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Firefighters examine the damage done to a post at Rite Aid after a car ran into it.

Grand Junction firefighters examine the damage done to a post this morning at Rite Aid, 2992 Paterson Rd., after it was hit by a car.

According to a firefighter at the scene, the woman driving the Ford Taurus allegedly stepped on the accelerator instead of the brake pedal, sending the car over the curb and into the post. No one was injured in the accident.

District 51 to put its bus service out to bid

School District 51 will soon put its busing services out to bid as it prepares for the end of a long-standing contract with busing company First Student. The district has used First Student to provide buses, hire bus drivers and dispatch and repair buses taking students to and from school since 2009, when the company merged with the district’s former contract busing provider, Laidlaw. The district’s current contract with First Student ends this summer.

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