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Briefs, Feb. 26, 2010

By Staff

Homeless fundraiser ends March 4 Independence Academy Charter School is hosting its annual Change for Change drive through March 4. This year the proceeds from the drive will be donated to Homeward Bound Homeless Shelter. Students and ...

Police ID suspect in Grand Junction stabbing, but give no name

By Paul Shockley

The Grand Junction Police Department said Thursday a suspect in the stabbing of a man at a North Avenue hotel has been identified, but it didn’t disclose the individual’s name. The injuries to the victim, a man in his 20s, were ...


United Way hits $1.1 million fundraising goal

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United Way of Mesa County endured the worst local economy in at least the past 25 years to pull in $1.1 million during its 2009-10 fundraising campaign, reaching its goal. United Way officials announced Thursday they received $1,105,200 in ...

$6 million could be cut from school budget

By Emily Shockley

Staring down a potential budget shortfall of $8 million to $12 million or more in the 2010-11 school year, School District 51 created a list of $6 million in proposed budget reductions. District 51 Budget Director Vi Crawford presented the ...

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Energy expo to be in Grand Junction today

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The alternative-energy future will depend on old-fashioned mining, much of it for minerals that are now being imported to the United States, but some of which are embedded deeply in Colorado history. Dr. James R. Burnell of the Colorado ...

Reeves Brown: Summit was ‘a bunch of talking points’

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Health-care legislation survived a summit involving President Obama and legislative leaders Thursday, but its prognosis remained unclear, observers said. Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., called the six-hour meeting a “constructive ...

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Techs working OT to handle Toyota recall

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Western Slope Auto service technicians are working nights, Saturdays and even their days off to install new parts on the hundreds of Toyota cars and trucks sold by the Grand Junction dealership and now being recalled by the auto ...

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Bennet: Use paybacks of bailout money for reduction of U.S. debt

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Money being returned to the federal government from bailed-out banks and car companies should be used to pay down the federal debt, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., said. Bennet, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., and four others are carrying the Pay It ...

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GJ officer broadsided in pursuit

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A Grand Junction police car was struck broadside by another vehicle Wednesday afternoon as the officer tried to stop a van that ran a red light in downtown, according to the Colorado State Patrol. The accident happened around 1:30 p.m. at the ...

Study of GJ theater’s business model due out in March

By Emily Shockley

The results of a study attempting to determine how the Avalon Theatre could operate as a profitable business will be released in mid-March. The Downtown Development Authority and the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra split a bill of $75,000 ...

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