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 2021-05-04 16:23 

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Historic Bridge Available for Adoption...

DELTA COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation is making the historic Gunnison River Bridge on CO 92 available for adoption to any public or private entity interested in relocating it. Located about six miles east of Delta, the 83-y...

 2021-05-04 16:20 

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COResponds Grant Connects Workers to Employment Opportunities...

REMOTE — Colorado's job seekers who have been affected by the pandemic can now take advantage of COResponds, a grant designed to help workers who are temporarily or permanently laid off due to the pandemic, including dislocated workers and long-...

 2021-05-04 15:00 

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Newsfeed Now: Kids as young as 12 could soon get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine; Nurses help deliver baby in plane flying across the Pacific...

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....

 2021-05-04 14:11 

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Germany cancels Oktoberfest for 2nd year over virus fears...

Bavarian officials on Monday canceled Oktoberfest festivities for a second year in a row due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, saying there are too many risks in hosting the celebrations — which bring in visitors from around the world —...

 2021-05-04 14:07 

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US trade deficit hits record $74.4 billion in March...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit surged to a record $74.4 billion in March as an improving U.S. economy drove purchases of imported foreign goods. The deficit, the gap between what America buys from abroad and what it sells to other countrie...

 2021-05-04 13:23 

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Whose 'Big Lie'? Trump's proclamation a new GOP litmus test...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump and his supporters are intensifying efforts to shame — and potentially remove — members of their party who are seen as disloyal to the former president and his false claims that last year's election was...

 2021-05-04 13:20 

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Storms spawn twisters in Mississippi, kill 2 in Georgia...

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Much of the South is at risk of more severe weather Tuesday, forecasters said, after tornadoes struck parts of the region Sunday night and Monday, causing heavy damage in some parts of Mississippi and flipping trucks in Texa...

 2021-05-04 13:04 

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Mexico City metro overpass collapses onto road; 23 dead...

MEXICO CITY (AP) — An elevated section of the Mexico City metro collapsed and sent a subway car plunging toward a busy boulevard late Monday, killing at least 23 people and injuring about 70, city officials said. Rescuers initially searched a car le...

 2021-05-04 13:01 

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Welcome to Top 10, Melo: Anthony joins elite scoring list...

ATLANTA (AP) — Carmelo Anthony looked like he was all done just a couple of seasons ago. Now, he's part of a truly exclusive club in the NBA. Welcome to the Top 10, Melo. Anthony scored 14 points Monday night in Portland's 123-114 loss to th...

 2021-05-04 12:57 

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Davis scores 25 as short-handed Lakers defeat Nuggets 93-89...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis came up with a huge game when the Los Angeles Lakers needed it the most. Davis scored 25 points and had key plays on both ends of the floor in the final minute as the short-handed Lakers snapped a three-game losing s...

 2021-05-04 12:54 

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New Deal: Colorado-national consortium buys community papers...

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Sun, a Denver-based online news operation created three years ago by journalists who left The Denver Post, has partnered with a national nonprofit to buy 24 community newspapers in a unique venture that seeks to preserve l...

 2021-05-04 12:51 

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Colorado bill prohibits insurer use of 'discriminatory' data...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado lawmakers are considering a bill that would prohibit insurance companies from using consumer information collected from outside sources such as social media and court and home ownership records to determine insurance rates. Th...

 2021-05-04 12:46 

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Avalanche rally for 5-4 overtime win vs Sharks...

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored 41 seconds into overtime and the Colorado Avalanche gained ground in the race for first place in the West Division by rallying past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Monday night. Martin Jones got a piece of ...

 2021-05-04 12:43 

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Ku Klux Klan membership records made public in Denver...

DENVER (AP) — History Colorado has debuted an online archive this week of 1,300 pages of original Ku Klux Klan membership records from 1924 through 1926, previously on public display at the History Colorado Center in downtown Denver. History Colorad...

 2021-05-04 12:38 

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Broncos release No. 3 QB Jeff Driskel, sign tight end...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos released quarterback Jeff Driskel on Monday when they signed veteran tight end Eric Saubert. Driskel began last season as Drew Lock's backup and played well in relief during a Week 2 loss at Pittsburgh....

 2021-05-04 12:35 

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Spiritual leader's mummified remains found in Colorado home...

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have arrested several people after the mummified body of the leader of the spiritual group "Love Has Won" was found wrapped in a sleeping bag and decorated with Christmas lights in a southern Colorado home. Amy Carl...

