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What’s in your fracing fluid?

WASHINGTON – With Republicans gearing up to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives come January, hopes for federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing are beginning to dry up.The practice...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Say ‘cheese’

DATE: Dec. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

6th-graders apply for patent

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Sixth-graders are not typically asked to sign patent applications.Unless, of course, they created something worth seeking a patent for – which is the case with a group of...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Big money spent on Colo. legislative races

DENVER – Republican and Democratic candidates spent $2.9 million this year on the top 15 races for Colorado’s Legislature – and outside groups spent up to 10 times that amount under new campaign...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Fewer majors to choose from

Three majors at Fort Lewis College – computer science, Southwest studies and agricultural science – will be discontinued by the end of the 2012-13 school year, according to a unanimous decision...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

The Blotter

Durango PoliceFriday 1:41 a.m. A disturbance occurred in the 600 block of East Seventh Avenue.4:34 a.m. Someone trespassed in the 700 block of Ford Drive. Thursday 7:32 a.m. Someone was driving...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Competition for a cause

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Code changes may make more sense

Durango’s new land-use rules will do a better job telling residents what they can do, not just what they can’t do, said planning consultant Todd Messenger.“We’re creating zoning districts ... that...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Federal report questions decisions in N.M. rescue

SANTA FE – A former state police chief pilot says there was pressure to fly rescue missions from the Public Safety Department’s top administrator, and that may have contributed to a fatal crash in...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Latest Mexican wolf death comes under Fed scrutiny

ALBUQUERQUE – Federal law enforcement officials confirmed Friday they are investigating the shooting death of a Mexican gray wolf in southwestern New Mexico, the latest in a series of suspicious...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Officials worry database copied

DENVER – A Colorado sheriff’s online database mistakenly revealed the identities of confidential drug informants and listed phone numbers, addresses and Social Security numbers of suspects, victims...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

First Latina, openly gay joins state Supreme Court

DENVER – Telling her colleagues that her allegiance is to the law, not any special interest group, Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez was sworn in Friday as Colorado’s new Supreme Court...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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