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World Briefs

Water-cleanup system shut down in Japan TOKYO (AP) – A system to clean massive amounts of contaminated water at the site of Japan’s nuclear disaster was shut down Saturday, just hours after it...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Pakistanis again tip off militants at bomb factories WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. officials say Pakistan apparently has tipped off militants at two more bomb-building factories in its tribal areas,...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Region Briefs

Report: Reps. have potential conflict DENVER (AP) – A newspaper has reported that two of Colorado’s nine-member congressional delegation have potential conflicts between their finances and...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Local Briefs

Meeting to be held about commuting The city of Durango will hold a public meeting to discuss what it has done to improve commuting safety. The city seeks comments about what residents think works...

DATE: June 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Horse trainer to offer seminars Spring Creek Horse Rescue will host renowned trainer Virginie Bernhard of Switzerland at an open house from noon to 3 p.m. June 26. Bernhard will demonstrate...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Religion Briefs

Church to observe Father’s Day The Rev. James Newman will speak Sunday at First Southern Baptist Church of Durango. His sermon theme will be “Wandering Son, Waiting Father.” Newman, a former...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

World Briefs

Chile volcano ash circles globe, returns home SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) – The ash cloud from a Chilean volcano that has been erupting for nearly two weeks has circled the globe and come home again.The...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Perry aides in Iowa to research campaign DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Key advisers to Texas Gov. Rick Perry are beginning to lay the groundwork for a campaign for Iowa’s leadoff GOP presidential...

DATE: June 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Outdoors Brief

Seniors Outdoors! takes a hike Seniors Outdoors! announces the following activities:b There will be a hike on the Spud Lake Trail at 8 a.m. Saturday. RSVP to Bob Powell at 385-8949 or Robert...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

Local Briefs

Library to demonstrate new computer service The Durango Public Library will hold an open house to introduce the public to a new low-vision Internet-access computer from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

House rejects cuts to farm subsidies WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-led House voted to slash domestic and international food aid Thursday while rejecting cuts to farm subsidies. A spending bill...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Syrian males detained; Turkey to help civilians GUVECCI, Turkey (AP) – Syrian security forces fanned out through villages and towns in the northern province of Idlib on Thursday, randomly hauling...

DATE: June 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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