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Ariz. preps for marijuana shop green rush

PHOENIX – One potential marijuana shop in Arizona would teach customers how to cook marijuana into treats like cookies and “potcorn.” Another envisions offering massages, yoga classes and marijuana...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rural ambulances in budget crisis

FORT MORGAN (AP) – When the buzzer sounds in the Morgan County ambulance station, it’s another chance to save a life in the rural farm and ranch community.It’s also another chance to lose some...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Members of N.M. churches charged in scuffle

ALBUQUERQUE – Five men face charges, mostly misdemeanors, after members of two Roswell churches got into a scuffle when followers of one church started preaching last Sunday on a sidewalk outside...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Susana Martinez spent nearly $7M on New Mexico governor’s race

SANTA FE – Republican Susana Martinez spent about $6.8 million to win the race for New Mexico governor, according to state finance reports.Martinez raised almost $7.3 million in monetary and...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Invisible’ domestic workers seek rights

DENVER – Nannies, housekeepers and other domestic workers in Colorado say they often work long hours for less than minimum wage, with no overtime, breaks or even protection from abuse, according to...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. gov.-elect picks chief for economic development

ALBUQUERQUE – Gov.-elect Susana Martinez introduced her nominee to lead the New Mexico Economic Development Department on Friday.It should be a familiar face to Albuquerque-area...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Polygamist leader’s challenge

BIG LAKE, Texas – Extradited to Texas two years after being indicted, polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs will be facing Texas prosecutors who haven’t lost a criminal case against his followers...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Higher-education commission OKs strategic plan

DENVER – Warning that “the current condition of higher education in Colorado is alarming and deteriorating,” the Colorado Commission on Higher Education approved a strategic plan Thursday it hopes...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona to see growth, but housing may lag in 2011

PHOENIX – Arizona’s economy is on track to see decent job growth in 2011 and beyond, but the housing market will remain depressed for years and homeowners who now owe more than their homes are...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Shipper eyed for guns mailed to Guatemala DENVER – A Colorado branch of a Miami-based shipping company is under investigation after guns bound for Guatemala were found in one of its trucks.The...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Zeal’ led to prisoner killing

FORT CARSON – A Fort Carson soldier was so eager to fight “the bad guys” in Afghanistan that he shot and killed a Taliban member who was sleeping in a jail cell, military prosecutors said...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Billionaire takes on solar-power plans

DENVER – Reclusive billionaire Louis Moore Bacon is emerging from the shadows in a southern Colorado showdown over solar-power transmission lines.One side of the environmental clash paints the...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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