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Revenue
 forecast healthy, but wait

By Charles Ashby

Revenues into the state’s general fund were about $700 million more than it budgeted for the last fiscal year, but don’t expect that good news to last, state economists told lawmakers Thursday. At least, not until Congress settles ...


House stalls action on Farm Bill

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The U.S. House won’t take up the 2012 Farm Bill until after the election in November, when it has a better chance of passage, Speaker John Boehner said Thursday. The six-year spending bill has become an issue in the race for the 3rd ...


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Man accused of molesting teen

By Paul Shockley

A Pear Park man was arrested Thursday on allegations he repeatedly molested a teenage girl. Robert Lynn Zimmerman, 55, 3064 Canyon Land Drive, was arrested on suspicion of 20 charges including sexual assault on a child by a person in a ...


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Man crashes into, topples light pole

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A Grand Junction man who was convicted of vehicular homicide in his wife’s 2002 death was arrested Thursday afternoon after crashing into a light pole while allegedly drunk, sending it toppling into two lanes of U.S. Highway ...


We Make It Here: Infinity Surfaces

By Richie Ann Ashcraft

Infinity Surfaces makes cultured marble for kitchens and baths that looks like solid granite.  ...


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Sentinel’s top gun heads into wild blue yonder

By Jay Seaton

Yesterday, I put my lips around the fire hose of awesome and opened the valve all the way. I flew in a U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A 18 Hornet. Lt. Mark Tedrow taxied this airplane — really just a pair of small wings atop two jet engines ...


Candidates 
lock horns 
on farm bill

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A long-festering fight over bringing the 2012 Farm Bill to the floor of the U.S. House is breaking out in the race between U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Colo., and his Democratic challenger, Sal Pace. Pace accused Tipton of ...


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Winefest cup runneth over

By Dave Buchanan

Plenty of sun, wine and a rebounding economy combined to boost attendance at the 21st annual Colorado Mountain Winefest by more than 20 percent over 2011, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Colorado Association of Viticulture and ...


Judge considers letting killer take outings

By Dennis Webb

GLENWOOD SPRINGS — A defense attorney on Wednesday expressed confidence that Steven Michael Stagner can safely make supervised public outings from a mental hospital, while a prosecutor countered that the risk involving a man who killed ...


Education group opposes pot measure

By Charles Ashby

One week after Gov. John Hickenlooper came out against a ballot measure to legalize marijuana, the Colorado Education Association has followed suit. The teachers’ group did that by way of endorsing the opposition to Amendment 64, which ...


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