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The city of Durango plans to use money from a federal program to make it safer for students to walk to Needham Elementary School.

Safer route planned for Needham students

Durango will be making one of the routes to Needham Elementary School safer for students in the new year with the help of a major grant.

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National & World

Weather may snarl holiday travel

CHICAGO – A wintry mix of Gulf Coast thunderstorms expected to travel north, predicted snowfall in the Great Lakes and blustery conditions in the nation’s midsection...

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Business

‘A great year for ranchers’

Cattle prices appear to be coming off of a record high in 2014, but that still doesn’t put a damper on a profitable year for many ranchers in Southwest...

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Good Earth

Citing risks, N.Y. to ban fracking

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Cuomo administration announced Wednesday that it would ban hydraulic fracturing in New York state, ending years of uncertainty by concluding that the...

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Education

Immigrants learn English in tenement

NEW YORK – The actress playing a teenage Jewish immigrant in 1916 never stepped out of character as she talked about the hardships of living in three small rooms with nine...

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