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 2021-04-26 19:03 

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Continental Europe could allow US tourists back this summer...

BRUSSELS (AP) — American tourists could soon be visiting continental Europe again, more than a year after the European Union restricted travel to the 27-nation bloc to a bare minimum to contain the coronavirus. EU officials said Monday they are comp...

 2021-04-26 19:00 

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Student's Snapchat profanity leads to high court speech case...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fourteen-year-old Brandi Levy was having that kind of day where she just wanted to scream. So she did, in a profanity-laced posting on Snapchat that has, improbably, ended up before the Supreme Court in the most significant case on...

 2021-04-26 18:54 

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Biden's first 100 days: Where he stands on key promises...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As he rounds out his first 100 days in office, President Joe Biden's focus on reining in the coronavirus during the early months of his administration seems to have paid off: He can check off nearly all his campaign promises ce...

 2021-04-26 18:44 

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Glenwood Canyon traffic holds in May on Hanging Lake westbound on-ramp...

GARFIELD COUNTY & EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. — The Colorado Department of Transportation announces traffic holds throughout the month of May at the Interstate 70 westbound on-ramp for Hanging Lake, located at Mile Point 125. Traffic holds are associated wi...

 2021-04-26 18:39 

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Prescribed Burning on Norwood Ranger District...

NORWOOD, Colo. — GMUG Fire and Fuels Crews plan to begin prescribed burning operations in the Sanborn Park area as early as April 28, or as conditions allow. Located approximately 5 miles northeast of Norwood, CO near Sanborn Park road (National For...

 2021-04-26 18:32 

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CDOT to host two open house events ahead of construction on the I-70B 1st Street and Grand Avenue Improvement Project...

MESA COUNTY The Colorado Department of Transportation and contractor United Companies invite Grand Junction community members to participate in two open house events this week. Each open house will highlight the upcoming I-70B 1st Street and Grand Avenue ...

 2021-04-26 18:26 

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Glenwood Springs to Host Community Meeting to Share I-70 Glenwood Canyon Operations Plan...

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. — The City of Glenwood Springs invites residents and businesses to attend a virtual community meeting on Tues., May 4 at 5:30 p.m. for the I-70 Glenwood Canyon operations plan. The meeting will review the Colorado Department o...

 2021-04-26 18:18 

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Send a paper doll to your favorite teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week Fundraiser...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — School District 51 Foundation, the D51 School Board, and the Mesa Valley Education Association (MVEA) are sponsoring a Teacher Appreciation Promotion to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week May 3-7, 2021. We have been the larg...

 2021-04-26 18:06 

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Recordings show chaos surrounding Ma'Khia Bryant shooting...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A chaotic 911 call. A convulsive 11 seconds of violence ending in the death of an Ohio teen. A historic verdict being broadcast in the police cruiser. A routine day in a quiet Columbus neighborhood was shattered instantly Tuesd...

 2021-04-26 15:14 

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Newsfeed Now: 4 Bronx synagogues vandalized; Woman says she was fired after refusing COVID-19 vaccine...

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....

 2021-04-26 14:47 

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'Nomadland' wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars...

Chlo Zhao's "Nomadland," a wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West, won best picture Sunday at the 93rd Academy Awards, where the China-born Zhao became the first woman of color to win best director and a his...

 2021-04-26 14:40 

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Airline bans Alaska state senator for violating mask rules...

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Airlines has banned an Alaska state senator for refusing to follow mask requirements. "We have notified Senator Lora Reinbold that she is not permitted to fly with us for her continued refusal to comply with employee...

 2021-04-26 14:38 

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Election conspiracies live on with audit by Arizona GOP...

PHOENIX (AP) — Months after former President Donald Trump's election defeat, legislative Republicans in Arizona are challenging the outcome as they embark on an unprecedented effort to audit the results in the state's most populous county. T...

 2021-04-26 14:34 

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FDA to scrutinize unproven cancer drugs after 10-year gap...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Each year the U.S. approves dozens of new uses for cancer drugs based on early signs that they can shrink or slow the spread of tumors. But how often do those initial results translate into longer, healthier lives for patients? Tha...

 2021-04-26 14:30 

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DMX immortalized by family and close friends at memorial...

NEW YORK (AP) — DMX's legacy was immortalized as a man beloved by his family, honored for his strong faith and respected as one of hip-hop's greatest icons at his memorial service Saturday, with several heartfelt speeches from those who knew...