 2021-05-04 12:27 

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Road Report 5/4/21...
 2021-05-04 11:00 

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May 4th Forecast...

We saw both skies and showers clear up as we moved through the overnight hours. Thanks to the clearer skies today will be the coldest morning of the week. We will see slight chances for showers over the higher elevations this afternoon, but these showers ...

 2021-05-04 05:36 

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New end of life option for Coloradans through new bill...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The pandemic has changed many things including the way we grieve. Funeral Director, Richard Lewis, with Martin Mortuary says, "It was very sad this time last year because of so many families that were losing loved ones to the vir...

 2021-05-04 01:59 

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Teacher Appreciation Week...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Mesa County Commissioners today proclaimed May 3-7, 2021, as Teacher Appreciation Week to express their gratitude for the educators who equip and empower students. Mesa County Valley School District 51 employs 2,884 teachers ...

 2021-05-04 01:56 

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North River Road Shoulder Improvement Project...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. — Mesa County approved a $741,177.75 agreement with United Companies to construct the first phase of the North River Road Shoulder Improvement project to add four-foot shoulders to the east end of North River Road from the Colorad...

 2021-05-04 01:51 

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Biden quadruples Trump refugee cap after delay backlash...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday formally raised the nation's cap on refugee admissions to 62,500 this year, weeks after facing bipartisan blowback for his delay in replacing the record-low ceiling set by former President Donald T...

 2021-05-04 01:48 

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Bill and Melinda Gates announce they are getting divorced...

SEATTLE (AP) — Bill and Melinda Gates said Monday that they are divorcing but would keep working together at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the largest charitable foundations in the world. In identical tweets, the Microsoft co-founder...

 2021-05-04 01:42 

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FDA expected to OK Pfizer vaccine for teens within week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for youngsters ages 12 to 15 by next week, according to a federal official and a person familiar with the process, setting up shots for ma...

 2021-05-04 01:33 

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National Correctional Officer's Week...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Mesa County Commissioners proclaimed May 2-8, 2021, as Correctional Officers' Week and publicly salute the service of detention deputies who work in our Mesa County Sheriff's Office Detention Facility. Correctional of...

 2021-05-04 00:38 

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Mesa County Experiencing Second Covid Wave...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The daily Covid case county in mesa county has consistently been in the double digits in the last few weeks.It's a rise in numbers that Jeff Kuhr, Executive Director of the Mesa County Public Health Department calls Mesa ...

 2021-05-03 23:00 

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May 4th Early Morning Forecast...

We will see both skies and showers clear up as we head through the overnight hours. Thanks to the clearer tomorrow will be the coldest morning of the week. We will see slight chances for showers over the higher elevations tomorrow afternoon, but these sho...

 2021-05-03 21:22 

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'Encouraging news': Immigrant families being reunited...

President Joe Biden vowed his administration would reunite immigrant families who were separated by the Trump administration. Now, the Department of Homeland Security said it...

 2021-05-03 21:08 

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House committee grills top marines about fatal AAV training accident...

A House committee examined Monday the investigation into a deadly training accident aboard an amphibious assault vehicle that killed nine service members in California last year....

 2021-05-03 20:00 

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Orange and Blue Report: Breaking down the Denver Broncos 2021 draft class...

The 2021 NFL Draft is in the books, and to many fans the Denver Broncos went in an expected direction....

 2021-05-03 19:35 

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Top general drops opposition to change in sex assault policy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a potentially significant shift in the debate over combating sexual assault in the military, the nation's top general says he is dropping his opposition to a proposal to take decisions on sexual assault prosecution out of th...

 2021-05-03 19:33 

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Sheriff's vehicle donated to Lower Valley Fire District...

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Garfield County has donated a decommissioned 2012 Chevy Tahoe to the Lower Valley Fire District (LVFD) in Fruita for use as an emergency vehicle. The Tahoe, which has 139,000 miles and has been upfitted for use as a patrol v...

 2021-05-03 19:33 

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Sheriff's vehicle donated to Lower Valley Fire District...

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — Garfield County has donated a decommissioned 2012 Chevy Tahoe to the Lower Valley Fire District (LVFD) in Fruita for use as an emergency vehicle. The Tahoe, which has 139,000 miles and has been upfitted for use as a patrol v...

 2021-05-03 19:29 

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Public Service Announcement: Please respect Public Lands—Recreate Responsibly...

