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World Briefs

Pirate: Captive Danes will die if rescue tried COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) – Any attempt to rescue a Danish family captured by pirates in the Indian Ocean will result their deaths – just like the four...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

Former Goldman director charged with insider trading WASHINGTON (AP) – Depicting moment-to-moment detail, the Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday laid out civil fraud charges linking a...

DATE: March 1, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

1961 memo: Ted Kennedy sought to rent Chile brothel WASHINGTON (AP) – An FBI file contends that a young Edward M. Kennedy arranged to rent a brothel for a night while visiting Chile in 1961, a year...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

World Briefs

Iranian opposition leaders are in jail, report says TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian authorities have taken senior opposition leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi to a prison in Tehran, a...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Local Briefs

Beekeeping club to meet Thursday The Amateur Beekeeping Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room of the Universalist Church, 419 San Juan Drive. The meeting will begin with a potluck....

DATE: Feb. 28, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Local Briefs

Benefit will help Hospice of Mercy Soup for the Soul, the seventh annual Mercy Health Foundation event, will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. March 23 at the La Plata County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall,...

DATE: Feb. 27, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Education Briefs

Local student named to Alabama dean’s list The University of Alabama announces that Mallory Brennan of Durango has been named to the dean’s list for the 2010 fall term. The university is located in...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Education

Business Briefs

Seminar to focus on evaluations 4 Corners Job Service Employer Connection and San Juan College Workforce Training Center will present a training seminar, “Performance Feedback: Evaluations to...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Business

Local Briefs

Violence Prevention Coalition seeking volunteers The Violence Prevention Coalition seeks volunteers to actively participate on its board and/or committees. The coalition works to prevent domestic...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

World Briefs

American appears in Pakistani court PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) – An American detained for visa violations in northwestern Pakistan is a contractor who had worked on a U.S.-funded construction project...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nation Briefs

New York Vintage jet crashes in the Hudson River KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) – A vintage military jet, now privately owned and flown in air shows, crashed into the Hudson River on Saturday as it came in...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Mideast Briefs

A look at anti-government protests, political unrest and key developments in five other Arab countries Saturday.Egypt An Egyptian panel tasked with amending the constitution recommended easing...

DATE: Feb. 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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