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 2018-01-16 07:45 

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SWAT Standoff In Fruita...

A massive police presence late Monday in Fruita as SWAT officers surrounded a home on S. Maple Street....

 2018-01-16 04:52 

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New Airport Director Ready for Takeoff...

Angela Padalecki, the new Executive Director for the Grand Junction Regional airport, joined NewsChannel 5's Chelsea Helms to discuss her new position....

 2018-01-16 03:04 

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Lane Closures in Preparation for Redlands Roundabout Project...

Construction for the Redlands Roundabout Project is expected to begin in early February, but before the project starts, utilities will be relocated which will cause some traffic delays....

 2018-01-16 03:02 

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In Honor of MLK Jr., Hundreds March to City Hall...

It's been 53 years since March in Selma, a historical day where thousands made the long trek to Montgomery Alabama....

 2018-01-16 02:21 

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Charges Filed In Orchard Mesa Fatal Shooting...

Grand Junction Police have identified a suspect in the shooting death of 37-year-old Melissa Prettyman as 37-year-old Kalab Allen Prettyman of Grand Junction. Police say Melissa was......

 2018-01-16 01:29 

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Homeless Centers Fill Up During Winter Months...

With cold temperatures outside, local day centers are filling up as the homeless in our community continue to seek shelter....

 2018-01-15 22:48 

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Orchard Mesa Shooting Victim Identified...

The Mesa County Coroner's Office has identified the victim in a fatal shooting in Orchard Mesa as 37-year-old Melissa Prettyman....

 2018-01-15 22:13 

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MLK Day in Grand Junction...

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, hundreds are gathered outside the Handy Chapel as they prepare to march to City Hall in commemoration of the March on Selma in 1965. Tonight, there will also be an event at CMU to honor the civil rights leader...

 2018-01-15 22:01 

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Reflecting on Racism: Remembering MLK Jr....

Over 50 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. brought hundreds of thousands of people together to talk about his dream, one that resonates deeply with both David Combs and Jon Williams....

 2018-01-15 20:49 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Lending a Healthy Hand...

News Channel Five had the chance to sit down with Karen Martsolf of Community Hospital to discuss their volunteer program....

 2018-01-15 19:11 

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Hooked on Science: Floating Ping Pong Balls...

Jason Lindsey shows us how to do an amazing science experiment with ping pong balls and a hair dryer....

 2018-01-15 19:11 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hooked on Science: Floating Ping Pong Balls...

Jason Lindsey shows us how to do an amazing science experiment with ping pong balls and a hair dryer....

 2018-01-15 19:10 

WesternSlopeNow

[ Grand Junction ]

Hooked on Science: Floating Ping Pong Balls...

Jason Lindsey shows us how to do an amazing science experiment with ping pong balls and a hair dryer....

 2018-01-15 19:10 

WesternSlopeNow

[ Grand Junction ]

Hooked on Science: Floating Ping Pong Balls...
 2018-01-15 16:52 

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Grand Valley Cat Coalition Spays and Neuters Over 100 Cats...

Sunday evening the Grand Valley Cat Coalition completed their pilot campaign of spaying and neutering cats in an effort to reduce the feral cat population....

 2018-01-15 04:12 

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Fatal Shooting in Orchard Mesa...

The Grand Junction Police Department reports that a man has been taken in to custody following a fatal shooting in Orchard Mesa....

 2018-01-15 02:14 

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Rockies Caravan Stops in Grand Junction...

Pitchers and catchers report to spring training in just about a month, but the Colorado Rockies are keeping busy in the meantime touring the West as part of the Rockies Winter Caravan....

 2018-01-15 01:49 

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GJPD Releases Investigation into Death at Get Air...

News Channel 5 has obtained the Grand Junction Police Department's investigation into the death of Ciara Romero at the Get Air Silo Trampoline Park....

 2018-01-15 01:20 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Community Members Contribute to Women's March...

Dozens of people from the Grand Valley came together Sunday afternoon to make their voices heard....

 2018-01-15 01:06 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Redlands Parkway And Highway 340 To Start Construction...

Motorists might want to add a few minutes to your daily commute starting Monday....

 2018-01-15 01:05 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Good Samaritan Re-Opens...

A local clinic makes it's grand re-opening debut in the Grand Valley....

 2018-01-15 00:47 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Student Awarded Good Citizen Scholarship...

A group of high schools seniors were awarded being good citizens....

 2018-01-15 00:47 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Powderhorn Racing Club Continues To Train...

Powderhorn has brought in several inches of snow these past few days, but for skiers and snowboarders it's not enough....

 2018-01-14 20:18 

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Traffic Accident Seriously Injures 14-Year-Old Boy...

A traffic accident Sunday morning seriously injured a 14-year-old boy who was hit by a car while walking across a street. The Grand Junction Police Department also advises that the intersection of 30 Road and D 1/2 Road will be closed tomorrow afternoon w...

 2018-01-14 06:34 

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CMU MBB: Mesa Tops CCU...

The CMU men's basketball team ended a five game home losing streak on Saturday after taking down Colorado Christian, 85-70....

 2018-01-14 06:04 

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Hawaiian Students at CMU React to False Missile Alarm...

A false alert message was sent to the phones of thousands of Hawaiians Saturday, erroneously warning of an incoming ballistic missile....

 2018-01-14 06:03 

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[ Grand Junction ]

CMU WBB: Mesa Sweeps Weekend...

The CMU women's basketball team won back-to-back games this weekend for the first time since late November with a win over CCU Saturday night....

