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nation briefs

Obama raises $86M for campaign, party WASHINGTON (AP) – Off to a huge early lead in the money race, President Barack Obama hauled in $86 million for his re-election campaign and the Democratic...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

world briefs

Afghan leader mourns brother, faces void in south KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) – President Hamid Karzai climbed into his slain half-brother’s grave Wednesday and sobbed alongside the coffin, mourning...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Full moon hike to be held Friday A full moon hike under the Buck Moon will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Old Fort Lewis Research Center in Hesperus.Participants should meet at the old...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Fire-ecology walk to be held today A member of the San Juan Native Plant Society will lead a short walk at today at Dalla Mountain Park, 3234 Junction St., to discuss fire ecology, the importance...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Discovery Museum announces events The Durango Discovery Museum, 1333 Camino del Rio, will hold these events:The “Discovery Kids Smart Art” program will be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. every...

DATE: July 12, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

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

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