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REGIONAL NEWS March 12, 2017: Don’t get wet in a dry state.

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Utah on the verge of the toughest drunk-driving standard in the U.S. – .05% Almost 100 California entities are interested in building Trump’s border wall Denver: Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is trying to make Elway beg — and surrender a draft pick — for Romo. Nevada: March Madness raises arguments for, against legal sports betting […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 11, 2017: What our neighboring legislatures are up to.

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Prepping to gain control of thousands of acres of public land, Utah lawmakers create ‘Department of Land Management It’s halftime. What Colorado lawmakers have — and haven’t — done at the session’s midpoint New Mexico: Budget, tax hikes go to Senate floor Nevada: Bill to appoint some CCSD trustees stirs education debate When Is a […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 10, 2017: Measure S fallout prompts mayor to act

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Los Angeles: Garcetti bans private meetings between developers and planning commissioners Renting right now is less risky than buying in Denver’s volatile housing market Las Vegas: Securing stadium financing for Raiders trumps meeting on lease Utah: Big issues at Legislature often handled out of public sight New Mexico: Battle lines are set in coming soda […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 9, 2017: Beachside condos in Yuma?

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Earthquake on the beach: Scientists think a 7.4 temblor could reach from L.A. to San Diego Legislature Live: Lawmakers dream of cleaning up Utah Lake’s ‘yuck factor,’ building luxury islands Colorado lawmakers reach agreement for tax hike, $3.5 billion bond in transportation deal New Mexico: Bishops to lawmakers: Don’t speak for church Las Vegas still […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 8, 2017: L.A. happy with mayor, council, but not development moratorium

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Los Angeles: Garcetti wins reelection in landslide as City Council incumbents prevail; Measure S goes down NFL says Las Vegas market can support a team Obamacare repeal could prompt special legislative session in Colorado New Mexico: Lawmakers debate plan to nearly double tobacco tax Gehrke: In Utah Legislature it’s pet projects, pork vs. people — […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 7, 2017: No new state dams built since California’s population has nearly doubled

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Rains Expose a New Water Problem in California: Storage Utah: House OKs resolution calling for state to acquire Bears Ears Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium gets boost from Bank of America Denver International Airport and bid team on massive terminal project are closer to reaching deal, spokesman says Amazon to begin collecting taxes in New Mexico […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 6, 2017: AP takes a look at rulings by Supreme Court nominee

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Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch willing to limit environmental groups in land cases California won’t meet its climate change goals without a lot more housing density in its cities Las Vegas: Rent not always key indicator of NFL stadium deals Liquor, abortion, guns, taxes: Big issues for last 4 days of Utah Legislature session Bill to […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 5, 2017: Women are getting involved politically in a way the nation hasn’t seen…

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Nevada is about to be the first state in more than three decades to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment In Red-State Utah, a Surge Toward Obamacare State cuts, fewer students put New Mexico higher ed in crisis Los Angeles: In court papers, Jeanie Buss says brother was ‘completely unfit’ to run Lakers’ basketball operations Former […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 4, 2017: A Utah committee stops a bill that would end the practice of awarding letter grades to schools.

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Utah senate panel clings to school grading despite push to end practice Southern California regulators approve smog plan with tougher refinery rules, voluntary measures for ports For Colorado, landing Outdoor Retailer is about more than a trade show New Mexico House votes to raise minimum wage to $9.25 Nevada marijuana task force kicks off with […]

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REGIONAL NEWS March 3, 2017: Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow “Not guilty.”

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Utah’s biggest political scandal ends with zero convictions as jury clears Swallow Court rules Hage family must pay $587K for grazing cattle on federal land in Nevada An End to California’s Drought Isn’t Cut and Dried Man admits to running $54M “trash-to-fuel” Ponzi scheme with ties to Colorado New Mexico Senate OKs hiking tax on […]

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