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Decorator of wild tree remains Christmas mystery

OGDEN, Utah (AP) – It’s part Christmas miracle, part holiday mystery. About this time every year, for at least the last half-dozen or so, someone has been decorating a small evergreen tree in the...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Horse slaughter plants prepare to open

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – After months of legal wrangling and false starts in a more than two-year battle to resume domestic horse slaughter, plants in New Mexico and Missouri were working this week to...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos could get funding to clean up uranium sites

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation could receive a minimum $1 billion award for cleanup of uranium-contaminated sites on the reservation as the result of a U.S. Bankruptcy Court finding, tribal...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prayers, support pour in for wounded Colorado student

CENTENNIAL – Support and concern for a 17-year-old girl critically wounded by a fellow student at a suburban Denver high school poured in Monday, both online and outside the school. People offered...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

As NORAD tracks Santa, critics go after NORAD

DENVER – The U.S. and Canadian military will entertain millions of kids again this Christmas Eve with second-by-second updates on Santa’s global whereabouts. But there’s something new this year:...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gov. Hickenlooper visits Arapahoe school-shooting victim

CENTENNIAL – Colorado’s governor asked the nation Sunday for prayers for the 17-year-old girl who was critically wounded by a classmate at her suburban Denver high school. Gov. John Hickenlooper...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Rampage went on for less than 2 minutes

CENTENNIAL – A teenager who wounded a fellow student before killing himself at a suburban Denver high school entered the building with a shotgun, a machete, three Molotov cocktails and ammunition...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Horse-slaughter ban lifted

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal appeals court Friday removed a temporary ban on domestic horse slaughter, clearing the way for companies in New Mexico, Missouri and Iowa to open while an appeal stemming...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

School shooter wounds 2, kills self

CENTENNIAL – A teenager who may have had a grudge against a teacher opened fire Friday with a shotgun at a suburban Denver high school, wounding two fellow students before killing himself....

DATE: Dec. 13, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Mentally ill won’t be put in solitary confinement

DENVER – Colorado prison officials are being directed to stop placing mentally ill inmates in solitary confinement as the corrections department seeks to decrease the number of people it keeps in...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pot retailers scramble to sell by January ’14

DENVER – Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone’s guess. The state’s 160...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New probe begins into raided pot shops

DENVER (AP) – One of the medical marijuana dispensaries raided by federal agents last month reopened Wednesday, just as state and city of Denver officials begin a combined investigation into the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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