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Arizona Fires Force More Evacuations
The Chedeski Fire rages Saturday in a forest community west of Show Low, Ariz. Chedeski and the Rodeo Fire are just six miles apart and have already forced 8,000 people to evacuate. Show Low's 7,700 residents were told Saturday evening to evacuate. (Ric Francis/Associated Press)
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  • Horse Laugh
    Coco, a paint horse at the Circles Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation Ranch, seems to smile at the camera as ranch co-owner John Novotny pats a horse named Sonny. The ranch outside of Edgewood is owned and operated by Novotny and his wife, Colleen, and is dedicated to rescuing abused, neglected and unwanted horses from across the state and giving them a loving home. (Kitty Clark Fritz/Journal)
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  • Terrible Beauty
    Fires burn in the mountains around Vallecito Resevoir in southwestern Colorado in this Wednesday photo as the Missionary Ridge fire continued to threaten homes in the area. Firefighters were more focused on saving homes than battling the huge wildfire because the blaze was growing so quickly. (AP Photo/Denver Post, Shaun Stanley)

    AG Says Shutdown Illegal
    The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad runs between Chama and Antonio, Colorado, and the attorneys general of New Mexico and Colorado are demanding the U.S. Forest Service rescind an order that shut the railroad down on June 7. (Courtesy New Mexico Department of Tourism)
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  • Vicious Colorado Blaze
    A helicopter is dwarfed by massive flames and towering plumes of smoke from a wildfire on Missionary Ridge 10 miles north of Durango, Colo., on Tuesday. Also Tuesday, a fire in the Pike National Forest south of Denver that has destroyed at least 25 houses grew to 120,000 acres. (AP Photo/Nathan Bilow)
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  • Plea Deal Reached
    Matthew Propp, left, and his biological father Anthony Russini exit Supreme Court in Queens, New York today. Barry and Judith Smiley were charged with kidnapping Propp 22 years ago after a judge declared their adoption of him invalid. The couple have reached a plea deal with prosecutors, defense lawyers said today. (AP Photo/John-Marshall Mantel)
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  • A Little Something to Eat
    A pronghorn feeds on cactus north of Roswell. Pronghorn and other grazers are struggling to find food during the drought this year. (Richard Pipes/Journal)
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  • Under New Management
    Unidentified managers from Qwest Communications International Inc. applaud as Richard C. Notebaert is introduced as the company's new chairman and chief executive officer during a meeting in the company's headquarters in downtown Denver on Monday. Notebaert takes over from Joe Nacchio, who resigned from the post on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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