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Colorado bill would protect gender identity and expression

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would add “gender identity” and “gender expression” to anti-discrimination statutes as state lawmakers across the country are introducing...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Jill Biden visits Southwest amid vaccine push

ALBUQUERQUE – First lady Jill Biden is kicking off a three-day, two-state visit to the Southwest with a tour of a vaccination clinic in New Mexico, where early efforts to get people registered for...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court denies former priest’s appeal in New Mexico abuse case

ALBUQUERQUE – A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a former Roman Catholic priest’s convictions and 30-year prison sentence in a New Mexico case centered on sexual abuse of an altar boy at a...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

U.S. sets aside habitat critical for survival of rare songbird

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. wildlife managers have set aside vast areas across several states as habitat critical to the survival of a rare songbird that migrates each year from Central and South America to...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajo Nation: No COVID-19-related deaths for 10th day in a row

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – The Navajo Nation on Tuesday reported finding no new COVID-19-related deaths for the 10th consecutive day. The tribe reported nine new confirmed coronavirus cases, but no...

DATE: April 21, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Two inquiries to look into rough arrest of woman with dementia

DENVER – A team of outside law enforcement agencies and city officials are launching separate investigations into the forceful arrest of a 73-year-old Colorado woman with dementia who left a store...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New Mexico high schoolers will return after ‘secret prom’

SANTA FE – High school students who attended “secret proms” in a southern New Mexico school district won’t face disciplinary actions, and their schools will resume in-person classes sooner than...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Judge rules for news organizations in public records lawsuit

ALBUQUERQUE – A judge has ordered the Albuquerque school district to pay more than $400,000 to the Albuquerque Journal and KOB-TV for violating state law by not turning over public records in a...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Police shoot, kill armed suspect in suburban Denver

LAKEWOOD – An investigation is underway after a police sergeant shot and killed an armed man during a confrontation in suburban Denver. Officers responded after a man reportedly shot someone near...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Agency reports Navajo Nation’s first Hantavirus case of 2021

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. – Health officials on Tuesday reported the Navajo Nation’s first case this year of Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, a rare but potentially fatal disease spread by infected rodent...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First lady Jill Biden to visit Albuquerque health clinic

ALBUQUERQUE – First lady Jill Biden plans to visit an Albuquerque health care facility as part of a three-day, two-state visit to the Southwest this week. The White House announced that Biden will...

DATE: April 20, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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 19, 2021 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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