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A million down, 15 million to go: tailings being taken off riverbank

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The people cleaning up a uranium mill-tailings pile in Moab, Utah, are working on loading up their second million tons for the trip to Crescent Junction. The shipment of the first million tons was completed Wednesday. The U.S. Department of ...

Mesa State’s enrollment growth to lead state next year

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College is projected to have the greatest percentage boost in full-time student enrollment in Colorado next year, according to estimates from the Colorado Legislative Council. The Colorado Commission on Higher Education will ...

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Jobs at Cabela’s in high demand

By Amy Hamilton

Don’t feel bad if you applied for but didn’t get hired at Grand Junction’s new Cabela’s store. You’re not alone. According to a store spokesman, more than 3,000 people applied for the new store’s 218 open ...

Week’s Best Pictures, Feb. 28 - March 6, 2010

By Dan Bennett

Some of the best shots by Sentinel photographers for the week.  ...

Colorado delegates’ views mixed on public option

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President Obama wants an up-or-down vote on a health care package that might contain a public option and possibly some Republican suggestions. Obama said he will do everything in his power to make the case for reform in the coming weeks, ...

Hiring practices questioned for Delta 50J superintendent

By Emily Shockley

Delta County School Board members are not following school district or state policy in finding a new superintendent for the district, according to a former member of the board. Bob Stechert, who served on the board from 2005 to 2009, wrote a ...

GOP rivals favor bailouts, treasurer candidate claims

By Charles Ashby

One of the three Republican candidates running for state treasurer is turning the normally quiet race into a real scuffle. The swinging started almost immediately when Ali Hasan entered the race earlier this year. He repeatedly has accused ...

Ballot initiative defining a person short on signatures

By Staff

A proposed initiative for the 2010 ballot to define a person at the moment of conception failed to turn in enough signatures, Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher announced Wednesday. Buescher said the petitions, which were turned into ...

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Hearing set in fatal stabbing

By Paul Shockley

Amid high security and with courtroom onlookers under threat of arrest, District Judge Brian Flynn on Wednesday scheduled a preliminary hearing for May 12 for a woman charged with murder in a fatal stabbing in January. Amy Adamson, 19, of ...

U.S. Senate due change in practices, Bennet says

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Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., wants to transform how the Senate does business, hoping among other things to change the way earmarks are handled and reducing the number of votes needed to override a filibuster. “The longer I’m ...

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