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Indian Affairs post will be filled by N.M. school dean

ALBUQUERQUE – The U.S. Senate has confirmed a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma who currently is dean of the University of New Mexico Law School to oversee the Bureau of Indian Affairs.The...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

U.S. Forest Service to waive fees SaturdayDENVER – Standard amenity fees will be waived on Forest Service land across the country Saturday in recognition of National Public Lands Day. Recreation...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Voter purge nails Dems and unaffiliated

DENVER – Democrats and unaffiliated voters make up the vast majority of the 141 people Colorado election officials say are not citizens and illegally registered to vote. Information provided by the...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ann Romney OK after emergency landing in Denver

DENVER – A plane carrying Ann Romney, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's wife, made an emergency landing Friday afternoon after smoke filled the cabin. No injuries were reported.An...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Three victims suing Colorado theater

AURORA – Three people wounded in the shooting that killed 12 people at a Colorado theater have filed lawsuits alleging the exit door the gunman used to enter the building should have had an alarm....

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Aurora money to have overseer

DENVER – Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper says the mediator who oversaw compensation for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks will oversee the distribution of money donated to the victims of the shooting...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Park Service defends refusal to use wolves

BOULDER – The National Park Service acted properly when it ruled out using wolves to control the elk population in Rocky Mountain National Park, government lawyers argued Thursday before a federal...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Shooting suspect in court, sans red hair

CENTENNIAL – For the first time with hair that’s brown instead of a wild shade of orangish-red, the suspect in Colorado’s movie theater shooting appeared in court Thursday as prosecutors gave up...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Man dies hanging upside down at Zion

SALT LAKE CITY – A 74-year-old man was found dead after spending a night hanging upside down on his climbing ropes at Zion National Park, the park superintendent said Thursday.Yoshio Hosobuchi was...

DATE: Sept. 19, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gay marriage headed to high court?

BOULDER – Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Wednesday she believes the Defense of Marriage Act likely will go to the U.S. Supreme Court within the next year.Ginsburg spoke at the University of...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Civil-unions group sends mailers that target GOP

DENVER – A Colorado pro-civil unions group targeting vulnerable Republicans began its efforts Tuesday with a lawmaker whose narrow victory two years ago gave the GOP control of the House and the...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Trinidad mine extends closure

TRINIDAD – Cline Mining Corp. says it is extending the suspension of operations at its New Elk coal mine in Trinidad in southern Colorado until market conditions improve.The company said in July it...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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