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Tribe that owns Skywalk repeals eminent domain law

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A northwestern Arizona tribe that used its eminent domain ordinance to take over management of the Grand Canyon Skywalk has repealed that ordinance less than a year after it was...

DATE: March 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. governor blasts feds over immigration woes

PHOENIX – Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer blasted the federal government for failing to secure the U.S.-Mexico border while invoking the names of a slain rancher and Border Patrol agent on Tuesday at a...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

ACLU: Pregnant teen humiliated

ALBUQUERQUE – A 15-year-old girl was initially kicked out of a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school then forced to stand before a school assembly to announce that she was pregnant, bringing...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bikers: Don’t judge a person by his leather

DENVER – Biker clubs say they’re unfairly thrown out of hotels, restaurants and stores because of how they dress. But a Colorado bill that would ban businesses from discriminating against...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

‘Make My Day Better’ bill fails in Colo. Senate

DENVER – Colorado Senate Democrats rejected legislation to expand self-defense protections for businesses, saying Monday the proposal would give too much leeway to use deadly force against...

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. Supreme Court rules against gun bans on college campuses

DENVER – The Colorado Supreme Court sided Monday with opponents of a campus gun ban who claimed the prohibition is illegal because it was not approved by the Legislature.Opponents of the gun ban...

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. governor signs bill to ease taxes on businesses

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico businesses will save more than $81 million this year on premiums they pay into the state’s unemployment compensation fund under legislation signed into law Monday by Gov....

DATE: March 5, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. wildfires could return

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Conditions that pushed fire through a million acres of Arizona grassland and forest last year could return this spring to Southern Arizona.The warnings are out, and some early...

DATE: March 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Attorney: No pot shop safe from federal policing

DENVER – The U.S. attorney in Colorado says there is no such thing as “safe harbor” for pot shops. U.S. Attorney John Walsh sent a letter Friday to a lawyer representing medical marijuana...

DATE: March 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Larimer County invests in part-time prisoners

FORT COLLINS (AP) – Michael Puhr, 20, could be in prison today.A guy said something nasty about his girlfriend at a party last fall, so Puhr punched him in the mouth.“I got real mad,” he said. “I...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. in agreement to protect habitat in Permian Basin

ALBUQUERQUE – On Friday, New Mexico signed a conservation agreement with the federal government to protect more than 387 square miles of habitat for two species that have been the focus of a bitter...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. lawmakers want more oversight for online schools

DENVER –Online school is helping Michelle Nuss catch up. The 17-year-old is only a freshman in high school, falling behind a few years ago when she and her mother were homeless and living in a...

DATE: March 3, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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