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 2021-05-10 16:52 

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Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeds vaccine goal...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Global Citizen fundraising concert advocating the importance of vaccine equity has pulled in $302 million, exceeding the goal for the organization's campaign. Global Citizen announced Saturday that the funds raised helped ...

 2021-05-10 16:50 

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Job market for new grads: Much hiring but much competition...

After a painful year of joblessness, the future has finally brightened for Alycia St. Germain, a 22-year-old college senior at the University of Minnesota. Having lost a part-time gig at Barnes and Noble last March as the viral pandemic tore through the U...

 2021-05-10 16:45 

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Both sides use jobs report as evidence in infrastructure spending debate...

While Republicans take the dismal April jobs report as proof that President Joe Biden...

 2021-05-10 15:54 

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Micronesians feel hatred in Hawaii, decry police shooting...

HONOLULU (AP) — Comments on social media about a 16-year-old boy shot and killed by Honolulu police have been so hateful that a Catholic priest, who hails from the same small Pacific island as the teen's family, hesitates to repeat them. "It...

 2021-05-10 15:51 

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After pipeline cyberextortion attempt, gasoline ticks higher...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gasoline futures are ticking higher Monday following a cyberextortion attempt on a vital U.S. pipeline that carries fuel from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast. The Colonial Pipeline transports gasoline and other fuel through 10 states...

 2021-05-10 15:48 

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New White House panel aims to separate science, politics...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to the turn the page on the Trump years, the Biden White House is launching an effort to unearth past problems with the politicization of science within government and to tighten scientific integrity rules for the future. A n...

 2021-05-10 15:45 

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Air raid sirens, explosions heard in Jerusalem amid tensions...

JERUSALEM (AP) — Explosions have been heard in Jerusalem after air raid sirens sounded. The sirens came Monday, shortly after the Hamas militant group in Gaza had set a deadline for Israel to remove its security forces from the Al-Aqsa Mosque compou...

 2021-05-10 15:37 

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After court nixes eviction ban, race is on for federal help...

BOSTON (AP) — The recent court ruling striking down a national eviction moratorium has heightened concerns that tenants won't receive tens of billions of dollars in promised federal aid in time to avoid getting kicked out of their homes. A feder...

 2021-05-10 15:34 

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Death toll soars to 50 in school bombing in Afghan capital...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Grieving families buried their dead Sunday following a horrific bombing at a girls' school in the Afghan capital that killed 50 people, many of them pupils between 11 and 15 years old. The number of wounded in Saturday&...

 2021-05-10 15:25 

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Medina Spirit could lose Ky. Derby win; track bans Baffert...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Medina Spirit's victory in the Kentucky Derby is in serious jeopardy because of a failed postrace drug test, one that led Churchill Downs to suspend Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Sunday in the latest scandal to plagu...

 2021-05-10 15:22 

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Lumber price surge drives up Colorado construction costs...

DENVER (AP) — A nationwide surge in lumber costs is affecting home buyers and homeowners in Colorado. Lumber prices are up 250% compared to a year ago, driving up home construction costs, according to economist Ali Wolf with the housing market resea...

 2021-05-10 15:17 

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Restaurant-led ag effort aims to fight climate change...

DENVER (AP) — On an early weekday morning in Longmont, the co-owners of the boutique catering company Whistling Boar are busy in the kitchen getting their weekly meal boxes ready for delivery. David Pitula and Debbie Seaford-Pitula moved to Colorado...

 2021-05-10 15:12 

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Arenado homers, Wainwright pitches Cards past Rockies 2-0...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado homered against his former team, Adam Wainwright pitched three-hit ball into the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 on Sunday. Yadier Molina hit an RBI double and Ryan Helsley got Jo...

 2021-05-10 15:09 

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Nets rally to beat Nuggets 125-119, snap 4-game skid...

DENVER (AP) — Brooklyn coach Steve Nash doesn't mind his players feeling a little uncomfortable right now. Or even seeing them suffer a bit. It can only help later on, the Brooklyn coach reasoned. The Nets were definitely struggling, too, down 2...

 2021-05-10 15:07 

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Denver officer shot in the leg; police search for shooter...

DENVER (AP) — An officer in Colorado was shot in the leg and police launched a search for the shooter. Officers responded late Saturday to a home in Denver on a report of a person on a porch who did not belong there, Division Chief Ron Thomas told r...

