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Man suspected of shooting at three people in vehicle

By Staff

Ricardo Fernandez, 22,  271 1/2 W. Parkview Drive, was arrested Saturday on suspicion of shooting at three people inside a pickup. Fernandez was arrested about 5:45 a.m. Saturday at his residence and booked into Mesa County Jail on ...

Lawyers still probing Battlement Mesa for drilling suits

By Dennis Webb

BATTLEMENT MESA — A second high-profile, New York City law firm is speaking with Battlement Mesa residents about possible litigation related to natural gas development there. Residents recently told lawyers with Weitz & Luxenberg ...

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Shopping around for medical tests can pay off

By Special to the Sentinel

Cash-paying patients in Colorado can shell out as much as $3,460 for a basic shoulder MRI, but a little shopping around can cut that cost to $450. Many consumers will check half a dozen gas stations for a few cents difference in price, but ...

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College wants to serve alcohol at certain events

By Amy Hamilton

Mesa State College, which operates as a “dry” or alcohol-free campus for its students, wants to offer alcohol during some events in its recreational arenas. The Grand Junction City Council will decide during its meeting tonight ...

Coverage may be expanded for exposure to radiation

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Thousands of people who worked in the uranium industry after 1971 could become eligible for compassionate payments under legislation that would extend the reach of a law now two decades old. That law, the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act ...

More school volunteers may need fingerprints

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More of School District 51’s 2,000-plus volunteers may be subject to fingerprinting next year if a district policy change is approved by the school board. Under current policy, only volunteers working one-on-one with students, such as ...

Legislature This Week, April 18, 2011

By Staff

The House and Senate passed an $18 billion budget for fiscal 2012, but differences between the two versions, which are minor, have to be ironed out. The Joint Budget Committee will do that this week and send the revised measure to both ...

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Hispanic troupe gives audience rare treat

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Carolina Rodriguez remembers her first experience with Denver-based acting troupe Su Teatro. “It was awesome. You can go from laughing to crying in one show,” she said. Rodriguez, a member of the Mesa State College chapter of La ...

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Restoration begins on historic Ouray County building

By William Woody

COLONA —  Restoration has begun on the historic Colona School, a structure with a legacy built by the people who walked its halls for the past 94 years. In the first phase of restoration, work on the exterior doors, windows and ...

Federal agencies hinder visa process, grower says

By Charles Ashby

DENVER — Colorado’s migrant worker laws are working just fine. It’s the federal government that’s the problem, Palisade fruit grower Bruce Talbott said. So, seeing Utah legislators pass a law that does something more ...

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