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New home construction up 46%

New homes are popping up daily across the Grand Valley so it's no surprise home construction is up 43% from last year. Along with the construction, real estate companies are doing well too.

The Bureau of Land Management said the holidays are prime time for illegal dumping. As people get new trinkets, toys and goodies for Christmas, their old things end up outside a lot of the time.

Ariel Clinical Services and Biz to Biz donated 8 electronic stuffed animals to District 51 to help children suffering from trauma. The dogs, cats, and bears come with a pulsing heartbeat and a warm heat pad.

Tuesday the Colorado Attorney General's office announced two new state-wide initiatives for teen suicide prevention. The money isn't just being spent on the Front Range either.

Senators divided over FCC's Net Neutrality plan

Olathe man says health insurance simply isn't affordable

12 cases of whooping cough in Mesa County since Nov.

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KKCO-HS Wrestling: Warrior Classic returns for 41st year

Regulators give go-ahead for study of Lake Powell Pipeline

CDOT warns drivers of sun glare

Montrose woman sentenced in 2 year old's death

Local woman decorates home with 1,000+ Santas

Holidays busiest time for trash, recycling collectors

Loki donates $3,000 to Marillac Clinic

Man, 70, ok after flipping car in Redlands

Recount unlikely to change Alabama vote

US national parks to slash number of free days for visitors

ALABAMA SENATE RACE: Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones

Fed sees faster growth, 3 rate hikes in 2018

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UK lawmakers defeat government on Brexit bill

President Trump doesn't think Moore loss will hurt agenda

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Sleeping baby listed for sale in Craigslist ad; Child's father says it was a joke

Powderhorn delays mean slow business for days

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