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Garry Hillyer of Southwest Ag erects a tent for this weekend’s Home & Ranch Show at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. The show, w...

National & World

Review to examine U.S. hostage policy

WASHINGTON – The accidental killing of two hostages in a U.S. operation against al-Qaida has raised pressure on the White House to revise the nation’s oft-criticized...

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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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