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Ram Thapa, a chef with the Himalayan Kitchen in Durango, said he is deeply saddened for his home country, Nepal. His village and his family’s h...

National & World

Gay-rights skeptic Roberts urged to make U.S. high-court history

WASHINGTON – When three of his Supreme Court colleagues said two years ago that same-sex marriage wasn’t a constitutional right, Chief Justice John Roberts left...

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Real estate deals make a splash

Are big deals back?

A number of significant real estate transactions have closed in recent months as economic indicators suggest a busy tourist season and more solid...

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Good Earth

Making rural legacies last in La Plata County

Leaving a lasting legacy involves more than making sure a ranch or farm is passed on to its intended heirs, says an agriculture and business-management economist who has advised...

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Opt-out movement accelerates amid Common Core testing

ATLANTA – Thousands of students are opting out of new standardized tests aligned to the Common Core standards, defying the latest attempt by states to improve academic...

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