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business briefs

Shared Vision adds division Shared Vision Publishing, the parent company of Southwest Arts Programs and the regional quarterly arts magazine Arts Perspective, has added a new division called...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation & world briefs

Ford remembered at bipartisan service PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) – First ladies, past and present, and others who called the White House home remembered Betty Ford on Tuesday, not just for her...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation briefs

Stocks sink on fears about global economy NEW YORK (AP) – July doesn’t look so promising anymore.The European debt crisis appears to be widening, with concerns about government debt defaults...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

world briefs

Syrian protesters attack U.S., French embassies BEIRUT (AP) – Hundreds of Syrian government supporters attacked the U.S. Embassy in Damascus Monday, smashing windows and spray-painting walls with...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Trails 2000 to offer trail work Thursday Trails 2000 will hold trail-work session from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the Big Canyon trail. Participants will improve drainages and lines of sight. To...

DATE: July 11, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Kiwanis Club to meet July 21 The Kiwanis Club of Durango will meet at 12:10 p.m. July 21 at Mama’s Boy, 2659 Main Ave.Club members will hear a presentation on Fort Lewis College athletics.Household...

DATE: July 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Libyan regime shows tough face GHARYAN, Libya (AP) – Moammar Gadhafi’s regime sought Sunday to show it remains in control of parts of the country’s western mountains and will defend the territory...

DATE: July 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

First National Bank announces new hire First National Bank of Durango announces the addition of Amelia Jackson, who started June 27.Jackson works at the Bodo Industrial Park office as a personal...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

Elizabeth Schell named to dean’s list Elizabeth R. Schell, a member of the Class of 2014 at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, was named to the dean’s list for her outstanding academic achievement...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

AARP to hold driver safety program AARP will hold its driver safety program from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in the Pine Room at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.The four-hour refresher...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Libya: NATO hits missile launchers TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) – NATO says its warplanes hit a missile-launching position south of the embattled rebel-held port city of Misrata.The alliance said the strike...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Nebraska Experts predict failure of levees on Missouri OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Several hundred thousand acres of rich Midwestern farmland and even some urban areas near the Missouri River are at risk of...

DATE: July 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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