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Utah holdouts offer gay marriage licenses

SALT LAKE CITY – The last of the Utah counties holding out on issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples reversed course Thursday and decided to hand out licenses to all eligible applicants....

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. cities see boom from gay marriages

ALBUQUERQUE – Towns and cities in New Mexico are expecting a jump in tourism from same-sex couples who now can get marriage licenses in the state following a New Mexico Supreme Court ruling this...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Another court defeat for Utah on gay marriage

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal appeals court has refused yet again to stop gay marriage in Utah, making it more likely that same-sex weddings in the home of the Mormon church are here to stay for the...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gay marriage battle moves to state courts

SALT LAKE CITY – Advocates on both sides of the gay-marriage debate had predicted a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in June, which overturned part of a federal ban on gay marriage, would create a pathway...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona, Kansas considering going to a two-tier voting system

PHOENIX – When Georgia Bartlett moved to Arizona more than a year ago, she did what she’s done in each of the many states where she lived since reaching voting age: She registered to vote. But...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Obama rings up Colorado airman

DENVER (AP) – An airman from Colorado Springs, who is stationed in Afghanistan, received a rare phone call on Christmas Day – a call from President Barack Obama. According to a news release from...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Legislation in the works to help with flood damage

DENVER – Destruction from September’s Colorado floods is prompting proposals that state lawmakers say are aimed at removing bureaucratic obstacles to expedite rebuilding efforts. Some of the...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawsuit challenges Colo. State Penitentiary

The high-security prison where Colorado keeps gang-shot callers and inmates who kill correctional officers may soon be marked obsolete in federal court because it offers no outdoor recreation. Rick...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

State health deadline extended to Jan. 1 DENVER – Coloradans who need health-care coverage starting on New Year’s Day now have even more time to sign up. The CEO of the state’s health-care...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmakers seek to give legal aid to juveniles

DENVER – Juveniles arrested in Colorado would be guaranteed attorneys at their initial detention hearings under legislation proposed by lawmakers and child advocates who say many youths lack legal...

DATE: Dec. 24, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge allows gay marriage in Utah to continue

SALT LAKE CITY – A federal judge on Monday allowed gay marriage to continue in Utah, rejecting a request to put same-sex weddings on hold as the state appeals a decision that has sent couples...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

In a diverse country, Santa has many faces

ALBUQUERQUE – In Indian Country, Native American Santas add American Indian attire to their red snowsuits, visiting shops and community centers from the pueblos of New Mexico to the reservations in...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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