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Nation Briefs

Gay marriage resurfaces in states around U.S. PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Lawmakers in Rhode Island and Maryland are taking up bills to legalize gay marriage, advocates in New York are making a renewed...

DATE: Feb. 9, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Business Briefs

Nature’s Oasis announces events Nature’s Oasis, 300 S. Camino del Rio, will hold these events:b Blood drive for the United Way Blood Services will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.b...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Education Briefs

9-R school board to meet Feb. 22 The Durango School District 9-R Board will meet at 5 p.m. Feb. 22 in the board room of the administration building, 201 E. 12th St. All are welcome.Freedom Writer...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Local Briefs

Museum to hold school fun day Animas Museum will hold its “School Days Fun Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 31st Street and West Second Avenue. Families can explore the 1908...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Arson not suspected in Rio Carnival fire RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Threads of smoke rose from the charred warehouses of three major samba groups Tuesday as workers salvaged what they could of floats...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

No electronic flaws in recalled Toyotas WASHINGTON (AP) – Electronic flaws weren’t to blame for the reports of sudden, unintended acceleration that led to the recall of thousands of Toyota...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Haiti’s president to extend term for three months PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – Haitian President Rene Preval will stay in office for three more months as his country chooses a successor in a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Planned Parenthood to retrain in reporting risks NEW YORK (AP) – Health-care provider Planned Parenthood will retrain employees who deal with patients in how to report potential risks to minors,...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Chocolate Fantasia tickets available The 25th annual “Chocolate Fantasia” will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 18 at its new location at the La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave.This year’s...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Health Briefs

Parkinson’s group to meet in Durango A meeting of patients with Parkinson’s disease is held at 11 a.m. the third Wednesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 2917 Aspen Drive. This...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Local Briefs

Archaeological society to meet Thursday The San Juan Basin Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Center of Southwest Studies at Fort Lewis College.George L. Richardson will...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Business Briefs

Insurance, financial advisers to meet The National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors – Southwest Colorado will meet at noon Wednesday at Christina’s Grill & Bar, 21382 U.S. Highway...

DATE: Feb. 5, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

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