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Colorado bill aims to improve maternal health care

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill to improve maternal health aimed at bettering pregnancy outcomes for minority women, as the U.S. recognizes Black Maternal Health Week. About 700...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico school district wants 20,000 youths vaccinated

SANTA FE – Albuquerque Public Schools said 50 students have received shots as part of a pilot program to promote vaccines for teenagers. State residents aged 16 and older became eligible for the...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado to shift from state to local COVID-19 response

DENVER – The state of Colorado will move on from day-to-day oversight of coronavirus safety restrictions and retire the familiar color-coded dial system, meaning local health departments will be...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado boy dies after taking part in ‘blackout challenge’

DENVER – A 12-year-old Colorado boy who was hospitalized after his family said he tried a TikTok challenge that dared people to choke themselves until they lose consciousness has died. Joshua...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado advises new shots for those vaccinated at spa

COLORADO SPRINGS – Nearly 4,000 people who received COVID-19 vaccinations at a Colorado Springs medical spa need to be revaccinated because health officials have been unable to verify that the...

DATE: April 14, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation reports no COVID-19 deaths for third day in row

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases, but no additional deaths for the third consecutive day. The latest numbers brought the pandemic totals...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Farmington man surprised he faces charges in Capitol riot

ALBUQUERQUE – A Farmington man arrested for his acknowledged presence inside the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot says he is surprised that he now faces criminal charges. Shawn Bradley Witzemann...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado to auction off cannabis-themed license plates

DENVER (AP) – Cannabis-themed license plates in Colorado are being auctioned off to the highest bidder in a fundraiser for the Colorado Disability Funding Committee. The state is selling the rights...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Records: New Mexico governor settles harassment allegation

SANTA FE – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham’s political committee has paid at least $62,500 to settle allegations by a former campaign employee who says he was sexually harassed by the...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico issues 10-year plan for boosting forest health

ALBUQUERQUE – Restoring forests, using fire as a management tool and getting more buy-in from private landowners are among the strategies outlined in New Mexico’s latest forest action plan. The...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Lawsuit notice filed in fatal shooting of New Mexico officer

ALBUQUERQUE – The wife of a New Mexico State Police officer fatally shot in the line of duty in February has filed a tort claim notice with the state seeking damages, one of the first steps in...

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Colorado halts J&J vaccinations after U.S. recommendation

DENVER – Colorado on Tuesday suspended the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine while federal officials investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots in a handful of vaccine recipients....

DATE: April 13, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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