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    Sen. King faces charges

    State Sen. Steve King defrauded the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Mesa University of thousands of dollars over a five-month period last year, Arapahoe County prosecutors...

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    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...

  • Concealed carry, right out of store

    Grand Junction police say an investigation continues and a Clifton boy is in custody after he managed to hide two high-powered rifles in his pants and walk out of Cabela’s at Mesa...

  • Death Notices, July 31, 2014

    ■ Jay D. Cayton, 91, Rifle, died July 30, 2014, at Colorado State Veterans Community Living Center in Rifle. No services are planned. Interment will be at Veterans Cemetery of Western...

  • Blotter, July 31, 2014

    Assault, kidnapping alleged Mesa County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 49-year-old Clifton man on suspicion of assault and kidnapping after he allegedly beat a 50-year-old woman and...

  • 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...



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INTERNATIONAL
  • Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says it is calling up another 16,000 reserves.

  • Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead

    MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more than 150, authorities said.

  • Landslide buries Indian village; at least 24 dead

    MALIN, India (AP) — Rescue workers and desperate villagers dug through deep mud, rocks and the debris of shattered homes Thursday after a massive landslide buried a remote village in western India, killing at least 24 people and trapping more than 150, authorities said.

  • Asian markets drift after US Fed stays course

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — Asian stock markets were uninspired by an upbeat report on the U.S. economy, with most drifting lower Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would make further cuts to its monetary stimulus as expected.


UP TO THE MINUTE
  • Plane crashes in San Diego parking lot; 1 dead

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A small plane crashed in a San Diego shopping center parking lot Wednesday, killing an 80-year-old woman who was the lone passenger and injuring the pilot, authorities said.

  • Archbishop says he didn't mismanage abuse scandal

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The head of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says he won't resign, despite criticism that he and other local Roman Catholic Church leaders concealed allegations about abusive priests, and he again dismissed allegations of sexual misconduct of his own.

  • FBI brings key witness in Oklahoma bombing trial

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal employee who managed operations at the building bombed in Oklahoma City in 1995 is set to testify about surveillance cameras as the FBI attempts to show there are no unreleased videos of the attack.

  • Jury deliberations to begin in kidnapped-baby case

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jurors are set to begin deliberating in the federal trial of a Colorado woman accused of kidnapping her newborn nephew in Wisconsin and abandoning him in freezing temperatures.

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POLITICS
  • First lady asks leaders to change gender attitudes

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough.

  • Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided House approved a Republican plan Wednesday to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, accusing him of exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.

  • Congress cooperates _ and fights _ as recess nears

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to begin a monthlong break, Congress leavened its customary heavy partisanship on Wednesday with a pinch of compromise, advancing legislation to repair the deeply troubled Department of Veterans Affairs and working to clear funds for highway construction at home and missile defense in Israel.

  • House GOP scrambles for votes on border bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans, scrambling to win conservative support for a bill addressing the immigration crisis on the border, have scheduled a companion vote on legislation to block President Barack Obama from extending deportation relief to any more immigrants here illegally.

  • Powell maybe not told early about CIA techniques

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and detention practices after the 9/11 attacks concludes that the agency initially kept the secretary of state and some U.S. ambassadors in the dark about harsh techniques and secret prisons, according to a document circulating among White House staff.

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