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Not many options exist for more money for District 51

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Getting more money for School District 51 as it faces potential cuts next year would take voter support, a change in funding policy, donations or a little luck in the grant application pool. When it comes to asking voters for a tax increase, ...

TSA: No holiday reprieve for airport pat-downs

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Aggressive pat-downs for air travelers who fail metal-detector or full-body examinations, or are selected at random, will go forward today and through the rest of the holiday season, the head of the Transportation Security Administration ...

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Jobless rate higher for 2nd month

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Mesa County’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate climbed one-tenth of a percentage point for the second consecutive month, tying the national average of 9.6 percent last month. Colorado’s unemployment rate reached its highest ...

Major storm pummels West Slope

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Hope you’re already where you want to be for Thanksgiving, because a nasty winter storm that blew into western Colorado overnight may otherwise throw a wrench in your travel plans. Blizzard and high-wind warnings are plastered across ...

Pat-down only option now in GJ for screening

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The full-body scanners that have aroused privacy fears in many American airports have yet to reach Grand Junction Regional Airport, but the other search technique, enhanced pat-downs, have. Pat-downs are used when travelers refuse to pass ...

Resolution to prevent hospital sale

By William Woody

MONTROSE — Montrose County commissioners unanimously adopted a resolution Monday designed to prevent the sale of Montrose Memorial Hospital and its assets. The board said a proposed lease agreement entered into by the hospital’s ...

Peacock takes job in Pitkin County

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Former Mesa County Administrator Jon Peacock was named Pitkin County manager Monday, giving Peacock a new home on the Western Slope. Peacock beat out four other finalists for the post: Carbondale Town Manager Tom Baker, Larimer County Manager ...

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Traffic flow plan will reduce access points on U.S. Highway 6&50

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Mesa County commissioners approved a plan Monday that transportation planners say will reduce access points and improve traffic flow on U.S. Highway 6&50 between Loma and Grand Junction. The board unanimously agreed to join the Colorado ...

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Child interrupted video game, suspect says

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A Grand Junction man told investigators he hit his son’s head against a wall after becoming frustrated with the child for crying while the man played a video game on Nov. 1. Edwardo Christy, 20, 569 Eastbrook St., told a Mesa County ...

Police troubled by 2007 visit to Meis after complaint

By Paul Shockley

A June incident at Highline Lake State Park wasn’t the first time a law enforcement officer documented statements from Mesa County Commissioner Craig Meis suggesting he knew powerful people. In an internal Grand Junction Police ...

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