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 2021-09-14 23:43 

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Colorado Redistricting Commission release new State House and Senate redistricting map...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. The redistricting of Colorado is a once in a decade process for congressional seats, but keeping counties together is easier said then done. The Redistricting Commission staff explain the reasoning behind the new divisions of the propos...

 2021-09-14 22:46 

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Tuesday September 14, 2021 Forecast First...

Mostly dry and breezy week with increasing Red Flag threats for Thursday/Friday/Saturday. There have been some storms popping up along the Book Cliffs, the Flat Tops and the Uncompahgre today. If these higher based storms can propagate through the afterno...

 2021-09-14 21:44 

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Dems' hopes on immigration bill rest with parliamentarian...

Democrats are giving up trying to pass a bipartisan immigration bill through Congress and are now trying to include immigration reform in the budget reconciliation package. That would require only Democratic support....

 2021-09-14 21:24 

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Senators introduce new voting rights bill, Republicans remain opposed...

A group of senators joined voting rights advocates on Tuesday to introduce a new voting rights measure that they hope can avoid the Republican block that doomed earlier versions....

 2021-09-14 20:45 

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Lawmakers to Blinken: Withdrawal from Afghanistan was 'fatally flawed'...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill Tuesday as he endured a second round of grilling from lawmakers frustrated over how the Biden administration managed the withdrawal from Afghanistan....

 2021-09-14 16:18 

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Dramatic body camera video shows rescue of little girl from apartment building fire...

The Wichita Fire Department saved several people, including a little girl, when an early morning fire tore through an apartment complex....

 2021-09-14 15:57 

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'We just want her home': Woman from Long Island goes missing on road trip with boyfriend...

SUFFOLK COUNTY — Distraught parents pleaded for help Monday finding their daughter, who went missing while on a road trip with her boyfriend. Gabrielle Petito sent updates to her family several times a week after the trip started on July 2. Mom Nich...

 2021-09-14 15:56 

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COVID-19 spike?: Nearly 60% of Colorado counties see 7-day rise in positivity...

After seeing the first decline in 6-weeks for COVID-19 positivity rates in Colorado last week, numbers are back up this week....

 2021-09-14 15:53 

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Florida mom reunited with daughter who was abducted in 2007...

Jacqueline Hernandez was abducted in 2007 when she was only 6 years old....

 2021-09-14 15:11 

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Newsfeed Now: Parents of teen accused in school massacre plot speak out; Video shows student removing 9/11 memorial flags...

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....

 2021-09-14 11:00 

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September 15th Forecast...

We will see cloudier skies for morning hours, but the sky will clear up for the afternoon on the Western Slope. Like yesterday we will see low chances for pop up showers and thunderstorms over the higher elevations closer to the Divide, and the book cliff...

 2021-09-14 03:35 

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District 51 School Board candidates address issues as election gets closer...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KFQX) Seven candidates want to fill three school board spots to help needs of the school district. A luncheon Monday afternoon allowed each to have a platform to voice their concerns. "I think we need to go back to the past and ...

 2021-09-14 03:32 

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Week 3 Sticker Day: 09/13/21...
 2021-09-14 02:30 

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Rumor has it: Potential Broncos buyers Jeff Bezos and Jay-Z have deep pockets...

Front Office Sports reported that the Denver Broncos will go on the market, and potential suitors include Jeff Bezos and Jay-Z....

 2021-09-14 01:15 

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Renovations to Lincoln Park Stadium has begun...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The major renovations to the Lincoln Park Stadium complex will help increase the longevity of both stadiums, as Grand Junction continues to grow. From baseball to football games, Lincoln Park Stadium has seen a lot of traffic, but it...

 2021-09-14 01:00 

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Mountain Bike Film Fest supports local trail production...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Calling all mountain bikers. Healthy Mesa County and several other community partners are excited to announce the mountain bike film fest taking place on Tuesday, September 14th. Doors at the Avalon Theatre, for the Grand Valley Moun...

 2021-09-13 23:48 

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Blinken defends Biden administration's Afghanistan withdrawal...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken faced questions from House lawmakers Monday over the Biden administration...

