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Nation Briefs

Postal Service turns to Congress for help WASHINGTON – Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned the Postal Service is on “the brink of default” as he battles to keep his agency solvent.Without...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Participation sought on Animas River plan The city of Durango is requesting assistance from individuals to participate in the development of the Animas River Management Plan.The city is seeking...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

UK: Inquiry to examine spies’ ties to Libya LONDON – A British inquiry into the country’s pursuit of terrorism suspects will examine new allegations about cozy ties between U.K. intelligence...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Man’s, girlfriend’s planes collide ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A pilot was communicating by radio with her boyfriend before their planes collided in the air over Alaska last week, killing him, a federal...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Sports Briefs

‘We’re No. 1!’ FLC to hold cycling celebration For the second consecutive year, the Fort Lewis College cycling team was ranked No. 1 by USA Cycling, and to celebrate, the school will host the Tour...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Sports

Health Briefs

Cancer Support Group to meet Wednesday The Cancer Support Group will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Durango Cancer Center Conference Room, 1 Mercado St., Suite 100. The guest speaker,...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Local Briefs

Celiac support group to meet Wednesday The Celiac/Wheat Intolerance Support Group will meet from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in Room 100 of the Durango Office Suites Building. Enter through the...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Obama pledges help for Irene recovery PATERSON, N.J. – President Barack Obama stood on a bridge overlooking the rain-swollen and fast-rushing Passaic River in Paterson, New Jersey’s third-largest...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Israeli army, settlers brace for unrest ELAZAR, West Bank – Israeli forces are seeking to prevent bloodshed when Palestinians march in support of a statehood drive this month, but they are...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Retirement investing to be topic of seminar “Top 10 IRA Mistakes: How to Avoid IRS Tax Traps” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20 and Sept. 27.The cost is $49, and the enrollment deadline is...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

World Briefs

Two killed in raid on Syrian village BEIRUT – Syrian security forces searching for an alleged high-profile defector from President Bashar Assad’s regime killed two people after storming a northern...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

CaliforniaEvacuations lifted in fire that threatened 1,500 homes HESPERIA, Calif. – Officials lifted evacuation orders for 1,500 homes Saturday as firefighters gained the upper hand on a...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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