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U.S., Mexico sign rules on sharing Colorado River

CORONADO, Calif. – The United States and Mexico agreed Tuesday to rewrite rules on sharing water from the Colorado River, capping a five-year effort to create a united front against future...

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

Child protective services repairs sought in Colo.

Colorado has found at least 139 ways to improve the state’s troubled-child welfare system in the last six years, from better training for caseworkers to more oversight of the 64 counties that each...

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

2 road workers killed south of Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH – Authorities say two highway construction workers were killed when they were struck by an SUV that veered off an exit ramp south of Denver.The Colorado State Patrol says...

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

Farmers back in fields for corn stalks

GREELEY – An unprecedented number of Colorado corn farmers have returned to their fields after harvest to gather leftover corn stalks after a drought limited the supply of other cattle feed sources...

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

Colo.’s new House speaker conquered childhood adversity

DENVER – Deprived of oxygen at birth, Mark Ferrandino didn’t learn to read and write at the same pace as other children.He took special-education classes. He was picked on, called names, had his...

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

Ariz. charter bus crash leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. – A pickup going the wrong way on a rural Arizona interstate struck a charter bus head-on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring nine others, authorities said.The truck burst...

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

Bill Gates charity will help schools

DENVER – Colorado is getting some help from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia announced Monday that the state is getting $5.9 million to help...

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

Floodgates opening for Colorado River restoration

LEES FERRY, Ariz. – The federal Bureau of Reclamation is gradually opening turbines and bypass tubes at Glen Canyon Dam as part of a government program to restore the Grand Canyon’s ecosystem.The...

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

Man accused of Obama threat held without bail

DENVER – A judge has denied bail for a Colorado man accused of telling his therapist he wanted to kill President Barack Obama and shoot schoolchildren despite objections from his defense attorney...

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

Forecasters: N.M. chance fades for winter moisture

ALBUQUERQUE – Weather forecasters and state and federal water managers on Monday painted a grim picture of the chances drought-stricken New Mexico has to make up any ground this winter.It’s early,...

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

Coyote contest winds down without problems

ALBUQUERQUE – A coyote hunting contest organized by a New Mexico gun shop that set off protests from animal-rights activists has ended without problems.The hunt ended at noon Sunday and all hunters...

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

N.Y. rules on raft guides draw criticism

ALBANY, N.Y. – New York kept the owner of Hudson River Rafting Co. on its list of 2,500 licensed outdoor guides, despite two charges against him of reckless endangerment and a dozen other tickets...

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

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