• Business Briefcase, Aug. 21

    Hispanic Affairs Project to honor lawyer The Hispanic Affairs Project honors Grand Junction attorney Imelda Mulholland, Delta teacher Amy Gutierrez and Colorado Child Protective Services...

  • BizBuzz, Aug. 21

    Food trucks provide a spot for customers to enjoy a variety of foods, but often the trucks are parked at far-flung locations, making it tough for customers to find all of their...

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    Could Grand Junction coffee drinkers soon be runnin on Dunkin’?

    People who live on the Western Slope enjoy their doughnuts so much that a corporate giant plans a comeback in Grand Junction, Glenwood Springs and Durango, company officials announced this...


    Airport keeps its man, for now

    The Grand Junction Regional Airport Authority on Tuesday appointed the lone finalist for the airport manager’s job to the post on an interim basis, while also saying it would address...

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    Glenwood man says yes, then no, to murder plea deal

    GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A man accused of killing his stepdaughter’s boyfriend indicated twice to prosecutors that he would accept a plea deal before twice changing his mind and...

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    Food for thought on gas

    Hoping to build on efforts to block oil and gas lease sales in the North Fork Valley, farmers, ranchers, brewers and restaurant owners have teamed up. And they’re looking to go...

  • Foul play not suspected in death of inmate at Delta County Jail

    Delta County Coroner Kevin Lucy said foul play is not suspected in the death of an inmate at the Delta County Jail this past weekend, potentially the first Delta inmate death in more than...


  • Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina will make its next round of scheduled debt payments, the economy minister said Wednesday as he defended a new plan to pay creditors locally and avoid the jurisdiction of a U.S. court that forced the country into default last month.

  • Thai army ruler expected to become new premier

    BANGKOK (AP) — Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, the country's military ruler is poised to take up the post of prime minister.

  • Brazil Socialists name Silva as new candidate

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Environmentalist Marina Silva announced Wednesday that she will be the new presidential candidate for Brazil's Socialist Party a week after its previous candidate was killed in a plane crash.

  • UN Council members reject NKorea meeting request

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Security Council members are rejecting North Korea's request for a meeting to protest joint U.S.-South Korean military exercises.

  • Teens deny threatening boy in school shooting plot

    SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors say two teenagers suspected of plotting a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school have denied charges that they made criminal threats against a third boy.

  • Father's claims he didn't kill driver get boost

    ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A Texas father's claims he did not fatally shoot a drunken driver who caused an accident that killed his two sons seemed to be bolstered Wednesday by testimony from prosecution witnesses.

  • CEO: Kidnappers threatened Foley's life last week

    BOSTON (AP) — The chief executive officer of a Boston-based news organization says James Foley's kidnappers last week threatened to kill him in response to U.S. bombings in Iraq.

  • Parents demand federal probe in NY police shooting

    NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a black 18-year-old man shot to death by a white New York City police officer in 2012 led several dozen supporters on a short march to a Manhattan prosecutor's office Wednesday to demand a federal civil rights probe.

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  • Judge: Justice Dept must provide list of documents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the Justice Department to provide Congress with a list of documents that are at the center of a long-running battle over a failed law enforcement program called Operation Fast and Furious.

  • GOP's Senate candidate: Alaska is my home, too

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The winner of Alaska's Republican Senate primary, Dan Sullivan, successfully turned back tea party opposition during an at-times contentious 10-month race. Next up, Democratic Sen. Mark Begich, who has tagged Sullivan as an outsider in a state where relationships and roots matter.

  • McConnell, Grimes spar at Kentucky farm forum

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's U.S. Senate candidates had a hard time talking about farming without slinging mud.

  • US mission to rescue hostages in Syria failed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, the Obama administration said Wednesday.

  • APNewsBreak: B ofA reaches $17B settlement with US

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Bank of America has reached a record settlement of nearly $17 billion to resolve an investigation into its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis, officials directly familiar with the matter said Wednesday.

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