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The Main Mall now stands where six buildings were destroyed in a fire on Aug. 24, 1974. The block will be closed Sunday morning for a memorial service...

Memorial service to be held on Main

It’s not uncommon for parts of Main Avenue to be closed for this festival or that concert. But Sunday morning, the 800 block will be closed for...

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National & World

U.S. Ebola victim ‘thrilled to be alive’

ATLANTA – Calling it a “miraculous day,” an American doctor infected with Ebola left his isolation unit and warmly hugged his doctors and nurses on Thursday,...

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Why Bank of America deal might not cost it $17B

WASHINGTON – How much will Bank of America’s expected $17 billion mortgage settlement cost the company? The answer is, almost certainly not that much.


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Good Earth

Prowling for mushrooms in the high country

The continuing monsoon rains in Southwest Colorado are welcomed by mushroom hunters as well as farmers and firefighters.

“I always get out early,” said...

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Organization at home key to success at school

Success in school often depends on how well a student manages to organize everything from demanding schoolwork to a dizzying array of after-school activities to technological...

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Patricia Elaine McEntire

Former Durango resident Patricia Elaine McEntire died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Hutchinson Regional Medical Center in Hutchinson, Kansas. She was 64. The cause of death was not...

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