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A storm system pushing up from the south is expected to hover over the San Juan Mountains with a chance of light rain Monday afternoon in Durango. Sca...

Storm edging Durango

As giant gray and ominous clouds slowly sailed Sunday over Durango and winds blustered leaves across streets and sidewalks, it looked as if the sky...

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National & World

Poverty issues enter ’16 race

WASHINGTON – In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and asking wealthy people for money, the problems facing the poor...

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Businesses look for busy summer

The 2015 Durango Home and Ranch Show, held last weekend at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, drew about 2,500 attendees during the two-day exposition.

They came to see the...

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Good Earth

Organic food not always chemical-free

You might think the USDA “organic” label is reserved for foods produced without any human-made chemicals. But under government rules, “organic” food...

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Racism lingers among college millennials

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Kayla Tarrant loves the University of Maryland. But the campus tour guide says a racist email and photo attributed to her schoolmates makes her...

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