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Rachel Fry of Grand Junction quilts on a $10,000 Bernina quilting machine at the Sewapalooza at the Clarion Inn Friday. Fifty ladies are attending the two day event sponsored by Hi Fashion Sewing Machines, which features live demonstrations on 25 new machines. The public is welcome to shop Friday and Saturday at the event but the seminar slots are sold out.

Police chief in Delta on paid leave

Delta city leadership was tightlipped Thursday while confirming Police Chief Robert Thomas is on paid administrative leave. Interim Delta City Manager Glen Black said Thomas was notified of his paid-leave status on Wednesday.

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