 2021-04-26 14:23 

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Biden recognizes atrocities against Armenians as genocide...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The systematic killing and deportation of more than a million Armenians by Ottoman Empire forces in the early 20th century was "genocide," the United States formally declared on Saturday, as President Joe Biden used t...

 2021-04-26 14:13 

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Your guide to the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland: Schedule, tickets and more...

Events for the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland will be spread along FirstEnergy Stadium, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Great Lakes Science Center....

 2021-04-26 14:12 

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NFL Draft 2021: Nights 2 and 3 performers announced...

The 2021 NFL Draft has announced more entertainers set to appear during Night 2 and Night 3....

 2021-04-26 13:56 

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Wildfire-fighting plane is shut down as fire season begins...

DENVER (AP) — The world's largest firefighting plane has been shut down just as Western states prepare for a wildfire season that fire officials fear could be worse than the average year. Tara Lee, a spokeswoman for Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, s...

 2021-04-26 13:53 

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Colorado health leaders OK use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

DENVER (AP) — Colorado can resume using the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine now that federal regulators have lifted an 11-day pause on the shot, state public health leaders said. "We are happy to have this highly effective, one-dose vaccine b...

 2021-04-26 13:49 

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Ranch becomes haven for queer people in rural Colorado...

CUSTER COUNTY, Colo. (AP) — Two sets of headlights headed straight for the geodesic dome house that serves as the Tenacious Unicorn Ranch's headquarters. Outside in the deep dark of Colorado's Wet Mountain Valley, the people who live at the ...

 2021-04-26 13:43 

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Story slam overcomes 2 Harper homers, Rockies top Phils 12-2...

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a grand slam to cap a seven-run fourth inning, letting loose a shout to his dugout and a big bat flip, and the Colorado Rockies overcame two solo home runs by Bryce Harper to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 12-2 on Sund...

 2021-04-26 13:35 

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Porter scores career-high 39 points, Nuggets beat Rockets...

DENVER (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. scored a career-high 39 points, Nikola Jokic had 24 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the undermanned Houston Rockets 129-116 on Saturday night. P.J. Dozier started at guard in place of the injured Will Barton and a...

 2021-04-26 13:32 

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Road Report 4/26/21...
 2021-04-26 04:26 

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Drivers leave with minor injuries in two single vehicle accidents...

At 5:10 p.m, police responded to reports of a navy blue Ford pickup truck which crashed into the concrete barrier near Pufferbelly Station restaurant. The truck was traveling southbound on First Street. there was one adult male in the vehicle, who has min...

 2021-04-26 01:53 

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Mesa County Libraries request the public's pandemic stories for anthology project...

Coming this May, Mesa County Libraries invites people to put pen to paper, projecting on the pandemic. This anthology, or published collection project, is part of the library's "Do Art, Feel Better" initiative. Whether it's art, poetry or ...

 2021-04-25 04:53 

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Non-profits hold mega food pantry at Clifton Christian Church...

CLIFTON, Colo. — Clifton Christian Church strikes again with its Saturday drive-thru food pantry. This one comes packed with volunteers from three different organizations, providing food for people and pets along with more than enough help to run a ...

 2021-04-24 23:40 

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One Dead After Crash on CO 141...

WHITEWATER, Co. — Around 2:42 PM, one motorcyclist crashed into a boulder and died. The motorcyclist was accompanied by two other riders on motorcycles, who were not involved in the crash. The crash occurred around mile marker 143 on Colorado Highwa...

 2021-04-24 11:00 

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April 24th Forecast...

Clear skies during the overnight hours will cause our morning lows to be a little cooler today. Clear skies will stick around for the morning, but partly cloudy skies will drift in for the afternoon. The Western Slope will be under a Red Flag Warning this...

 2021-04-24 04:37 

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Palisade Adds The Cherry on; Topping Bayfield in 5...

Palisade Defeats Bayfield in 5; 25-15, 25-20, 21-25, 20-25, 15-13...

 2021-04-24 04:29 

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#1 Ranked Mavericks Win Against New Mexico Highlands...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. The # 1 CMU Mavericks were back home on Friday hosting New Mexico Highlands. It was all Mavericks all night, they take the win 20-1....

 2021-04-24 04:28 

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CMU Men's Soccer Defeat Regis in the RMAC Semi-Finals...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — On Friday night, Colorado Mesa Men's Soccer hosted Regis University in the semi-finals of the RMAC tournament. The Mavericks take the win with a final score of 3-1. They are now headed to the championship game against Col...

