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 2021-11-19 22:50 

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Jury finds Rittenhouse not guilty in Kenosha shootings...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges Friday after pleading self-defense in the deadly Kenosha shootings that became a flashpoint in the debate over guns, vigilantism, and racial injustice in the U.S. Rittenhouse, 18, be...

 2021-11-19 22:07 

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Defense spending bill includes draft requirement for women...

Congress is advancing a plan to draft women into the military....

 2021-11-19 19:40 

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The annual holiday open house at Bookcliff Gardens sneak peak...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The annual holiday open house at Bookcliff Gardens is slated for this Sunday, November 21st from 10am-4pm. The greenhouses will not only be filled with Poinsettias, Christmas cactus, evergreen boughs and wreaths, but for the first ti...

 2021-11-19 19:30 

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2 people shot in parking lot of Hinkley High School in Aurora...

The Aurora Police Department says two people were shot in the parking lot of Hinkley High School....

 2021-11-19 12:08 

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November 19th Forecast First...

We are seeing a cloudier start to the day on the Western Slope. Because of these cloudier skies we will see much warmer morning lows than yesterday. As we move through the morning and afternoon hours we will see skies start to clear up. We can expect to s...

 2021-11-19 02:14 

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Officials recommend getting COVID-19 tested before your holiday plans...

The best defense against COVID-19 is getting vaccinated....

 2021-11-19 01:52 

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Two of the four owners of homes searched by FBI have come forward...

Clerk Tina Peters and now Lauren Boebert...

 2021-11-19 01:51 

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Grand Junction Regional Airport receives more than 3 million dollars to improve airport functions...

Passengers aren...

 2021-11-18 23:15 

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Thursday November 18, 2021 Forecast First...

Increasing cloud coverage ahead of another weak storm system will (put light snow in some mountain zones) PREVENT ideal viewing of a lengthy near total lunar eclipse. Astronomers are calling this near total lunar eclipse a "once in a lifetime opportun...

 2021-11-18 22:54 

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Court orders OSHA to not enforce business vax requirement...

The Biden administration is pausing its execution of the COVID-19 vaccine requirement for businesses after a court ruling Friday ordered the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to suspend similar activities....

 2021-11-18 22:28 

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11-year-old found safe, family 'grateful' to have her home...

An 11-year-old girl was found safe in unincorporated Jefferson County after missing since Tuesday afternoon....

 2021-11-18 21:25 

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House could pass Build Back Better soon. What about the Senate?...

The House of Representatives is hoping to pass President Joe Biden...

 2021-11-18 19:46 

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Olde Fashioned Christmas live sneak peak...

PALISADE, Colo. Dixie Burmeister joined us live with fresh gingerbread and two exciting holiday events coming up in Grand Junction! "The Palisade Chamber of Commerce members and volunteers are happily bringing back, The Palisade Olde Fashioned Christm...

 2021-11-18 19:42 

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Biden: US 'considering' diplomatic boycott of China Olympics...

President Joe Biden said Thursday that the United States was considering a diplomatic boycott of next year...

 2021-11-18 16:58 

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Montrose Police Investigating Kidnapping Case...

MONTROSE, Colo. — The Montrose Police Department is investigating a kidnapping case that was reported in the early evening hours of Wednesday, November 17, 2021. Officers and detectives responded to a residence in the 100 Block of South San Juan Ave...

 2021-11-18 16:51 

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Former Papa John's CEO fires back after company name change...

Papa John...

 2021-11-18 15:53 

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Big Game Bound Week 11: Colts visit Bills in key game that could shape AFC playoff picture...

INDIANAPOLIS With the NFL season past the halfway point, it's time to officially start talking about the muddled playoff picture. Five teams are within a half game of the last playoff berth in the AFC, while in the NFC, five teams are battling for the...

 2021-11-18 15:19 

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Rittenhouse jury to resume after fresh mistrial request...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The jury in Kyle Rittenhouse's trial was to move into the third day of deliberations Thursday, even as its request to re-watch video in the case sparked a fresh bid from his attorneys for a mistrial. Judge Bruce Schroeder di...

