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More then 100 riders climb the Lunch Loop Trail below Widowmaker Hill this morning during the 40 Grand race, part of the Grand Junction Off-Road mountain bike race series. Races continue into Sunday morning, with pro races starting and finishing in downtown Grand Junction.

Colowyo mine seeks stay to closure order

The Colowyo coal mine in northwest Colorado has asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that could force closure of the mine, saying the mine is likely to prevail on appeal.

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