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No whining when stakes are high

Renewed hope for survival, and maybe success, could be just a reinvention away for local businesses filled with angst about the still-ailing economy.It’s what area players on the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Industry woes may mean poorer meat

AINSWORTH, Neb. – In this Great Plains ranching town, cowboys still lasso steers as part of their daily routine, and cattle producers like Bob Sears still take pride in the long tradition of...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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A local bent

It aims to be a “true sports bar” with a Durango twist.The twist: In addition to the 10 flat-screen televisions that each will be playing a different televised sport on any given day and the usual...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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China raises key rate for 1st time since crisis

BEIJING – China raised its key interest rate Tuesday for the first time since the global crisis. The move is intended to control inflation and rapid growth even as other Asian economies move to...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Dow drops below 11,000 as the dollar rebounds

NEW YORK – A stronger dollar and a surprise interest rate increase in China that may slow that country’s economy helped push stocks sharply lower Tuesday.The Dow Jones industrial average fell below...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Dog trainer receives training certification Alpha Canine Academy, 2877 County Road 234, announces that Toleda Cluss passed the Certified Pet Dog Trainer test. She has worked for the academy for 2½...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

New Business Brief

Sports bar opens on East Animas Road Father and daughter Kenneth and Amber Pedigo announce the opening of Bent Urban Sports Bar at 42 East Animas Road (County Road 250), Suite 400.The bar has 10...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Engineers discuss international aid Don May, professor of engineering at Fort Lewis College and Kelly Fearney, engineer with Russell Planning & Engineering, will discuss the local Engineers Without...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

Dollar keeps falling as investors await Fed action

WASHINGTON – The dollar keeps falling around the world, tumbling against other major currencies because investors expect the Federal Reserve to pump more money into the economy next month to try to...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Natural gas pushes to center stage

NEW YORK – By unlocking decades’ worth of natural-gas deposits deep underground across the United States, drillers have ensured that natural gas will be cheap and plentiful for the foreseeable...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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DATO data shows tourism uptick

Tourist visits to Durango are turning around, and efforts to sell the area to potential visitors are paying off.Durango Area Tourism Office Executive Director John Cohen offered that optimistic...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business

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Business Briefs

Business After Hours to feature exposition The Durango Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours for October will feature the annual Table-Top Expo from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at the DoubleTree...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2010 | CATEGORY: Business