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 2021-11-16 13:47 

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Russian test blamed for space junk threatening space station...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Russian weapons test created more than 1,500 pieces of space junk now threatening the seven astronauts aboard the International Space Station, according to U.S. officials who called the strike reckless and irresponsible...

 2021-11-16 13:42 

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Alex Jones liable for defamation in Sandy Hook 'hoax' case...

(AP) — A Connecticut judge found Infowars host Alex Jones liable by default Monday in a defamation lawsuit brought by parents of children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting over the conspiracy theorist's claims that the massacre...

 2021-11-16 13:38 

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Biden signs $1T infrastructure deal with bipartisan crowd...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden signed his hard-fought $1 trillion infrastructure deal into law Monday before a bipartisan, celebratory crowd on the White House lawn, declaring that the new infusion of cash for roads, bridges, ports, and more ...

 2021-11-16 13:31 

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Small lineup helps Mavs rally in 4th to beat Nuggets 111-101...

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks rallied behind a small-ball lineup to beat the Denver Nuggets 111-101 on Monday night. Dallas opened ...

 2021-11-16 13:26 

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6 teens injured in drive-by shooting near Denver area school...

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Six teenagers were wounded Monday in a drive-by shooting in a park near a suburban Denver high school, but all were expected to survive, police said. The victims, who range in age from 14 to 18, are all students at Aurora Centra...

 2021-11-16 12:20 

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November 16th Morning Road Report...
 2021-11-16 12:02 

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November 16th Forecast...

We will see a cloudier day thank yesterday on the Western Slope. With these cloudier skies expect to be a few degrees cooler than yesterday, but highs will still be close to 10 degrees above normal. We will see 10% chances for light afternoon rain showers...

 2021-11-16 04:58 

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Don't be fooled by viral Facebook post saying company is going to 'use your photos'...

It turns out there...

 2021-11-16 03:48 

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12-year-old Hawaii Boy Scout helps rescue couple and their 100 lb. injured dog on trail...

A couple took a wrong turn on what they thought was a short hike and got lost. It was dark, they had no water, no food and their cellphone was dead. Their 100 lb. dog, Smokey, was injured and unable to walk. Luckily, they came across a boy scout and his m...

 2021-11-16 03:07 

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BREAKING NEWS: Orchard Ave. and 28 1/2 Rd. is closed due to an accident...

Shortly after 6:30 p.m., first responders were called to the intersection of Orchard Ave. and 28 1/2 Rd. due to an accident involving two vehicles. The road is closed at this time....

 2021-11-16 02:23 

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Increase of ethanol in gasoline could be damaging your vehicle...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) Around the country, 97% of filling stations offer gas blends with at least 10% ethanol, known as E-10. What most don't know is that ethanol can affect how easily your vehicle starts, runs, and how efficiently it operates. ...

 2021-11-16 01:40 

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CMU Men's Wrestling Showcase Young Grapplers Against Dixie St...
 2021-11-16 01:30 

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Improvements on E Road close to completion...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Officials say construction of the new road section with curb, gutter, and sidewalk placement is ongoing. The final bit of asphalt was laid out from 31 Road to Agape Way, in preparation for striping, landscaping, and final clea...

 2021-11-16 01:04 

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'Great Resignation' could lead to better jobs...

For those whose jobs got harder during the pandemic, they...

 2021-11-16 00:05 

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Longest partial lunar eclipse of century to occur Friday morning: How to watch...

An exciting astronomical event will take place this week, and all of North America will have a chance to see it....

 2021-11-16 00:00 

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Monday November 15, 2021 Forecast First...

Enjoy the last of these mild temperatures because a shot of cold air is arriving this week and all of us will be feeling it! There is an approaching cold front expected to swing through the region late Tuesday. Increasing cloud coverage ahead of this fron...

 2021-11-16 00:00 

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Video: Shots fired near Nome Park in Aurora heard in background...

The sound of a drive-by shooting at Nome Park was captured in a video sent to FOX31....

 2021-11-15 23:41 

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Death of Chris Daughtry's daughter 'too premature' to consider homicide, DA says...

