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 2021-02-28 14:22 

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Sunday February 28, 2021 Forecast First...

Clear the sky, lighten the wind speeds and maintain the dry conditions for the end of this weekend! The biggest difference will be a light wind compared to Saturday and by default a less cold feeling. Temperatures will still be 10 degrees below the norm f...

 2021-02-28 05:33 

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Colorado Pet Pantry Expands Food Bank To The Western Slope...

Colorado Pet Pantry is putting down roots hosting a drive-thru pantry in the Grand Junction area. This being the first distribution event, the non-profit organization plans to help pets across the Grand Valley partnering with Food Bank of the Rockies. ...

 2021-02-28 04:27 

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Gondola Dining Pods at Mountain Village Help Boost Town's Economy...

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, Colo. — Travis Parker enjoys spending time with his family in Mountain Village but he says it wouldn't be a feasible thing to do, without the Gondola pods. "It would have been really hard for the kids to not be cold and enj...

 2021-02-27 18:08 

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Saturday February 27, 2021 Forecast First...

The region still had mild morning lows very close to the average for late February (GJ 27 and MT 23 normal), but the cold front has passed through the region and a colder afternoon is to be expected under a partly cloudy day. Wind out of the north Saturda...

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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February 27th Forecast...

Cloudy skies and isolated snow showers moved into the Western Slope during the overnight hours. These snow showers will be extremely light and most of the Western Slope will only see a dusting if they see snow at all. The cloudier skies will cause our mor...

 2021-02-27 04:00 

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February 27th Early Morning Forecast...

Cloudy skies and isolated snow showers will move into the Western Slope during the overnight hours. These snow showers will be extremely light and most of the Western Slope will only see a dusting if they see snow at all. The cloudier skies will cause our...

 2021-02-27 02:36 

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District 51 Foundation Networks As Baristas...

School District 51 Foundation serves as Timberline Bank's non-profit of the month for February. The non-profit was selected for its continuous contributions to area schools. Being the active host, representatives from the foundation work the bank'...

 2021-02-27 01:26 

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American Rescue Plan hits the House floor as lawmakers split along party lines...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The battle over the American Rescue Plan hit the House floor Friday. "We will take a vote to reduce the spread of this virus, to put, as we keep saying, vaccinations in the arms of the American people, money into the pocke...

 2021-02-26 23:09 

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CDC director: Now is not the time to relax COVID-19 restrictions...

The White House COVID-19 Response Team is gearing up to send a third manufacturer...

 2021-02-26 16:15 

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Newsfeed Now: Renewed push in Congress for LGBTQ civil rights protections; Potato Head maker says it's keeping 'Mr.' and 'Mrs.'...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-02-26 12:00 

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February 26th Forecast...

We saw cloudier skies move in during the overnight hours. These cloudy skies stayed mostly near the divide and they will be sticking around for the afternoon. Morning low temperatures will be a little cooler than what we woke up to yesterday morning, and ...

 2021-02-26 05:00 

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February 26th Early Morning Forecast...

We will see cloudier skies move in during the overnight hours. These cloudy skies will mostly be near the divide and they will be sticking around for the afternoon. Morning low temperatures will be a little cooler than what we woke up to this morning, and...

 2021-02-26 03:45 

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New Bill Introduced to Allow Restaurant Alcohol Take Out and Delivery Indefinitely...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — For Kannah Creek Brewing Company, the executive order allowing alcohol take out and delivery last year was helpful but not necessarily a lifeline. "If we're still under lockdown rules, I would anticipate having some e...

 2021-02-26 02:48 

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Dual Immersion Academy Celebrates Fundraising Success With Pies To The Face...

P.E Teacher Jim Haas was treated to pies in the face following a successful fundraiser for the American Heart Association's "Kids Heart Challenge". Students raised more than 7,500 dollars for the program. Top fundraising students were awarded ...

 2021-02-26 02:13 

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Mr. Potato Head drops the mister, sort of...

NEW YORK (AP) — Is it Mr. Potato Head or not? Hasbro created confusion Thursday when it announced that it would drop the "Mr." from the brand's name in order to be more inclusive and so all could feel "welcome in the Potato Head worl...

