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World Briefs

Human-rights groups ask WikiLeaks to censor filesLONDON (AP) – Human-rights groups said Tuesday they’ve asked WikiLeaks to censor secret files about the Afghanistan war to protect civilians who’ve...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Obama signs bill to halt teacher layoffsWASHINGTON (AP) – Summoned back from summer break, the House on Tuesday pushed through an emergency $26 billion jobs bill that Democrats said would save...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Health screenings at Nature’s OasisVertical Family Chiropractic will offer free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature’s Oasis, 1123 South...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Chiropractic clinic opens in IgnacioTom Garcia announces the opening of his chiropractic clinic at 640 Goddard Ave. in Ignacio.Garcia is a graduate of Parker College of Chiropractic. He has been...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

Local named to dean’s list at DePaul UniversityDePaul University in Chicago announces that Kyla Saah of Durango has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 spring quarter. To receive dean’s list...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Education

Nation Briefs

CaliforniaHP CEO to depart after sexual harassment probeSAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Lauded for making Hewlett-Packard Co. the world’s biggest technology company, CEO Mark Hurd was in talks for a new...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Gaza power plant forced to shut downGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Engineers shut down Gaza City’s sole power plant Saturday because of a lack of fuel, switching off electricity to half a million...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Compression-only CPR appropriate in some situations

We have had several calls recently asking if the local Red Cross is teaching the “compression-only” CPR for emergency situations. TheNew England Journal of Medicine published articles in July that...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2010 | COLUMN: Red Cross and you

Local Briefs

Children’s author to give reading Carroll Pulis, author of the children’s book Lightning Reed – A Mighty Fine Steed, will read her book at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Cortez Public Library, 202 N....

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Washington, D.C.Consumers cut back on credit cards in JuneWASHINGTON (AP) – Consumer borrowing fell in June for a fifth consecutive month as households keep cutting back on credit card...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

IndiaFlash floods kill 103 in Indian-held KashmirSRINAGAR, India (AP) – A cloudburst followed by flash floods hit a Himalayan desert region in Indian-controlled Kashmir, sending rivers of mud down...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Region Briefs

Lawmakers notified of immigrant benefitsDENVER (AP) – The head of the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment says state lawmakers were notified in January that the department shut down...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2010 | CATEGORY: Regional News