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 2021-12-30 05:52 

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Train car derailment in Grand Junction...

A train derailed in the early morning hours off of D Road between South 12th Street, and South 15th Street in Grand Junction. 14 Union Pacific railcars derailed, with two landing fully on their side and the cars were carrying coal, according to a spokespe...

 2021-12-30 03:25 

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Open enrollment ends Jan. 15, more people eligible through subsidies...

If you have been denied health insurance before, it...

 2021-12-30 03:21 

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Friendly family man's 50-year secret: He was fugitive, too...

For the past 50 years, he was a fugitive wanted in one of the largest bank robberies in Cleveland's history, living in Boston under a new name he created six months after the heist in the summer of 1969. Not even his wife or daughter knew until he tol...

 2021-12-30 02:34 

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Mesa County reports first Omicron case...

All three individuals that tested positive for Omicron are under the age of 60 and one is a teenager....

 2021-12-30 02:30 

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Country star Scotty Mccreery prepares to ring in 2022...

Channel 8 is gearing up to ring in 2022 from four time zones with some help from some big names in the entertainment world....

 2021-12-30 02:25 

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CDOT has limited plow drivers and CSP handles an increase in accidents...

The two agencies work hand in hand, but this Winter season, Colorado is down two hundred plow drivers....

 2021-12-30 00:17 

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Car narrowly escapes falling tree on Oregon interstate, frightening video shows...

Startling footage shared by the Oregon Department of Transportation shows a tree begin to fall across the interstate on Monday, just as a car passes underneath....

 2021-12-30 00:11 

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COVID-19 directly damages, creates scar tissue on the kidneys, study finds...

Although studies show COVID-19 is capable of infecting a patient's kidneys, the virus's exact impact on the organs has been unclear until now. A team of German and Dutch scientists report COVID-19 causes direct cellular damage within the kidneys, ...

 2021-12-29 23:43 

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Wednesday December 29, 2021 Forecast First...

Chief Meteorologist Russ Pappas has your Western Slope weather forecast for Grand Junction, Montrose and Delta, Colorado....

 2021-12-29 23:26 

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Ghislaine Maxwell convicted in Epstein sex abuse case...

The verdict capped a monthlong trial featuring sordid accounts of the sexual exploitation of girls as young as 14, told by four women who described being abused as teens in the 1990s and early 2000s at Epstein's palatial homes in Florida, New York and...

 2021-12-29 21:52 

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Police expect 300K to celebrate New Year's Eve on Las Vegas Strip...

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Las Vegas police are preparing for pre-pandemic crowds on the Las Vegas Strip on New Year's Eve despite the omicron variant causing a surge in case numbers. It's estimated there will be 300,000 people on the Strip to ring ...

 2021-12-29 18:48 

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Passengers behaving badly: The worst in-flight incidents of 2021...

Since the beginning of 2021, the Federal Aviation Administration has received more than 5,700 reports of in-flight disturbances caused by unruly passengers, over 4,100 of which involved (at least in part) travelers violating COVID-prompted mask requiremen...

 2021-12-29 17:54 

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The 10 Republicans most likely to run for president...

While none have spoken definitively about their plans for 2024, many potential candidates have already started networking with GOP leaders and donors in key states, while testing out potential campaign messages in public appearances....

 2021-12-29 17:20 

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Where can you recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays?...

Tim O'Connor, the executive director of the National Christmas Tree Association, said Christmas trees can easily be recycled, repurposed or donated, and he considers each option much better than simply trashing the tree....

 2021-12-29 17:15 

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Deadly shooting spree: What we know about the victims...

Five people were killed by a man who went on a shooting spree across Denver and Lakewood Monday night before police shot and killed him....

 2021-12-29 15:15 

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Montrose Monday...

Tonya Maddox from "Our Town Matters" joins us live in the studio for Montrose Monday. Events discussed during the interview were events happening ahead of the new year....

 2021-12-29 15:05 

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Montrose Monday...

Tonya Maddox from "Our Town Matters" joins us live in the studio for Montrose Monday. Events discussed during the interview were events happening during Christmas....

 2021-12-29 12:27 

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December 29th Forecast First...

We will see most of the scattered snow showers clear up after sunrise this morning. The next winter weather system looks to move in late today/early tomorrow. The strongest storms from this next system won't come in until Thursday night into Friday. A...

 2021-12-29 12:27 

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December 29th Morning Road Report...
 2021-12-29 03:09 

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Harry Reid, political pugilist and longtime Senate majority leader, dies...

Harry Reid, one of the Senate's longest serving majority leaders and a Democrat who played a central role in enacting President Obama's biggest legislative accomplishments, died Tuesday at 82....

 2021-12-29 02:19 

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Snow days matter for drought conditions...

It...

 2021-12-29 01:48 

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Early Look at December 29th...

We will see scattered snow showers through the evening and overnight hours. The Grand Valley could see another 1-3 inches of snow by tomorrow morning with higher elevations looking at 6-9 inches in some locations. We will see a break in winter weather act...

 2021-12-29 01:32 

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Christmas display still at Pig-a-sus Sanctuary until Jan. 5...

Letting the display linger on allows the transition into the new year start and end the same: with joy....

 2021-12-29 01:23 

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Countdown to 2022: New Year's Eve entertainment acts set to take center stage...

