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U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, right, listens as Gene Dreher describes an issue during a gathering at Citrola’s Italian Grill.


U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Gardner, right, listens as Gene Dreher of Grand Junction describes an issue while the two converse during a continental breakfast gathering at Citrola’s Italian Grill this morning.

Gardner was in town as part of a thank you tour of the state during which he is greeting supporters in various towns. Gardner was headed to Steamboat Springs next on his tour.

President pardons two local men

Two local men were among 20 people nationwide who were pardoned or had their sentences commuted by President Barack Obama on Wednesday. David Neil Mercer of Grand Junction and Albert Byron Stork of Delta were among the dozen people to have their sentences, for a variety of crimes, pardoned.




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