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Big money spent on Colo. legislative races

DENVER – Republican and Democratic candidates spent $2.9 million this year on the top 15 races for Colorado’s Legislature – and outside groups spent up to 10 times that amount under new campaign...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Federal report questions decisions in N.M. rescue

SANTA FE – A former state police chief pilot says there was pressure to fly rescue missions from the Public Safety Department’s top administrator, and that may have contributed to a fatal crash in...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Latest Mexican wolf death comes under Fed scrutiny

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal law enforcement officials confirmed Friday they are investigating the shooting death of a Mexican gray wolf in southwestern New Mexico, the latest in a series of suspicious...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials worry database copied

DENVER – A Colorado sheriff’s online database mistakenly revealed the identities of confidential drug informants and listed phone numbers, addresses and Social Security numbers of suspects, victims...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First Latina, openly gay joins state Supreme Court

DENVER – Telling her colleagues that her allegiance is to the law, not any special interest group, Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez was sworn in Friday as Colorado’s new Supreme Court...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. zoo acquires Tasmanian wombats

ALBUQUERQUE – A little piece of Australia has found its way to New Mexico.Officials at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo on Thursday showed off their latest acquisition: a nearly 2-year-old Tasmanian...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

State 1 step closer to cleaner air

DENVER – Colorado regulators agreed Thursday that Xcel Energy Inc. should switch another coal-fired power plant unit in Denver to run on natural gas as part of its plan to cut emissions, an option...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Doctor: Smart kidnapping suspect not mentally ill

SALT LAKE CITY – A forensic psychiatrist testified Wednesday that a former street preacher charged with the abduction of Elizabeth Smart did not have severe mental illness at the time she was taken...

DATE: Dec. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado regulators split on Xcel coal-to-gas proposal

DENVER – Colorado regulators are split on Xcel Energy’s plan for cutting air pollution from coal-fired power plants by 2018.At issue is what to do with Xcel’s coal-fired Cherokee 4 unit in Denver....

DATE: Dec. 8, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

2% of Coloradans have pot cards

DENVER – About 2 percent of Colorado residents now have cards to buy medical marijuana.The state health department said Tuesday it came up with the figure while clearing a backlog of pot...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington supports appeal of N.M. emissions rules

ALBUQUERQUE – Leaders in Farmington decided Tuesday to challenge the state’s plan for curbing greenhouse-gas emissions, marking the opening salvo in a legal battle that is expected to pit more...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cortez home sales increase

Home sales in Montezuma County rose in November compared to last year, with foreclosures impacting the market.According to the Four Corners Board of Realtors Association, November home sales topped...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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