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 2020-09-22 10:20 

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Tuesday September 22, 2020...

The fall season begins today and while the temperatures are still running with above average warmth, there will be some cooling from the previous days and a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms for the Western Slope. All courtesy of the subtropical ...

 2020-09-22 09:59 

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Hispanic Heritage: Honoring indigenous culture through pyrography...

Self-taught, Alvarez has created more than 250 pieces of art showcasing the history and culture of many indigenous groups of Mexico in his own backyard....

 2020-09-22 04:30 

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Local political leaders react to a recent poll for CO District 3...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo.- A survey conducted by Expedition Strategies for House Majority PAC, found Diane Mitsch Busch ahead of Lauren Boebert 43% to 42% for Colorado District 3. KREX 5 and FOX 4 spoke to local leaders of the Republican and Democratic headqu...

 2020-09-22 03:49 

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Last Call to Move Later at Mesa County Bars...

MESA COUNTY, Colo.- Soon you'll be able to order just one more round. Over the weekend, Governor Jared Polis extended and amended the statewide Safer at Home Order. This allows counties to change last calls at bars based on the local COVID-19 situatio...

 2020-09-22 01:30 

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Last Day of Summer Sees Above Average Temperatures...

Mostly clear skies with a low in the 50's. West northwest wind 5 to 10 MPH becoming east southeast in the evening. A 20 percent chance of showers after 3pm on Tuesday. Mostly sunny conditions are expected with a high in the 80's. East southeast wi...

 2020-09-22 01:18 

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Swimming for a Scholarship...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A local fitness professional, Allen Russell, is giving his passion a purpose. He is swimming the length of Lake Powell to raise money for a Colorado Mesa University nursing scholarship. Beginning September 23rd, Russell is sw...

 2020-09-22 01:18 

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Protesters call on Sen. Lindsey Graham to stop confirmation of SCOTUS nominee...

The vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court is fueling new protests in Washington....

 2020-09-21 23:52 

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Water Delivery to the Colorado River with help Endangered Fish...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The endangered fish relying on the flow of the Colorado River will soon get a boost. This year's drought has caused a critical water shortage to their habitat, so the additional water from the Ruedi Reservoir will be extr...

 2020-09-21 20:51 

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Orange and Blue Report: Injuries to key players could be major factor for success of Broncos' season...

Week 2 did not go as expected for the Denver Broncos, who lost several key players to injuries during the matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers....

 2020-09-21 19:53 

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DOJ labels NYC, Seattle, Portland as cities 'permitting violence,' weighs pulling federal funds...

New York City, Seattle and Portland, Oregon, may be at risk of losing federal funding after the Justice Department labeled the three cities as "jurisdictions permitting violence and destruction of property" on Monday....

 2020-09-21 19:48 

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Shooting at Fruitvale Area party...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — A young man is in critical condition after an overnight shooting in Grand Junction. Just after midnight early Sunday morning, the Mesa County Sheriff's Office responded to reports of a shooting at a large party in the 310...

 2020-09-21 19:03 

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VIDEO: Thousands of starfish wash up on Navarre Beach after Hurricane Sally...

"It...

 2020-09-21 14:35 

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Newsfeed Now: Tracking Beta; Battle over SCOTUS vacancy heats up...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (KARK/NEXSTAR) As Tropical St...

 2020-09-21 14:02 

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Indianapolis Colts' Rigoberto Sanchez connects with Hispanic football fans...

Sanchez's dream of being a pro athlete has come true -- not in soccer but in the NFL....

 2020-09-21 13:45 

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LIVE BLOG: Tropical Storm Beta makes landfall Monday along Texas coast...

KXAN has a team of reporters and photographers stationed around Matagorda Beach outside Victoria monitoring Beta...

 2020-09-21 13:43 

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Arkansas mom says daughter saved family from fire when smoke alarms stayed silent...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KARK) A mother in central Arkansas says her 9-year-old daughter saved their entire family while a fire ripped through their home. The Little Rock Fire Department says it happened around 2 A.M. Sunday on Twin Lakes Drive. We talked to Te...

 2020-09-21 11:00 

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September 21st Forecast...

