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Gay couples must wait on benefits

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah officials say in a new court filing they have no choice but to put a freeze on granting benefits to newly married gay couples until a federal appeals court rules on the...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

That painting project may cost you more

DENVER – Household paint sold in Colorado would be subject to a new tax to fund a statewide paint recycling program under a bill approved Friday by the state Senate. The Senate voted 18-15 to make...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

What should we do with our nuclear waste?

ALBUQUERQUE – The radiation exposure of at least 13 workers at a nuclear dump in a New Mexico salt bed more than 2,000 feet below the ground has brought new attention to the nation’s long struggle...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

October trial set for Aurora theater attack

CENTENNIAL – The man charged in the mass shooting at an Aurora movie theater in 2012 now faces trial in October. Judge Carlos A. Samour on Thursday set an Oct. 14 trial date for James Holmes....

DATE: Feb. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico deal clears way for drillers

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico has brokered an agreement between the federal government and a state-run college that has the potential to open hundreds of thousands of acres in the San Juan Basin to gas...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

How corporate America forced Ariz. governor to veto bill

NEW YORK – When an important social issue intersected with business in Arizona, corporate America decided it was time to take a stand. Voicing concern for their employees, customers and bottom...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ariz. guv vetoes religious-freedom bill

PHOENIX – Gov. Jan Brewer on Wednesday vetoed a Republican bill that set off a national debate over gay rights, religion and discrimination and subjected Arizona to blistering criticism from major...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gardner in and Buck out in Senate race

DENVER – In a switch that shakes up the Senate contest in Colorado, U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner will forgo re-election to challenge Democratic incumbent Mark Udall while GOP front-runner Ken Buck drops...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First county reports pot taxes

DENVER – A southern Colorado county with two recreational marijuana stores has become the first in the state to announce tax totals from the new industry. Pueblo County finance authorities...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Confused Japanese tourists trigger highway pursuit

SALT LAKE CITY – The first night in the United States for a family of Japanese tourists ended with the parents being pulled from their rental car at gunpoint with their young son watching after...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Arizona governor urged to veto controversial bill

PHOENIX – Republican Gov. Jan Brewer faced intensifying pressure Monday from CEOs, politicians in Washington and state lawmakers in her own party to veto a bill that would allow business owners...

DATE: Feb. 24, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Here’s some cyberbullying relief for your kids

DENVER – Bullying through text messages or social media would be a new crime in Colorado under a bill that advanced unanimously out of a House committee Monday. Lawmakers voted on the bill after...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2014 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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