 2021-11-18 14:55 

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Biden asks for probe of potential 'illegal conduct' on gas prices...

President Joe Biden is asking the head of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to look into whether oil companies are illegally increasing prices as consumers face high costs at the pump....

 2021-11-18 14:32 

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White House offering more aid for winter heat, utility bills...

(AP) — The Biden administration is taking steps to help distribute several billion dollars in aid for winter heating and utility bills, an unprecedented sum that comes largely from its $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. The package provided a...

 2021-11-18 14:27 

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Migrant camps grow in Mexico amid uncertainty on US policy...

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — As darkness fell, about 250 police officers and city workers swept into a squalid camp for migrants hoping to apply for asylum in the United States. Migrants had to register for credentials or leave. Within hours, those who st...

 2021-11-18 13:43 

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The Forensic Risk Limiting Audit is Complete...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Mesa County Elections passed their audit, and so did all of the othercounties in the state in the first round. The office was notified Wednesday that they are clear toproceed to canvass and certify their election results. ...

 2021-11-18 13:33 

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Mississippi executes man who killed wife, terrorized family...

PARCHMAN, Miss. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to killing his estranged wife and sexually assaulting her young daughter as her mother lay dying was put to death Wednesday evening, becoming the first inmate executed in Mississippi in nine years. Dav...

 2021-11-18 13:29 

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Rapper Young Dolph fatally shot at Tennessee cookie shop...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Rapper Young Dolph, widely admired in the hip-hop community for his authenticity and fierce independence, was shot and killed Wednesday inside a beloved local cookie shop in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, authorities said....

 2021-11-18 13:26 

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House censures Rep. Gosar for violent video in rare rebuke...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House voted Wednesday to censure Republican Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona for posting an animated video that depicted him killing Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez with a sword, an extraordinary rebuke that highlighted the ...

 2021-11-18 13:21 

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Portland among US cities adding funds to police departments...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Night after night, hundreds of people marched the streets of Oregon's largest city, demanding racial justice after the murder of George Floyd by a white officer. Among the rallying cries were "defund the police" &md...

 2021-11-18 13:16 

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Kadri, Rantanen lead Avalanche to 4-2 win over Canucks...

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Nazem Kadri and Mikko Rantanen each had a goal and two assists as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-2 on Wednesday night. Cale Makar had a goal and an assist and Gabriel Landeskog added an empty-n...

 2021-11-18 12:25 

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November 18th Road Report...
 2021-11-18 11:53 

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November 18th Forecast First...

We are seeing a very chilly start to the day on the Western Slope. The Grand Valley is seeing morning lows down in the 20s this morning, and Gunnison is down in the single digits. Cooler temperatures will stick around for the afternoon hours, but highs wi...

 2021-11-18 02:17 

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Clerk Tina Peters speaks out on FBI raid at her home...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (FOX) Mesa County Clerk, Tina Peters has been at the center of a criminal probe by the FBI, and her home is now one of four Western Colorado locations recently searched by law enforcement. The FBI, the Colorado Attorney General's...

 2021-11-18 01:40 

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Freestyle skiers eyeing Olympic history in Beijing...

Love is in the air for a pair of freestyle skiers who have a chance to make history in Beijing....

 2021-11-18 01:34 

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Where's Santa? — St. Nick shortage expected this Christmas season...

The shortage means there are plenty of employment opportunities to spread cheer this holiday season and also that some non-traditional Santas may appear throughout the Grand Valley....

 2021-11-18 01:27 

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48 local nonprofits to partake in Colorado Gives Day 2021...

Grand Valley nonprofits hope for a turnout that reflects the support received throughout the year....

 2021-11-18 00:29 

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Veterinary services in high demand as pet adoptions increase during the pandemic...

One in five households adopted a cat or dog during the pandemic....

 2021-11-18 00:06 

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Man who shot Arbery testifies: 'He had my gun. He struck me'...

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The man who fatally shot Ahmaud Arbery testified Wednesday that Arbery attacked him and grabbed his shotgun after he and his father pursued the 25-year-old Black man in their Georgia neighborhood. Travis McMichael's testimo...

