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Utah town gives in, to allow smorgasbord of eateries

SALT LAKE CITY – A small Utah town outside Zion National Park has repealed a ban on chain restaurants, clearing the way for one of the country’s biggest fast-food chains to open amid Springdale’s...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trump’s deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

ALBUQUERQUE – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the United States illegally, as well as their American-born children,...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School dedicated for ‘forgotten’ Mexican-American scholar

ALBUQUERQUE – Decades after leaving New Mexico in disgrace, a noted Mexican-American scholar and key figure in school desegregation got a school dedicated in his honor in his hometown of...

DATE: Aug. 30, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Flight from Vegas to Germany diverted to Denver

DENVER – An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt, Germany, made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials...

DATE: Aug. 29, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As killers get life, death penalty debated

DENVER – A Denver jury’s refusal to give the death penalty to a man who stabbed five people to death in a bar, coming on the heels of theater shooter James Holmes’ life sentence, has many wondering...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Secretary of state charged with theft, money laundering

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s Democratic attorney general on Friday charged Republican Secretary of State Dianna Duran with embezzlement, fraud, money laundering and campaign finance violations, further...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officers remove activists’ tent after clash at Denver courthouse

A group of activist shouted profanities at Denver police officers as they removed a tent that had been set-up in front of a Denver courthouse Wednesday morning. The clash between the activist and...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pueblo County mulls pot tax for scholarships

A Pueblo County commissioner is proposing a ballot measure for a program to fund college scholarships through a marijuana excise tax. Commissioner Sal Pace says he hopes the new measure will “give...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge sentences Holmes to life, orders him out of courtroom

CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without parole plus 3,318 years – the maximum allowed...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Drought done, but N.M. utilities push for conservation

ALBUQUERQUE – Water managers across New Mexico aren’t giving up on their push for residents to conserve water even though severe drought has disappeared. For the first time in more than four years,...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge gives spirited defense of theater shooter’s trial

CENTENNIAL – The judge who oversaw Aurora theater shooter James Holmes’ trial gave an impassioned defense of the jury and the process Monday after the mother of one of the wounded said Holmes’ life...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo farmers reject use of water

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – One of the largest communities of Navajo farmers along the San Juan River has voted to keep irrigation canals closed for at least a year following a spill of toxic sludge at the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2015 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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