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The Rev. Kevin Novack of St. Columba Catholic Parish ventured to Mercy Regional Medical Center on Wednesday afternoon to bless dozens of therapy dogs ...

National & World

Secret Service chief resigns over lapses

WASHINGTON – Julia Pierson resigned as Secret Service director on Wednesday after just 1½ years on the job following a series of major security lapses by her agency...

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Elementary economics

Do kids understand the value of a dollar? The students at Animas Valley Elementary sure do.

The fifth-grade students at Animas Valley Elementary seem to know all about...

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Good Earth

Reviving a forest

When most people had their feet up Sunday, an Oregon tree-planting crew, hired by the U.S. Forest Service, was placing the last of 234,000 1-year-old Engelmann spruce seedlings on...

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N.M. dropouts clustered in 25 schools

SANTA FE – About 11 percent of New Mexico’s high schools accounted for half of the students who dropped out in 2013, according to a legislative audit released last...

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Bennett Cloud Thompson

Bennett Cloud Thompson

Ignacio resident Bennett Cloud Thompson died Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, in Ignacio. He was 78.

A wake will be held at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 2,...

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