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 2021-10-17 14:43 

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Broncos face Raiders today in first game since Gruden resignation...

The Las Vegas Raiders visit Denver for their first game since Jon Gruden...

 2021-10-17 11:09 

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Sunday October 17, 2021 Forecast First...

Breathe it in deep, middle October weather doesn't get any better. Near average afternoon temperatures are expected as we wrap up this weekend, Drying conditions continue along with a mostly clear sky. All eyes are on the middle of next week when anot...

 2021-10-17 00:40 

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Saturday Football Updates: 10/16/21...

The Central Warriors defeat the Greeley Central Wildcats with a final score of 25-20. The Montrose Indians defeat the Vista Ridge Wolves on the road with a final score of 42-28. The Colorado Mesa Mavericks defeat the Fort Lewis Skyhawks on the road with a...

 2021-10-17 00:23 

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Drive Through Flu Shots now available...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) Drive through Flu shots are here and protecting yourself and loved ones from illness has never been easier. To encourage more residents to get vaccinated against the Flu before Halloween, Mesa County Public Health has created ...

 2021-10-17 00:18 

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Protestors continue to voice concerns against vaccine mandates...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) As the deadline for health care professionals to get vaccinated draws closer, more Mesa County residents spent their weekend voicing their concerns on the mandate. In downtown Grand Junction, community members continue protest...

 2021-10-16 10:55 

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Saturday October 16, 2021 Forecast First...

Fall like conditions will rule Saturday afternoon. Say goodbye to the overcast and soggy conditions from last week. Today is expected to be a near bluebird day with plenty of sunshine and drying conditions. Temperatures will still fall short of the aftern...

 2021-10-16 04:45 

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Friday Night Frenzy: Week 8, 10/15/21...

Delta defeats the Basalt Longhorns with a final of 42-14. Rifle defeats the Coal Ridge Titans with a final of 28-7. Palisade defeats the Summit Tigers 29-26. Grand Valley defeats the Cedaredge Bruins with a final of 37-6....

 2021-10-16 02:09 

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KREX 5 introduces a new segment called "Our Nation and Neighborhood in Politics Report"...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — The upcoming election is just two weeks away in Mesa County. A lot of important items to consider. Residents, listen up, some of the items on the ballot could affect your children and your pocketbook. There are three School Di...

 2021-10-16 01:07 

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Community Hospital's breast cancer care gets more radiation-free with MOLLI Marker...

GRAND JUNCION, Colo. (KREX) The Molli Marker is radiation-free and magnetic, which is safer for patients and doctors alike. Lesions that cannot be found in the mammogram have to be found during surgery. "These lesions are tiny and usually we can't...

 2021-10-16 01:01 

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Redlands Rotary Club hosted a debate for candidates running for school board in School District 51...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Five members represent School District 51 from five different districts. In the District C race, Austin DeWitt, Trish Mahre, and Andrea Haitz are competing for the top spot. The Redlands Rotary Club hosted a debate at The Venu...

 2021-10-16 01:01 

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Biden takes infrastructure pitch straight to Americans...

Unable to unite his own party behind the $3.5 trillion "human infrastructure" plan, President Joe Biden is making that pitch directly to Americans....

 2021-10-15 23:31 

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School District 51 wants to fill 60 jobs during Saturday's career fair...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) District 51 recruiters look to fill some of the hard-to-fill positions which include special education, nutrition, transportation, and custodial services. The needs to get people hired in these departments are essential for el...

 2021-10-15 22:55 

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Friday October 15, 2021 Forecast First...

A return to fall-like conditions for the weekend, but it all begins with another Freeze Warning. The Grand Valley will have one more night under a Freeze Warning. This will expire Saturday October 16, 2021 10 am. Temperatures will be subfreezing and if yo...

 2021-10-15 21:17 

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White House commission split on SCOTUS reform ideas...

A White House commission tasked with considering reforms to the U.S. Supreme Court appears just as divided as the rest of the country....

 2021-10-15 20:29 

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Medicare open enrollment begins for Americans...

For millions of Americans, it...

 2021-10-15 15:53 

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LIVE Brian Laundrie search: Police tape put up at nature reserve entrance, law enforcement seen in park...

One of the entrances to the nature reserve that has been at the center of the search for Brian Laundrie was taped off by law enforcement Friday morning....

