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Some Mesa County teens starve themselves to be thin

By Staff

More School District 51 high school students tried starving themselves as a weight loss method while fewer students view themselves as overweight, according to the latest results of a youth risk behavior survey. The results, tabulated from ...

Utah man’s leukemia not covered under law

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While Congress considers adding a new disease to the list of ones for which uranium-industry workers are eligible for compensation, the men who drilled dusty holes into the earth remain ineligible for benefits. Tom Green of Price, Utah, today ...


Compensation issue for Cold War-era workers unresolved

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A move to expand the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to include a new disease has picked up steam, but a group of Cold War-era workers remains outside the system with little immediate hope of being included. Uranium miners, drillers, ...

McCain to visit Grand Junction on Election Day

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Republican presidential candidate John McCain will make an 11th-hour campaign stop in Grand Junction on Tuesday. The Arizona senator’s plane is scheduled to land at Grand Junction Regional Airport around 11:30 a.m. McCain will then ...

Man arrested after disturbance

By Staff

An hour-and-a-half-long standoff ended Saturday night when authorities arrested a man who reportedly waved a gun during a domestic dispute. The man was apprehended around 11 p.m. in a canal near the 2800 block of C 1/2 Road, authorities ...

Schlumberger still plans to build energy facility in De Beque

By Dennis Webb

DE BEQUE — National economic problems and fuel price declines won’t have any effect on Schlumberger’s plans to build an energy services facility in De Beque, a company official says. “The De Beque project is definitely ...

Fruita exchanges land with state parks

By Staff

The city of Fruita is adding acreage to the Colorado Riverfront Trail System near the James M. Robb State Park at Corn Lake. In exchange Fruita is getting 85 acres of property, formerly owned by Colorado State Parks and formerly part of the ...

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Junior Service League banquet marks 25 years of ‘serious work’

By Melinda Mawdsley

When women are left to plan an event, one thing is almost certain: Chocolate will be involved. Saturday night’s 25th anniversary celebration for the Junior Service League of Grand Junction was no different as people were handed small ...

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Home in GJ family for fifty years destroyed

By Melinda Mawdsley

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Homeless man child porn suspect

By Melinda Mawdsley

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography and possession of methamphetamine, according to the Grand Junction Police Department. Shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday, Joshua Jeremy Jenkins, a homeless person, ...

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