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911 center: GPS not always reliable

FRISCO – Summit County emergency dispatchers say it sometimes takes longer to get help to people who rely on GPS-equipped smartphones because they don’t know exactly where they are.The Summit Daily...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah to consider animal legislation

SALT LAKE CITY – A Utah lawmaker is crafting three bills for the upcoming legislative session to bolster animal-safety laws. The Humane Society of Utah asked state Sen. Gene Davis to sponsor the...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Former N.M. regulatory agency worker wins case

SANTA FE – A former New Mexico Public Regulation Commission employee has won a $355,000 civil jury award after finding that he was fired in retaliation for pointing out problems at the agency.But...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. chaplain’s son, 15, arrested in fatal shootings

ALBUQUERQUE – The 15-year-old son of a fire department chaplain remained in custody Sunday night after being arrested in the shooting deaths of the chaplain, his wife and three of their children in...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado physicians cracking down on abuse of painkillers

DENVER – Some emergency-room doctors in the Denver area are restricting the types and amounts of addictive painkillers they administer, citing a nationwide increase in overdose deaths.Denver...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teenager detained after Facebook threat to school

CENTER – A teenager has been detained for allegedly posting a threat on Facebook that he would carry out a massacre at a southern Colorado high school over a detention issue.The Valley Courier...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Telluride looks into tighter gun-control rules

TELLURIDE – Telluride town officials are looking into whether they can tighten gun-control ordinances without running afoul of state and federal laws.The Telluride Daily Planet reported Saturday...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. students take on mural

LOVELAND (AP) – Giving students two years to shoot a dozen photos seems curious in our fast-paced digital world.Not for artist-in-residence Robert Campagna and his 13 students whose goal was to...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona GOP rips Navajo Generating plan

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Republican politicians expressed disappointment in the federal government’s proposal Friday to require pollution control upgrades at a coal-fired power plant on the Navajo...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skier visits decrease 11.5% in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado ski resorts are reporting a dip in early-season skier visits, after a dry autumn prompted some resorts to delay their seasons.More snow did fall in time for the traditionally busy...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

More waiting for gun purchasers

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers denied extra funding Thursday to help ease a logjam on background checks for firearm purchases, which have increased dramatically in the aftermath of the mass shooting...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Boulder officers facing charges of killing trophy elk

BOULDER – Two Boulder police officers have been arrested on charges alleging they conspired to unlawfully kill a trophy elk.Officers Sam Carter and Brent Curnow were free Friday on $20,000 personal...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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