 2021-11-18 00:03 

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White House: 10% of kids have been vaccinated in 1st 2 weeks...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says about 10% of eligible kids aged 5 to 11 have received a dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine since its approval for their age group two weeks ago. At least 2.6 million kids have received a shot, White House COVI...

 2021-11-17 23:53 

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Contrary to popular belief, no great migration in pandemic...

(AP) — Contrary to popular belief, there has been no great migration in the U.S. during the pandemic. New figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that the proportion of people who moved over the past year fell to its lowest level i...

 2021-11-17 23:44 

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Under pressure, Apple allows self-repairs to iPhones, Macs...

(AP) — Apple is letting some iPhone users fix their own phones, a sharp turnaround for a company that has long prohibited anyone but company-approved technicians from fiddling with its proprietary parts and software. The company said Wednesday that ...

 2021-11-17 23:40 

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Rittenhouse lawyers ask judge to declare mistrial over video...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Kyle Rittenhouse's attorneys asked the judge to declare a mistrial even as the jury in the murder case was deliberating Wednesday, saying the defense received an inferior copy of a potentially crucial video from prosecutors....

 2021-11-17 23:21 

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Walensky: COVID cases 'markedly lower' with booster shot...

Federal health agencies are now considering approving booster shots for all adults. But as they continue to look at the data, at least 9 states have already moved ahead and approved booster shots for all adults....

 2021-11-17 23:08 

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Wednesday November 17, 2021 Forecast First...

Some of the coldest low temperatures for the season (Autumn 2021) are expected for the Western Slope tonight! Clear and quiet with just a light breeze are the conditions expected Wednesday night/Thursday morning. Low temperatures will be below the seasona...

 2021-11-17 19:13 

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Jan. 6 rioter who carried spear and wore horns got 41 months...

(AP) — Jacob Chansley, the spear-carrying Jan. 6 rioter whose horned fur hat, bare chest, and face paint made him one of the more recognizable figures in the assault on the Capitol, was sentenced Wednesday to 41 months in prison. Chansley, who plead...

 2021-11-17 19:08 

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NFL Honors moves to Thursday night during Super Bowl week...

NFL Honors, the prime-time television program during which The Associated Press individual league awards are revealed, will be held on a Thursday for the first time....

 2021-11-17 19:01 

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2 men to be cleared in 1965 assassination of Malcolm X...

NEW YORK (AP) — Two men convicted in the assassination of Malcolm X are set to be cleared after more than half a century, with prosecutors now saying authorities withheld evidence in the civil rights leader's killing, according to a news report ...

 2021-11-17 17:50 

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Tanker pilot dies in crash fighting wildfire near Estes Park...

An air tanker pilot died in a crash Tuesday night while fighting a wildfire burning near Estes Park....

 2021-11-17 17:16 

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Grand Junction teen in custody after overnight stabbing...

Officers found an adult male with a stab wound in his chest/abdomen area....

 2021-11-17 17:01 

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Pilot dead after crashing while fighting Colorado wildfire...

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — A pilot died after crashing while fighting a wildfire burning near Rocky Mountain National Park on Tuesday, authorities said. The plane crash south of Estes Park was reported at 6:37 p.m., the Larimer County Sheriff's Of...

 2021-11-17 16:56 

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Search warrants executed in Colorado election security probe...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — A multiagency task force executed search warrants at four locations in western Colorado amid an ongoing investigation into allegations that an elections clerk was involved in a security breach of elections equipment earl...

 2021-11-17 16:48 

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US offering investment to boost COVID-19 vaccine capacity...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is making billions of dollars available to drugmakers to scale up domestic production of COVID-19 vaccines in the hopes of building capacity to produce an additional 1 billion shots per year to share with t...

 2021-11-17 16:18 

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Shocked tennis star Osaka posts: Where is Peng Shuai?...

BEIJING (AP) — Tennis star Naomi Osaka says she's been shocked to hear about a fellow player who has gone quiet since making a sexual assault allegation against a former top government official in China. The Japanese former No. 1-ranked, four-ti...

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