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 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....

 2021-09-10 14:28 

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Colorado Ethiopians come together for family of 6-year-old killed at amusement park...

When the Colorado Ethiopian Community learned that one of their own, 6-year-old Wongel Estifanos, had died in a tragic accident at a Glenwood Springs amusement park, they immediately came together....

 2021-09-10 14:26 

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What does Biden's vaccine mandate mean for Colorado workers?...

President Joe Biden...

 2021-09-10 14:24 

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Survey: Colorado is the worst state for seniors struggling to pay rent...

According to a new survey, Colorado's senior population has the highest eviction fears out of any other state in the nation....

 2021-09-10 14:22 

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Colorado man paints to honor daughter killed on 9/11; sales help scholarship fundraiser...

Gene and Flo Yancey of Colorado Springs lost their daughter, Kathy, on 9/11. But it turns out paintbrushes and canvas have helped keep her memory alive....

 2021-09-10 11:00 

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September 10th Forecast...

We will see another hot day to close out the week on the Western Slope. The strong upper level ridge that brought in the extremely high temperatures has started to move to our east causing us to cool down as we head into the weekend. Winds will shift from...

 2021-09-10 03:56 

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Lawmakers start debating what to include in proposed $3.5T spending bill...

Debate is starting in the U.S. House on what could be the largest spending package in U.S. history....

 2021-09-10 00:21 

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BeaconFest Boomer & Senior Fair ripens 20 years strong...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) Golden guys and gals celebrate their age at BeaconFest. Colorado's largest expo geared towards seniors has providers and agencies on health care, recreation, and housing. People keep coming back to this early bird special ...

 2021-09-09 23:54 

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Biden announces new six-pronged plan to combat delta variant...

The White House says the president is taking steps to protect more people, as the administration says unvaccinated Americans are affecting everyone....

 2021-09-09 23:39 

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Market on Main in Downtown Grand Junction wraps up another year...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — "This year coming back and being able to see people and share our produce with our community is so rewarding," says Jessica Washkowiak with Field of Fork. Live music, local produce, laughter, and smiles returned to Mai...

 2021-09-09 23:14 

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'Colorado Strong' initiative comes back this Fall...

Colorado ingredients, Colorado brewers, and Colorado beer all make up the return of the...

 2021-09-09 22:09 

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No decision from FDA on whether Juul products have health benefits...

The Food and Drug Administration is taking nearly 1 million e-cigarette products off the shelves. It also missed a major deadline Thursday that would have determined the fate of major companies in the vaping industry like Juul....

 2021-09-09 21:42 

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Biden announces sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans...

President Joe Biden on Thursday announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19 vaccinations and curb the surging delta variant of the coronavirus that is killing tho...

 2021-09-09 20:40 

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US Capitol prepares for return of right-wing protesters...

Capitol police and lawmakers are preparing for a protest on Sept. 18 involving some of the same right-wing groups that took part in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-09-09 15:29 

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Two companies want to pay you $1,300 to watch scary movies...

Each company will supply Fitbits to track your heart rate....

 2021-09-09 15:23 

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Colorado rolls out breakthrough case data to show how effective vaccines are...

Colorado...

 2021-09-09 15:04 

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Big Game Bound: NFL season kicks off Thursday night...

After a long offseason of player movement and development, the NFL's week one schedule is ready to kick off....

 2021-09-09 14:55 

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Newsfeed Now: Biden to launch new plan against COVID-19 delta variant; New Orleans residents find dead gator during Ida cleanup...

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....

 2021-09-09 11:00 

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September 9th Forecast...

The strong upper level ridge continues to rest above the Western Slope. This will keep our highs hot in the 90s for most of the region, rain chances at zero percent, and wildfire smoke in the area. Hot temperatures will stick around for tomorrow, but the ...

 2021-09-09 04:44 

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Kids fight childhood obesity through "We Can" nutrition program...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo (KREX) Gaining weight at any age does not just happen overnight. Almost 11 percent of Colorado's youth ages 10 to 17 are considered obese, according to the State of Childhood Obesity Organization. Primary Care Partners have a prog...

 2021-09-09 00:54 

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State water quality rulings discussion...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. Recent water quality rulings by the Water Quality Commission led to the development of a total maximum daily capacity limit on Selenium in our tributary connections at the river. The cost of living could go up with the new standard, ...

 2021-09-09 00:37 

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Bill sponsored by two Western Slope Representatives signed into law...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. "We've had some good bills in the past run to help in prevention of suicide, but we really need to provide these resources now, it's time," Janice Rich, Colorado State Representative said. Legislation co-sponsored by ...

 2021-09-09 00:04 

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Homebuyers worried about the lack of affordable housing on the Western Slope...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — The average sale of a home in Grand Junction was $325,000 in July. That is nearly a 20% increase compared to last year. Of the 356 active listings, only 24 were available under $200,000. A lack of affordable housing on the Wes...

 2021-09-08 23:51 

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Republican-led states in southeast pass sweeping voting laws...

Republican-led states from Texas to Georgia are passing sweeping election measures....

 2021-09-08 23:51 

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Center for Children hosted survivor celebration...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. 169 laws from the 2021 Legislative Session have either been partially or fully signed into effect. Among those is the child sexual abuse accountability act, that will offer victims an extended amount of time to sue institutions, if t...

