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    He’s in good humor at 102

    Guido Bagett said Saturday that turning 102 is just about everything it’s cracked up to be. “I don’t know what it’s supposed to be like,” Bagett said....

  • Blotter, April 21, 2014

    Drug suspect arrested Officers with Grand Junction’s Drug Task Force arrested Shawn Hurd, 43, on Wednesday at the Grand Junction Greyhound station after a police dog indicated...

  • County Line trail head needs break before paving

    Cross-country skiers who love the new access at the County Line trail head will have to give the area a little break. Construction crews last fall prepped the area for use, but the road...

  • Restaurants donate to AIDS project

    Sure, you can dine out any day of the week. Yet sharing a scrumptious meal you didn’t have to make will be a little more special this Thursday. On that day, the Western Colorado...

  • This Week in the Legislature, April 21, 2014

    The Colorado Legislature is entering its final weeks of the 2014 session, and lawmakers will be spending time on the floor of the House and Senate and in committee meetings as needed so...

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    What local clergy will focus their sermons on today

    “It’s Easter, so I’m going to tell the story,” said the Rev. Kerry A. McCormick of Redlands United Methodist Church, 5276 Village Way. “It’s one of those...

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    Grounded, with head in the clouds

    Teens with high-altitude ambitions converged on Mack Mesa Airport on Saturday, where Young Eagles rallied. About 50 youngsters from across the Grand Valley started showing up at the...


  • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — As the search continued off the coast of Australia for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, the airline announced another plane bound for India was forced to make an emergency landing early Monday after one of its tires burst on takeoff.

  • Japan logs record $134B trade deficit in FY 2013

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade deficit surged nearly 70 percent to a record 13.75 trillion yen ($134 billion) in the last fiscal year as exports failed to keep pace with surging costs for imported oil and gas.

  • Canadian author Alistair MacLeod dies at 77

    WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — Alistair MacLeod, the award-winning Canadian author who was best known for his short story collections, has died at age 77.

  • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

    JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry that sank was crippled by confusion and indecision well after it began listing, a radio transcript released Sunday showed, suggesting the chaotic situation may have added to a death toll that could eventually exceed 300.

  • Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

    DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast to the April 20 pot holiday, a once-underground celebration that stepped into the mainstream in the first state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana.

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

  • Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of its Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese.

  • Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

    PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.

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  • GOP campaign committee has $31M to hold House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republican campaign committee raised almost $10 million in March and has $31.2 million banked to defend the party's majority, according to financial reports filed Sunday.

  • Lawmakers call for tighter sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee called Sunday for beefing up western sanctions against Russia to include its petrochemical and banking industries and warned that Moscow thus far has ignored United States and European efforts to persuade it to back off its confrontation with Ukraine.

  • GOP making bold play for US Senate seat in Oregon

    LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. (AP) — The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elected to a statewide office in more than a decade.

  • Obama, family cause a small stir at Easter service

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may have expected a quiet Easter, but his presence rallied a congregation eager to greet him and his family to the front of the church.

  • Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change.

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