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New plan harder on N.M. coal plant

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal officials unveiled a plan Friday to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions at a coal-fired power plant in New Mexico where the Arizona Public Service four months ago proposed...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Schools survive Legislature’s first cuts

DENVER – Schools are safe but local governments are not under a midyear spending plan that sparked the first detailed budget debate of the year Friday in Colorado’s Legislature.After months of...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pregnant woman given pill that can be used in abortions

The Associated PressFORT LUPTON – A pregnant woman in Colorado mistakenly given a powerful drug that can be used with another medication to perform abortions faces an excruciating wait to find out...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ventilation causes sickness at hockey tourney

The Associated PressGUNNISON – Firefighters say an ice cleaning machine was the source of the carbon monoxide that sickened 54 people at a youth hockey tournament in western Colorado.Gunnison fire...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Frontier Airlines provides passengers with flexibility ahead of storm

DENVER – With a winter storm moving into Colorado, Frontier Airlines has eased travel policy guidelines for customers scheduled to travel to, from or through many parts of the state Tuesday.The...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

CSU to establish winery for students

GRAND JUNCTION – A 2-year-old state law may open the door to the state’s newest winery along with new opportunities for Colorado-born winemakers.A proposed agreement between Colorado State...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Protesters march against Forest Service

DOLORES – Unsatisfied with progress being made through government channels, members of the public took matters into their own hands Friday, participating in a protest march against U.S. Forest...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Crews restoring gas service in N.M., Ariz.

PHOENIX – Crews in New Mexico and Arizona scrambled Saturday to restore natural gas service cut off to more than 50,000 customers because of supply shortages caused by freezing temperatures. New...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmakers want synthetic pot ban

DENVER – The real stuff may be legal in Colorado, but synthetic marijuana faces a likely ban as state lawmakers prepare to join dozens of other states banning it.A week after the Air Force Academy...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Feds announce money for grouse

DENVER – A federal agency has announced $23 million to protect grasslands in Wyoming, Colorado and Montana for sage grouse, a chicken-sized bird whose males are known for flashy mating displays.It...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Vegas Bellagio heist soured quickly for accused bandit

LAS VEGAS – The scenes that led to the Bellagio bandit’s downfall look less like “Ocean’s Eleven” and more like “America’s Dumbest Criminals.”Bragging about a big gambling score with high school...

DATE: Feb. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

GOP aims at tag fees

DENVER – Democratic lawmakers say Colorado drivers who have been paying – and complaining about – higher vehicle-registration fees and late penalties for the last two years shouldn’t expect the...

DATE: Feb. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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