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Doug Moore, a lineman for La Plata Electric Association, untangles a line from a pickup truck Tuesday morning after the truck struck a pole at the int...

Third time could be the charm for pole

For at least the third time in recent memory, a vehicle knocked down the light standard at the entrance to Peerless Tyre Co. at 20th Street and Main...

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National & World

VA nominee pledges to ‘transform’ agency

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged Tuesday to transform the beleaguered agency, saying that...

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Roustabout roadies

GRAND JUNCTION (AP) – Not much housecleaning gets done when Justin Page gets home.

After working a 15-day “hitch” for Calfrac in the oil fields of...

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Good Earth

Life rises from the ashes

Miles of destruction, the land cremated; valleys pocked by scorched debris; green forests reduced to funerary pyres, black hills and mountains; and stubborn signs of life emerging...

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The hunt for tasty school food

BOSTON – Bean burgers, peanut butter substitutes and presliced vegetable packets were on the menu as school lunchroom managers from around the country sampled offerings in...

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Fred Gale

A celebration of life for Fred Gale will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Durango, 2917 Aspen Drive. All who knew Mr. Gale are...

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