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Tiffany Bergman, right, and nine others attempted the Snowdown Water-Slide-Athon sponsored by the Durango Metropolitan Society on Thursday at the Dura...

Water slide bliss turns into endurance grind

Ten people started the Water-Slide-Athon but only three people were still running up the stairs to the slide four hours later.

Tiffany...

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National & World

Senate OKs pipeline bill

WASHINGTON – The Senate approved legislation Thursday mandating construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, setting the stage for a veto showdown with President...

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Business

S&P close to $1.37B deal over risky mortgage bond ratings

WASHINGTON – Standard & Poor’s is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its...

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Good Earth

Region’s air may face new rules

Air pollution in the Four Corners could face a tougher standard under the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to strengthen national air quality.

The EPA is...

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Education

Clearing first hurdle to college while in class

WASHINGTON – On an ordinary day, Lourdes Hernandez and her District of Columbia classmates in Advanced Placement English literature would have devoted these 85 minutes to...

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