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D.C. protesters want Trump to acknowledge concerns

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Only days after a long election season concluded, thousands have taken to the streets in President-elect Donald Trump’s future city of residence to voice their anger and fear...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Cory Gardner introduces bill to strip Clinton’s security clearance

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colorado, co-sponsored a bill introduced Thursday that would revoke former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s security clearance.The bill, which is...

DATE: July 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Michael Bennet joins U.S. House gun vote protest

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., joined Democrats in the House on Wednesday in a sit-in to demand action that Congress take action to pass stricter gun control measures.Using the...

DATE: June 22, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Keyser makes campaign stop in Durango

U.S. Senate candidate Jon Keyser will meet with Durango voters Wednesday evening at the Main Mall, 835 Main Ave.Keyser, a Republican, is facing four opponents in the June 28 primary that will...

DATE: June 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Breaking Bad’ actors lend help in New Mexico race

ALBUQUERQUE – Tony Award-winning actor Bryan Cranston is giving a fellow actor from “Breaking Bad” some help in his race for a New Mexico county commissioner’s seat.Cranston is joining comedian...

DATE: May 31, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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Brazil’s road ahead filled with challenges

SAO PAULO – To say that Michel Temer faces huge challenges would be an understatement.Brazil’s 75-year-old acting president must fight the Zika virus, which can cause birth defects and has ravaged...

DATE: May 15, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Fort Lewis College tuition slated to increase for in-state students

Students from Colorado should plan for an 8.6 percent tuition increase at Fort Lewis College when the fall semester begins, while nonresident tuition will remain the same for the seventh year in a...

DATE: May 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Surprise Clinton supporter: Charles Koch

Conservative political activist Charles Koch suggested in an interview with ABC News on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton would be a better president than the Republican contenders, although he...

DATE: April 24, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Jim Isgar remembered in state Senate

DENVER – The Colorado Senate on Monday remembered former state Sen. Jim Isgar as a larger-than-life lawmaker who taught colleagues that their word is their bond.Isgar died March 4 in Denver after a...

DATE: April 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Conservative Utah lawmakers show progressive leanings

SALT LAKE CITY – Utah’s staunchly conservative Legislature came close to eliminating the death penalty and gave serious consideration to setting up a system to grow and distribute medical marijuana...

DATE: March 11, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Half of La Plata County caucuses failed to vote in DA race

Vote totals for the two Democrats running for 6th Judicial district attorney weren’t available Wednesday morning because only about half of the precincts took a vote, said Jean Walter, chairwoman...

DATE: March 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Colorado GOP caucuses may be time to vent frustration

DENVER – Colorado Republicans caucusing on Tuesday may use the opportunity to express frustrations with a political system that they have increasingly grown to hate. Without a preference poll on...

DATE: Feb. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News