Dan Gates, with Albuquerque's Air Quality Division, measures pollen in the air. Despite a 1994 city ban on trees like mulberry, elm and cottonwood, residents have to wait decades for existing trees to die before pollen levels likely will go down. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Albuquerque Sees No Letup In Pollen Despite Law

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Qatari Diplomat Sparks Scare On U.S. Flight

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This painting depicts the last days of the Pony Express as telegraph lines were being raised out West. The Express ran for approximately 19 months and was formally discontinued on Oct. 26, 1861. Courtesy Pony Express National Museum hide caption

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150 Years Later, Pony Express Rides On In Legend

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In Swing State Colorado, Voters React To Health Bill

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Christian Groups Find Way Around High Health Costs

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Missing Health Savings Accounts Money Raises Questions

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Troy Dalton of Colorado Springs Utilities disconnects a streetlight. The city estimates it will save over $1.2 million a year by turning off a third of the lights, but it's not enough to cover a $28 million budget gap for 2010. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Facing Budget Gap, Colorado City Shuts Off Lights

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Sunday Service Remembers Missionaries Held In Haiti

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Researchers Await Their Turn In Haiti

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Newly Blue Colorado Flirts With Old Flame Red

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Republicans Gain Edge, Especially In Colorado

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A snowboarder catches air at a resort in Maine. A recent Dartmouth report reveals that resorts report an average of 23 percent more snow on weekends than during the week. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Study: Ski Resorts Tell Tall Tales About Deep Snow

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Pot Dispensaries Pop Up In Colorado

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Prices, Tax Credit Prompt First-Time Homebuyers

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Parents of 'Balloon Boy' Get Jail Time, Probation

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