Kids excited by science

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Eric Carpenter, center, a CU Boulder Science Discovery teacher, leads a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) workshop at West Middle School Friday.
The students learned to use a 3D printer as well as about biomechanics and technology interfaces with computer programming software.

Victim was foster mom to suspect

The 14-year-old girl facing criminal charges in connection with a Mesa County woman found dead Feb. 13 was a foster child who had been placed in the woman’s home about a week earlier, according to recently unsealed court documents.

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