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    Internet cafés might be flirting with illegal gambling

    Grand Junction Internet sweepstakes cafes could be forced to close if local law enforcement determines they actually operate as houses of gambling. Law enforcement officials declined to...

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    Drug arrests, referral action down at CMU

    There were fewer drug-related arrests in 2013 than in 2012 on Colorado Mesa University’s main campus, according to an annual crime and campus security report released this fall. The...


    Woman festered in filth; her son is sent to prison

    A Grand Valley man must serve five years in the Colorado Department of Corrections for neglecting his mother so severely that her life was in danger. Mesa County District Judge Thomas...

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    Junction man takes plea deal, insists he is innocent in fatality

    A Grand Junction man was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for killing his friend in a drunken driving accident, even while he maintained his innocence. Jason Shriver, 39, pleaded...

  • Udall: Restrict travel over Ebola

    Udall: Restrict travel over Ebola Federal officials should prevent people being monitored for symptoms of Ebola from boarding domestic airlines, said U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo. The...

  • Blotter, Oct. 21, 2014

    3 vehicles burglarized Damage of $300 to $1,000 was caused to three different vehicles Friday in the parking lot of Lutheran Church and School of Messiah, 840 N. 11th St., with items...

  • GarCo gains clarity on frack tax refunds

    Though the end result is still hard to swallow, Garfield County officials have gotten some answers as to how tax-receiving entities in the county could have ended up on the hook for $5.7...


  • Terrorist ideology blamed in Canada car attack

    SAINT-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Quebec (AP) — A young convert to Islam who killed a Canadian soldier in a hit-and-run had been on the radar of federal investigators, who feared he had jihadist ambitions and had seized his passport, authorities said Tuesday.

  • IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

    BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.

  • IAPA: Press freedom deteriorating in the Americas

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Freedom of expression and the press have sharply deteriorated in the Americas over the last six months due to an increase in censorship and physical attacks on journalists, the Inter American Press Association said Tuesday.

  • Israelis question care of Hamas leader's daughter

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and the Gaza Strip are bound by much more than enmity: Israel controls nearly everything that comes in and out of the territory, including food and energy, and sometimes allows Gazans to enter the country for medical care.

  • How the AP-GfK poll was conducted

    The Associated Press-GfK poll on the midterm elections was conducted by GfK Public Affairs and Corporate Communications Oct. 16-20. It is based on online interviews of 1,608 adults who are members of GfK's nationally representative KnowledgePanel.

  • AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say that's the outcome they'd like to see.

  • Taxi rates in Las Vegas area will top New York's

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada taxi regulators have approved a rate hike that would make cab rides in Las Vegas and surrounding areas the second most expensive among U.S. metropolitan areas with tourism-based economies.

  • Schools scoured in search for ambush suspect

    Police have searched several northeastern Pennsylvania schools as a precaution in the wake of at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush.

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  • Arraignment delayed for White House fence-jumper

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of an alleged White House fence-jumper because of questions about his mental competence to stand trial.

  • Raimondo, Fung to meet in TV debate with wild card

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Democrat Gina Raimondo and Republican Allan Fung are meeting for a televised debate that will also introduce voters to a wild-card third-party candidate in the governor's race.

  • Freed Vietnamese dissident travels to US: official

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department welcomed Tuesday the release of one of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents, as the U.S. urges the authoritarian government in Hanoi to improve its human rights record and smooth the way for stronger relations.

  • Obama pitches for votes on black radio

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is turning to black radio listeners to plead for midterm votes, a targeted approach to drum up Democratic support at a time when many candidates don't want him around in person.

  • Pentagon: Counter-IS campaign costs $424 million

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military has spent $424 million so far in its military campaign against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq, the Pentagon said Tuesday.

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