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White workers file lawsuit

DENVER – Former employees at a Colorado hotel said they were fired and replaced with Latino workers because the business owners thought white and non-Hispanic workers were lazy, according to a...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CIA contractor faces felony assault in Colo.

DENVER – Prosecutors filed a felony assault charge Monday against a CIA contractor accused of getting into a fight over a parking space in Colorado months after he was involved in a fatal shootout...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Los Alamos lab comes under renewed scrutiny

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. – Pickup trucks believed present at the world’s first nuclear bomb test, Coca-Cola and whiskey bottles, a calendar and a toothbrush are just a few of the items unearthed by a...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Panel backs Cortez officer’s firing of gun

A review panel has determined a Cortez Police Department officer was justified when he fired his weapon Sept. 13 in the Wendy’s parking lot.The panel, made up of a firearms instructor, driving...

DATE: Oct. 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Albuquerque gearing up for balloon fiesta

ALBUQUERQUE – It just wouldn’t be October if thousands of people weren’t getting up before dawn every morning to watch wave after wave of hot air balloons take to the skies.To mark the 40th...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bank failures in Colorado may total $1B

DENVER – The downturn in real estate at a time of high unemployment, foreclosures and bankruptcies led to five Colorado bank failures this year that could cost the nation’s deposit insurance fund...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Beetle crisis gnaws at forests

SALT LAKE CITY – A gray-whiskered former fly-fishing guide waded through a Montana horse pasture whacking weeds for his neighbor, the machine rumbling in his hands, while on mountain ridges all...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Indy 500 winner Al Unser Jr. arrested for DWI

ALBUQUERQUE – Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. was arrested early Thursday morning on charges of drunken driving and reckless driving in New Mexico after authorities said he was...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Interior’s Salazar talks wilderness

ALBUQUERQUE – In his latest stop across the West, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar visited New Mexico on Thursday to discuss plans for what would be the Southwest’s first urban wildlife refuge and to...

DATE: Sept. 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Environmentalists, GOP cry dirty politics

DENVER – Supporters of a plan to expand the San Juan Wilderness Area say Republican U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton is trying to pack a town-hall meeting in Ridgway with opponents to keep supporters from...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boy pleads guilty to killing parents

BURLINGTON – A 13-year-old boy who prosecutors say was playing with toy trucks and planes right before he shot and killed his parents was sentenced to seven years in juvenile detention Wednesday...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Listeria outbreak deadliest in decade

WASHINGTON – Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to southeast Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.The...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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