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Police: 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting

By The AP

MIAMI — A shooting sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early today and left 15 people wounded, including an 11-year-old child, authorities said. When Miami police and rescue crews arrived at a club called The Spot ...

Rebound in jobs elusive for some

By Charles Ashby

The number of jobs available in the state may have returned to pre-recession levels, but those jobs aren’t paying what they used to and not enough of them are full-time positions, according to a new report released today. In its annual ...

Silverton mine leak due for federal cleanup

By The AP

SILVERTON — An abandoned Silverton mine that leaks about 800 gallons of toxic waste every minute into the Animas River watershed is due for a federal cleanup next year. And the work plugging the Red and Bonita Mine won’t require ...

Longmont man collapses, dies on trail near Aspen

By The AP

ASPEN — A man who collapsed and died Friday while hiking on the Conundrum Trail near Aspen has been identified as a 55-year-old from Longmont. The Aspen Daily News reports that Gary Alan Zimmerman collapsed on the trail Friday morning. ...

Breckenridge man missing after surviving crash

By The AP

BRECKENRIDGE — A Breckenridge man who drove his car into Dillon Reservoir and swam to safety with only minor injuries has gone missing, and family members say the 27-year-old has bipolar disorder and may be hitchhiking. Jack McAtee went ...

Nearly 1000 line up for free marijuana

By The AP

COLORADO SPRINGS — A marijuana giveaway for veterans attracted about 1,000 people to a Colorado hotel. The “Grow 4 Vets” giveaway in Colorado Springs aimed to bring cannabis-based treatments to veterans with service-related ...

Rewriting history

By The Daily Sentinel

Former Congressman Scott McInnis says he “didn’t plagiarize, period” when he was asked during a recent editorial board meeting about the scandal that ended his bid for governor four years ago. We bring this up, not to delve ...

Sue Tuffin: A dedicated public servant who made a difference

By Guest Columnist

By Tracey Garchar Humanitarian. Visionary. Leader. Mentor. These are but a few of the words that come to mind as we try to describe Sue Tuffin’s impact on Mesa County and the entire state of Colorado. After 15 dedicated ...

The Avalon Theatre comes of age

By Guest Columnist

By Ron Wilson My company, Sandstone Concerts, has been steadily producing world renowned acts in the Avalon Theatre since it re-opened in the early 1990s. The list of those performers is too long to list here but includes such notables as ...

Printed Letters: Sept. 28, 2014

By Staff

Casinos and marijuana are equally bad ideas I can’t believe that Duke Wortmann and our Chamber of Commerce have been so taken in by gambling big shots from the East Coast. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City and other places, so they ...

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