 2021-05-10 15:04 

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Toews, Makar lead Avalanche to 3-2 win over Kings...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As tempting as it might have been for the Colorado Avalanche to look ahead to their showdown with Vegas in two days, Devon Toews knew it wouldn't matter if they didn't beat the Los Angeles Kings first. He and defensive par...

 2021-05-10 15:01 

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Man kills 6, then self, at Colorado birthday party shooting...

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, slaying six adults before killing himself Sunday, police said. The shooting happened just after midnight in a mobile home park on the east side of Colorado Springs,...

 2021-05-10 14:58 

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Road Report 5/10/21...
 2021-05-10 14:44 

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Newsfeed Now: Teen dies 2 days after testing positive for COVID-19; Man gets bionic arm with help of community...

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 2021-05-10 06:35 

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Avelo Airlines arrive to Grand Junction...

Grand Junction's connection with Avelo has officially arrived. From low fares to self-cleaning air, Avelo wants every customer to feel like a first class passenger. Travelers on the direct flight from Burbank find this experience to be a breeze. "...

 2021-05-10 06:32 

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R-5 High School aquaponics group share plant success with community sale...

A few students and teachers at R-5 High School find their growth through Aquaponics. Aquaponics is where a fish's waste is used produce the fertilizer to feed plants. The results of the garden is plentiful among the young farmers alone. The group want...

 2021-05-10 05:45 

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Grand Junction's Kite Day returns at Sherwood Park...

Kites are a sight to see in Sherwood Park. Grand Valley Power hosts Kite Day to offer with safety tips about energy and avoiding power lines. Having decades of history behind the event, organizers didn't want this tradition to blow away. "We wante...

 2021-05-09 15:02 

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Suspect remains at large for assault on Jean Lane...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Saturday evening, officers respond to the 2800 block of Jean Lane on a report of an assault at around 5:15 p.m. An adult male was stabbed and transported to the hospital. The extent of his injuries is unknown at this time. Of...

 2021-05-09 10:20 

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Sunday May 9, 2021 Forecast First...

Sunday weather for Mother's Day is looking nice for most locations. Sunday should be considered an in-between day from the unsettled and windy conditions of Saturday and the cooler and rainier potential for Monday. Temperatures Sunday afternoon will b...

 2021-05-09 03:49 

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The Dish: Mother's Day Special...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Welcome to The Dish, where KREX 5 and Fox 4 take you to local eats around the Western Slope to showcase the best the west has to offer. This episode is a little different. With Mother's Day approaching, our Digital Report...

 2021-05-08 23:09 

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Bill Fanning Classic: Day 3...

Central Defeats Poudre: 12-8 Fruita Defeats Poudre: 11-1...

 2021-05-08 16:43 

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Bill Fanning Classic Matchups on Friday...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — We got the chance to stop by the Bill Fanning Baseball Classic to catch up on four games taking place on Friday. We will continue to follow the Bill Fanning Classic through the weekend....

 2021-05-08 11:00 

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May 8th Forecast...

We will see warm morning lows to start our weekend off. Afternoon highs are expected to cool down to our averages thanks to a cold front moving through during the overnight hours. This front will bring in light chances for scattered rain showers. What sho...

 2021-05-08 09:00 

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May 8th Early Morning Forecast...

We will see warm morning lows to start our weekend off. Afternoon highs are expected to cool down to our averages thanks to a cold front moving through during the overnight hours. This front will bring in light chances for scattered rain showers. What sho...

 2021-05-08 05:17 

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CMU Men's Lacrosse Defeats Adams State, Moving on to RMAC Championship...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The CMU Men's lacrosse team went into a matchup against the Adams State Grizzlies in the RMAC Tournament Semi-finals. The Mavericks take the win with a final score of 22-5. They will be facing the Westminster Griffins in ...

 2021-05-08 03:30 

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Grand Junction airport prepares its hello to Avelo Airlines...

As a new airline, Avelo wants business to soar by allowing people to pay less and travel more. This new flight connects Grand Junction to the Los Angeles area through a not-as-packed airport that makes travelling worth the trip. One of the most important ...

 2021-05-07 22:19 

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Friday May 7, 2021 Forecast First...

This first round of unsettled weather should maintain the wind through Saturday with a few mountain showers. Friday evening will be uneventful for rain showers with the Red Flag Warning expiring at 9 pm. We will see another morning of warm low temperature...

 2021-05-07 20:56 

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Harris meets with Mexican president to discuss immigration...

