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Denver appeals court is in spotlight

DENVER (AP) – In the past month, two of the nation’s most entrenched conservative states – Utah and Oklahoma – reluctantly found themselves at the forefront of the gay-marriage debate after federal...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. Republicans begin fight against laws

DENVER – Colorado Republicans want to undo some proposals adopted last year, and their campaign starts with electricity. A GOP lawmaker has proposed a bill to strike down a new law that...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State clears Sen. Udall’s staff of intimidation

DENVER (AP) – Colorado regulators cleared U.S. Sen. Mark Udall’s staff Tuesday of accusations they tried to bully the state’s insurance division into reducing its report of nearly 250,000 residents...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State Fair losing money, needs help from state

DENVER – The government entity that runs the Colorado State Fair had another year of operating losses and needs additional tax money to ensure the event’s survival, according to an audit released...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. doctors can give meds to help people die

ALBUQUERQUE – Competent, terminally-ill patients have a fundamental right under the New Mexico Constitution to seek a physician’s help in getting prescription medications if they want to end their...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Health-care sign-ups matching nation

DENVER – Nearly a third of the Coloradans signing up for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s law are 55 or older. Thirty-two percent of the 50,000 Coloradans who signed up between Oct....

DATE: Jan. 12, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polygamists humbled

SALT LAKE CITY – There was no fist-pumping or wild celebrations by the polygamous family starring in the TLC reality TV show “Sister Wives” when a federal judge in Utah struck down key parts of the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New chile variety comes to institute in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The new seeds are inconspicuous, filling a handful of 1.5-pound coffee bags and tucked at the bottom of a shelf in the Seed Vault. The repository – kept between 34 degrees and 40...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Brother describes finding sibling’s plane wreckage

BOISE, Idaho – When Dellon Smith spotted the wreckage of his older brother’s airplane on the side of a central Idaho mountain, he started running. “It’s hard to sprint in snowshoes, but we did,”...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Parts of failed school plan will be revived

DENVER – An ambitious plan by lawmakers last year to overhaul Colorado’s school finances was rejected by voters, but it’s not exactly back to the drawing board as legislators this year try to...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds weigh in on same-sex debate

SALT LAKE CITY – Gay couples in Utah have experienced a helter-skelter wave of emotions over the last three weeks: They were suddenly allowed to marry, then saw the weddings stopped by the U.S....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

AMC announces premiere for ‘Better Call Saul’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Walter White’s lawyer is returning to Albuquerque. AMC announced this week that the “Breaking Bad” spinoff, “Better Call Saul,” will premiere in November, but no specific date...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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