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 2021-04-09 16:54 

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Olympic Gold: Men's Gymnastics Struggling to Survive...

(AP) — The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote. The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the latter offered a stark glimpse into the steadily eroding sup...

 2021-04-09 16:51 

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Rapper-actor DMX, known for gruff delivery, dead at 50...

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX, the raspy-voiced hip-hop artist who produced the songs "Ruff Ryders' Anthem" and "Party Up (Up in Here)" and who rapped with a trademark delivery that was often paired with growls, barks, and "What!" ...

 2021-04-09 16:36 

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Private sales emerge as obstacle to Senate action on guns...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in Congress are trying to pass the first major gun control legislation in more than two decades with the support of President Joe Biden, who said Thursday that it is "long past time" to do so. But they are confron...

 2021-04-09 16:33 

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GLAAD Media Awards presenters support transgender athletes...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Schitt's Creek" and "The Boys in the Band" were winners at the GLAAD Media Awards, which included soccer's Ashlyn Harris and Ali Krieger calling for transgender students to be accepted as "part of the ...

 2021-04-09 16:31 

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Ready to buy a home? The trick is finding or affording one...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nathan Long and Lili Chin have struck out so far in their four-month search to find an affordable home in the Los Angeles area — a cold streak that threatens to mess up their anniversary plans. The housing market has been a ...

 2021-04-09 16:27 

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Slain South Carolina doctor wrote of faith, life's fragility...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Robert Lesslie — the South Carolina physician and author who authorities say was killed, along with three family members and a repairman, by former NFL player Phillip Adams — frequently wrote of the fragility of lif...

 2021-04-09 16:24 

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Amazon appears to have enough votes to block union effort...

Amazon appears to have enough votes to block a union effort at a warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, proving the might of the online shopping giant and cutting off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and ...

 2021-04-09 16:21 

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Colorado Hospitals, Doctors, and Insurers United in Opposition to House Bill 21-1232...

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — Colorado Hospital Association (CHA), the Colorado Medical Society, and the Colorado Association of Health Plans (CAHP) are united in opposition to House Bill (HB) 21-1232, a proposed state-run public option that would have...

 2021-04-09 16:14 

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Annual Spring Cleanup Dates Confirmed...

MONTROSE, Colo. — The City of Montrose continues its annual Spring Cleanup tradition by providing disposal and recycling services from a single collection point on April 30 and May 1, 2021. Residents are invited to bring cleanup items to the drop-of...

 2021-04-09 16:02 

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Governor Polis Shares Colorado's Wildfire Outlook and Preparedness Plan...

LAKEWOOD, Colo. — Today, Governor Polis joined the Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control to discuss the state's 2021 Wildfire Outlook and Preparedness Plan. "It is not just a fire season but instead the risk is now year-round. Tha...

 2021-04-09 15:53 

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Summer 2021 High School Teen Programming...

DENVER, Colo. — Interested in learning a bit more about your local FBI? FBI Denver will be hosting a few programs for high school teens this summer! FBI Denver conducts Teen Academies annually across Colorado and Wyoming. TeenAcademies are one-day e...

 2021-04-09 15:46 

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Delta County Remains Under Mask Mandate...

DELTA, Colo. — Though Delta County continues to maintain a Green level status of the COVID-19 Dial, we also remain under the mask mandate, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the County. An explanation from the Colorado Department of Public Heal...

 2021-04-09 15:43 

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RFHS student receives Boettcher Foundation Scholarship...

ROARING FORK, Colo. — Roaring Fork High School senior Isabella (Izzy) Knaus is a recipient of the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship. According to Katie Kramer, the President and CEO of the Boettcher Foundation, "Boettcher Scholars are selected fo...

 2021-04-09 15:01 

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Newsfeed Now: Prince Philip dies at age 99; A mother-daughter duo uncover a pirate mystery...

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....

 2021-04-09 13:59 

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US suicides dropped last year, defying pandemic expectations...

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of U.S. suicides fell nearly 6% last year amid the coronavirus pandemic — the largest annual decline in at least four decades, according to preliminary government data. Death certificates are still coming in and the ...

 2021-04-09 13:56 

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Gaetz associate working toward plea deal with prosecutors...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An associate of Rep. Matt Gaetz's is working toward a plea deal with federal prosecutors investigating a sex trafficking operation, potentially escalating the legal and political jeopardy facing the Florida congressman. The ...

 2021-04-09 13:48 

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Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies at 99...

LONDON (AP) — Prince Philip, the irascible and tough-minded husband of Queen Elizabeth II who spent more than seven decades supporting his wife in a role that both defined and constricted his life, has died, Buckingham Palace said Friday. He was 99....

 2021-04-09 13:41 

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Gray takes no-hitter into 7th, Rockies beat D-Backs, 7-3...

DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning and got his first win of the season, pitching the Colorado Rockies over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Thursday. Gray (1-0) allowed three runners through six innings, helped in the si...

 2021-04-09 13:23 

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Road Report 4/9/21...
 2021-04-09 11:00 

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April 9th Forecast...

We will see cooler morning lows today thanks to skies clearing up during the overnight hours. A cold front will pass through late yesterday evening/overnight bringing faint chances for light snow showers over the mountain peaks near the Divide. The lower ...

 2021-04-09 09:03 

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Vaccine push working to keep COVID-19 deaths down in US, White House believes...

The White House says its effort to get more COVID-19 vaccines into American arms is working but there is still a long road ahead....

 2021-04-09 07:00 

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April 9th Early Morning Forecast...

We will see cooler morning lows tomorrow thanks to skies clearing up during the overnight hours. A cold front will pass through late this evening/overnight bringing faint chances for light snow showers over the mountain peaks near the Divide. The lower va...

 2021-04-09 05:00 

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CMU Soccer Programs Sweep MSU Denver...
 2021-04-09 04:46 

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New airline offers Grand Junction $19 flights to Burbank, California...

Avelo Airlines is based out of California's Burbank airport. Its team chose Grand Junction as a flight destination because of its natural, outdoor beauty. Local airport officials are proud to see the local economy expanding to the west coast "This...

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