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  • When good times go bad

    When good times go bad

    After years of prosperity and breakneck growth, Phoenix and its Western siblings have crashed hard thanks to the recession. And the food banks and other social services are very busy.

  • Justice for all

    Justice for all

    Jensie Anderson meets with homeless clients every Sunday underneath a Salt Lake City viaduct.

  • Video: Humor in a world gone mad

    Video: Humor in a world gone mad

    Moab cartoonist Travis Kelly creates political cartoons in order to stay sane.

  • Audio: A BLM insider speaks

    Audio: A BLM insider speaks

    A former national recreation director talks about the pressures on government employees during the Bush administration.

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    It's still a giveaway

    BLM's change of heart on energy development in Utah is a drop in the bucket.

  • Slideshow: Back to the garden

    Slideshow: Back to the garden

    Recovering addicts find roots in the soil of New Mexico.

  • Slideshow: The unflappable Doc Vincent

    Slideshow: The unflappable Doc Vincent

    In rural western Colorado, a vet tends to pets and their humans. Michelle Nijhuis reads her essay, along with slides by JT Thomas.

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    The bluest of blue states

    Democrats sweep New Mexico.

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    Arizona stays red

    Dems pick up one U.S. House seat, but no real surprises come out of McCain's home state.

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    So goes the West?

    As Democrats look to sweep New Mexico, is a sea change on the horizon in the rest of the West?

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