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School funding

In two progressively worse measurements, Colorado's ranking on school funding places the state near the bottom when compared with other states. There is nothing to be proud of in being ranked 40th...

DATE: July 30, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Thought problem illustrates disciplining power of posterity

Every day, I check a blog called Marginal Revolution, which is famous for its erudite authors, Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok, and its intelligent contributors. Last week, one of those contributors...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Military mental health

Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's assessment that "war is hell" always has been true. The precise way that hell manifests itself, however, varies from war to war. Treatment of the wounded must vary,...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Obama should look to Utah for ideas for reforming health care

WASHINGTON - In a way, it's too bad President Obama tapped Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to serve as ambassador to China.The ambassador-designee promised a Senate panel Thursday that, if confirmed, he...

DATE: July 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: July 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

State stimulus money

What is unique and complicated about the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is how relatively quickly it was drafted, enacted and implemented given its massive scope. The way the money...

DATE: July 27, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

DHS aerospace

Members of the Durango High School Aerospace Design Team are off to Houston on Monday to compete in the 16th Annual International Space Settlement Design Competition. We wish them a safe trip and a...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

The vision thing matters

When a leader comes along, raises the bar and suggests we should be the premier school district in the state, we need to pay attention. What if this became the shared vision of the city and...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

Return of PRI threatens outcome of Mexico's drug war

SAN DIEGO - Mexicans should heed the words of Benjamin Franklin. They're so rattled by drug violence that has caused the deaths of about 13,000 people that they're willing to trade freedom for...

DATE: July 26, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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DATE: July 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Editorials

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