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ACLU: Pregnant teen humiliated

ALBUQUERQUE – A 15-year-old girl was initially kicked out of a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school then forced to stand before a school assembly to announce that she was pregnant, bringing...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Make My Day Better’ bill fails in Colo. Senate

DENVER – Colorado Senate Democrats rejected legislation to expand self-defense protections for businesses, saying Monday the proposal would give too much leeway to use deadly force against...

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. Supreme Court rules against gun bans on college campuses

DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court sided Monday with opponents of a campus gun ban who claimed the prohibition is illegal because it was not approved by the Legislature.Opponents of the gun ban...

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor signs bill to ease taxes on businesses

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico businesses will save more than $81 million this year on premiums they pay into the state’s unemployment compensation fund under legislation signed into law Monday by Gov....

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. wildfires could return

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Conditions that pushed fire through a million acres of Arizona grassland and forest last year could return this spring to Southern Arizona.The warnings are out, and some early...

DATE: March 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Attorney: No pot shop safe from federal policing

DENVER – The U.S. attorney in Colorado says there is no such thing as “safe harbor” for pot shops. U.S. Attorney John Walsh sent a letter Friday to a lawyer representing medical marijuana...

DATE: March 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Larimer County invests in part-time prisoners

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Michael Puhr, 20, could be in prison today.A guy said something nasty about his girlfriend at a party last fall, so Puhr punched him in the mouth.“I got real mad,” he said. “I...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. in agreement to protect habitat in Permian Basin

ALBUQUERQUE – On Friday, New Mexico signed a conservation agreement with the federal government to protect more than 387 square miles of habitat for two species that have been the focus of a bitter...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers want more oversight for online schools

DENVER –Online school is helping Michelle Nuss catch up. The 17-year-old is only a freshman in high school, falling behind a few years ago when she and her mother were homeless and living in a...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M.’s state budget signed in; Gov. Martinez vetoes $2 million

SANTA FE – Republican Gov. Susana Martinez agreed Friday with most of the budget handiwork of the Democratic-controlled Legislature, signing a $5.6 billion spending blueprint that will boost the...

DATE: March 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers want local businesses to be app-friendly

DENVER – Colorado Senate Democrats want locally owned businesses to show up on smartphones, but Republicans opposing legislation to make it happen say there are already a bunch of apps for that....

DATE: March 2, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. man says he registered dog to vote

ALBUQUERQUE – A man who went on Albuquerque television anonymously to say he was able to register his dog to vote has been outed as the husband of a campaign worker for Republican U.S. Senate...

DATE: March 1, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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