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The Latest: Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

WASHINGTON – Some of President Donald Trump’s top aides are refusing to address reports that Trump’s son-in-law – White House adviser Jared Kushner – and a Russian diplomat may have discussed...

DATE: May 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump gets elaborate welcome in Saudi Arabia as he embarks on first foreign trip

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – President Donald Trump was received like visiting royalty here Saturday, as his debut on the world stage competed for attention at home with ongoing news of the scandal...

DATE: May 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Roger Ailes, architect of conservative TV juggernaut Fox, is dead at 77

Roger Ailes, who mastered the art of selling political candidates like Hollywood celebrities and was the architect of conservative-oriented TV news, has died at 77. Fox News reported the death,...

DATE: May 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Trump say it’s possible he could pick FBI head by next week

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Saturday that “we can make a fast decision” on a new FBI director, possibly by late next week, before he leaves on his first foreign trip since taking...

DATE: May 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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High school groundskeeper expounds on plants, people and politics

Groundskeeper Dutch Shaver could be considered the eyes and ears of Durango High School: Who has a crush on who, what cliques are forming and what ideologies are shaping students’ lives. The high...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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GOP kills Trump inspired tax return disclosure bill

DENVER – A Democratic-backed effort to force presidential candidate to disclose their tax returns met its end Monday in a GOP-held committee. House Bill 1328, which would have made the disclosure...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Bill to prevent federal violations of Colorado constitutional rights dies

DENVER – A measure to protect Coloradans from federal overreach was unexpectedly killed Monday at the request of the bill sponsor. House Bill 1331, which would prohibit state agencies from...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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State Democrats reject compromise on hospital fee

DENVER – Lawmakers continue to struggle to find a compromise that would spare Colorado’s hospitals from the budgetary chopping block. Negotiations on Senate Bill 267, which contains a number of...

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Measure to replace Columbus Day holiday advances

DENVER – Lawmakers fielded another attempt to remove Columbus Day as a state holiday Wednesday at the state Legislature. House Bill 1327, which would eliminate Columbus Day as a state holiday and...

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Legislative Roundup: Bill to push back last call dies

DENVER – The end of the legislative session is creeping up and with it comes a unique way of killing pieces of legislation that are unlikely to survive the two chambers and the Governor’s veto pen:...

DATE: April 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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San Juan Coal Co. Mine gets new U.S. review

The U.S. Department of Interior will take another, closer look at an expansion plan for the San Juan Coal Co. Mine in northwestern New Mexico. The Interior Department had faced a 2013 lawsuit filed...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

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Election transparency measure passes Colorado House

DENVER – Colorado lawmakers on Friday pushed forward a measure to increase transparency in presidential elections. House Bill 1328, which would require candidates for president and vice president...

DATE: April 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News