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 2021-08-01 15:13 

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King implies Russians 'should not be here' because of doping...

American swimmer Lilly King doubled down on criticism of Russian athletes hours after the president of the Russian Olympic Committee said his teams' medals are the "best answer" to critics who questioned why the country is allowed to compete f...

 2021-08-01 14:03 

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USA's Berry: 'I've earned the right to wear this uniform'...

Outspoken hammer thrower Gwen Berry was as proud as any of the 600 American Olympians to be donning the red, white and blue uniform with the letters "USA" emblazoned across the chest....

 2021-08-01 13:38 

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Outdoor drinking party in athletes village is investigated...

Tokyo Olympic organizers say they're investigating an outdoor drinking party involving multiple athletes at the village where they're staying....

 2021-08-01 13:06 

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Photos: MyKayla Skinner takes silver on vault...

Skinner, who was competing as an individual specialist, was pulled out of a short-lived retirement when Simone Biles withdrew from the vault competition....

 2021-08-01 12:24 

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While you were sleeping: Milestone medals in pool...

Caeleb Dressel and Emma McKeon earned milestone medals at the Olympic pool before the race to determine the fastest man in the world took center stage....

 2021-08-01 11:52 

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Medal haul: Lee lands bronze on uneven bars...

Sunisa Lee added a bronze medal to her haul at the Tokyo Games during Sunday...

 2021-08-01 11:46 

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Biles and the beam: One opportunity left for Simone to compete in Tokyo...

Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic gold medal on floor exercise....

 2021-08-01 11:28 

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Sunday August 1, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope is gearing up for more robust showers and thunderstorms into the beginning of next week. As has been the case for past two weeks, storm will have a genesis site in the High Country (mountains, mesa and plateaus) during the noon hour. Sca...

 2021-08-01 09:53 

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'It can be done by anybody': Examining the art of origami...

She...

 2021-08-01 04:46 

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Broncos tight end Noah Fant destined for big season...

Life can throw curveballs and for Denver Broncos tight end Noah Fant, the biggest tragedy in life was thrown his way this offseason. His mother passed away unexpectedly in May....

 2021-08-01 01:18 

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'We're just playing a sport': US Olympic athletes on mental health challenges...

Lives are more important than medals, US triathlon athlete Morgan Pearson said after his team won silver Saturday in Tokyo....

 2021-08-01 01:05 

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Senate holds rare Saturday session to work on bipartisan infrastructure bill...

The one trillion dollar bill has around 550 billion dollars of new federal funding....

 2021-08-01 00:48 

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A Swing Forward into Inclusivity...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo Canyon View Park's newest addition will allow children of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy the park. During the process of envisioning a wheelchair accessible swing, Grand Junction swing for a cause found a lack of services ...

 2021-08-01 00:06 

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What is an NFT? How tech is saving tradition in Tokyo...

TOKYO (KSEE) — A NFT, or non-fungible token, is a unique and one-of-a-kind digital asset that can be bought and sold and while there may be no physical item exchanged, in Tokyo for the 2020 Summer Games, many say they're the next big thing. "...

 2021-08-01 00:03 

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Bromell looks to replace Bolt atop Olympic 100-meter podium...

There will be a new fastest man of the Olympics crowned Sunday when the 100-meter dash is run without Usain Bolt in the finals for the first time since 2008....

 2021-07-31 22:52 

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Broncos defense looking to dominate this season...

With coach Fangio being the defense-minded guy that he is, we all know his new general manager George Paton may have a similar mentality....

 2021-07-31 22:33 

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Ban on 'Soul Cap' spotlights lack of diversity in swimming...

Alice Dearing is the first Black female swimmer to make Britain...

 2021-07-31 21:38 

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Fountain of youth: 37-year-old becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ...

Lyu Xiaojun became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport after a tense finish in the men's 81-kilogram category....

 2021-07-31 20:29 

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COVID-19 becomes political issue at Tokyo Olympics...

Outside of the Olympic bubble, COVID-19 numbers continue to rise at record levels. Protests against the games are taking place in the city of Tokyo....

 2021-07-31 19:35 

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Djokovic's temper flares up as he leaves Tokyo empty-handed...

Novak Djokovic is leaving the Olympics without a medal. The top-ranked Serb lost to Pablo Carreo Busta of Spain in the bronze-medal match of the tennis tournament....

 2021-07-31 18:29 

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Trying Olympic year ends in disappointment for Simone Manuel...

A most trying Olympic year for Simone Manuel came to a disappointing end....

 2021-07-31 17:16 

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Tokyo 2020 organizers revoke accreditation for Olympic Village resident caught 'sightseeing'...

A spokesperson for the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee has confirmed that at least one resident of the Olympic and Paralympic Village has had their accreditation revoked for going on an unauthorized "sightseeing"; trip....

 2021-07-31 17:01 

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Pool finale: Dressel, McKeon highlight last day of swimming...

American star Caeleb Dressel still has a shot at five gold medals. Australia's Emma McKeon can make some Olympic history, too....

 2021-07-31 16:09 

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Perfectly Impossible; Gymnasts wrestle with the imperfect...

Sunisa Lee...

 2021-07-31 15:02 

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In Olympic first, men, women swim together in wild medley...

One swimmer's goggles slipped off. Another worried about who was chasing her down. And strangest of all, the world's dominant male swimmer dived in with no chance....

 2021-07-31 14:56 

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Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah breaks Flo-Jo's 33-year record at Tokyo Olympics...

