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Fort Lewis Mesa and Durango fire protection districts, Colorado State Patrol and La Plata County Sheriff’s Office responded to a two-vehicle ac...

Major accident near Hesperus sends 1 to hospital

Emergency services responded Friday to a serious crash between Hesperus and Mancos Hill.

It occurred around 1:30 p.m., Colorado State Patrol...

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Feds grapple with whether to call Tenn. attack terrorism

WASHINGTON – Two weeks after the attack on military facilities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, killed five U.S. service members, the U.S. government is still grappling with...

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Drug-testing firm a beacon

Industries that can thrive anywhere are ideal for growing La Plata County’s economy.

Tech industries, engineering companies and film-production companies are some...

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Refugees learn how U.S. schools work

NEW YORK – Boarding school in Katmandu and public school in New York City are thousands of miles apart in more ways than one.

“The system how they teach is...

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