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World Briefs

Japan Oil spill, explosion hit crippled nuclear plant TOKYO (AP) – An oil spill and a small explosion have caused limited damage – but no further radiation leaks – at the crippled nuclear power...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Benefit to be held for Nature Studies Mountain Waters Rafting and Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad will host a benefit trip for Durango Nature Studies on June 11 and 12.The cost is $200...

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

Suicide blasts kill 5 in secure Afghan city KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) – A suicide bomber blew up an explosives-packed car at the gates of an Italian military base Monday in one of two attacks on the...

DATE: May 30, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Health Briefs

Red Cross announces classes The American Red Cross will offer these health and safety training classes at the chapter office, 1911 Main Ave., Suite 282:b Adult, child and infant CPR/AED and first...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Health

Local Briefs

Botanical illustration class to be held The Cortez Cultural Center will offer an “Introduction to Botanical Illustration” class taught by Linda Reeves of San Juan College from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m....

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation/World Briefs

Palin joins motorcycle rally to kick-start East Coast tour WASHINGTON (AP) – Sarah Palin rumbled through Washington on the back of a Harley as she and her family began an East Coast tour Sunday,...

DATE: May 29, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Education Briefs

Animas Valley announces Huskies Animas Valley Elementary School announces that these students were named Huskies of the Week for showing responsibility and respect or for being trustworthy: Jaden...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Indoor air quality topic of June 1 talk 4CORE’s Sustainable Building Education Program will present “Indoor Air Quality” at noon June 1 at First National Bank of Durango, 259 West Ninth St.The...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Food stand opens on Camino del Rio The Happy Cow Food Shack announces its grand opening in front of Four Corners River Sports, 360 South Camino del Rio.The business is owned by Darel and Paula...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

World Briefs

Dozens arrested at Moscow gay-rights rally MOSCOW (AP) – Moscow police arrested more than 30 people trying to hold two unauthorized gay-rights demonstrations Saturday in the capital.Opponents of...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Library to hold summer reading party The Durango Public Library will hold the kick-off party to its “One World, Many Stories” summer reading program from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at 1900 East Third...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Nation Briefs

Florida Casey Anthony’s mother testifies at murder trial ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – The mother of a Florida woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter gave a tour of the family home, including a...

DATE: May 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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