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Paris Hilton’s companion ordered to leave S. Africa

By The AP

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa — The former Playboy playmate convicted of possessing marijuana while accompanying Paris Hilton to a World Cup game is persona non grata in South Africa. Ronnie Mamoepa, a spokesman for the immigration ...

Gen. Petraeus: US civilian-military team must mesh

By The AP

KABUL, Afghanistan — America’s top diplomat in Kabul jokingly handed NATO’s new commander Gen. David Petraeus an access badge to the U.S. Embassy on Saturday, a symbolic gesture of a new partnership in the troubled U.S. ...

Congo: UN says at least 220 dead in oil explosion

By The AP

SANGE, Congo — A tanker truck hauling fuel on a rural eastern Congo highway overturned, gushing oil and exploding in a massive fireball that killed about 220 bystanders, including many who had been watching the World Cup in flimsy ...

Man charged in boat crash near Statue of Liberty

By The AP

NEW YORK — A New Jersey man was charged with vehicular manslaughter after a boat crash near the Statue of Liberty that killed a groom-to-be and injured two other men. New York City police said 39-year-old Richard Aquilone of Jersey ...

Weld County woman 1st West Nile case of year

By The AP

GREELEY — Health officials say a 53-year-old Weld County woman is the state’s first confirmed case of West Nile virus this year. The woman reported being sick June 22 and is now recovering at home. Weld County Department of ...

SustainAbility: Exploring the great outdoors

By Adele Israel

I have lived in the Grand Valley for more than 17 years, but it’s only been in the past couple of months that have I started to explore the awe-inspiring natural beauty of this area. I enjoy hiking and outdoorsy activities, but lacked ...

For the record: June 3, 2010

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital Javier and Veronica Romero, Delta, a son, June 27. Danny Perry and Jolene Becher, Cedaredge, a son, June 29. MARRIAGES Jonathan Hendersson Alvarado and Price Eternity Jade Brinton, June 5. Scott Ford ...

Simply science: July 3, 2010

By Staff

I took my granddaughter (age 11 at the time) to hear the Vienna Boys Choir perform. On the way home, she and a friend were talking and giggling in the back seat when my granddaughter suddenly asked, “Papa, why did Heavenly Father make ...

Briefs, July 3, 2010

By Staff

New members on monument’s board Three new board members have been selected to serve on the Colorado National Monument Association board of directors. New members Cindy Fry, Ginger Mitchell and Abby Talucci join current members Pat ...

Spanish immersion course in GJ encourages learners to speak pronto

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Spanish Now guarantees customers they’ll be speaking Spanish on the first day of class. That’s because it’s required. Rather than having clients learn a new language by translating English words into Spanish, the ...

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