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Nation Briefs

Washington, D.C.Lawmakers open to changes in military benefits WASHINGTON – The government’s promise of lifetime health care for the military’s men and women is suddenly a little less sacrosanct as...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Military Brief

Darren Bolos finishes basic training Army Reserve Pvt. Darren J. Bolos has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus, Ga.During the nine weeks of training, Bolos received...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Animas Valley announces Huskies Animas Valley Elementary School announces that it has named these students Huskies of the Week for showing curiosity or commitment: Manuel Sanchez, Tristin Sanchez,...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Boot Mechanic opens for the ski season The Boot Mechanic is open for the winter season in Pine Needle Mountaineering, 835 Main Ave.To make an appointment, call 759-0915.Shaina Forbush moves to...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Investment property is topic of symposium The Wells Group will host a 90-minute “Investment Property Symposium” for medical doctors at 6 p.m. Thursday in program rooms 1 and 2 of the Durango...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Terrorist attack possible in Kenya, U.S. says NAIROBI, Kenya – The U.S. Embassy is warning that an imminent terrorist attack in Kenya is possible.The warning said likely targets include places that...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Religion Briefs

Fundraiser for local family to be held today A fundraiser for the Logan family will be held at 7 p.m. today at First Presbyterian Church, 1161 East Third Ave.Tatum Logan has been diagnosed with...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Religion

Nation Briefs

Senate votes to end millionaires’ farm subsidies WASHINGTON – Unable to agree on whether millionaires should be taxed more, Democrats and Republicans are in rare accord on one issue: Growers with...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

U.S. demands Pakistan action on insurgents ISLAMABAD – The United States pressed a hard case with a difficult ally during an extraordinary two-day diplomatic offensive in Pakistan, arguing on one...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

River protection group to meet Thursday The River Protection Workgroup for the Animas River will meet from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the Silverton Town Hall.The agenda for the meeting is to...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arts Briefs for Oct. 21

Barbershoppers seeking more singers for holidays The Durango Men’s Barbershop singers are at work on their Christmas show and welcome men who might like to sing Christmas carols. Full membership...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Nation Briefs

High income workers’ share of wages grows WASHINGTON – Fifty percent of U.S. workers earned less than $26,364 last year, reflecting a growing income gap between the nation’s rich and poor, the...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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