convention

ALBUQUERQUE –New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has been tapped to speak at the Republican National Convention, a political honor that gives the first-term governor a national stage while putting to...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News