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‘Superheroes’ patrol Salt Lake City streets

SALT LAKE CITY – Dusk is descending upon Salt Lake City.As the shadows elongate and the sun sinks behind the Oquirrh Mountains, they take to the streets.The costumed avengers start at the Salt Lake...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Bennet, Udall champion education reform

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan bill to reform No Child Left Behind was introduced to the Senate last week, with several provisions introduced by Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo.Some of Bennet’s proposals...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Gas costs could decrease 1 percent

Residents could see lower gas costs this winter if a gas cost adjustment submitted last week by Atmos Energy is approved by the Colorado Public Utilities Commission.Atmos wants to lower residential...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Kids’ harvest at Pumpkin Patch

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colo. overpaid $305M in benefits

DENVER – The state government says it overpaid $305 million to people who get unemployment benefits the last three years, and now it wants the money back.Overpayments totaled an estimated $169...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango asks voters for $4M to buy water

The city of Durango wants residents to take on $4 million in debt to buy water from the Animas-La Plata Project as a backup supply and to prepare for future growth.The proposal will be put to...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dying to hunt up north

Emergency-room doctors in La Plata County joined deer and elk on heightened alert when big-game season opened Saturday – the ungulates for obvious reasons, the physicians for hunters who overtax...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Occupy Durango: ‘We need to form a positive message’

Occupy Durango, one of many national and global offshoots of the Occupy Wall Street protests, continued Saturday with people gathering in Fassbinder Park before marching down Main Avenue.The...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Deaf cattle dog teaches Colorado kids life skills

EVANS – When Angelyne started visiting schools a little more than four years ago, her goal was to teach children about patience, persistence, teamwork, focus, creative thinking and all those things...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Observatory’s champion retiring after 33 years

GREEN VALLEY, Ariz. – Thirty-three years is a blip on an astronomer’s timeline, but it’s an entire career for Dan Brocious, and on Monday, he’ll see it wind down.Brocious, 59, is the only public...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1,000 Wall Street protesters rally in Denver

DENVER – Hundreds of people rallied Saturday in downtown Denver to support the Occupy Wall Street movement. A smaller, separate demonstration was expected in Boulder. About a thousand people...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Navajos hire new prosecution team in fraud case

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – A law firm that secured convictions against a former Navajo Nation president has been hired to take over the prosecution of a civil case that accuses dozens of Navajo officials...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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