Grand Junction firefighters Chris McCoy, left ,and Derek Trombetta, along with McCoy’s three-year-old son KC McCoy, shop at the Rimrock Walmart Thursday morning for the annual Toys for Tots program. Grand Junction Professional Firefighters Local No. 2808 spent $8,000 for Toys for Tots. $3,000 came from the Turkey Trot, $2,000 was raised at the Grand Junction Firefighters Golf Tournament and $3,000 was donated by Walmart. Grand Junction firefighters have been shopping for Toys for Tots for more than 20 years.
A woman’s body was found in a ravine on the road to the Grass Mesa subdivision south of Rifle today, a day after it was reported that a female from the subdivision had gone missing. The woman apparently slid into the ravine, down about a steep, 75-foot drop, Garfield County sheriff’s spokesman Walt Stowe said.
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DENVER (AP) — Synthetic marijuana is believed to have sickened 221 people in Colorado during a monthlong outbreak this year, according to a federal report released Thursday.
CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) — Officials at a Colorado school where a 6-year-old boy was suspended for kissing a girl dropped the term "sexual harassment" from the boy's record, instead calling the behavior misconduct after his parents and the principal met to discuss the issue.
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado university has suspended a religious studies professor whose silent protest against racial bias led to complaints about his refusal to speak during classes.
DENVER (AP) — Legal marijuana sales in Colorado are set to start on Jan. 1, or so the law says. Knowing when the recreational pot shops will actually open, however, is anyone's guess.
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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Residents in some parts of the U.S. are signing up for health care coverage at a significantly greater rate than others through the new online insurance marketplaces now operating in every state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a growing side effect of modern medicine: A test for one condition turns up something completely unrelated. It might be a real danger, or an anxiety-provoking false alarm.
HOUSTON (AP) — "Affluenza," the affliction cited by a psychologist to argue that a North Texas teenager from a wealthy family should not be sent to prison for killing four pedestrians while driving drunk, is not a recognized diagnosis and should not be used to justify bad behavior, experts said Thursday.
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MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.