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‘He has got to go,’ critics of prez say

By Staff

Republicans, conservatives, tea party activists, the Romney campaign, Americans for Prosperity, Compass Colorado and perhaps others all took their shots at President Barack Obama — and sometimes each other — on Wednesday. At the ...


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Letters create more trouble for murder plot suspect

By Paul Shockley

A Grand Junction woman accused of plotting to kill her husband by poisoning his whiskey faces new possible charges after sending her husband letters demanding he leave their marital home, according to court records. Deone Marie Graham, 45, ...


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Ticketless teen gets in on her pluck and charm

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Kayla Voltzel, a Grand Junction High School student, didn’t have a ticket to President Barack Obama’s speech, but she wasn’t to be deterred. Voltzel bicycled up to campaign volunteer Rose Washpun, who was directing ticket ...


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Speech enthralls president’s supporters

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President Barack Obama wowed supporters from western Colorado and even from Germany during his Wednesday rally at Grand Junction High School. “He’s not taking back health care, so that’s good,” supporter Tara Morrison ...


Delayed fireworks reset Sept. 2

By Melinda Mawdsley

Fireworks are back in Grand Junction. The annual show postponed July 4 because of extreme fire danger has been rescheduled for Sept. 2 at Suplizio Field. The show will begin at 9 p.m. or after the conclusion of the Grand Junction Rockies ...


President’s airport arrival is kept low-key

By Katie Langford

President Barack Obama and Air Force One received a low-key welcome at Grand Junction Regional Airport during his campaign stop Wednesday, compared to the red-carpet greeting during his visit three years ago. Shortly after landing at 3:30 ...


Attendees passionate about health care, education

By Duffy Hayes

Politics always inspires passion, and there was no shortage of impassioned discussion on a host of issues from the folks who attended the president’s speech on Wednesday. From health care, to jobs, to immigration, to women’s ...


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President’s visit is a historic affair for some Grand Valley families

By Duffy Hayes

A quick glance at the crowd that converged on Grand Junction High School to see President Obama on Wednesday revealed one obvious detail: not everyone in attendance was of voting age. In fact, there were many families who decided to attend ...


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District 51 test scores improving, but proficiency lagging behind state

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Results of the tests that replaced the Colorado Student Assessment Program this spring show many School District 51 students improved their scores year-over-year but still have some catching up to do to match the state’s average ...


Study: CSAP scores correlate with college success

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An analysis of 10th-grade Colorado Student Assessment Program scores found students who performed well on CSAP math tests were more likely to go to college and earn at least 30 college credit hours before age 20 than their peers. Research ...


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