 2021-10-15 15:15 

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Newsfeed Now: FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID-19 booster shots; Brian Laundrie search resumes with cadaver dogs...

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....

 2021-10-15 14:28 

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Brian Laundrie manhunt resumes with cadaver dogs...

After no action at the Carlton Reserve for days, car after car of law enforcement arrived to resume the manhunt for Brian Laundrie on Thursday, including a K-9 forensics unit....

 2021-10-15 14:25 

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Former nurse pleads guilty over torture videos, faces life sentence...

A Vermont man pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges that he commissioned a Venezuelan woman to make videos of the torture of a boy and the torture and killing of a man, prosecutors said....

 2021-10-15 14:21 

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UK lawmaker stabbed in eastern England has died...

LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmaker David Amess has died after being stabbed Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in eastern England. A 25-year-old man has been arrested. The Essex Police force said officers were called to r...

 2021-10-15 14:19 

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US plans to reinstate 'Remain in Mexico' policy next month...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said it plans to reinstate a Trump-era border policy next month to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, complying with a judge's order. It hinges on the approval of ...

 2021-10-15 14:16 

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Jill Biden out to flex political muscle in governors' races...

WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Jill Biden is set to campaign Friday for Democrats in governors' races in Virginia and New Jersey, her most overt foray into politics since arriving at the White House nine months ago. Her involvement is the latest s...

 2021-10-15 14:12 

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Tom Brady throws 2 TD passes, Buccaneers beat Eagles 28-22...

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers keep losing key players and stockpiling victories. Tom Brady threw two touchdown passes, Leonard Fournette ran for two scores and the Buccaneers beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28-22 on Thursday night. The d...

 2021-10-15 14:06 

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Dodgers beat Giants 2-1 in playoff thriller, advance to NLCS...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cody Bellinger pointed at the dugout and pounded his chest in triumph after delivering the biggest hit this season for the defending World Series champions. Of course, it took until the ninth inning of the 24th and final meeting...

 2021-10-15 14:01 

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Southern Baptist leader resigns amid abuse review division...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A top Southern Baptist Convention administrator is resigning after weeks of internal division over how best to handle an investigation into the denomination's response to sexual abuse reports. Ronnie Floyd, president, and...

 2021-10-15 13:57 

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'Soul-consuming': Victim's family reflects on Durst case...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York real estate heir Robert Durst was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without a chance of parole for the murder of his best friend more than two decades ago. Durst, 78, was convicted in Los Angeles Superior Court last mo...

 2021-10-15 13:51 

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Former Boeing pilot involved in Max testing indicted...

DALLAS (AP) — A former Boeing pilot was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury on charges of deceiving safety regulators about the 737 Max jetliner, which was later involved in two deadly crashes. The indictment charges Mark A. Forkner with givin...

 2021-10-15 13:48 

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Bill Clinton in hospital for non-COVID-related infection...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton was admitted to a Southern California hospital Tuesday with an infection but he is "on the mend," his spokesman said Thursday. Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of California Irvine M...

 2021-10-15 13:46 

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Hearing set abruptly in 2018 Florida school massacre case...

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A last-minute court hearing is set for Friday in Florida for Nikolas Cruz, the man police said has confessed to the 2018 massacre of 17 people at a suburban high school. The hearing in Broward County Circuit Court was sc...

 2021-10-15 13:39 

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US to restore full pension of FBI official fired under Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has won back his full pension as part of a settlement of his lawsuit arising from his firing during the Trump administration more than three years ago, his lawyers announced Thursday. McCabe...

 2021-10-15 13:36 

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Jan. 6 panel moves against Bannon, sets contempt vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection moved aggressively against close Trump adviser Steve Bannon on Thursday, swiftly scheduling a vote to recommend criminal contempt charges against the former Wh...

 2021-10-15 13:33 

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Biden signs debt limit hike, but December standoff looms...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Thursday signed into law a bill raising the nation's debt limit until early December, delaying the prospect of an unprecedented federal default that would cause economic disaster. The House passed the $48...

 2021-10-15 13:30 

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Marine who criticized Afghanistan withdrawal pleads guilty...

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine battalion commander pleaded guilty Thursday to charges including conduct unbecoming an officer after he complained about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in online videos that made him well-known in cons...

 2021-10-15 13:26 

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FDA panel endorses lower-dose Moderna COVID shot for booster...

