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Colo. waits for feds’ call on pot

DENVER – Should marijuana be treated like alcohol? Or should it remain in the same legal category as heroin and the most dangerous drugs? Votes this week by Colorado and Washington to allow adult...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S., Mexico discuss Colorado River water

LAS VEGAS – Government leaders in the United States and Mexico are close to signing a pact to add areas south of the border to Colorado River water sharing agreements involving seven Western U.S....

DATE: Nov. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Killer gets 7 life sentences in 2011 Giffords shootings

TUCSON, Ariz. – Gabrielle Giffords limped to the front of the courtroom and stared silently Thursday as she came face-to-face for the first time with the man who tried to kill her.The former...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona judge OKs $3.7M in restitution for wildfire

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – Two cousins who accidentally started the largest wildfire in Arizona history will have to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution to those whose homes were destroyed or...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Marijuana votes challenge U.S. drug war

DENVER – First came marijuana as medicine. Now comes legal pot for the people.Those who have argued for decades that legalizing and taxing weed would be better than a costly, failed U.S. drug war...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Youth vote propels president, pot

President Barack Obama’s county-by-county victories in Colorado virtually mirrored the vote to legalize marijuana use in the state – in all but nine mostly rural counties, pot passed in places that...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

N.M. man votes one time too many

ALBUQUERQUE – An Albuquerque man is facing heat after admitting casting two different ballots by posing as his 18-year-old son.KOB-TV reported that Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office deputies are...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Reports of kidnaps increase in Denver

Holly Pierce was horrified one October afternoon when her 8-year-old son rushed home and told her, through tears, that a man had tried to lure him into his car as he rode his bike in their Parker...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

History found under Santa Fe home

SANTA FE – Theo Raven may have found a home for the artifacts excavated from beneath her downtown Santa Fe building.They are hardly spectacular, but what you would expect in a city at least four...

DATE: Nov. 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation Council balks at critical Facebook comment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – When the Navajo Nation Council met for its fall session, it had a whole new set of eyes watching. From behind their computers, people around the country were listening as tribal...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colo. spending $208M on new, empty prison

CAÑON CITY (AP) – Earlier this month, Colorado shut down a brand-new prison it didn’t need.Unless the state government finds someone else who can use it, Colorado taxpayers can expect to spend $208...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Green-energy jobs dwindle

DENVER – An eerie quiet has settled over the Walker Components plant, which assembles custom cables for a global wind-turbine company. Orders are down from earlier in the year and one-third of its...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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