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Opponents of health legislation encouraged

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Representatives of the 26 states challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s health care law were cheered by the questions asked Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court justice seen as a swing vote. “We were very heartened by ...


Public trustee reverses course, says he’s willing to move office

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Less than three weeks after expressing reluctance to relocate his office into a Mesa County building, Mesa County Public Trustee Paul Brown indicated Monday he is amenable to the move. Brown told county commissioners during the presentation ...

High court to take up legality of mandate

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The battle that began three years ago over reshaping health care in the United States hits a high point today when the Supreme Court hears arguments about the individual mandate. “No clues were given out” by the justices on ...


Forbes honoree merges talents in energy field

By Dennis Webb

By some measures, Eric Arnoldy of Grand Junction might not have seemed a likely candidate to make Forbes’ recent list of “30 under 30” in the energy field. But he did just that in the magazine’s Jan. 16 ...


PBS producer upgrading students’ equipment

By Melinda Mawdsley

Former U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson’s recent visit to Colorado Mesa University left a lasting impression on at least one academic program at the local school. Faculty within the mass communications program used Simpson’s visit as a ...

University may raise admission bar

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Colorado Mesa University will go from “moderately selective” to “selective” in picking its students if a bill is approved by the state Legislature this session. House Bill 1324 proposes changing state statute to ...

Boundaries, four-day week on school agenda

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District 51 School Board members are scheduled to choose between a five-day or four-day week school calendar and may change some school boundaries at a meeting at 6 tonight at Basil T. Knight Center, 2523 Patterson Road. Both changes would go ...

Club 20 meets Saturday

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Friction among federal and state governments and companies and individuals will take the fore Saturday during the Club 20 spring meeting. The head of Rocky Mountain Health Plans will give the luncheon keynote speech. Steve ErkenBrack’s ...

Senior homeowners get a break

By Charles Ashby

The long-expected legislative battle over whether to restore the state’s homestead property tax exemption for seniors was over before it began Monday. That happened when the Legislature’s Joint Budget Committee realized the rosy ...

DUIs plummet to five-year low over St. Paddy’s weekend in Mesa County, state

By Paul Shockley

Drunken-driving arrests in Mesa County over St. Patrick’s Day weekend were at a five-year low, mirroring statewide declines, according to figures released Monday. The Colorado State Patrol’s Fruita Troop, Grand Junction Police ...

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