Elaine Thompson-Herah broke Florence Griffith Joyner's 33-year-old Olympic record in the women's 100 meters, pointing at the scoreboard even before crossing the line in 10.61 seconds Saturday to defend her title and lead a Jamaican sweep of the me...

 2021-07-31 14:16 

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USA routs Czech Republic, 119-84 in Tokyo...

The U.S. lost its first two exhibition games of the summer in Las Vegas, dropped its opening game at these Olympics and had a difficult time shaking free of the Czech Republic in their group-play finale....

 2021-07-31 13:04 

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Aussie McKeon has quite a medal haul...

For all the focus on Caeleb Dressel, Australia...

 2021-07-31 12:23 

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Saturday July 31, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope is gearing up for more robust showers and thunderstorms into the beginning of next week. As has been the case for past two weeks, storm will have a genesis site in the High Country (mountains, mesa and plateaus) during the noon hour. Sca...

 2021-07-31 12:03 

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US cyclist Fields moved from ICU after horrific BMX crash...

BMX rider Connor Fields has been transferred from the intensive care unit at a Tokyo hospital to a high-level care wing....

 2021-07-31 12:02 

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Sipping sake: Japan's ancient national beverage has bright future in US...

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 2021-07-31 11:57 

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While you were sleeping: Ledecky, Dressel star for US...

Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel....

 2021-07-31 11:00 

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July 31st Forecast...

Scattered thunderstorms continued through the overnight hours, but will start to dry up early this morning. Heavy thunderstorms will kick back up by the late morning hours and will continue through the evening. The heaviest rain showers will start at 6pm....

 2021-07-31 07:00 

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July 31st Early Morning Forecast...

Scattered thunderstorms will carry into the overnight hours, but will dry up early tomorrow morning. Heavy thunderstorms will kick back up by the late morning hours and will continue through the evening. The heaviest rain showers will start at 6pm. Temper...

 2021-07-31 04:54 

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Western Slope weather preparedness...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. Fire restrictions have eased in Mesa County, but there still lurks another threat of danger from the terrain and mother nature. Megan Terclecky with the Mesa County Sheriff's Office says, "Normally, we're talking about fire ...

 2021-07-31 03:44 

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'Twisties': Skinner to take Biles' place in vault and uneven bars...

When they lit the cauldron to open the Tokyo games, the expectations were Simone Biles could win up to six gold medals....

 2021-07-31 02:14 

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Katie Ledecky wins 2nd Tokyo gold in 800m free...

Katie Ledecky has closed out her Tokyo Olympics with another gold medal....

 2021-07-31 02:05 

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Simone Biles withdraws from vault, uneven bars...

USA Gymnastics says Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the Olympic event finals in the vault and uneven bars....

 2021-07-31 01:50 

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Strive organization needs help filling 28 open jobs...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo A nonprofit based in Grand Junction is striving to fill some positions, 28 to be exact. Strive has been on such a hiring frenzy, that the help wanted is needed as soon as possible. Positions currently available are with vocational and...

 2021-07-31 01:40 

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Olympics organizers say semi-regular testing is helping limit COVID-19 cases during the Games...

After days of record-setting COVID-19 cases in Tokyo, the Japanese prime minister expanded the state of emergency to four new regions of the country....

 2021-07-31 00:28 

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US lawmakers racing the clock to pass bipartisan infrastructure bill...

On Friday, the Senate voted to move ahead with the bipartisan infrastructure bill....

 2021-07-31 00:00 

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Oil and gas agency pushes to keep BLM Headquarters local...

Mesa County, Colo. Coming off of Secretary Deb Haaland's recent visit to Grand Junction, Mesa County is fighting to keep the BLM Headquarters here. Many organizations wish they had been able to voice their concerns while the Department of Interior bos...

 2021-07-30 23:36 

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New CNA partnership between VA and Western Colorado Community College...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Training students to become a nurse and work in a hospital. The VA of Western Colorado has announced a new partnership with Western Colorado Community College. The goal? Teach students the skills they need to become a certifie...

 2021-07-30 23:14 

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Interactive border-wall mural offers glimpse into lives of deported migrants...

A mural depicting 15 deportees from the United States is now up on the border barrier between San Diego and Tijuana....

 2021-07-30 22:58 

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Friday July 30, 2021 Forecast First...

The Western Slope is gearing up for more robust showers and thunderstorms into the beginning of next week. As has been the case for past two weeks, storm will have a genesis site in the High Country (mountains, mesa and plateaus) during the noon hour. Sca...

 2021-07-30 22:52 

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Michigan's Alex Rose falls short in discus prelims...

Alex Rose, the Olympian from Grand Rapids, came up short in the discus preliminaries at the Tokyo Olympics Friday....

 2021-07-30 22:48 

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Olympic champ Sunisa Lee still focused on college, not fame...

Sunisa Lee...

 2021-07-30 21:27 

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Federal eviction moratorium expiring July 31...

Officials with Housing and Urban Development said in March that 6.5 million were behind on their rent, and on July 5 more than 3.5 million said they were facing evictions in the next 2 months....

 2021-07-30 18:37 

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US swimmer Andrew goes maskless behind scenes at Olympics...

Michael Andrew didn...

 2021-07-30 18:05 

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Lawmakers confident bipartisan infrastructure package will pass Senate soon...

Senators took another step this week toward passing a $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package, but the deal still has a long road ahead....

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