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Freshman Jordan Tinker, left, and her mom, Mikail Tinker, move Jordan’s belongings into Animas Hall on Thursday at Fort Lewis College. The firs...

National & World

Obama hails Katrina recovery

NEW ORLEANS – President Barack Obama came to this once-stricken city Thursday to make a case for his entire presidency: that when disaster strikes, the federal government...

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We’re a fledgling startup culture

Startups can be a driving force in a healthy economy, and some of the youngest local entrepreneurs took the stage recently to pitch their products.

Three recent companies...

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Good Earth

Invasive tamarisk tough to eradicate

PHOENIX – The tiny seedling was brought over from Eastern Europe and parts of Asia nearly 200 years ago and planted along riverbanks across the United States, mostly in the...

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Studying in conflict zones stokes debate

BOSTON – Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won’t touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet...

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