The Biden administration says the latest numbers show border officials have a better handle of the migrant situation, particularly when it comes to unaccompanied minors....

 2021-05-07 15:10 

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Newsfeed Now: Colorado lawmaker under fire after calling colleague 'Buckwheat'; Hospice grants daughter's last wish for father...

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....

 2021-05-07 11:14 

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Biden delivers infrastructure message during trip to Louisiana...

President Joe Biden took a trip down to Louisiana on Thursday to talk infrastructure as lawmakers are still divided on what to include in the package and how to pay for it....

 2021-05-07 11:00 

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May 7th Forecast...

We'll see a warm morning over the Western Slope tomorrow. Morning low temperatures will warm up to the 50s for the lower valleys, and it will be a warm day overall. Afternoon highs will warm up to a few degrees below our records in the 80s and 70s. Sk...

 2021-05-07 07:00 

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May 7th Early Morning Forecast...

We'll see a warm morning over the Western Slope tomorrow. Morning low temperatures will warm up to the 50s for the lower valleys, and it will be a warm day overall. Afternoon highs will warm up to a few degrees below our records in the 80s and 70s. Sk...

 2021-05-07 04:25 

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Local tourism rises as Grand Junction's visitor center reopens...

Within the first week of reopening, the Grand Junction Visitor's Center has mapped out a summer of tourism. This info hub for Grand Valley facts, events , and destinations hits the ground running. Travel guides have already been updated, anticipating ...

 2021-05-07 01:17 

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Bill Fanning Classic: Junction And Central Fall In Day 1...

Heritage Defeats Grand Junction: 10-0 Liberty Defeats Central: 12-7...

 2021-05-06 22:19 

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Thursday May 6, 2021 Forecast First...

You can expect another very warm day Friday across the Western Slope. The low temperatures Friday morning will even challenge the warmer than average trend with near 50 degrees to start for many locations. The record for the warmest low is 60 degrees! The...

 2021-05-06 21:37 

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Biden supports waiving COVID vaccine patent rights...

While the Biden administration says it supports intellectual property rights, "the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic" mean vaccine patent rights should be waived....

 2021-05-06 21:14 

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Father calls for reforms to prevent Black moms from dying in childbirth...

As Congress considers several bills that aim to eliminate racial disparities in maternal care, it heard from a panel of health experts and parents Thursday....

 2021-05-06 20:46 

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House committee debates broadband expansion proposals...

As the Biden-Harris administration continued its tour Thursday to promote the president...

 2021-05-06 17:47 

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Republicans promote pandemic relief they voted against...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rep. Nicole Malliotakis, R-N.Y., said it pained her to vote against the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. But in the weeks that followed, the first-term Republican issued a news release celebrating more than $3.7 million from the p...

 2021-05-06 17:44 

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US backs waiving intellectual property rules on vaccines...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, a shift that puts the U.S. alongside many in the developing world who want rich c...

 2021-05-06 16:28 

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US proposes ending rule that weakened wild bird protections...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Biden administration on Thursday proposed revoking a rule imposed under former President Donald Trump that weakened the government's power to enforce a century-old law that protects most U.S. bird species. The Interior...

 2021-05-06 16:24 

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Ex-49ers player Hayne to spend nearly 4 years in jail...

SYDNEY (AP) — Jarryd Hayne, a rugby league star who also played briefly in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers, has been sentenced to at least three years and eight months in jail for the sexual assault of a woman in 2018. Hayne was found guilty in ...

 2021-05-06 16:21 

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Anti-Olympic petition gains tens of thousands of signatures...

TOKYO (AP) — An online petition calling for the Tokyo Olympics to be canceled has gained tens of thousands of signatures since being launched in Japan only days ago. The rollout of the petition comes with Tokyo, Osaka and several other areas under a...

 2021-05-06 16:13 

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Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening...

NEW YORK (AP) — Many Broadway productions are scrambling to resume ticket sales in the coming days to welcome theater-goers this fall after city and state leaders have green-lit a reopening of the Great White Way at full capacity by mid-September. &...

 2021-05-06 16:11 

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Did agents raid home of wrong woman over Jan. 6 riot? Maybe....

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — "We're looking for Nancy Pelosi's laptop," FBI agents told Marilyn Hueper after briefly handcuffing her. Hueper shot back: "That still doesn't explain why you're in my home. Or in Homer, Alaska.&#...

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