Blood Moon

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A full moon photographed at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday during a full lunar eclipse, called the Blood Moon because of the red light reflected by the lunar surface.The blue light to the right is Spica.


A full moon photographed at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday during a full lunar eclipse, called the Blood Moon because of the red light reflected by the lunar surface.The blue light to the right is Spica.

Ex-county employee 
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fraud case


A woman who was trained on spotting welfare fraud as an employee of the Mesa County Department of Human Services was arrested Monday on allegations she defrauded the agency of various welfare program funds totaling nearly $13,000. Michelle Rich, 32, of Grand Junction, was released from the Mesa County Jail on Tuesday after signing out on a $7,500 personal-recognizance bond, after she was advised of charges including attempt to influence a public servant, theft, forgery and second-degree


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