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Tribes to benefit from old plant

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two northern Arizona tribes that lost millions of dollars in annual revenue with the closure of a coal-fired power plant in southern Nevada are set to benefit from the sale of...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Rocky Mountain park records 3.2M visitorsROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK – The National Park Service estimates more than 3.2 million people visited Rocky Mountain National Park last year.Park...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

University, businesses tout healthful food

As McDonald’s cuts salt in its burgers by 10 percent, it will have to adapt thousands of trigger-activated salt shakers, each used hundreds of times a day by burger flippers at the...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona court decision upholds driving ruling for marijuana

PHOENIX – An appeals court has issued a ruling that upholds the right of authorities to prosecute pot smokers in Arizona for driving under the influence even when there is no evidence that they are...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. House approves gun-buyer crime checks

SANTA FE – New Mexico lawmakers waded into the national debate about gun violence Wednesday as the House approved legislation to require criminal background checks of more people who buy firearms...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Employee Facebook privacy bill advances

DENVER – Facebook profiles and other social-media accounts could be off-limits to employers under a bill approved unanimously in a House committee Tuesday.Facebook is a social networking service...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man who shot at suspected burglar takes plea deal

SALT LAKE CITY – A northern Utah man who drew support from other residents after he was arrested for shooting at a suspected burglar who was fleeing his property apologized during a court...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tribe on its way to Medicaid

FARMINGTON – Navajo Nation officials say they are on their way toward managing their own federally funded Medicaid program.The Daily Times of reported that the nation began looking into creating...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. chile crop inches up, facing competitors

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico’s chile acreage inched upward slightly last year, but the crop’s long-term future still faces plenty of challenges.That’s according to experts at the state’s...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Assisted-living centers seeing boom in Colorado Springs

A burst of development of assisted-living centers will add nearly 400 living units to the Colorado Springs market by mid-2014, driven by a growing number of aging baby boomers, an improving local...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Elderly woman saved from Boulder home explosion

BOULDER – Two law-enforcement officers and a neighbor are being credited with saving an elderly woman from a Boulder home that burned after two explosions thought to have been sparked by a...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. group to honor ‘forgotten’ Latino scholar

ALBUQUERQUE – A group of retired educators are working to honor a Mexican-American scholar who is celebrated across the country but is virtually unknown in New Mexico, where he was born.An ad hoc...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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