Hannah Marie Price, 25, was found dead at a Fentress County home late Friday night. The DA said in a statement that it is too premature and "irresponsible" to consider her death a homicide. (Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for The Recording Academy)...

 2021-11-15 23:32 

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Infrastructure bill to pump $6.2 billion into Colorado state government...

President Joe Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure bill today, loosening an amount of federal money for Colorado that dwarfs the state...

 2021-11-15 23:32 

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Infrastructure bill to pump $6.2 billion into Colorado state government...

President Joe Biden signed the $1 trillion infrastructure bill today, loosening an amount of federal money for Colorado that dwarfs the state...

 2021-11-15 23:12 

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'Long overdue promise': Biden signs $1.2T infrastructure deal...

President Joe Biden signed a $1.2 trillion infrastructure package into law at the White House on Monday, which will invest in everything from roads and bridges to greater internet access....

 2021-11-15 22:40 

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Watch: Home security video shows moment 3-year-old boy abducted...

The woman can be seen pleading as she clings to her son....

 2021-11-15 22:39 

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Multiple violent crimes reported at Nome Park before Monday's shooting...

Six teens were taken to the hospital after a shooting at Nome Park in Aurora Monday, a violent incident but one that isn...

 2021-11-15 22:39 

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How you can help in the Nome Park drive-by shooting in Aurora...

Aurora Police Department Chief Vanessa Wilson is asking for the public...

 2021-11-15 21:57 

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Live updates: 6 teens taken to hospital after shooting near Aurora Central High School...

Aurora Police Department said multiple people have been shot at Nome Park on Monday afternoon....

 2021-11-15 19:38 

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Montrose Monday...

Montrose, Colo. Tonya Maddox, CEO of 'Our Town Matters' in Montrose, CO joined us for another week of Montrose Monday, where she fills us in on all things "Montrose!' The events we have to look forward to this week in Montrose are: Power P...

 2021-11-15 15:54 

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Judge dismisses weapons charge at Rittenhouse murder trial...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — The judge at Kyle Rittenhouse's murder trial has dismissed a count of possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18. The charge is only a misdemeanor, but it had appeared to be among the likeliest to net a conviction...

 2021-11-15 14:50 

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Trump ally Bannon taken into custody on contempt charges...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon, a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump, surrendered to federal authorities on Monday to face contempt charges after defying a subpoena from a House committee investigating January's insurrection at the U...

 2021-11-15 14:47 

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Meat keeps getting more expensive — and you should probably get used to it...

"Fundamentally we have enjoyed fairly cheap food in this country at the expense of workers, and that is probably going to change now," says agricultural economics professor Derrell Peel....

 2021-11-15 14:38 

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US journalist jailed in Myanmar for nearly 6 months is freed...

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, who was recently sentenced to 11 years of hard labor after spending nearly six months in jail in military-ruled Myanmar, was freed and on his way home Monday, a former U.S. diplomat who helped negoti...

 2021-11-15 14:35 

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As Rittenhouse trial winds down, jury set to deliberate...

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Attorneys were set to make closing arguments Monday at Kyle Rittenhouse's trial in the shootings of three men during street unrest in Wisconsin, the last word before a jury begins deliberating in a case that underscored Amer...

 2021-11-15 14:31 

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'Sesame Street' debuts Ji-Young, first Asian American muppet...

(AP) — What's in a name? Well, for Ji-Young, the newest muppet resident of "Sesame Street," her name is a sign she was meant to live there. "So, in Korean traditionally the two syllables they each mean something different and Ji mean...

 2021-11-15 14:29 

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Gingerbread House Showcase and Competition sneak peak!...

PALISADE, Colo. The annual Gingerbread House Showcase is back this year and KREX is already prepping to enter the competition! Dixie Burmeister joined us live dark and early this morning to share some tips on how you can prepare for the upcoming Gingerbre...

 2021-11-15 14:26 

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A complicated relationship: Biden and Xi prepare for meeting...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and China's Xi Jinping have slurped noodles together in Beijing. They've shared deep thoughts about the meaning of America during an exchange on the Tibetan plateau. They've gushed to U.S. business leaders abo...