Clear skies will stick around for most of the afternoon. There will be a 15% chance for some showers over by Aspen and Gunnison. Cloud cover will be increasing as we push through the afternoon hours due to the westerly wind pulling in moist air. High temp...

 2020-09-21 10:02 

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No WiFi at home? One Virginia school district has a creative solution for students...

Littlefield came up with another solution for the fall, inspired by students he saw sitting on beach chairs beneath an awning at a middle school, connecting to its WiFi in order to get their work done....

 2020-09-21 10:02 

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Science kits allow kids to experiment from home...

The 20-year teaching veteran is getting some help thanks to a $5,000 national grant that allows her to purchase science kits for her students that the middle-schoolers can use at home....

 2020-09-21 10:01 

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A Utah school was already online-only. Here's what lessons it has for others...

One charter school in Utah was already fully online and became a resource for those schools, sharing lessons about how to make virtual learning a success....

 2020-09-21 10:01 

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Portsmouth schools use paced learning to adapt to different progress levels due to pandemic...

Thousands of students in Portsmouth are going to school on a screen, but some of them didn't take part at all in virtual learning at the end of last school year, and now they're behind. Even though a class of students will all be in one virtual ro...

 2020-09-21 10:00 

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An Oregon school district's unique approaches to keeping students fed...

Because of the pandemic, those students most in need can no longer eat on campus — and the district stepped up to the challenge to still provide them meals....

 2020-09-21 10:00 

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Students lost in the virtual learning shuffle? This school district comes to find them...

Lesson plans across California lean on modern technology for distance learning but when that "Plan A" fails, Robla School District in Sacramento gets back to basics with old school, in-person intervention. It is striving to not lose students in th...

 2020-09-21 09:59 

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How schools are finding thousands of students they couldn't reach when the pandemic began...

Educators all over Texas were worried about missing students. Tens of thousands of students were defined as "non-contactable" by the Texas Education Agency in the spring....

 2020-09-21 09:59 

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Teen-run project provides virtual activities, tutoring for kids during the pandemic...

With virtual learning comes the concern that some students may fall behind, lacking the one on one attention and stimulation they need....

 2020-09-21 09:58 

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Virginia business owner cooks up a plan to help working parents with online schooling...

"I thought about,...

 2020-09-21 09:58 

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Pandemic silver-lining: Why more parents are looking into home-based child care...

"More families may choose family child care homes to care for their young children or even their school-aged children rather than returning to maybe group-based care," said Cathy McHorse, the vice president of Success by 6 at the United Way for Gr...

 2020-09-21 09:57 

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How one group works to keep kids in school, even if they're learning online...

Communities in Schools has worked for decades to stay true to its mission of education and dropout prevention. Normally, CIS volunteers and staff meet in-person with nearly 6,000 students on 96 campuses across seven school districts. In addition to educat...

 2020-09-21 09:57 

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The big changes one Dallas non-profit made to help kids stay connected in the pandemic...

"I think about that date — March 13. It's seared in my brain — when we went to shelter in place," Sanders said. "Immediately, we had to make sure we could stabilize our own ship, our team had what they needed to be able to work...

 2020-09-21 09:56 

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YMCA program pivots online to get children school-ready during the pandemic...

The YMCA transitioned the program to a virtual format and removed some of the barriers by giving families free tablet computers to access the class, and free take-home kits with all the materials they needed to complete the activities....

 2020-09-21 09:56 

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Rural school district creates free internet service to keep students connected...

Lockhart ISD made creative cash and construction choices to get free wireless internet to their their rural and low-income students....

 2020-09-21 04:46 

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Backyard Business...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Directly in the middle of a neighborhood here in Grand Junction is a chili roasting business called Colorado Chili Roasters. It is located between two homes on Hillcrest Avenue off of 1st Street. For the last 20 years, Colora...

 2020-09-21 04:29 

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Tik Tok Controversy Continues...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — UPDATE: A new announcement states the popular app, Tik Tok, will not be deleted from the app store just yet. — One popular app is causing diplomatic controversy. Tik Tok, the social media app where users can post short ...

 2020-09-21 01:00 

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September 21st Early Morning Forecast...

Clear skies will make a return to the Western Slope tonight. These clearer skies will allow for more overnight cooling to occur letting our morning lows to drop to only 5 degrees warmer than average. Expect to be waking up in the 50s for the valleys and 4...

