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Judge: Atleast 10 People Illegally Jailed

Posted: 06/20/2008 - A new report shows a breakdown in the Mesa County criminal justice system that allowed county officials to keep atleast ten people behind bars illegally. 11 News Reporter Jessica Zartler spoke to the judge who discovered the problem.

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School Planning Group Pushes For School Bonds, Two New High Schools

Updated: 06/20/2008 - With summer vacation in full swing, the halls at Mesa County schools have stayed relatively empty, but a school planning group says that won't be the case this fall as most of them will be too full. The group says the overcrowding has become such a problem, that it might be time for Mesa County residents to pay for more schools.

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McCain Scheduled to Speak in Aspen in August

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The Aspen Institute has confirmed that republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain will make a campaign appearance at the institute's Greenwald Pavilion on August 14th.

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Banks Raising Overdraft Fees

Posted: 06/20/2008 - The mortgage crisis and the weak economy are taking a bite out of the banking business. Now some banks are biting back.

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Junction Man Caught In Act Siphoning Gas

Posted: 06/20/2008 - With gas more than four dollars a gallon, it should come as no surprise that some folks will resort to anything to fill their gas tanks. Overnight, one Grand Junction man was caught red handed stealing gas from U-Haul trucks.

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Sparring Over Oil and Gas Rule Drafts

Posted: 06/19/2008 - The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has scaled back rules for oil and gas drilling in Colorado. They say it's in the interest of public safety, but environmental groups say it's a slap in the face.

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GPS Tracking Offenders in Mesa County

Updated: 06/19/2008 - Mesa County Non–Residential services is tracking more than 35 people with GPS. And while GPS monitoring is not new, advancements in GPS technology is making it more effective.

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Household Poison Dangers

Updated: 06/19/2008 - The Mesa County Health Department is reminding parents to be vigilant about safeguarding household chemicals after three Grand Junction children found themselves in poison trouble this week.

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Heat Related Illness Tips

Updated: 06/19/2008 - Summer officially starts Friday which means many school sports teams will begin practicing in the summer heat soon.

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Hundreds Swept Up In Mortgage Fraud Arrests

Posted: 06/19/2008 - The FBI says it has arrested about 300 real estate brokers since March including dozens over the last two days in its crackdown on incidents of mortgage fraud that have contributed to the country's housing crisis.

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