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Decision may be delayed on plant pollution

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Interior Department is asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to delay its decision about pollution controls for a northern Arizona coal plant while it studies the...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Storms pound Front Range

DENVER – An early monsoon pattern that has brought days of heavy evening rain and flooding, plus one night of hail damage that prompted airlines to cancel dozens of flights through Denver through...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New American farmer is green

Braden Janowski has never planted seeds or brought in a harvest. He doesn’t even own overalls.Yet when 430 acres of Michigan cornfields was auctioned last summer, it was Janowski, a brash...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. review not about fraud

ALBUQUERQUE – Secretary of State Dianna Duran repeatedly told a panel of lawmakers Friday her office is not pursuing any political agenda regarding voter registration in New Mexico, and she flatly...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico Supreme Court puts challenge to veto on hold

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Supreme Court is stepping away from a legal challenge to Gov. Susana Martinez’s veto of a $128 million tax increase on businesses and will give the Legislature time...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. revenues are improving

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s financial picture is improving and more than $360 million in new revenues will be available in the upcoming budget year, state lawmakers were told Thursday.After several...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dry weather, rugged terrain hamper fire crews

ALBUQUERQUE – Firefighters were hampered Thursday by warmer weather and rugged terrain in their efforts to contain the state’s largest wildfire, as the region’s top forest official granted an...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Govs. call for state control of Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY – Two Republican governors urged federal officials Wednesday during a field hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to give the states more control over Medicaid, even if it...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A do-nothing Senate has its members antsy

WASHINGTON – As debt-ceiling talks between the President Obama and congressional leadership drag on in the summer heat here, a resounding theme has emerged from Senate offices: Very little else is...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gays hope to marry in Colo.

DENVER – A constitutional amendment to repeal Colorado’s gay-marriage ban and replace it with language saying marriage is allowed regardless of sex could be headed to the 2012 ballot.A state title...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado roadless rule garners 34,000 comments

DENVER – Time is running out for the public to comment on Colorado’s latest proposal for managing roadless forests, with some groups saying former proposals were better.The latest Colorado proposal...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Montana, Exxon tussle over river spill

BILLINGS, Mont. – Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer has decided Exxon Mobil and the state don’t make good roommates after nearly a week of working together in close quarters to clean up an estimated...

DATE: July 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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