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Personnel are briefed before beginning their search on Thursday to recover the body of Cody Shane Pierce of Albuquerque. Pierce jumped in the Animas R...

River search continues for man’s body

On Sunday, the fourth day of its search, La Plata County Search and Rescue was again unsuccessful in finding the body of a young man who drowned...

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National & World

Aging drivers disprove skeptics

Aging baby boomers were supposed to bring a gray-haired danger to U.S. roads, with traffic-safety experts predicting years ago that the number of deadly accidents involving older...

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The ‘new normal’

PASADENA, Calif. – Here in dry, dusty Southern California, dealing with the worst drought in state history has become the “new normal.” In my home,...

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Good Earth

Durango Botanical Society tour to feature fabulous gardens

Like the child protagonists of The Secret Garden, Durango residents will gain a metaphorical key allowing them access to some of the city’s and the county’s most...

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New Mexico graduates more in liberal arts than technology

ALBUQUERQUE – New Mexico’s major universities may not be turning out graduates in science and mathematics at a rate fast enough for employers in those fields,...

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