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3 Utahns plead guilty to stealing artifacts

SALT LAKE CITY – Three Utah residents pleaded guilty Friday to federal charges of trafficking stolen artifacts from federal and tribal lands. Blanding residents Reece Laws, Tad Kreth and Joseph...

DATE: April 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah sues over federal wilderness plan

SALT LAKE CITY – The state of Utah filed a lawsuit Friday against the federal government over an Obama administration plan to make millions of acres of undeveloped land in the West eligible for...

DATE: April 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Committee votes down prescription requirement

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers rejected legislation aimed at blocking methamphetamine production by requiring prescriptions to buy some common cold medicines like Sudafed, a move senators said...

DATE: April 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Insurance exchange clears hurdle

DENVER – Colorado Republicans are closer to facing a tough call on an insurance proposal that GOP business allies support, but others decry as a move to embrace the federal health-care law.The...

DATE: April 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mall bomb scare motive a mystery

DENVER – No details emerged during a court hearing Wednesday about why authorities think an ex-convict planted a homemade bomb at a Denver-area shopping mall a week after being released from...

DATE: April 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds warn Colo. about marijuana legislation

DENVER – States that have legalized medical marijuana in many cases are struggling to regulate the booming new drug market. Now federal authorities are stepping up warnings to the pot states...

DATE: April 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. mall bomb suspect caught in Boulder

BOULDER – A man suspected of leaving a homemade bomb at a Colorado shopping mall – initially raising concerns about a possible Columbine-inspired plot – was captured Tuesday without a fight outside...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Adultery crime could be history

DENVER – The crime of adultery appears headed toward repeal in Colorado, where lawmakers from both parties call the crime an outdated 19th-century holdover junking up the books.Adultery carries no...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico woman killed in attack by 4 dogs

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico woman died after being attacked by four pit bulls while taking a walk in her neighborhood on Easter Sunday in a mauling that ended only after a police officer began...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

FBI: Mall bomb likely unrelated to Columbine

LITTLETON – An apparent attempted bombing at a Colorado shopping mall likely was not related to the 12-year anniversary of the shootings at nearby Columbine High School, according to the...

DATE: April 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Just 2 Colorado ski areas still open

DENVER – At least some Colorado ski resorts got a boost this winter from decent snow and a better economy, but a few wickedly frigid days, good snow in other parts of the country and spotty storms...

DATE: April 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado could ditch some school test requirements

DENVER – Opponents of standardized tests for schoolchildren have a fresh weapon this year in Colorado – the high price tag of exams. Colorado lawmakers are expected to consider joining other states...

DATE: April 23, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News