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New chile variety comes to institute in New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The new seeds are inconspicuous, filling a handful of 1.5-pound coffee bags and tucked at the bottom of a shelf in the Seed Vault. The repository – kept between 34 degrees and 40...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Brother describes finding sibling’s plane wreckage

BOISE, Idaho – When Dellon Smith spotted the wreckage of his older brother’s airplane on the side of a central Idaho mountain, he started running. “It’s hard to sprint in snowshoes, but we did,”...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Parts of failed school plan will be revived

DENVER – An ambitious plan by lawmakers last year to overhaul Colorado’s school finances was rejected by voters, but it’s not exactly back to the drawing board as legislators this year try to...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds weigh in on same-sex debate

SALT LAKE CITY – Gay couples in Utah have experienced a helter-skelter wave of emotions over the last three weeks: They were suddenly allowed to marry, then saw the weddings stopped by the U.S....

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

AMC announces premiere for ‘Better Call Saul’

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Walter White’s lawyer is returning to Albuquerque. AMC announced this week that the “Breaking Bad” spinoff, “Better Call Saul,” will premiere in November, but no specific date...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Oral history project seeks to record flood stories

BOULDER (AP) – Volunteers are looking for Boulder County residents willing to be interviewed about their experiences during the historic September floods. “What may seem to be current events now...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bison industry grows over the last decade

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) – Looking back nearly 30 years to when he started Rocky Mountain Natural Meats, Weld County resident Bob Dineen said he knew there was demand in the state for bison meat and...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skull Valley General Store to close at end of month

SKULL VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) – After nearly 100 years of service, the historic Skull Valley General Store is closing its doors. Owners Archy and Laurica McDonald have been running the store for the...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bill would ban use of food stamps at Colorado pot shops

DENVER – Food stamps for a pot brownie? It’s an urban myth in Colorado, but state lawmakers want to make sure that doesn’t happen. A bill proposed this week by several Republicans would add...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah man may leave family to colonize Mars in 2025

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) – If men are from Mars, as the popular relationship book has suggested, Ken Sullivan just wants to go home. Sullivan, a Farmington resident, is one of eight Utahns who...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

When should reporters divulge?

DENVER – Journalists in Colorado may get legal help protecting their sources with legislation inspired by the case of a New York reporter who was pressured to divulge who gave her information about...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Academy sexual assaults decline

DENVER – Reports of sexual assaults at the Air Force Academy declined by seven during the last academic year, the military said Friday – but they were still higher than the number reported at the...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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