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Nation Briefs

Illinois Rahm Emanuel can run for mayor of Chicago CHICAGO (AP) – Rahm Emanuel is a resident of Chicago and eligible to run for mayor, city elections officials ruled Thursday, removing the primary...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Durango announces holiday schedule The city of Durango announces these holiday closures:b City administrative offices will be closed today, Monday and Dec. 31 including offices at Durango City...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Norway Newspaper says it has all 250,000 WikiLeaks cables OSLO, Norway (AP) – A Norwegian newspaper says it has obtained the entire trove of 250,000 uncensored U.S. diplomatic documents that...

DATE: Dec. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Centers of Light to hold holiday Mass The Centers of Light will hold a Christmas Eve mass at 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Sophia Peace Center, 19581 Road 31 in Dolores.For more information and to...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Earth Briefs

BLM announces wildlife closures Effective Monday, the Bureau of Land Management will put into place winter wildlife closures at these locations: b Sale Barn and Big Canyon trailheads off U.S....

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Nation Briefs

California storm causes hillsides to collapse LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) – A powerful storm dumped more rain on already waterlogged Southern California on Wednesday, washing hillsides onto highways,...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Ex-dictator sentenced to life in prison BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) – Former dictator Jorge Videla was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the torture and murder of 31 prisoners in 1976. It...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Special Christmas Eve services in La Plata County

Following is a list of Christmas services being held in the La Plata County area. All services are on Friday unless otherwise noted.For more information, call the phone number provided. An asterisk...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Fifth-graders wanted for essay contest The Colorado School and Public Employees Retirement Association and AARP Colorado will hold a Grandparents’ Essay Contest, in which fifth-graders compete for...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Business forum to be held Jan. 6 The Southwest Business Forum 2011 will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Jan. 6 at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. The forum is free and open to the...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation Briefs

Man gets 20 years in Haiti abuse case NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Colorado man was sentenced to nearly 20 years in prison Tuesday for sexually abusing children at a school he founded in Haiti,...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Vatican City Pope’s comments do not endorse birth control VATICAN CITY (AP) – The Vatican on Tuesday sought to clarify the pope’s controversial comments about condoms and HIV, saying he by no means...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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