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DMR hearing turns into debate

 DMRhearing turns into debate February14, 2002 By Jim Greenhill Herald Staff WriterA marathon public hearing on Durango Mountain Resort’sexpansion plans turned into a debate about the very...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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95-year-old NYC man awarded medal for rescues during WWII

NEW YORK – The U.S. government has recognized the World War II architect of a mission to rescue more than 500 U.S. bomber fliers shot down over Nazi-occupied Serbia – the largest air rescue of...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Two killed in Ariz. tour bus crash KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) – A commercial tour bus carrying a dozen people drifted off an Arizona highway Sunday and rolled several times, killing two people and...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Dems’ message lags; GOP awaits wins

WASHINGTON – Two weeks before Election Day, Democrats fear their grip on the House may be gone, and Republicans are poised to celebrate big gains in the Senate and governors’ mansions.Analysts in...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Merkel: German multiculturalism ‘utterly failed’

BERLIN – Chancellor Angela Merkel’s declaration that Germany’s attempts to build a multicultural society had “utterly failed” is feeding a growing debate about how to deal with the millions of...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Chile miners: From world fame to humble homes

COPIAPO, Chile (AP) – Carlos Bugueno is out of the collapsed mine but still lives in close quarters, sharing his small wood-and-tin house with 16 relatives. His family welcomed him home by lining...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

KenyaKidnapped aid worker healthy, says agency NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A Briton working for Save the Children who was kidnapped three days earlier in western Somalia is being treated well, a...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Attacks hit Kandahar, kill two civilians KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – A series of blasts killed at least two civilians and wounded several others Saturday in Afghanistan’s main southern city, the...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Celebrities tout mosquito nets

SESHEKE, Zambia – It had been a long and difficult journey, fully deserving of the marching band and choirs that greeted the convoy when it finally rolled into this village deep in the African...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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French march against retirement reform

PARIS – Scattered fuel shortages rattled drivers, and France’s main airport warned that some flights must arrive with enough fuel to get back home as hundreds of thousands marched Saturday for the...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

U.S. studies Web security measures

WASHINGTON – The government is reviewing an Australian program that will allow Internet service providers to alert customers if their computers are taken over by hackers and could limit online...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Debate rages over GPS trackers

SAN FRANCISCO – Yasir Afifi, a 20-year-old computer salesman and community college student, took his car in for an oil change earlier this month and his mechanic spotted an odd wire hanging from...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World