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Aurora considers review of shooting response

DENVER – The Aurora City Council is reconsidering an outside review of the city’s response to last summer’s theater shooting.The Denver Post reported councilors will vote today whether or not to...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Soccer referee dead after punch

MURRAY, Utah – Ricardo Portillo’s daughters had begged him to stop refereeing in a soccer league because of the growing risk of violence from angry players.Now they’re faced with planning his...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pilot looks back on record journey

BOUNTIFUL, Utah – A Utah pilot credited as the first woman to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean is celebrating that trip 50 years after she flew from California to Australia. Betty Miller, who now...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Kennecott landslide could reduce Utah firm’s tax payments

SALT LAKE CITY – The landslide at a copper mining pit that loosened enough material to fill two-thirds of the Panama Canal could lower tax revenue, especially for local schools and a fire district,...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gun buybacks set before law forces sales

PHOENIX – Just days after Gov. Jan Brewer signed a law designed to hinder police participation in gun-buyback events, the city of Phoenix on Saturday held the first of three buybacks that...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

After 20 hours, solar plane in Phoenix

PHOENIX – Alone in the single-seat cockpit and high above the American Southwest, pilot Bertrand Piccard could hear only his plane’s gear box and the quiet whine of four electric motors. No noisy...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Snake collector gets to keep 29 boa constrictors – for now

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah snake collector who says his rare boa constrictors are getting a bad rap has won at least a temporary reprieve from an order to remove more than two dozen of the exotic pets...

DATE: May 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot laws: ‘Anything’s a possibility’

DENVER – With time running out to regulate marijuana, Colorado senators scrambled Friday to advance a sweeping series of regulations and taxes on the newly legal drug.All sides of the marijuana...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico to impose fire restrictions for all 33 counties

ALBUQUERQUE – Fire danger is high across New Mexico, and state officials announced Friday that they will impose fire restrictions for all 33 counties starting next week.The restrictions will take...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Hickenlooper defends hydraulic fracturing stance

BOULDER – Gov. John Hickenlooper says he is trying to be impartial on issues involving oil and gas production in Colorado, including the industry’s use of hydraulic fracturing to reach natural gas...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge won’t rule until Holmes decides on plea

DENVER – The judge in the Colorado theater shootings said Friday he won’t rule on constitutional questions raised by defense lawyers unless suspect James Holmes decides he wants to change his plea...

DATE: May 3, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Univ. of Colorado, NASA want names for Mars trip

BOULDER – The University of Colorado and NASA are inviting members of the public to submit their names and a personal message online for a DVD that will be carried aboard a spacecraft that will...

DATE: May 1, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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