 2021-09-08 22:45 

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Wednesday September 8, 2021 Forecast First...

Thirteen days until the Autumnal Equinox and fifty-nine days until clocks change. The Western Slope and the entire state of Colorado is still under smoke and haze from wildfires across the west. An Air Quality Health Advisory is still in place and will li...

 2021-09-08 21:32 

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Democrats say $3.5T spending plan includes childcare relief...

Despite a record 10.9 million jobs available in the U.S., many Americans aren...

 2021-09-08 20:41 

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Democrats and Republicans divided as debt ceiling back up for vote...

With the U.S. Department of the Treasury saying it will be out of cash by next month if Congress does not raise the debt ceiling, lawmakers are squabbling about the next steps....

 2021-09-08 15:00 

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Newsfeed Now: Health experts concerned about COVID-19 mu variant; questions raised after child dies on amusement park ride...

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....

 2021-09-08 14:42 

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Glenwood Caverns won't reopen on Wednesday following death of 6-year-old on Haunted Mine Drop...

Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park announced it will not reopen on Wednesday following the death of a 6-year-old girl on the Haunted Mine Drop on Sunday....

 2021-09-08 11:00 

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September 8th Forecast...

The strong upper level ridge will continue to rest over the Western Slope for the rest of the work week. This will cause us to continue to see cool morning lows, and hot afternoon highs. High temperatures will be in the 90s for most of the Western Slope. ...

 2021-09-08 01:07 

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Suicide Prevention Month will feature a new fundraiser...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo "We know that our veterans are driven, resilient, strong, but we also know that life can be difficult," Rainy Reaman, Suicide Prevention Coordinator said. Suicide is a National concern that affects all Americans. This Suicide ...

 2021-09-08 00:24 

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District 51 prepared for anything amid increase in kids' positive COVID-19 cases...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. (KFQX) Newborns to 19-year-olds have the highest COVID case rate in the area for the last 14 days, according to Mesa County Public Health. COVID cases were found more in workforce age adults at the start of 2021. Since there is still no...

 2021-09-07 23:21 

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Fallout over Texas abortion ban continues...

The fallout over the Texas law banning abortions after 6 weeks continues, a ban that does not include exceptions for rape or incest. Other states now say they are considering similar bans....

 2021-09-07 22:29 

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Tuesday September 7, 2021 Forecast First...

An Air Quality Health Advisory is in place for the Western Slope. Our current weather maker, the ridge of high pressure anchored over the western third of the U.S., is responsible for transporting the smoke from Northern California the Pacific Northwest w...

 2021-09-07 22:12 

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President Biden takes tour of damage left by Ida in NJ and NY...

President Joe Biden says his administration is helping in every way possible, after Hurricane Ida left destruction and death in its wake....

 2021-09-07 16:32 

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Colorado's COVID-19 positivity drops for the first time in 6 weeks; incidence rates continue to rise...

For the first time in six weeks, over half of Colorado counties are reporting a lower positivity rate over the last seven days....

 2021-09-07 15:05 

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Colorado park ride where 6-year-old died was designed without shoulder restraints...

The Colorado amusement park ride on which a 6-year-old girl died Sunday night was intentionally designed without shoulder restraints....

 2021-09-07 14:46 

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Newsfeed Now: Pres. Biden surveys Ida cleanup in the Northeast; pharmacy fills prescription for live music...

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....

 2021-09-07 13:02 

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NFL football, Big Game Bound set to return September 9...

Football fans, rejoice! The NFL's regular season kicks off on Sept. 9 and Nexstar Media is bringing back its "Big Game Bound" digital franchise to bring you the latest news and analysis each week....

 2021-09-07 13:01 

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Chiefs set sights on third straight Super Bowl trip...

The Chiefs rebuilt their offensive line after their Super Bowl loss to Tampa Bay and the biggest question now is whether it will protect quarterback Patrick Mahomes well enough to keep their offense singing....

 2021-09-07 13:01 

WesternSlopeNow

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Brady, Bucs embrace challenge of repeating as SB champions...

It...

 2021-09-07 13:01 

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Fully vaccinated NFL players will get COVID-19 tests weekly...

Fully vaccinated players will be required to get tested for COVID-19 weekly instead of every 14 days as part of the revised protocols for the regular season agreed upon by the NFL and NFLPA....

 2021-09-07 13:01 

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Rams, 49ers seek QBs to match Seahawks' Wilson in NFC West...

The Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers made the decision this offseason that they needed more dynamic quarterback play to remain contenders in the long run....

 2021-09-07 13:00 

WesternSlopeNow

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Fresh arms: Playoff teams all featuring new starting QBs...

New quarterbacks are leading last year...

 2021-09-07 13:00 

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Uncertainty abounds in AFC South as Titans attempt to repeat...

There's more uncertainty than usual surrounding the AFC South and it extends beyond Houston quarterback Deshaun Watson....

 2021-09-07 13:00 

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Brady's Bucs poised to end Saints' 4-year run atop NFC South...

Don...

 2021-09-07 12:59 

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[ Grand Junction ]

Chiefs rebuild O-line to protect Mahomes, fend off rivals...

AFC champions don...

 2021-09-07 12:59 

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NFL stars coming off injuries eager for prominence in 2021...

Quarterbacks Dak Prescott of Dallas and Carson Wentz of Indianapolis are among the NFL stars seeking bounce-back seasons in 2021....

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