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Ex-Boulder professor to appeal in high court

DENVER – The attorney for a former University of Colorado professor who lost his appeal to get his job back after he compared some Sept. 11 victims with a Nazi said Monday he will appeal to the...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Recovering from plague, girl leaves Denver hospital

DENVER – Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children says a 7-year-old girl recovering from bubonic plague has been discharged from the hospital.Sierra Jane Downing of Pagosa Springs left the Denver...

DATE: Sept. 9, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ethics charges fly in 3rd Congressional District debate

GRAND JUNCTION – Charges of tax-dodging and big-government liberalism flew at a heated debate in the 3rd Congressional District campaign Saturday night.Pueblo Democrat Sal Pace accused Rep. Scott...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Twin Buttes trail system now open for thrills and spills

As a rugged mountain area slated for a new housing development, Twin Buttes will never be confused for an amusement park, but the thrill of cycling there is “almost like a roller coaster,” said...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas hits 4th lowest flow in 100 years

A century of water records show that 2002, the year of the Missionary Ridge Fire, was the driest in Southwest Colorado.But 2012 is close behind, in fourth place.Officials have 99 years of flow...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Tickling the ivories one last time

Like leaves in fall, fixtures in Durango culture change, whether or not their fans want them to. On Saturday, one of those Durango fixtures, Johnny Maddox, gave his last piano performance at the...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Boulder residents leaving legacy beyond the material

BOULDER – Marilyn Zurek wrote one:“There have been times that were very hard in my life ... but we always came through and after a couple of those times, I just expected that I would always come...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Poll shows Obama with lead over Romney in N.M.

ALBUQUERQUE – A new statewide poll commissioned by The Albuquerque Journal shows President Barack Obama with a relatively small lead over Republican challenger Mitt Romney and 8 percent of voters...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Utah town OKs deer hunt within city limits

HIGHLAND, Utah – A bumper crop of deer has prompted a Utah town to pass an ordinance allowing deer hunting within the city limits.Highland Mayor Lynn Ritchie told Provo's Daily Herald that the City...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Teachers union in Chicago vows to go on strike

CHICAGO – The Chicago Teachers Union says its members will go on strike today for the first time in 25 years.The union says contract talks with the district failed late Sunday night over issues...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chimney Rock headed for the big time

Visitors to the Chimney Rock Archaeological Area find a landscape of stark, silent beauty. They find a place to contemplate the ancient past and to ask questions that may never be answered. Chimney...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rep. Brown takes on his rival

GRAND JUNCTION – Democratic challenger Mike McLachlan tried to paint state Rep. J. Paul Brown, R-Ignacio, as out of step with his constituents during a debate Saturday.“Mr. Brown and I provide a...

DATE: Sept. 8, 2012 | CATEGORY: Local News

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