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Bill would expand reporting rights to Colo. therapists

DENVER – Colorado mental-health providers would get expanded authority to report threats to places like movie theaters and schools under a bill given initial approval in the state House on...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. sued over abortion drug use

PHOENIX – Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs. The lawsuit filed in federal...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New TV series to begin production in N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE – A new television series set against the backdrop of the U.S. government’s top-secret effort to develop the world’s first atomic bomb will begin production in New Mexico later this...

DATE: March 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beauprez enters governor’s race

DENVER – Former U.S. Rep. Bob Beauprez filed paperwork to run for governor Monday, entering a crowded field of Republicans vying to challenge Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper in November. Beauprez...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

This is a big step for GOP toward same-sex marriage

SALT LAKE CITY – A group of Republicans has come out in support of legalizing gay marriage in Utah and Oklahoma, arguing that allowing same-sex unions is consistent with the Western conservative...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State Briefs

Budget cuts trim jobs at Air Force Academy AIR FORCE ACADEMY – The Air Force Academy says it will cut 99 jobs and eliminate 10 academic majors as the Defense Department reduces overall spending....

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP seeks to diversify candidates slate

Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is set to unveil a plan aimed at electing “75 diverse candidates” and 150 women to office as Republicans. The Republican State...

DATE: March 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Has state background-check law been working?

DENVER – Republicans are criticizing Colorado Bureau of Investigations data tracking the number of background checks done on private gun sales since a new law expanded the number of reviews...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman sentenced for aiding killer

DENVER – The man who killed Colorado’s prisons director was a master manipulator determined to get a gun and enact his longstanding plan for violence, a federal judge said Monday as she sentenced...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds: Utah move to reopen national parks paid off

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s decision to dip into state funds and spend nearly $1 million to reopen national parks during the partial government shutdown last fall paid off, according to a federal...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. preps for irrigation season

ALBUQUERQUE – With the growing season approaching and the drought continuing to bear down on New Mexico, one of the state’s major irrigation districts said Monday it is getting ready to prime its...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Change makes Arizona voucher expansion plan even bigger

PHOENIX – The sponsor of a House bill that aims to expand the state's school voucher program has introduced an amendment to now allow students from almost all Arizona schools to enroll in the...

DATE: March 2, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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