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WomenÂ’s fight for equality must continue

By Henrietta Hay

Forty-seven years ago, in 1962, at the Third National Conference of the Status of Women, in Washington, D. C., Betty Freidan was having lunch. The discussion was about the inequality of women’s wages and it was all discussion — no ...

The high cost of paying your last respects

By Emily Shockley

Grieving family members often go with what they think their loved ones would have wanted for their funeral, regardless of the cost. That trend hasn’t changed much during an economic recession, according to Nikki Blackburn, co-owner of ...

Mavs set for final hurrah

By Allen Gemaehlich

In a couple of months, three close friends will go their separate ways. The past four years, Mesa State College football players Bennett Newton, Cody Walker and Derek Thorne have shared a residence and have memories that will stay with them ...

Mesa State smoking-policy options aired

By Emily Shockley

Mesa State College Associated Student Government members presented three potential tobacco policies Thursday evening in a campus lecture hall. The first option bans all tobacco products, including chewing tobacco, cigars and menthol, clove or ...

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Speaker: Natural gas innovations could be Grand Junction’s next legacy in state

By Emily Shockley

Natural gas fueling stations and vehicles that run on liquefied natural gas may be Grand Junction’s next legacy in Colorado, according to the keynote speaker Thursday at the Grand Junction Economic Partnership’s 25th anniversary ...

Americans keep on truckinÂ’ through Cash for Clunkers

By Staff

Here’s a not-so-astonishing development: Thousands of Americans used the government subsidies of the Cash for Clunkers program this summer to pick up a new pickup truck, not to ditch an old gas guzzler for a fuel-efficient hybrid or ...

Veterans Day observances start Saturday in Grand Junction

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Veterans Day observances begin Saturday with the annual veterans parade through downtown Grand Junction and continue through the Nov. 11 holiday and to the end of the week. The parade this year is geared to recognize veterans of World War II, ...

Highway 13 work north of Rifle suspended until spring

By Staff

A $13 million project for rebuilding a stretch of Colorado Highway 13 between Rifle and Meeker has been suspended for the winter months, state highway officials said Thursday. The Colorado Department of Transportation said work is ...

Teacher used school’s e-mail account to back candidate, violated policy

By Emily Shockley

A School District 51 teacher who sent an e-mail to other district employees promoting Rose Pugliese for school board unintentionally violated school district policy, according to district spokesman Jeff Kirtland. District 51 employees are ...

Blotter, Nov. 6, 2009

By Staff

Cops release photo of Fruita robbery suspect The Fruita Police Department on Thursday released a surveillance photo of the man suspected in Wednesday’s robbery of US Bank, 412 Kokopelli Blvd. Police have said the suspect walked into the ...

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