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GOP: Udall pressured state on health figures

DENVER – Republicans are accusing Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado of pressuring state health officials to change the number of people reported as having their health-insurance policies...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Avalanche is N. America’s largest

SALT LAKE CITY – The avalanche near Salt Lake City last year that carried enough rock, dirt and debris to bury New York’s Central Park under 66 feet of rubble was North America’s largest such...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gay-marriage decision looms in Ariz.

PHOENIX – An attorney who filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn Arizona’s same-sex marriage ban said Tuesday he hopes to get a decision from a federal judge before the U.S. Supreme Court rules on any...

DATE: Jan. 7, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Denver: Pot stores need banking services DENVER – The Denver City Council wants marijuana businesses in Colorado to be granted access to federal banking institutions now that the drug is legal for...

DATE: Jan. 6, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tax breaks top start of new year

DENVER – Colorado’s economy is one of the nation’s strongest, but lawmakers from both parties have plans to improve it during the legislative term that begins this week. Lawmakers want to cut taxes...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 killed, 2 injured in Aspen plane crash

DENVER – A fiery plane crash at the Aspen airport Sunday afternoon killed one person and injured two others, one severely, Colorado authorities said. Officials said the flight originated in Mexico...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Election year sets up fights as GOP seeks law changes

DENVER – Colorado Democrats are coming off a year of monumental legislation and huge controversy. Amid often-tense opposition, the majority party passed civil unions for gay couples, allowed...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jack Frost has not been kind to western Colo.’s grapes

GRAND JUNCTION – Western Colorado’s wine-grape crop faces another blow this year after record-low cold temperatures earlier this month killed vines and grape buds across the valley. “It’s been...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Smarter snowplows can track road conditions mile by mile

BOULDER (AP) – Ever wonder why snowplows are never where you’re convinced they’re most needed at the time they’re needed most? Snowplow operators say they can’t be everywhere at once, but they are...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

West Nile virus behind eagle deaths in Utah

The mysterious deaths of at least 27 bald eagles in Utah were caused by the West Nile virus, state officials said this week. Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources were concerned by...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. lawmakers propose pay raises for state employees

SANTA FE – A legislative committee has recommended pay raises for state workers with a budget proposal Friday that would increase New Mexico spending by nearly $254 million next year. The plan...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Saudi man likely to appeal

DENVER – A Saudi man convicted in Colorado of sexually abusing his Indonesian housekeeper and keeping her as a virtual slave will probably appeal after a judge denied his request to be released and...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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