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California marijuana growers face new crop of local bans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – When the California Legislature passed the state’s first comprehensive medical marijuana regulations in September, pot advocates hoped the move heralded a new era of trust in...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report says errors by airmen damaged nuclear missile in 2014

WASHINGTON – Officials say errors by three airmen troubleshooting a nuclear missile in its launch silo in 2014 triggered a “mishap” that damaged the missile, prompting the Air Force to strip the...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Abortion debate will play part in Colorado elections

DENVER – Colorado Republicans could be forgiven for thinking that several years of fiery political contests over abortion and reproductive rights, which helped Democrats win several elections in...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ID issues worry N.M. businesses

SANTA TERESA, N.M. – In this booming New Mexico town along the U.S.-Mexico border, a private railroad company rarely stops filling orders. Developers race to build more warehouse space for...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

No charges for Denver deputies in inmate’s death

DENVER – Prosecutors won’t file criminal charges against six Denver sheriff’s deputies in the death of a black, homeless jail inmate who suffocated while being restrained during a psychotic...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot states take fresh look at out-of-state investment

DENVER – States that have legalized pot are taking a fresh look at making it easier for out-of-state investors to get in the weed business, saying the industry’s ongoing difficulty in banking means...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s mountain snows looking good

DENVER – Snowpack in the mountains that feed the Colorado River was slightly above the long-term average on Wednesday – welcome news in the drought-stricken Southwest. But water and weather experts...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Report: New Mexico charter schools cost more, perform same

SANTA FE – Rapidly expanding charter schools in New Mexico are spending more per student with similar academic results to traditional public schools, state program analysts told lawmakers on...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Suspicion over federal wolf plan spreads to Colorado, Utah

DENVER – Suspicion over federal plans to restore endangered Mexican gray wolves in the Southwest has spread to Colorado and Utah, where ranchers and officials are fiercely resisting any attempt to...

DATE: Jan. 17, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

Cheyenne man stabs family, possibly dies CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Police say a 30-year-old man stabbed his wife, the couple’s two young sons and his wife’s father at a home in Cheyenne, then fled in a car...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico first to issue plans to sue EPA, Colorado over Gold King Mine spill

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico plans to sue the federal government and the owners of two Colorado mines that were the source of a massive spill last year that contaminated rivers in three Western states,...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Researchers: Small Colorado glacier could melt in 20 years

DENVER – A small glacier in the mountains west of Boulder could disappear in about 20 years because of regional climate warming and drought, and similar thawing could be underway elsewhere in...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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