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Colo. skydiver dies in ‘swooping’ accident LONGMONT (AP) – The Boulder County coroner’s office is investigating the death of a skydiver who hit the ground while practicing swooping maneuvers in...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court rejects Jeffs appeal

SALT LAKE CITY – The Utah Supreme Court has denied a petition from the state attorney general seeking a rehearing of an appeal from polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs.Utah’s high court overturned...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Professor among ad’s ‘Rock Stars of Science’

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Scientists and rock stars usually don’t have much to do with each other – unless you’re Eric Reiman. The University of Arizona psychiatry professor is part of a six-page ad...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cloud study may lift insights into climate

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS (AP) – High cirrus clouds floated across a crisp blue sky above the More Barn on Thursday morning, and Matt Shupe looked up at them with a smile.“These are nice clouds today,” he...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Xcel balks at San Luis Valley power line

DENVER – Xcel Energy says it will have to abandon plans for a new power line in south-central Colorado if regulators demand that it refund ratepayers if a certain amount of electricity isn’t...

DATE: Dec. 18, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Good news: Jobs created

DENVER – Colorado has notched its first three months of consecutive job growth since 2007. But more hiring has attracted even more job-seekers to the market, nudging Colorado’s unemployment rate up...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos welcome pact, running water

LAS VEGAS – Tens of thousands of Navajos will finally enjoy running water in their homes under a national settlement that quantifies the tribe’s water rights in the lower Colorado River basin,...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Prison, dismissal for Army birther

FORT MEADE, Md. – An Army doctor from Greeley who disobeyed orders to deploy to Afghanistan because he questioned President Barack Obama’s eligibility to be commander in chief was sentenced by a...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

States seek to throw out health-reform law

PENSACOLA, Fla. – Attorneys for Colorado and 19 other states fighting the new federal health-care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government’s powers in dangerous and unintended...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Tough, proposed marijuana rules posted in Colorado

DENVER – Marijuana sellers in Colorado could have to wear photo badges, and patients could have new limits on changing their primary dispensaries if tough, new rules are adopted next year.The...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Small dinosaur found in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY – A small, feathered raptor-like dinosaur thought to be 125 million years old has been discovered in eastern Utah, scientists announced Thursday.The Geminiraptor suarezarum was...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado Briefs

Colorado man sentenced for role in starting wildfire LOVELAND (AP) – A northern Colorado man who started a wildfire that burned two houses and scorched 740 acres this fall has been sentenced to 150...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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