DELTA, Colo. — The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests respectfully ask visitors to please assist us in protecting their natural resources by recreating responsibly. We are asking everyone to please stay off wet roads, resp...

 2021-05-03 19:29 

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Public Service Announcement: Please respect Public Lands—Recreate Responsibly...

DELTA, Colo. — The Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison (GMUG) National Forests respectfully ask visitors to please assist us in protecting their natural resources by recreating responsibly. We are asking everyone to please stay off wet roads, resp...

 2021-05-03 19:23 

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Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties Recognized As A Top U.S. Brokerage...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is honored to once again be recognized by REAL Trends as one of the top 500 brokerages in the U.S. This marks the 6th consecutive year that Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties has bee...

 2021-05-03 17:40 

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EPA rule to phase out gases used in refrigerators, coolants...

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refr...

 2021-05-03 17:35 

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Valuations mailed to Garfield County property owners...

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — The Garfield County Assessor's Office has mailed the 2021 Notice of Valuation (NOV) to every property owner in Garfield County. This marks the end of a two-year process, in which data was collected and analyzed from the ...

 2021-05-03 17:31 

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Apple's app store goes on trial in threat to 'walled garden'...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — On Monday, Apple faces one of its most serious legal threats in recent years: A trial that threatens to upend its iron control over its app store, which brings in billions of dollars each year while feeding more than 1.6 bil...

 2021-05-03 17:26 

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Bobby Unser, 87, Indy 500 champ in great racing family, dies...

(AP) — Bobby Unser, a three-time Indianapolis 500 winner and part of the only pair of brothers to win "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" has died. He was 87. He died Sunday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico of natural causes, Indianapol...

 2021-05-03 16:00 

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Tokyo makes third Olympics for Clearwater native hoping for gold...

This summer will mark the third time that Clearwater, Florida, native Paige Railey will compete in the Olympics with the US Sailing team....

 2021-05-03 15:19 

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Newsfeed Now: Josh Duggar pleads not guilty to child porn charges; TSA returns veteran's pendant with best friend's ashes...

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....

 2021-05-03 14:17 

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I-70 Glenwood Canyon rest areas and recreation path to close at 5 P.M. due to weather forecast...

I-70 MOUNTAIN CORRIDOR The Colorado Department of Transportation will close rest areas and the recreation path along Interstate 70 in Glenwood Canyon this evening. The safety closure is anticipated to begin at 5 p.m. and will affect the No Name, Grizzly C...

 2021-05-03 14:07 

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Tornadoes cause damage in Mississippi; Tupelo hit at night...

YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Multiple tornadoes were reported across Mississippi on Sunday, destroying homes and uprooting trees. There were no immediate reports of injuries. Just south of Yazoo City, Vickie Savell looked at the remains of her brand new...

 2021-05-03 13:59 

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Verizon sells internet trailblazers Yahoo and AOL for $5B...

AOL and Yahoo are being sold again, this time to a private equity firm. Wireless company Verizon will sell Verizon Media, which consists of the once-pioneering tech platforms, to Apollo Global Management in a $5 billion deal. Verizon said Monday that it w...

 2021-05-03 13:56 

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US begins reuniting some families separated at Mexico border...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday that four families that were separated at the Mexico border during Donald Trump's presidency will be reunited in the United States this week in what Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayo...

 2021-05-03 13:54 

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3 killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A packed boat being used in a suspected human smuggling operation capsized Sunday and broke apart in powerful surf along the rocky San Diego coast, killing three people and injuring more than two dozen others, authorities said. Life...

 2021-05-03 13:50 

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Man United fans storm stadium, force game to be called off...

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Anti-ownership protests by Manchester United fans forced the postponement of a Premier League game on Sunday against Liverpool after the stadium was stormed and thousands more supporters blocked access into Old Trafford as...

 2021-05-03 13:45 

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Rubio, Yarbrough help Rapids beat Whitecaps 1-0...

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Diego Rubio scored his first goal of the season and Will Yarbrough had three saves to help the Colorado Rapids beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Sunday night. Rubio blasted a rising free kick from about 25 yards that skimmed the...

 2021-05-03 13:42 

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Vogt's triple drives D-backs rally, 8-4 win over Rockies...

PHOENIX (AP) — Stephen Vogt hit a go-ahead, two-run triple, Josh Rojas and Daulton Varsho added RBI doubles and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday. The game was tied at 4 when Josh VanMeter led off th...

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