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Preparations for the annual New Year's Eve countdown celebration are underway. From the ball drop from Times Square to the fireworks show from Dallas, Denver and hotels channel 8 will be counting down to 2022 with celebrations...

 2021-12-29 01:01 

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When to test for COVID-19 after holiday gatherings...

As the omicron variant surges, the demand for COVID-19 tests is high. Many people are also seeking tests as they return from Christmas gatherings and travel, and perhaps prepare to see more people for New Year...

 2021-12-29 01:00 

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Grand Junction eyes future of virtual court...

When COVID-19 first hit, a lot of jobs were lost but in court houses nationwide, the system prevailed using virtual tools. "The good news is our system is flexible enough to adapt," Holley says....

 2021-12-29 00:06 

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Colorado shooting spree suspect IDed, police believe victims were targeted...

Investigators have identified the man who killed five people during a shooting spree in Denver and Lakewood Monday night....

 2021-12-28 23:48 

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Here's how to achieve better sleep in 2022...

According to the National Library of Medicine for Biotechnology Information, between 30% and 48% of adults suffer from some form of insomnia. But there are ways you can achieve better and more restorative sleep in the new year....

 2021-12-28 23:33 

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Lego kits could be better investment than gold, researchers say...

In 2020, Lego saw sales grow over 20% compared to 2019, with the year...

 2021-12-28 21:03 

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CDC lowers estimate of omicron prevalence in US...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday significantly revised downward the estimate of the percentage of new COVID-19 infections in the U.S. caused by the omicron variant of the virus....

 2021-12-28 20:31 

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US home prices jumped 18.4% in October...

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, out Tuesday, climbed 18.4% in October from a year earlier. The gain marked a slight deceleration from a 19.1% year-over-year increase in September but was about in line with what economists had been...

 2021-12-28 20:10 

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Man who told Biden 'let's go Brandon' goes on Bannon's podcast, touts Trump...

Appearing on Bannon...

 2021-12-28 18:48 

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Alzheimer's trigger discovered? Disease mutations impact how brain cells produce energy, study finds...

Finding the cause of Alzheimer's disease may eventually lead to a cure for the world's most common form of dementia. A new study may have discovered that critical trigger, finding a link between genetic mutations in Alzheimer's patients and th...

 2021-12-28 18:45 

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Christmas morning shooting incident in Clifton...

The Mesa County Sheriff...

 2021-12-28 18:25 

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'On edge': Road rage on the rise, but here's how to defuse tensions...

According to a study done by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 20,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the first half of 2021. That...

 2021-12-28 14:19 

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December 28th Morning Road Report...
 2021-12-28 11:53 

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December 28th Forecast First...

We are seeing a cold and snowy start to the day on the Western Slope. We will continue to see chances for scattered snow showers all day. The Grand Valley will only see lighter showers, but with the cold temperatures snow will actually stick to the valley...

 2021-12-28 06:42 

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Fangio says he should keep his job but focus isn't on future...

There isn...

 2021-12-28 06:08 

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Avalanche survival: Tips for motorists...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Avalanche danger is very high throughout the state in the backcountry and that danger could even hit the roadways and why having a plan B is vital during your travels. "This is where planning ahead makes a huge difference," s...

 2021-12-28 04:59 

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Montrose Police looking to identify male suspect in Christmas Eve burglary...

The Montrose Police Department is asking for the public...

 2021-12-28 04:28 

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Photos: Grass fire in Ken Caryl shuts down part of C-470...

A grass fire in the Ken Caryl area of Jefferson County forced the sheriff...

 2021-12-28 03:33 

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District Attorney fights for Federal and State fentanyl prosecution...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KFQX) Traces of fentanyl have sharply increased in a growing number of states since 2013 and in 2021, 25% of counterfeit pills contain a lethal dose of fentanyl. "Fentanyl is killing first time users and is the most dangerous th...

 2021-12-28 02:35 

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Sources: Officer injured in Lakewood shooting, suspect dead...

A police officer was involved in a shooting in the Belmar area, according to Lakewood Police....

 2021-12-28 02:30 

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Traffic accident causes multiple lane closures on Patterson Road...

Just before 7 p.m., emergency responders were called to the 2600 block of Patterson Road due to a traffic accident involving multiple vehicles....

 2021-12-28 02:17 

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Small businesses feel the holiday love this season...

Staff at A Robin...

 2021-12-28 01:45 

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2021 success and staff changes at "The House"...

Karis Program Director Rebekah Feigh is proud to share that the turnaround rate of youth finding safe and stable housing stands at 100 percent....

 2021-12-28 01:32 

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Astronomers spot up to 170 giant rogue planets floating through space...

Nearly 200 giant planets have been spotted moving aimlessly through space, according to a remarkable discovery by astronomers. Researchers from the European Southern Observatory say these "rogue planets" float in space and don't orbit a star &...

 2021-12-28 01:21 

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Video shows woman smack unmasked passenger on Delta flight...

A woman was detained after she was seen hitting a man last week on a Delta Airlines flight....

 2021-12-28 00:37 

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Founding SEAL Team 6 head Richard Marcinko dead at 81...

Richard Marcinko, founding commander of U.S. Navy SEAL Team 6, died on Saturday at the age of 81, his son announced on Sunday....

 2021-12-28 00:28 

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'Countdown to 2022' to ring in the new year across 4-time zones...

This year, Channel 8 will be counting down to 2022 across four time zones....

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