U.S. health advisers said Thursday that some Americans who received Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine at least six months ago should get a half-dose booster to rev up protection against the coronavirus. The panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Admi...

 2021-10-15 13:22 

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Missouri gov slams paper for uncovering data security flaw...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday condemned one of Missouri's largest newspapers for exposing a flaw in a state database that allowed public access to thousands of teachers' Social Security numbers, even thou...

 2021-10-15 13:18 

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Denver DA's husband gets 10 days in jail for attempted arson...

DENVER (AP) — The husband of Denver District Attorney Beth McCann was sentenced Thursday to 10 days in jail for leaving slash piles burning unattended in northern Colorado last year. Christopher Linsmayer was charged after he left several slash pile...

 2021-10-15 13:15 

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Kendall Hinton no longer just an answer to a trivia question...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Kendall Hinton is no longer just the practice squad receiver who was promoted to quarterback last November when all of Denver's regular QBs landed in COVID-19 quarantine. He's not just the training camp long-shot who ...

 2021-10-15 13:13 

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Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog suspended 2 games for boarding...

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog was suspended for two games without pay by the NHL on Thursday for boarding Chicago Blackhawks forward Kirby Dach. Landeskog was assessed a minor penalty for boarding with 3:38 left in Col...

 2021-10-15 13:10 

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Police: Colorado postal worker shot, killed by ex-girlfriend...

DENVER (AP) — Police have arrested an ex-girlfriend of a postal worker who was shot and killed while delivering mail in northern Colorado. The 26-year-old suspect, Devan Schreiner, of Fort Collins, was arrested Wednesday on a charge of first-degree ...

 2021-10-15 11:00 

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October 15th Forecast...

Clear skies and stable weather conditions will move into the Western Slope. Because of the clearer skies morning lows will be the coldest they have been all week, with most of the region seeing below freezing temperatures. Afternoon highs will continue to...

 2021-10-15 05:16 

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Fruita Wins A Wild One Against 10th Ranked Pueblo West...
 2021-10-15 04:50 

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High School Soccer Update: 10/14...

Update: Montrose defeats Central with a final score of 2-0....

 2021-10-15 04:48 

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Fruita Volleyball Defeats Palisade in Four Sets...

Fruita defeats the Palisade Bulldogs in 4 games, 3-1 (24-26, 25-21, 25-22, 25-19)....

 2021-10-15 04:41 

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Police declare shots fired incident from September a homicide/suicide...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) In September, the Grand Junction Police Department responded to the 400 block of Chuluota Avenue after reports of shots fired from inside the residence. When officers arrived, they secured the scene, set up a perimeter, and af...

 2021-10-15 04:29 

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90 men representing 18 teams compete in 12th annual Men in Heels Race...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) This year, 90 males continue the tradition of shuffling in a pair of pumps, wedges, stilettos, and more. The annual event holds its 12th run this year featuring 18 teams raising awareness and funds for Hilltop's Latimer Ho...

 2021-10-15 03:15 

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Three involved, including two children, in single rollover crash westbound on I-70...

CLIFTON, Colo. (KREX) The incident happened at about 3:00 Thursday afternoon on Interstate 70 near exit 37 in Clifton. Authorities say the vehicle was in a westbound lane of Interstate 70, when it went off course. Colorado State Patrol confirms three peop...

 2021-10-15 00:59 

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COVID-19 vaccines could be authorized for kids ages 5 to 11 as early as this fall...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — The next big step in fighting this deadly pandemic could involve kids ages 5 to 11 rolling up their sleeve to get vaccinated. Pfizer has asked the Food and Drug Administration to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for children in ...

 2021-10-15 00:42 

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Mesa County Clerk & Recorder to appeal court ruling banning the supervision of elections...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters is back in the office, but the controversy surrounding her claims of election fraud never left. "Something that I'm sorry ever happened in our county," said Linda Spencer, a Mesa...

 2021-10-14 23:01 

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Thursday October 14, 2021 Forecast First...

Freeze Warning in place for portions of the Western Slope. What was originally a Freeze Watch for Grand Junction, Delta and Montrose has been upgraded to a warning for freezing and subfreezing temperatures through 10 am Friday. Middle twenty degree readin...

 2021-10-14 22:31 

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Progressives press for climate reforms to stay in spending package...

Democrats are going toe-to-toe to try and get their policies inside President Joe Biden...

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