 2021-02-26 02:11 

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US bombs facilities in Syria used by Iran-backed militia...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States launched airstrikes in Syria on Thursday, targeting facilities near the Iraqi border used by Iranian-backed militia groups. The Pentagon said the strikes were retaliation for a rocket attack in Iraq earlier this m...

 2021-02-26 02:09 

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Broncos release veteran defensive tackle Jurrell Casey...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jurrell Casey's stint in Denver lasted just three games. The Broncos released the veteran defensive tackle Thursday, freeing up about $12 million in salary cap space two weeks after the release of veteran cornerback A.J. ...

 2021-02-26 02:05 

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Tribes want Native statue to replace one tied to massacre...

DENVER (AP) — Months after protesters tore down a statue of a U.S. soldier who took part in the slaughter of Native Americans, tribal members and descendants of those who survived the Civil War-era attack urged Colorado lawmakers on Thursday to repl...

 2021-02-26 01:58 

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Ties with Saudis at stake as US releases findings on killing...

The United States has pledged to tell the world its conclusions on what role Saudi Arabia's crown prince played in the brutal killing and carving up of a U.S.-based journalist, but as important is what comes next — what the Biden administration ...

 2021-02-26 01:54 

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Conservative gathering to feature Trump's false fraud claims...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A gathering of conservatives this weekend in Florida will serve as an unabashed endorsement of former President Donald Trump's desire to remain the leader of the Republican Party — and as a forum to fan his false claim th...

 2021-02-26 01:51 

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Manhattan prosecutor gets Trump tax records after long fight...

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York prosecutor has obtained copies of Donald Trump's tax records after the Supreme Court this week rejected the former president's last-ditch effort to prevent them from being handed over. The Manhattan district attorn...

 2021-02-26 01:32 

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House votes to expand legal safeguards for LGBTQ people...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House passed a bill Thursday that would enshrine LGBTQ protections in the nation's labor and civil rights laws, a top priority of President Joe Biden, though the legislation faces an uphill battle in the Sena...

 2021-02-26 01:28 

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COVID-19 relief package hangs in the balance as lawmakers stay along party lines...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The clock is ticking for Congress as the next COVID-19 relief package hangs in the balance. "I hope Congress passes the American rescue plan, which I've been pushing," President Joe Biden said. The president remain...

 2021-02-26 01:27 

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Olympics gymnastics coach kills himself after being charged...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan gym into a hub of human trafficking by coercing girls to tra...

 2021-02-25 23:49 

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Third dimension: McMahon prepares to step in for Arenado...

DENVER (AP) — In the estimation of Ryan McMahon, Nolan Arenado may just be the best third baseman ever. McMahon's upcoming assignment: Replace him. The Colorado Rockies' versatile infielder is in line to get the first crack at filling in for...

 2021-02-25 23:42 

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Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, French bulldogs stolen in LA...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The singer is offering a $500,000 reward. The dog walker was shot once Wednesday night ...

 2021-02-25 23:24 

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BLM launches Survival Fund amid federal COVID-19 relief wait...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month, to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemi...

 2021-02-25 23:03 

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Congressional Democrats renew push for LGBTQ civil rights protections...

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a civil rights bill meant to protect members of the LGBTQ community....

 2021-02-25 22:24 

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Min wage provision threatens success of COVID relief bill...

The U.S. House is poised to pass Democrats...

 2021-02-25 22:20 

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Police chief warns militia groups 'want to blow up' Capitol during State of the Union...

The acting U.S. Capitol Police chief took questions publicly for the first time Thursday since the deadly attack on the complex Jan. 6....

 2021-02-25 21:52 

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GMUG Seeks Comment on New Dominion Mine Engineering Evaluation and Cost Analysis...

DELTA, Colo. — The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests' Norwood Ranger District is seeking public comment during the 30-day public comment period, on the EE/CA for the New Dominion Mine located approximately 700 feet nor...

 2021-02-25 21:14 

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Riverside Educational Center Expanding to Clifton Elementary School...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Riverside Educational Center (REC), a nonprofit agency providingafter-school tutoring and enrichment activities to qualifying students at 10 local schools areexcited to announce the opening of an 11th after-school site at Cli...