 2018-01-14 00:03 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Apartment Building Evacuated After Kitchen Fire...

An entire Grand Junctionapartment buildingwas evacuated after a kitchen fire created a lot of smoke. Below are the details from a news release from the Grand Junction Fire Department: At 14:50 the Grand Junction Fire Department responded to reports of he...

 2018-01-13 19:05 

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[ Grand Junction ]

False Alarm Frightens People...

People in the Grand Valley with friends and relatives in Hawaii were worried this morning when Hawaiians received a missile warning text message on their phones that turned out to be a mistake made by Hawaiian emergency officials. There was no missile lau...

 2018-01-13 05:55 

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[ Grand Junction ]

CMU Basketball: Mavs Split with Orediggers...

The Colorado Mesa basketball teams split Friday night's doubleheader against the Colorado Mines Orediggers....

 2018-01-13 05:54 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Arrington, Burroughs to be Inducted into NJCAA Baseball Hall of Fame...

The collegiate baseball season is just a few weeks away, but before the first pitch is thrown, 2018 already marks a special year for a few coaches....

 2018-01-13 04:42 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Special Olympics Fundraiser...

Seth Krebill of the Special Olympics team "Ariel Angels" stops by the KFQX studio to talk about an upcoming fundraiser to benefit the team....

 2018-01-13 02:34 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Co-Responder Model Pairs Law Enforcement with Behavioral Health Specialists...

Law enforcement for the City of Grand Junction will be participating in the Co-Responder model, which partners law enforcement officers with behavioral health specialists, such as social workers, to......

 2018-01-13 02:03 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Drought Gets Worse in The Grand Valley...

Drought conditions bring fire danger and limited water for Colorado communities... despite the snow this week, it's announced the western slope's drought conditions have worsened. As news channel five......

 2018-01-13 01:53 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Coffee With Colorado Senator Ray Scott...

Locals living in the Grand Valley had the chance to voice their concerns about the upcoming legislative session with Colorado State Senator Ray Scott....

 2018-01-13 01:19 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Herds of Students Tour Higher Education Options...

A herd of high school sophomores could be seen on Friday all across Colorado Mesa University and Western Colorado Community College, taking a look at their options for higher education....

 2018-01-12 23:12 

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[ Grand Junction ]

GVCC: Grand Valley Cat Coalition...

News Channel Five had the chance to sit down with Anna Stout of Roice-Hurst Humane Society and Valerie Mazrin of CLAWS to discuss their partnership in the Grand Valley Cat Coalition....

 2018-01-12 22:59 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Kitty Control: Keeping Cats Contained...

A big issue here in the Grand Valley started with cats that roam the streets at night, searching for warmth and food. Many of them have not been spayed or neutered, meaning they will keep reproducing,......

 2018-01-12 22:30 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: New Orleans ship builder integrated staff amid War efforts...

A World War II effort to protect the homeland became the first full-time workforce in New Orleans that was racially integrated....

 2018-01-12 22:29 

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Hidden History: Church's history one of challenge and change...

One of the oldest African-American churches in Greenville, North Carolina didnt always stand on the outskirts of the city.But it always served as a thriving pillar for the African-American......

 2018-01-12 22:18 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: How the Amistad became a beacon of hope...

The Amistad was never meant to be a slave ship. However, in 1839 off the coast of Cuba, thats what it became....

 2018-01-12 21:14 

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Hidden History:The tragic blast that shined a light on the Civil Rights Movement...

Harry T. and Harriette V. Moore are little known civil rights activists from Florida. The Moores lived in Mims, a tiny town along the space-coast, just east of Orlando. On December 25, 1951,......

 2018-01-12 20:51 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Barbecuing Basics with Rib City!...

Mike Spradlin, Nick Auman, and Barbie-Q stopped by the News Channel Five studios to grill some of their famous barbecue! Watch them cook some brisket to find out how to make a perfect dry rub, and......

 2018-01-12 20:06 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: A Virginia church lets freedom ring for the future...

The story of a little-known bell that set silent for years, only to become a leading symbol of how to let freedom ring....

 2018-01-12 19:54 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Fruita Police Search For Assault Suspect...

The Fruita Police Department is looking for 28-year-old Preston Blackwood in connection to an assault of an at-risk adult causing serious bodily injury....

 2018-01-12 19:36 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: Historic Orange Mound changing lives since the late 1800s...

Nestled in Southeast Memphis, Orange Moundis the second largest community in history, behind Harlem in New York City, to be discovered by African-Americans. Thriving since the 1890's,......

 2018-01-12 19:12 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: Freedom-fighting sisters known as "Most Arrested Civil Rights Family"...

The Lee sisters from Memphis, Tennessee were pioneers of the civil rights movement. More than 50 years later, they remain proud of their title....

 2018-01-12 18:48 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: Minister looks back on the Civil Rights Movement...

At age 75 the Reverend Doctor Harold Middlebrook's passion for civil rights still burns strong.It started for him as a child in segregated Memphis, Tennessee....

 2018-01-12 18:05 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: Museum honors those who fought for freedom during segregation...

During segregation, African-American service members fought for freedoms they didn't have themselves while serving our country. World War I and World War II had a double meaning for some black......

 2018-01-12 17:32 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Hidden History: Recognizing those who paid the ultimate sacrifice...

Many people are familiar with the term Gold Star Mothers. It recognizes the family of fallen servicemembers. The National Museum of African-American History and Culture is working to......

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