 2021-11-15 14:23 

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Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity...

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's a hidden crisis that has existed for years inside one of the most well-funded institutions on the planet and has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 160,000 active-duty military members are having trou...

 2021-11-15 14:19 

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9-year-old Dallas boy dies after Astroworld festival crush...

HOUSTON (AP) — A 9-year-old Dallas boy has become the youngest person to die from injuries sustained during a crowd surge at the Astroworld music festival in Houston. Ezra Blount of Dallas died Sunday at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, fam...

 2021-11-15 14:06 

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Mar-a-Lago-trespasser deported to China 2 years later...

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese businesswoman convicted of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club and lying to Secret Service agents was deported over the weekend, federal authorities said, more than two years after serving he...

 2021-11-15 14:02 

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White House confident Biden's bill will pass House this week...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's top economic adviser expressed confidence Sunday that the White House's $1.85 trillion domestic policy package will quickly pass the House this week and said approval couldn't come at a more urgent...

 2021-11-15 13:58 

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Troopers faulted in truck-bicyclists crash case in Nevada...

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Troopers investigating a crash last year that killed five bicyclists on a stretch of Nevada highway did not suspect the driver of the box truck that hit them was impaired, although a blood test later found he had a potentially letha...

 2021-11-15 13:55 

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November 15th Morning Road Report...
 2021-11-15 13:55 

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Disney's 'Eternals' tops domestic box office for 2nd weekend...

(AP) — Disney and Marvel's "Eternals" took a steep drop in its second weekend in theaters, but it's still hanging on to first place ahead of newcomers like "Clifford the Big Red Dog." "Eternals" added $27.5 million ov...

 2021-11-15 13:50 

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Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted, or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse, an associate warden charged with murder, guards taking cash to smugg...

 2021-11-15 13:44 

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Austria orders nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated...

BERLIN (AP) — The Austrian government has ordered a nationwide lockdown for unvaccinated people starting at midnight Sunday to combat rising coronavirus infections and deaths. The move prohibits unvaccinated people 12 and older from leaving their ho...

 2021-11-15 13:41 

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White House to host 1st summit of tribal nations since 2016...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will announce steps Monday to improve public safety and justice for Native Americans during the first tribal nations summit since 2016, the White House said. Leaders from more than 570 tribes in the United State...

 2021-11-15 13:36 

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Chacn agrees to $1.25M deal to stay with Rockies...

DENVER (AP) — Right-hander Jhoulys Chacn is staying with the Colorado Rockies, agreeing Saturday to a guaranteed $1.25 million, one-year contract that allows him to earn an additional $500,000 in performance bonuses. The 33-year-old was 3-2 with a 4...

 2021-11-15 13:32 

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Jokic has 28 points, Nuggets rout Trail Blazers, 124-95...

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic just missed out on his third straight triple-double, finishing with 28 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists, and the Denver Nuggets spoiled Chauncey Billups' return with a 124-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blaz...

 2021-11-15 13:27 

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Slay's scoop-and-score leads Eagles past Broncos 30-13...

DENVER (AP) — Cornerback Darius Slay seized both the loose football and the moment. Slay scooped up the loose football on the final play of the third quarter and returned it 83 yards for a touchdown, sparking the Philadelphia Eagles' 30-13 upset...

 2021-11-15 11:50 

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November 15th Forecast...

We will fluctuate between mostly sunny and partly cloudy skies over the Western Slope today. Rain and snow chances will continue to stay out of the picture for today as the warm temperatures from the weekend continue to rest in the region. Highs will most...

 2021-11-15 02:32 

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Broncos fans react to new mask recommendations at Empower Field...

Sunday was the first game at Empower Field after recommendations for masks inside the stadium were announced....

 2021-11-15 02:07 

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Photo gallery: Broncos sport bright orange color rush uniforms against Eagles Sunday...

Every team in the National Football League is scheduled to wear a special uniform for its color rush week, and this was the week for the Denver Broncos as the team wore bright orange at Empower Field against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday....

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