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Ringside bell sounds for ‘El Original’

By Paul Shockley

Jorge Alberto Carrasco’s head kicks were the stuff of champions, several people said Saturday. But his heart was more powerful, family friend Miguel Navarro Jr. told a hushed crowd filling Two Rivers Convention Center at the Cage Wars ...

Pepper spray preceded shooting, trooper says

By Paul Shockley

A Colorado State Patrol trooper said in a recent court filing he fired pepper spray inside a Redlands home, shortly before he allegedly shot and killed 31-year-old Jason Kemp. Ivan “Gene” Lawyer, who pleaded not guilty to criminal ...

Hearings slated for two proposed legislative maps

By Charles Ashby

As they stand now, the proposed new boundaries for state House and Senate districts could force some interesting races next year. If they want to remain in the Colorado Legislature, Lakewood Reps. Andy Kerr, a Democrat, and Ken Summers, a ...

Trio tied to Bay Area deaths

By Paul Shockley

Three California men who are suspects in an alleged gang-fueled crime spree that included the slaying of a man July 16 in Grand Junction are under investigation for ties to three homicides that happened over a seven-day span earlier this month ...

‘Cut, cap’ bill dies in Senate; Bennet and Udall voted ‘nay’

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A House-passed budget measure dubbed “cut, cap and balance” died on a party-line vote in the Senate, with Sen. Mark Udall, D-Colo., likening it to a bumper sticker. Udall and Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., voted against the ...

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Two held in gangland spree

By Paul Shockley

Two men were arrested and another two were wanted by police in connection with a gang-related, one-day crime spree in Grand Junction that included a man’s murder, the armed robberies of two businesses and a residential burglary, Grand ...

Mesa County jobless rate up in June

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More unemployed and fewer employed residents raised Mesa County’s unemployment rate 0.4 of a percentage point month-over-month to 10.3 percent in June. The non-seasonally-adjusted rate was affected by students entering the work force in ...

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Mesa County’s first female manager ready to go

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Chantal Unfug’s transition to her new assignment — she completed her last day of work in Denver on Monday, drove over the mountains Tuesday and walked into the Mesa County Courthouse a little before 8 a.m. Wednesday—may have ...

For The Record, July 23, 2011

By Staff

BIRTHS Delta County Memorial Hospital Wesley and Savanna Gowen, Clifton, a son, July 15. Douglas and Neisha Percival, Montrose, a son, July 15. Joshua Hill and Lacey M. Saunders, Delta, a son, July 15. Tel Daugherty and Jennaraye Kuzov, ...

Official urges collaboration on matters of public health

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State health officials are taking aim at “Colorado’s winnable battles,” the director of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment said. Christopher Urbina, a Pueblo native and family physician by trade, said ...

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