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Miner Bob Ross of Durango talks with the Weather Channel’s “Prospectors” stars, Brian and Yolanda Busse, at the Four Corners Gem ...

National & World

Tech advances lower chance that driver will die in car crash

WASHINGTON – The chances of a driver dying in a crash in a late-model car or light truck fell by more than a third over three years, and nine car models had zero deaths per...

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S&P close to $1.37B deal over risky mortgage bond ratings

WASHINGTON – Standard & Poor’s is close to a $1.37 billion settlement with the Obama administration and U.S. states over allegations it knowingly inflated its...

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Good Earth

Region’s air may face new rules

Air pollution in the Four Corners could face a tougher standard under the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to strengthen national air quality.

The EPA is...

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Clearing first hurdle to college while in class

WASHINGTON – On an ordinary day, Lourdes Hernandez and her District of Columbia classmates in Advanced Placement English literature would have devoted these 85 minutes to...

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