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Colorado lawmakers vote to ban red-light cameras

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers voted Friday to ban red-light cameras – even though the governor is almost certain to put the brakes on their plan. A bill approved by a House-Senate negotiating...

DATE: April 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Global flight reminds New Mexico lawmaker of world’s poverty, shared humanity

ALBUQUERQUE – A New Mexico Republican who is attempting a solo flight around the world to honor U.S. veterans killed in wars said Friday the experience has reminded him of the poverty and shared...

DATE: April 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dry soil to absorb runoff heading to Colorado River

DENVER – Storms brought deep snow to the mountains that feed the vital Colorado River this winter and spring, but the dried-out landscape will soak up some of the runoff before it can reach the...

DATE: April 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Vintage bike, skis power doctor’s morning ritual

FRISCO (AP) – It’s about 8:15 a.m. the day of an April snowstorm and Doc PJ has already earned his turns. Earlier that morning, just as the first rays of spring sun were trying to break through the...

DATE: April 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Storm improves vital Colorado snowpack

DENVER – The recent storm dropped welcome snow into the Colorado mountains ahead of the critical spring runoff that determines how much water flows into rivers, reservoirs and farm fields, state...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado school district arms security guards with rifles

DENVER – A suburban Denver school district is arming its security staff with military-style semiautomatic rifles in case of a school shooting or other violent attack, a move that appears...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado pot report: More adults toking

DENVER – Colorado kids are not smoking more pot since the drug became legal – but their older siblings and parents certainly are, according to a long-awaited report giving the most comprehensive...

DATE: April 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Study: Drought cracked Pueblos’ social fabric

Time and again, drought was the final straw that disrupted complex ancestral Puebloan societies in the Southwest and shifted the cultures, according to a new study. “Those societies took a long...

DATE: April 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Storms stir up pollutants in Animas River

DENVER – Runoff from autumn storms kicked up the levels of some contaminants in the Animas River after a massive spill of toxic mine waste, but concentrations of other pollutants declined or didn’t...

DATE: April 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

EPA subpoenaed over Gold King Mine spill

WASHINGTON – The Senate Indian Affairs Committee Wednesday issued a subpoena to force the Environmental Protection Agency to testify at a field hearing on the Gold King Mine spill that fouled...

DATE: April 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Planned Parenthood shooter inspired by killer of doctor

DENVER – The man who acknowledges killing three people at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic idolized an abortion foe who killed a Florida doctor more than two decades earlier, court documents...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Appeals court restores Utah ban on polygamy

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal appeals court restored Utah’s ban on polygamy Monday, handing a defeat to the family from TV’s “Sister Wives” and other polygamists who say the ruling could send plural...

DATE: April 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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