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N.M. panel approves $45M film subsidy limit

SANTA FE – New Mexico will limit film production subsidies to $45 million a year under a proposal approved Saturday by a House committee after Democrats yielded to Republican demands to scale back...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawmaker targets medical marijuana

ALBUQUERQUE – A freshman New Mexico lawmaker who’s a high school teacher in civilian life is trying to repeal the state’s medical marijuana law.The law “sends a bad message to kids, that somehow...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado’s boomer population surges

DENVER – Colorado isn’t just gaining more people. It’s gaining more people older than 65, and that could present challenges and opportunities for Colorado businesses.From 2000 to 2010, Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado protesters back Wis. workers

DENVER – More than 1,000 teachers, state employees and firefighters rallied outside the Colorado Capitol on Saturday in support of Wisconsin public workers facing the elimination of their...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Carbon County, Utah, deputy shot during standoff

The Associated PressPRICE, Utah – A Carbon County, Utah, sheriff’s deputy was shot after he and other officers responded to a report of domestic abuse at a Price home.The Deseret News reports...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Cooley a ‘spiritual rock’

He has been credited with reaching out to other faiths, welcoming gays and lesbians and playing a pivotal role on the national stage of his denomination. And after 16 years, the Rev. Andrew Cooley,...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Want the good news or bad news first?

DENVER – Legislators who stuck around after work Friday afternoon heard the first bit of good economic news in years.A new Denver University study predicts a robust recovery beginning next year –...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:33 a.m. Someone was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving near 11th Street and East Second Avenue.2:21 a.m. Someone was suspected of underage alcohol consumption in the...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cutting to the core

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

4 DHS students up for national scholarship

Hitting the books has paid off for four Durango High School seniors. Katherine Brown, Brian Harrison, Gabrielle Massone and Alex Max were named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program....

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tribal chairman who resigned seeks job back

Five members of the Southern Ute Indian Tribe have so far qualified to be on the April special election ballot for tribal chairman, tribal officials confirmed this week. Among them is the former...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

House lawmakers vote to put constitution question on ballot

DENVER – The House overwhelmingly voted Friday to put a question on the ballot that would make it harder to amend the state constitution.That means the first question on the 2012 ballot probably...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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