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nation briefs

President to meet Dalai Lama at White House WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has invited the Dalai Lama to the White House today, making time for the Tibetan spiritual leader who is in...

DATE: July 15, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

local briefs

Gospel music group to perform at church The Nashville-based “Blackwood Legacy” contemporary Christian gospel group will perform in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hesperus Baptist Church, 22972...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Local News

Arts Briefs for July 15

Silverton to host Barbershoppers Festival Durango barbershop singers will join others from Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah in Silverton on Saturday to present a free concert of barbershop a cappella...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

nation briefs

Governor signs law to teach gay history SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

world briefs

India: End to terrorism can’t be guaranteed MUMBAI, India (AP) – The triple bombing that killed 17 in the heart of India’s financial capital sparked anger Thursday about the government’s inability...

DATE: July 14, 2011 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Earth Briefs

Energy master program available Colorado State University Extension office in La Plata County will offer a Colorado Energy Master program to educate Coloradans and support volunteers interested in...

DATE: July 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Good Earth

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

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