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    Storms push 2014 rainfall to nearly 10 inches

    Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Grand Junction experienced another day of record rainfall. On-and-off showers that started before sunrise, mingled with booming thunderstorms...

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    Medal recipients arrive for hunt honoring veterans

    Gary Littrell hasn’t fired a weapon in 20 years, but the former Army Ranger is confident that when he picks up a gun today it’ll be “sort of like riding a...

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    Republican firm that PERA in trouble

    Despite the naysayers, Colorado Treasurer Walker Stapleton insisted Monday that the state’s public employee pension system potentially is in big trouble. Stapleton, a Republican who...


    Delta teen jailed in Montrose shooting

    An 18-year-old man faces an attempted first-degree murder charge after he allegedly fired shots from a handgun into a crowd standing outside a Montrose bar early Saturday, wounding one...

  • Palisade woman killed in jeep accident in Utah

    A Palisade woman was killed Sunday after the Jeep she was riding in was swept downstream in a Utah drainage, authorities said. The Grand County Sheriff’s Office in Uath said the Jeep...

  • Blotter, Sept. 30, 2014

    Montrose motorcyclist dies A 21-year-old Montrose man died in a motorcycle crash early Friday on north San Juan Avenue near 6530 Road and McInnis Park, according to a release from the...

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    In Palisade, rain turning Bookcliffs into muddy menace

    Lew Fraser and Gary Armsby shrugged as they looked west at an approaching storm front on Monday afternoon, then back at mud-covered G 7/10 Road. The likelihood was that more mud and debris...


  • Correction: Ebola story

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — In a story Sept. 29 about the Ebola outbreak, The Associated Press reported erroneously that France promised another field hospital for Guinea and that it would send 25 more doctors. It has promised only one hospital, along with doctors to staff it, and was merely repeating that promise.

  • Gaza lions sent to Jordan after war damages zoo

    BEIT LAHIYA, Gaza Strip (AP) — A trio of scrawny lions was brought into Israel from Gaza on Tuesday en route to a better life at a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan after their zoo was damaged in the recent Israel-Hamas war.

  • US-led airstrikes hit Islamic State near Turkey

    BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters pressing their offensive against a Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the militants' advance, activists said.

  • Egypt president gives army control of arms imports

    CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president has amended a law, giving the country's army control over weapons and ammunition imports.

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  • Bill allows families to seek gun restraining order

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California would become the first state to allow family members to petition judges to take away relatives' guns if they are deemed to be dangerous under a bill facing a Tuesday deadline for action by the governor.

  • Obama welcomes signing of Afghan security pact

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the signing of a security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan marks a "historic day" in the partnership between the two countries.

  • Obama, Modi say they will set new US-India agenda

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and India's new Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday that "it is time to set a new agenda" between their countries, addressing concerns that the world's two largest democracies have grown apart.

  • Sen. Harry Reid playing major role in Senate races

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has twice won elections he was supposed to lose. If Democrats maintain control of the Senate in November, much of the credit will go to the wily Nevada Democrat.

  • Secret Service head faces questions on WH breach

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Washington scandals that end up on Capitol Hill tend to end the same way: with an apology.

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