• 073114_1a_transportation_survey

    Polls favor tax hikes to fix highways

    Voters in rural Colorado would be willing to pay more in gas taxes to improve roads they see as fair at best, a study by three rural organizations suggests. The survey is contrary to...

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    Hautzinger won’t fight Blagg retrial

    Mesa County District Attorney Pete Hautzinger said he won’t appeal an order granting a new trial for convicted killer Michael Blagg, concluding prosecutors have dim prospects for...

  • Briefs, July 31, 2014

    Fundraiser today at Spin City A fundraiser for local mental health and suicide awareness groups will take place from 3 p.m. until closing time today at Spin City, 637 24 1/2 Road. The...

  • Man guilty of maiming wildlife in lion hunts

    An Oregon man charged in a scheme with a Mack outfitter to capture and maim mountain lions and bobcats for clients to shoot more easily has pleaded guilty. Nicholaus Rodgers, 31, of...

  • Bowie_coal_lease

    Lease will let coal mine expand

    The Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday accepted a $2.9 million bid by Bowie Resources for a 1,790-acre tract next to its Bowie II Mine in Delta County. In doing so, the agency says it...

  • Candidate to skip Club 20 meeting

    The Republican running against incumbent Democrat Jared Polis in the 2nd Congressional District will attend the Club 20 debates on Sept. 6. Polis will attend another event that day in Fort...

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    Wine production an area for opportunity in GJ’s sister city

    Four years ago, in Grand Junction’s sister city of El Espino, a group of artisanal winemakers approached Gloria Perez and her women’s cooperative, who at the time were raising...



  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown high-rise office building in Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.

  • In San Francisco real estate, $1M won't buy much

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Association of Realtors President Betty Taisch has two words of advice for those who want to live here and think $1 million will buy them their dream house: think again.

  • Immigration courts speed up children's cases

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

  • Old remains found in unrefrigerated morgue

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Several bodies had been stored for up to a decade or more at a Rhode Island funeral home whose owner killed himself last week, police said Thursday.

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  • Text of Lois Lerner's email exchange

    Former IRS official Lois Lerner had the following email exchange with a personal associate on Nov. 9, 2012. At the time, Lerner directed the IRS division that processed applications for tax-exempt status. She has since retired.

  • GOP: Lerner emails show bias against conservatives

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional investigators say this is why they want all of Lois Lerner's emails.

  • State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks, a report that accuses the agency of brutally treating terror suspects and misleading Congress, according to a White House document.

  • Mississippi's Senate candidates to appear together

    PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — For a half-hour or so, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran will be in the same place and talk to the same crowd as Democratic rival Travis Childers. And it might just be the only time during this year's campaign that'll happen.

  • Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is racing to wrap up legislation addressing chronic problems at the Veterans Affairs Department and a shortfall in highway money ahead of its five-week summer break. Deep divisions cast doubt on any resolution to the surge of immigrants at the border.

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