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Congressman apologizes for Obama comments

DENVER – A Colorado congressman who questioned the citizenship of President Barack Obama expanded on his apology Thursday, calling his comments at a GOP fundraiser this month “inappropriate and...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fire wrecks 12 N.M. homes

ALBUQUERQUE – Firefighters were being forced to sit on the sidelines Thursday as a massive wildfire that destroyed a dozen homes and several other structures in a small summer community in...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tar sands project is funded

SALT LAKE CITY – U.S. Oil Sands Inc. said it raised $11 million from a stock offering and will get started this summer on plans to dig a 62-acre pit in an area of eastern Utah that contains gooey...

DATE: May 24, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Garfield County sheriff defends reporting policy

DENVER – A Garfield County woman said she was incarcerated for 13 days on an immigration violation after she called police for help during a violent dispute with her husband.Virginia...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Obama tells graduates he has ‘a new feeling about America’

COLORADO SPRINGS – President Barack Obama declared Wednesday the world has a “new feeling about America” and more respect for its leadership, weaving re-election themes into a commencement speech...

DATE: May 23, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Driver’s license campaign for immigrants in peril

DENVER – Immigrant advocates seeking a Colorado ballot measure to allow illegal immigrants to get driver’s licenses said Tuesday their petition drive is going slowly and their effort to seek an end...

DATE: May 22, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Web makes viewing eclipse easy

ALBUQUERQUE – It was one of the best places in the western United States to watch the annular solar eclipse, and people drove for days just to get to this dusty stretch west of Albuquerque. Did it...

DATE: May 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Millions look skyward

ALBUQUERQUE – Millions in Asia and the western United States watched as a rare “ring of fire” eclipse crossed their skies.The annular eclipse, in which the moon passes in front of the sun leaving...

DATE: May 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

AAA predicts holiday travel up in Colorado

In its Memorial Day outlook, AAA Colorado anticipates a 1.4 percent increase in the number of people from Colorado and seven other mountain states who will take a trip of 50 miles or more this...

DATE: May 20, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Denver airport moves toward smoke-free DENVER – Denver International Airport is moving toward becoming smoke-free.Airport officials said Friday that concessionaires that run three of the four...

DATE: May 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Motorcyclists hit N.M. on way to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

ALBUQUERQUE – The roar of hundreds of motorcycles nearly drowned out the cheers of the spectators who gathered along New Mexico’s interstates on Friday to welcome riders who were on their way to...

DATE: May 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. tries to attract Hollywood to Centennial State with incentives

AURORA – It took many flops, but the eighth installment of a proposal from Colorado lawmakers to boost film incentives finally became a blockbuster.Republican Rep. Tom Massey, a “film buff...

DATE: May 18, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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