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Baghdad bomb kills two U.S. soldiers BAGHDAD (AP) – A roadside bomb killed two U.S. soldiers Thursday outside the main American military base in Baghdad in what U.S. officials said appeared to be...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Ignacio library announces events Ignacio Community Library, 470 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio, will hold these events:b A jewelry-making class will be held at 5 p.m. July 21. Advance sign-up is...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Storms, lightning threaten final shuttle launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – Rain in the forecast threatened to delay the last space shuttle launch, set for today, and a lightning strike near the...

DATE: July 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Parelli Horsemanship to hold open house Parelli Natural Horsemanship will host a community open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 23 at the Parelli campus, 7110 U.S. Highway 160 in Pagosa Springs....

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

Nation Briefs

Court orders immediate halt to gay military ban SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. government Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the ban on openly gay members of...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Nature Studies to offer river program Durango Nature Studies will hold “river days” from 9 a.m. to noon today, July 21, Aug. 4 and Aug. 18 at the Durango Nature Center.The program is open to...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Egypt More riots erupt in Suez over trying regime officials CAIRO (AP) – Hundreds of Egyptian protesters lobbed rocks at the security headquarters and set fire to police cars for a second day...

DATE: July 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Double bombing kills 37 at Iraqi government office BAGHDAD (AP) – A car packed with explosives and a roadside bomb went off back-to-back outside a municipal building north of Baghdad on Tuesday,...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obama summons GOP to discuss debt limit WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama prodded Congress on Tuesday to reach a sweeping long-term deal within two weeks to raise the nation’s borrowing...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

La Plata Electric announces promotion Veteran Journeyman Lineman Curt Marlatt has been named a serviceman at La Plata Electric Association, based out of the Durango office.A serviceman focuses on...

DATE: July 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Nation Briefs

$6,000 raised to fly 2 Afghan war dogs to U.S. NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Two stray dogs in Afghanistan that found comfort and companionship with a company of U.S. Army soldiers at a remote firebase...

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

American tourist dies in boat accident TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) – American tourists on an annual July 4 fishing trip were plunged into the Gulf of California in the middle of the night after a flash...

DATE: July 4, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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