 2021-09-13 22:41 

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Monday September 13, 2021 Forecast First...

Mostly dry and breezy week with increasing Red Flag threats. There have been some storms along the northern border of Colorado throughout the day, most of that activity is translating to gusty wind speeds in that area and should dissipate after sunset Mon...

 2021-09-13 22:18 

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Taco Bell to test 30-day taco pass here's how it works...

Finally, the subscription we never knew we needed: tacos....

 2021-09-13 21:50 

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Biden urges support for climate change initiatives in wildfire-ravaged West...

President Joe Biden made his first trip to the West coast since taking office Monday, visiting Idaho, where wildfires have ravaged millions of acres....

 2021-09-13 20:35 

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Broncos Jerry Jeudy out 4-6 weeks, source says...

Denver Broncos top wide receiver Jerry Jeudy is expected to miss four to six weeks after he suffered a high ankle sprain in the team...

 2021-09-13 19:04 

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'Remarkable Woman of the Year' donates $1,000 to VFW...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Our 2021 'Remarkable Woman of the Year' Melba Teague has donated $1,000 to Grand Junction's VFW. Jole Dibble with the VFW Post 1247 joined us live in the studio during KREX5 News at Noon to accept her donation. You can wa...

 2021-09-13 19:00 

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'Montrose Mondays' kicks off this week...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. In case you missed it, here is the full interview with 'Our Town Matters' CEO Tonya Maddox from Montrose, Colorado. She will be joining KREX5 News at Noon every Monday to fill the Western Slope in on all things Montrose, so b...

 2021-09-13 16:42 

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'Dreams do come true': Oscar De La Hoya reflects on humble roots...

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya is known for his skills in the ring, but the champ...

 2021-09-13 16:41 

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Hollywood's nicest 'bad guy,' Danny Trejo, reflects on his rise from prison to stardom...

Trejo is one of the most recognizable names in Hollywood. In fact, some say he...

 2021-09-13 15:23 

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Average gas price rises 2 cents to $3.25 a gallon...

The increase resumes the climb in gas prices the past ten months, following a two-week break where the average price dropped by 2 cents....

 2021-09-13 14:37 

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Newsfeed Now: Pregnant mom killed in fight at baby shower; Firefighter saves family cabin while battling California wildfire...

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 2021-09-13 11:00 

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September 13th Forecast...

We will see a dry start to the week on the Western Slope. High temperatures will be cooler than last week, but we will still see some 90s in the Grand Valley. We will see chances for pop up afternoon thunderstorms over the higher elevations, but these sto...

 2021-09-13 04:39 

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Palisade Brewgrass Bash Festival...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Music that soothes the soul and a cold beverage to cool down in the heat.The Brewgrass Bash Festival in Palisade brought in people from all over the Western Slope to taste new beers and enjoy live bluegrass music.Those in atte...

 2021-09-12 15:06 

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Broncos face Giants on the road to start season...

The Denver Broncos are on the east coast to kick off the NFL season, facing the New York Giants at MetLife Stadium. Coming off bad seasons, the Broncos and Giants used free agency and the draft to put themselves in position to end playoff droughts....

 2021-09-12 13:00 

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September 12th Forecast...

A dry work week lead into a dry weekend. The strong upper level ridge that gave us the hot and dry weather for the work week has moved eastward. Southwesterly flow yesterday drove chances for a few scattered showers over the higher elevations. We will hav...

 2021-09-12 04:56 

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20th Anniversary of Sept. 11 features a new Grand Junction memorial...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. To begin the 20th year of remembrance, Grand Junction Fire Department struck a a bell three times. "Three strikes of the bell three times actually signifies the passing of a firefighter who has given their life in the line of dut...

 2021-09-11 22:10 

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Crockett, Hairston added to Broncos active roster...

The Denver Broncos promoted a running back and a cornerback to the active roster, the team announced on Saturday....

 2021-09-11 13:55 

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Sept. 11 then and now: See how Lower Manhattan has changed in 20 years...

