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National & World

U.S. consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

WASHINGTON – U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed.

Consumer spending...

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Business

Boost for business sector’s digital roadway

Federal mineral-lease proceeds are funding a new $1 million grant for the city of Cortez to install fiber-optic lines along main business corridors.

Reeves Brown,...

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Good Earth

A classroom without walls

For many of us, a college internship helped forge the direction we would follow in our professional careers. Six Fort Lewis College students received such inspiration this summer...

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Education

Wired for learning

Upgrading of the Durango School District 9-R computer network that started last fall and continued through the summer has made a day-and-night difference in the ability of...

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Obituaries

Lavell Carter Harris

Former Redmesa resident Lavell Carter Harris died of a myocardial infarction Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez. He was 86.

Mr. Harris was...

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