 2021-02-25 21:06 

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State moves Garfield County from Yellow to Blue...

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Garfield County has been notified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) that it sustained seven days of Level Blue metrics for a rolling period ending February 23. The change to Level Blue will ...

 2021-02-25 21:02 

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 2021-02-25 20:36 

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Broncos defense getting makeover; release of Bouye, Casey create salary cap relief...

General manager George Paton has been on the job six weeks. He has saved the team nearly $24 million....

 2021-02-25 19:51 

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Denver Broncos release cornerback AJ Bouye...

Cornerback AJ Bouye has been released by the Denver Broncos....

 2021-02-25 19:50 

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Will the Broncos keep Von Miller or send him packing?...

The clock is ticking for the Broncos. What direction will Denver go with their star linebacker Von Miller?...

 2021-02-25 19:03 

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February 26th Drought Monitor Update...

The drought monitor saw some quiet improvements compared to last week. The two most notable improvements are the region near Alamosa with the Abnormally Dry bubble and the Exceptional Drought bubble south of Denver getting reduced to Extreme. Dry conditio...

 2021-02-25 15:36 

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Newsfeed Now: Dead cat left in parking lot of Chinese American butcher's shop; Ballet student goes viral on TikTok...

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends....

 2021-02-25 12:00 

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February 25th Forecast...

We saw cloudier skies move in during the overnight hours. With these cloudy skies there were light isolated snow showers near the divide. These snow showers were extremely light with 1 2 inches of snowfall at most. The lower valleys stayed dry overnight. ...

 2021-02-25 04:49 

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Patterson Access Plan Halted for a Month for Community Outreach...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Patterson Access Plan aims to increase safety and maintain traffic flow on Patterson road without increasing the number of lanes. To achieve this goal, the city recommends significantly reducing access points onto the roa...

 2021-02-25 04:45 

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Mesa County Libraries Add "Hoopla" To Online Services...

There's a new section at Mesa County Libraries that's worth a bookmark. Hoopla's streaming service is now available where cardholders have more variety to check out. "Hoopla offers over 950 thousand titles in the form of e-books, e-audio b...

 2021-02-25 04:00 

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February 25th Early Morning Forecast...

We will see cloudier skies move in during the overnight hours. With these cloudy skies we will see slight chances for isolated snow showers to fall near the divide. These snow showers will be extremely light with 1 2 inches of snowfall at most. The lower ...

 2021-02-25 02:37 

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Gray Wolf Reintroduction...

Should gray wolves be re-introduced into the Colorado countryside? That's the question facing the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Agency. CPW held a meeting today on wolf reintroduction. The CPW Commission is preparing a plan to reintroduce wolves to West...

 2021-02-25 01:21 

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President Biden signs executive order, with bipartisan support, to bolster US supply chains...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Biden met with a bipartisan group of lawmakers, to discuss the best approach to strengthening the nation's supply chains and secure jobs for communities around the country. "Last year has shown the vulnerabil...

 2021-02-24 22:33 

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works well in big 'real world' test...

A real-world test of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine in more than half a million people confirms that it's very effective at preventing serious illness or death, even after one dose. Wednesday's published results, from a mass vaccination campaign in...

 2021-02-24 22:27 

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Chief: Capitol police were unsure about using force Jan. 6...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers who defended the Capitol during the Jan. 6 insurrection did not properly lock down the building and were unsure of the rules for using deadly force against the rioters, according to the acting chief of the Capitol P...

 2021-02-24 22:27 

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Tom Vilsack confirmed as agriculture secretary again...

Tom Vilsack is again the U.S. secretary of agriculture after being confirmed with overwhelming support in the Senate Tuesday....

 2021-02-24 22:13 

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GOP lawmakers: Schools can reopen with no additional funds from Congress...

Republicans have turned to reopening schools as their political rallying cry to try to win back key components of their base: suburban voters and women....

 2021-02-24 22:00 

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Congress mulls ways to save USPS from financial ruin...

The U.S. Postal Service has been experiencing delivery delays while simultaneously facing a financial cliff after years of declining revenues....

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