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Jazmyne Davis, 17, is congratulated by David and Lynn Mitzlaff, after they awarded her the DLM Family Scholarship on Monday at Big Picture School, whe...

National & World

Tuesday is the day: Gay-marriage arguments to be heard by Supreme Court

WASHINGTON – Tuesday is a potential watershed moment for America’s gay and lesbian couples. After rapid changes that have made same-sex marriage legal in all but 14...

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Real estate deals make a splash

Are big deals back?

A number of significant real estate transactions have closed in recent months as economic indicators suggest a busy tourist season and more solid...

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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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