 2021-04-24 01:51 

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New FDA guidelines widen variety in blood donor pool...

Here's something to draw attention to: The FDA's changes for blood donors allows millions of more people the opportunity to save lives. Major changes to the policy include a shorter turnaround period for individuals living in Europe and those in h...

 2021-04-24 00:00 

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Lawmakers propose breaking up Biden's infrastructure plan to get it passed...

As President Joe Biden works to get his infrastructure package through Congress, a bipartisan group of lawmakers have proposed breaking up the package into two to get it passed....

 2021-04-23 23:41 

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Migrants from Tijuana campsite gather at border, plead for Biden to 'have mercy and let them in'...

A large group of migrants walked right up to the San Ysidro Port of entry screaming and holding up handmade signs that read "we want an answer, we...

 2021-04-23 23:24 

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New Grant Program Aims to Help Restaurants...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — 2020 was a difficult year for restaurants. Local businesses in Mesa county experienced the crippling effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.In fact, Colorado restaurants collectively lost more than 3 billion dollars in 2020 accordi...

 2021-04-23 23:00 

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April 24th Early Morning Forecast...

Clear skies during the overnight hours will cause our morning lows to be a little cooler tomorrow. Clear skies will stick around for the morning, but partly cloudy skies will drift in for the afternoon. The Western Slope will be under a Red Flag Warning t...

 2021-04-23 22:23 

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White House COVID-19 Response Team says the US is making major progress...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The White House COVID-19 Response Team says the U.S is making major progress in the fight against COVID. "By the end of May, we'll have enough vaccine supply for every adult who wants one," White House COVID-19 Res...

 2021-04-23 21:47 

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White House: Supply stable despite J&J pause as demand decreases...

The White House has said the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine has not slowed down their efforts to get Americans vaccinated. They say regardless, the supply is there....

 2021-04-23 21:36 

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Biden, GOP have different ideas what infrastructure is...

"Their plan would thrust the West Coast obsession with electric vehicles on to the entire nation," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said....

 2021-04-23 18:47 

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'We're gonna do this': Biden closes global summit on climate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders joined President Joe Biden Friday to close his virtual climate summit with stories of their own national drives to break free of climate-wrecking fossil fuels — Kenyans leapfrogging from kerosene stoves to geoth...

 2021-04-23 18:42 

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Sen. Johnson on others getting shots: 'What do you care?'...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, of Wisconsin, questioned the need for widespread COVID-19 vaccinations, saying in a radio interview "what do you care if your neighbor has one or not?" Johnson, who has no medical expertise o...

 2021-04-23 18:39 

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Vocabulary, lightning round added to National Spelling Bee...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Scripps National Spelling Bee is undergoing a major overhaul to ensure it can identify a single champion, adding vocabulary questions and a lightning-round tiebreaker to this year's pandemic-altered competition. The 96-year...

 2021-04-23 18:37 

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Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19. The university announced Clarke's death in a release Thursday night, but did not include any more details. Coach John...

 2021-04-23 18:34 

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Senate OKs bill to fight hate crimes against Asian Americans...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a bill that would help combat the rise of hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, a bipartisan denunciation of such violence during the coronavirus pandemic and a mode...

 2021-04-23 18:30 

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Safety, Storage & Planning Protocols at MCPH Community Vaccination Site...

MESA COUNTY, Colo. — Almost 86,700 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered in Mesa County, the majority of which were given at the Community Vaccination Site (CVS). The site, which has been operating for more than three months, can administer ...

 2021-04-23 18:20 

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Colorado man charged in connection with Capitol riot...

DENVER (AP) — Another Colorado man charged in connection with the storming of the U.S. Capitol was released from custody Thursday after making his first appearance in federal court. According to an arrest affidavit, investigators identified Jacob Cl...

 2021-04-23 18:10 

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Japan issues 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka area...

Japan declared a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures on Friday amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence ahead of the Olympics in July....

 2021-04-23 18:06 

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Restaurants deal with nationwide chicken wing shortage...

The owners of Nuby...

 2021-04-23 18:05 

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Burakovsky scores 2, Avs beat Blues to clinch playoff berth...

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Andre Burakovsky scored twice and Brandon Saad and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare added goals as the Colorado Avalanche clinched a playoff berth with a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night. Colorado improved to 18-1-2 in...

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