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Little political party goes major

DENVER – Colorado’s American Constitution Party has sailed to state “major-party status” after an unusual turn of general election events, giving the tiny, strapped party a lot more exposure – and...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. community braces for changes to coal-fired plant

ALBUQUERQUE – Plans to shutter part of one of the nation’s largest coal-fired power plants have been hailed by the conservation community and New Mexico regulators as a victory that will lead to...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Region Briefs

State investigating county’s vote changes DENVER (AP) – Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher has sent two investigators to Saguache County to find out why vote totals changed during a...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado police investigate, protect pedophilia author

DENVER – Police are investigating whether the author of a guide for pedophiles did anything illegal even as they try to protect him from a threat posted on a local website.Phillip Ray Greaves II of...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos to build casino along I-40

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation is set to build its first casino in Arizona on newly acquired trust land.Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs Larry Echo Hawk announced this week that 405...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Christian group to sponsor school outreach program

DENVER – A conservative Christian group will sponsor a school outreach program to talk about sexual orientation.Focus on the Family of Colorado Springs said Thursday it will take over sponsorship...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana grow houses spark leasing boom

DENVER (AP) – Denver’s warehouse space is going to pot.Industrial brokers in the city estimate that medical-marijuana grow houses have leased more than 1 million square feet of warehouse space over...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ACLU challenges half-pay for discharged gays

ALBUQUERQUE – The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a gay former Air Force sergeant denied full separation pay after he was forced out under the military’s “don’t...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico budget deficit forecast to reach $450M next year

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s financial problems are larger than expected, with a budget shortfall of at least $452 million next year, according to a new estimate by Gov. Bill Richardson’s...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court rules government cannot impose campaign limits on small groups

DENVER – A federal appellate court on Tuesday deemed unconstitutional Colorado’s voter-approved campaign reporting requirement for small groups promoting ballot initiatives, raising hopes that the...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials accuse 35 of shipping drugs to Denver every week

DENVER – Gang members, a retired Denver firefighter and a college team coach were among 35 people accused of transporting more than 40 pounds of cocaine from Mexico to the Denver area every week,...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Plan would reduce area pollution

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Arizona’s largest utility company is seeking majority ownership of two units at a coal-fired power plant it operates in New Mexico and plans to shutter the other three, more...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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