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We (heart) bumper stickers

Durango drivers have a lot to say about politics, religion, the environment and life in general.Just look at the bumper stickers seen around town.Some are serious in tone – “Fix Democracy in this...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

No playing with germs

A Chandler, Ariz., mother of four says her investigation of play areas attached to many fast-food outlets, including a McDonald’s and a Burger King in Cortez, found them to be microbial breeding...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango airport sees delays

Frontier Airlines sustained serious damage to its aircraft from two hail storms that passed over Denver International Airport onWednesday and Thursday.The damage was severe enough to ground...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

N.M. revenues are improving

SANTA FE – New Mexico’s financial picture is improving and more than $360 million in new revenues will be available in the upcoming budget year, state lawmakers were told Thursday.After several...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Dry weather, rugged terrain hamper fire crews

ALBUQUERQUE – Firefighters were hampered Thursday by warmer weather and rugged terrain in their efforts to contain the state’s largest wildfire, as the region’s top forest official granted an...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Govs. call for state control of Medicaid

SALT LAKE CITY – Two Republican governors urged federal officials Wednesday during a field hearing of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee to give the states more control over Medicaid, even if it...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

A do-nothing Senate has its members antsy

WASHINGTON – As debt-ceiling talks between the President Obama and congressional leadership drag on in the summer heat here, a resounding theme has emerged from Senate offices: Very little else is...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Gays hope to marry in Colo.

DENVER – A constitutional amendment to repeal Colorado’s gay-marriage ban and replace it with language saying marriage is allowed regardless of sex could be headed to the 2012 ballot.A state title...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Low Angle Rescue Training

Durango Fire and Rescue Authority personnel conduct low angle rescue training near Rivergate Thursday afternoon.

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

The weekender

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DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County manager resigns

La Plata County Manager Shawn Nau abruptly resigned Wednesday, saying in his resignation letter it was best for the county and his family for him to leave.His resignation will take effect Aug....

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

A cardio workout

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

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