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DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stocks jump as job-loss rate slows

NEW YORK - Stocks jumped in light trading Friday after the government reported that the pace of job losses slowed in August to the lowest level in a year. The Dow Jones industrial average gained 97...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Schools can decide on Obama talk

On Tuesday, some area classrooms will be tuned to President Barack Obama's speech to the nation's schoolchildren. Other students, at their parents' request, will be in the libraries.Durango School...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

District Re-1 addresses preparedness for H1N1 virus

Montezuma-Cortez School District Re-1 officials say they will meet their goals of preparing schools for the H1N1 virus, also known as the swine flu.The Re-1 school board met with Sue Ciccia, the...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

New Wolf Creek plan scaled back

DENVER - An Austin, Texas, developer publicly unveiled a new plan for the controversial Village at Wolf Creek on Thursday.Clint Jones' idea relies on a 207-acre land exchange with the U.S. Forest...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

1.3M to lose jobless benefits by end of year

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Jobless since January, Donald Money already has moved in with his elderly parents, stopped going to the movies and started using less of his prescription medication so it will...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Driver testifies against accused bank robber

DENVER - The getaway driver in two local bank robberies got caught because he turned around to visit a woman after helping rob a Cortez bank.James C. McBride, who has pleaded guilty to helping rob...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Hesperus youth is Colorado's top muzzleloader

It was really on a lark that Cole Crawford, a 12-year-old 4-H'er from the Hesperus area, and his family went to the State Fair in late August to compete in the muzzleloader shooting competition.In...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

First furlough today for city employees

City of Durango employees are going to have a lot of piled-up e-mails to sift through Sept. 8.Maybe not the best way to start a four-day Labor Day weekend, today still is the first of four unpaid...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Stray bullet kills Atlanta college student

ATLANTA - One of the nation's largest historically black academic centers mourned Thursday for a 19-year-old student killed by a stray bullet as she walked on campus with friends.Police said...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado Briefs

Climate monitoring coming to Colorado BOULDER (AP) - A new, federally-funded science program to monitor the effects of global warming is setting up its headquarters in Boulder.The National...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

Judge blocks drilling on refuge

DENVER - A federal judge has indefinitely blocked gas and oil drilling on a wildlife refuge that sits next to the Great Sand Dunes National Park in south-central Colorado.U.S. District Court Judge...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2009 | CATEGORY: Local News

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