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Prayer circle brings light of religion to jail inmates

By Amy Hamilton

Dressed identically in gray jumpsuits, 30 men hemmed in by a concrete courtyard clasped hands and lowered their heads. The only sound was the wind whipping overhead, above tightly knit bars on a high roof, until one man’s voice ...

‘War on Terror’ a common theme of Republican Congressional candidates

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Two Colorado Republicans are invoking the War on Terror as they carry on their campaigns for Congress. One, Senate candidate Jane Norton, has come under fire from Democrats for a web video in which she criticizes President Obama’s ...

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Hidden Gems wilderness proposal contentious

By Dennis Webb

As Kurt Kunkle flew recently over the snowy spires of Colorado’s central mountains, he kept his eyes peeled instead for the green of surrounding forests and meadows. Repeatedly, he pointed out areas that have become focal points of ...

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Itemized fees annoy customers, Maes contends

By Charles Ashby

It’s a question of business philosophy. Evergreen businessman Dan Maes said his is to keep consumer complaints to a minimum. In an interview with The Daily Sentinel about energy issues this week, the Evergreen businessman who is vying ...

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Deal calls for probation in child prostitution case

By Paul Shockley

A plea agreement formalized Thursday calls for probation in the case of a Grand Junction man accused of soliciting an underage girl for sex. Matthew D. Joslin, 33, pleaded guilty to felony Internet luring of a child and misdemeanor ...

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Toddler flown to Denver after near-drowning

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A 16-month-old boy was flown to a Denver hospital late Thursday afternoon after he was found face-down in a bucket of water at his parents’ Fruitvale home, authorities said. Law-enforcement and medical personnel were called to 572 ...

Capco Inc. lands Navy contract

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A Grand Junction company has landed a contract to manufacture bomb fins for the U.S. Navy, the federal government said Thursday. Capco Inc. has manufactured the same product under previous contracts, a spokesman for the privately held company ...

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Foreclosure filings, sales down across state and Mesa County

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Colorado foreclosure filings fell to their lowest point in 18 months in May, according to a monthly foreclosure report released Thursday by the Colorado Division of Housing. Foreclosure sales, which mark the end of the foreclosure process, ...

Bin Laden hunter to be released soon, family is told

By Paul Shockley

An official with the U.S. embassy in Pakistan said Thursday that Gary Brooks Faulkner should be released soon, but the official offered no time frame, according to Faulkner’s family in Grand Junction. John Martin, Faulkner’s ...

Runoff wreaked havoc on White River National Forest

By Staff

Recent high water and fast stream flows caused extensive damage to bridges, roads, water-diversion infrastructure, campgrounds and other facilities in the White River National Forest, the U.S. Forest Service said Wednesday. Forest engineers ...

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