A lot has changed across New York City during the past two decades following the 9/11 terror attacks. However, amid the ever-evolving cityscape of Manhattan, some businesses and structures have persevered, remaining nearly as they were before that fateful...

 2021-09-11 13:50 

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US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war's end...

Twenty years ago, the 11th of September dawned as just a date. By midnight, it was 9/11, the staggering starting point for a new era of terror, war, politics, patriotism and tragedy....

 2021-09-11 13:00 

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September 11th Forecast...

A dry work week leads into a dry weekend. The strong upper level ridge that gave us the hot and dry weather for the work week has moved eastward. Southwesterly flow will drive chances for a few scattered showers over the higher elevations for this afterno...

 2021-09-11 04:46 

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Friday Night Frenzy: 09/10/21...

Montrose Defeats Durango: 39-7 Palisade Defeats Delta: 28-10 Fruita Defeats Grand Junction: 47-7...

 2021-09-11 01:50 

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Scenic Elementary School's flag assembly reflects on 20th anniversary of 9/11...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) About 3 thousand Americans died that day; 400 of them were police officers, firefighters, and paramedics trying to help those that were trapped in the Twin Towers. "It's about honoring the past but it's also recogn...

 2021-09-11 01:36 

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Federal officials remember lives lost for 20th anniversary of 9/11...

While the Twin Towers burned in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, a third plane crashed into the Pentagon building in Washington. The Pentagon is the center of military power in the United States....

 2021-09-11 01:04 

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United States Veteran explains proper etiquette for the American flag...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) The American flag is a symbol of freedom and there are specific ways to properly care for and show respect to that symbol. "You can't fly it 24 hours but there should be a light on it," Air Force Sergeant Lori Parr...

 2021-09-10 23:30 

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September 11th Early Morning Forecast...

Morning lows will be slightly warmer tomorrow thanks to seeing cloudier skies overnight. The strong upper level ridge that gave us the hot and dry weather for the work week has moved eastward. Southwesterly flow will drive chances for a few scattered show...

 2021-09-10 23:22 

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I-70 Glenwood Canyon emergency project continues to make repairs...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — The race to get I-70 through Glenwood Canyon back open is on full acceleration. Since August, CDOT and a Colorado-based contractor have been working tirelessly to repair the hardest-hit areas of the interstate, particularly ne...

 2021-09-10 23:16 

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Job seekers and employers prepare for unemployment benefits ending...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Enhanced pandemic aid has been helping Americans who are unable to return to work for over a year now. Now that the benefits have ended, more than 11 million people across the country will get a smaller check, or no benefits at all, ...

 2021-09-10 22:42 

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Friday Night Frenzy: 09/03/21...
 2021-09-10 22:18 

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Palisade's 'Brewgrass Festival' kicks off...

PALISADE, Colo. In case you missed the excitement during KREX5's News at Noon, the Still House String Band gave viewers a live preview of the great music that will be featured at Palisade's 'Brewgrass Festival' this weekend. The event play...

 2021-09-10 21:18 

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Alleged masterminds still await trial 20 years after 9/11...

The alleged masterminds of the September 11th attacks still sit in the Guantanomo Bay Prison and have yet to face trial after two decades....

 2021-09-10 21:18 

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Sen. Ernst reflects on 20th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks...

Twenty years ago, the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, led to a call to action for now-Sen. Joni Ernst....

 2021-09-10 20:47 

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Can the Broncos Get a Win in September? Orange and Blue Report Week 1 Preview...

The Broncos haven't won a game in September in their last 8 tries, 0-7 under head coach Vic Fangio. Can the they open the season with a win against the New York Giants this Sunday, Sept. 12, at MetLife Stadium?...

 2021-09-10 16:58 

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Watch at 11 a.m.: Gov. Polis gives Colorado COVID-19 update...

Governor Polis is set to give an update on Colorado...

 2021-09-10 15:08 

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Newsfeed Now: Pres. Biden announces aggressive new plan to counter pandemic; Couple opens museum at 'Edward Scissorhands' home...

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....

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