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NFL commissioner, players’ union angrily denounce Trump

SOMERSET, N.J. – The National Football League and its players’ union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Give Us Dirty Work offers the homeless employment

The Give Us Dirty Work project is offering homeless residents hope through employment. “They are human beings, they need to be part of our society. ... This is why we are trying so hard to offer...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photo: Speaking out

DATE: Aug. 25, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Colorado sees looming challenges with aging population

DENVER – Colorado needs to create a top executive-level position in state government to help public and private groups handle the needs of the state’s rapidly growing population of those 65 and...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Community rallies to discuss school bullying

Montezuma County Sheriff Steve Nowlin on Thursday told participants in a community meeting that school policies must adjust to the dangers of bullying. Nowlin, whose granddaughter took her own...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

The rise and fall of Debbie Duz Donuts

FORT COLLINS – For major U.S. cities, it has meant topless rallies. For New Hampshire, activist arrests. In Fort Collins, the “topfreedom” movement materialized in the form of a public protest and...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

New business the Uber of elder care, founders say

Holly Shure and Jan Phillips think of their business, the Elder Friends Network , as the Uber of elder care. It allows families who live far away from their elderly loved ones to book a visit for...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

In Memphis and around U.S., economic averages miss big picture

MEMPHIS, Tennessee – Dozens of FedEx jets queue up for takeoff at the airport here. Beale Street, the heart of the music district, hums with tourists. Yet the empty storefronts in Memphis’ moribund...

DATE: June 7, 2016 | CATEGORY: Business

Durango City Council examines housing demolition rules

Proposed fees and regulations to ensure demolished housing is replaced received the Durango City Council’s preliminary backing Tuesday. The council has been grappling with an affordable-housing...

DATE: April 26, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango-area social service groups focus on helping teens

Regional groups involved with schools, youth programs and the justice system came together Wednesday in Durango to share their experiences and efforts to prevent violent and anti-social behavior....

DATE: April 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Viewers not amused by SNL's joke about the heroin epidemic

At first it seemed like an uncomfortable coincidence, and then they showed the chart. Right there on “Saturday Night Live,” a little white line was showing the rapid pace of America’s heroin...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Artists with N.C. tours: Skip out or speak out?

For touring artists opposed to North Carolina’s “bathroom bill,” a complicated question looms: To boycott or not to boycott? Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Ani DiFranco and author Sherman Alexie...

DATE: April 19, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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