Faces of the fallen

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Deanna and Bob Gobbo of Fruita place flowers and an American flag on Saturday at the grave of Bob’s brother, Jerry, who died in 1969 in the Vietnam War. He is buried in Orchard Mesa Cemetery.


Project attaches photographs to names of soldiers who died in Vietnam War

A photo of U.S. Army Pfc. Jerry Gobbo of Fruita will be enshrined among those of thousands of his compatriots who died in the Vietnam War.
Gobbo was one of several hundred Coloradans whose photo the Faces Never Forgotten Project hadn’t found. It does have some 41,000 faces of the men who died in Vietnam.

Fight looms over release of Blagg’s defense costs

A legal fight over expense records for Michael Blagg’s state-funded criminal defense was unresolved on Friday, with a deadline looming this week.


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