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‘Excessive force’ used by Albuquerque police, feds say

ALBUQUERQUE – A scathing report by the U.S. Justice Department released Thursday revealed a troubling pattern of excessive force by the Albuquerque Police Department, and recommended that New...

DATE: April 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judges in Utah gay-marriage case question lawyers

DENVER – Sharp questioning Thursday by a divided panel of appellate judges considering Utah’s ban on gay marriages showed that, while same-sex marriage has had a remarkable winning streak lately,...

DATE: April 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill cracking down on cyber-bullying fails

DENVER – A Colorado proposal cracking down on bullies who harass young people through text messages and social media has failed, shocking the bill’s sponsor and prompting her supporters to say they...

DATE: April 9, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

It’s a tumbleweed takeover!

ORDWAY – Mini-storms of tumbleweeds have invaded the drought-stricken prairie of southern Colorado, blocking rural roads and irrigation canals, and briefly barricading homes and an elementary...

DATE: April 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School-budget proposal clears legislative hurdle

DENVER – A $500 million package to start refilling Colorado school budgets decimated during the last recession cleared a major hurdle Wednesday in the state Legislature. The two bills awaiting a...

DATE: April 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Concentrated marijuana under review

DENVER – When people buy marijuana from a store in Colorado, the ounce they can walk out the door with is fairly easy to measure. Not so when the pot is in concentrated form, perhaps baked into a...

DATE: April 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque hears police concerns

ALBUQUERQUE – Hundreds of people packed Albuquerque City Hall on Monday evening to voice their concerns about the embattled police department and to demand changes ranging from increased officer...

DATE: April 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teacher-tenure standoff for rules continues

DENVER – A dispute over new teacher tenure rules intensified Monday, when a bill to change the regulations was axed and both sides threw up their hands in frustration over the legislative effort to...

DATE: April 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Guv scales back pot-tax prediction

DENVER – Citing uncertainty in the marijuana market, Colorado’s governor has ratcheted back his projection on how much tax the newly legal drug could produce. Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: April 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Have your kids gotten into your pot-laced goodies?

DENVER – The easy availability of marijuana in Colorado is raising concerns among police, parents and teachers who worry kids are getting sick from eating pot-infused “edibles.” Manufacturers are...

DATE: April 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As theaters struggle, coalition offers help

DENVER – The Grand Theater in the southeastern Colorado town of Rocky Ford is the only cinema showing 3D movies in the 150 miles between Pueblo and Kansas – thanks to volunteer fundraising that...

DATE: April 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mormons stand firm on marriage

SALT LAKE CITY – A top Mormon leader reiterated the church’s opposition to gay marriage Saturday during the church’s biannual general conference. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’...

DATE: April 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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