 2020-09-20 17:40 

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Drew Lock questionable to return after apparent injury...

Denver Broncos quarterback Drew Lock went to the locker room after a fumble in the first quarter and did not return for the team...

 2020-09-20 16:12 

WesternSlopeNow

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Denver Broncos vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Game Day live updates...

It...

 2020-09-20 11:00 

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September 20th Forecast...

Gusty winds will make a return to the Western Slope. We will have mostly clear skies today but cloud cover will start to build up past noon especially at Aspen and Gunnison. High temperatures will be around 5 10 degrees above average in the 80s and 70s. C...

 2020-09-20 01:00 

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September 20 Early Morning Forecast...

The Western Slope will see chances for scattered showers early on tonight. Rain chances will peak at 9pm tonight with the greatest chance being 20% in Glennwood Springs. After Midnight we will see cloud cover starting to dissipate and we should expect to ...

 2020-09-20 00:43 

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More Days at the Fruita Farmers Market...

FRUITA, Colo. — There are still a few more weeks of the Fruita Farmers Market, so until Halloween you can support local businesses as they try to earn the money they lost during the worst of the pandemic. COVID-19 has caused countless setbacks for m...

 2020-09-20 00:35 

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Building Bike Racks for Colorado Discover Ability...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo — Being a Boy Scout is more than knowing how to survive in the wilderness. The organization is also about demonstrating leadership and assisting others, and today was all about helping others. Ross Winters, an Eagle Scout, saw a...

 2020-09-20 00:14 

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Political Candidates Go Toe to Toe at Club 20 Debates...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Local and state legislators went head to head at the Club 20 candidate debate in Grand Junction to debate issues they believe to be most important for Western Colorado this election year. Candidates on both sides of the aisle...

 2020-09-19 18:24 

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Second stimulus checks: Where we stand after Trump's push for new direct payments...

Trump put pressure on negotiators for both sides, urging Republicans to "go for the much higher numbers."...

 2020-09-19 16:24 

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Front Range Business Executives Learn About Rural Colorado Though Eyes of Local Legislator...

WHITEWATER, Colo. — The Colorado Competitive Council selects a few legislators they see as rising stars to organize a trip to learn about the legislator's district. Colorado House of Representatives member Matt Soper was chosen for district 54. ...

 2020-09-19 11:00 

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September 19th Forecast...

Gusty winds will make an appearance this afternoon across the Western Slope. Strong southerly flow ahead of the front will start to clear the smoke and haze out of the area during the late morning hours. We will see wind gust today up to 30 mph in some lo...

 2020-09-19 04:46 

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Cold Weather Brings Additional Challenges for Local Restaurants...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — As the seasons change and temperatures drop, local restaurants are looking for ways to keep their businesses afloat. Currently, restaurants can only be open at a 50 percent capacity. But some restaurant owners say with the 6 ...

 2020-09-19 03:38 

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Thunderstorms Expected in Western Colorado for Last Weekend of Summer...

Widespread haze with mostly cloudy conditions, and a low around 55 degrees in Grand Junction Friday evening. On Saturday the widespread haze expected to continue with a high in the 80's. Breezy conditions also expected with an east southeast wind 10 t...

 2020-09-19 01:00 

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September 19th Early Morning Forecast...

Haze has made it's return to the Western Slope today. The approaching cold front has slowed its arrival. Strong southerly flow ahead of the front will start to clear the smoke and haze out of the area during the late morning hours. Our overnight lows ...

 2020-09-19 00:50 

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Hispanic Heritage Month: Casabella Flooring finds success in western Colorado...

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — In light of National Hispanic Heritage Month, KREX 5 and Fox 4 are honoring the contributions Hispanic Americans make to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. We are featuring the owner of Casabella Flo...

 2020-09-18 23:39 

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87....

 2020-09-18 22:47 

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Running out of storm names, Atlantic season goes Greek...

The Atlantic's record-breaking "crazy" hurricane season got a bizarre European remake Friday as forecasters ran out of traditional names and trotted out the Greek alphabet for subtropical storm Alpha. And the geographically misplaced storm pro...

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