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1 year 11 months ago

Billionaire to build his own Wild West town

CRESTED BUTTE, Colo. (AP) - Billionaire Bill Koch is known for spending lavishly to buy Western artifacts. Now he's building his own Old West town in Colorado. The Denver Post reported Monday the town is on Koch's 10-square-mile Bear Ranch near the Raggeds Wilderness Area roughly 125 miles southwest of...

3 years 2 months ago

Mayor says rebuilding already under way

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - Joplin, Missouri, Mayor Mike Woolston says his city has begun rebuilding. Woolston tells CBS he saw walls going up for a building on Thursday morning. And he says the school system has announced it has begun rebuilding. Woolston also says crews won't stop searching for the...

3 years 9 months ago

Landslide buries town; 1,000 feared dead

Up to 1,000 people were feared dead after a rain-soaked mountainside gave way and buried hundreds of homes in southwestern Mexico, local media reported Tuesday. Oaxaca state Gov. Ulises Ruiz told the Televisa television network that the early morning landslide wiped-out 100 to 300 houses. "There could be...

4 years 1 month ago

Colorado town bans medical marijuana shops

The Boulder County town of Superior is the first in Colorado to ban medical marijuana shops after a state law last week allowed such actions. Superior town council members voted 6-0 Monday to ban dispensaries. Other towns, including Vail, are moving quickly toward banning marijuana dispensaries. Gov. Bill...

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