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Farmers Take Housing Matters into Own Hands

Updated: 03/12/2009 - Last year a large percent of Olathe's Sweet Corn crop almost wasn't planted due to a lack of worker housing. This year one farmer is taking matters into his own hands to make sure that doesn't happen again.

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11 NEWS AT THE CAPITOL: Lawmakers Debating Oil and Gas Regulations

Updated: 03/12/2009 - 11 News Reporter Tim Ciesco is in Denver today, where a group of Western Slope residents are protesting the proposed regulations on the oil and gas industry. Right now, lawmakers are looking at whether there should be amendments added to the rules that would delay their implementation.

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Police: Man Woke Up to Find Feces on His Floor

Updated: 03/12/2009 - A stinky situation led police to a Grand Junction Apartment Wednesday night. A man told investigators he woke up to find his door open and a pile feces on the floor.

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Mesa State Solar Project in Works

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Mesa State College is going even greener with the college accepting bids on a solar project until Friday.

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Fatal Accident Dispatch Calls

Updated: 03/12/2009 - When 18–year–old Samantha Loy rolled her car on I–70 in February, no passengers were in her car to shed light on exactly what happened, but there were witnesses the to deadly accident, those who called in the accident to dispatchers.

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Paonia Kids' Honey Business Buzzing

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Most any day at Austin Family Orchards you can find Eric and Clay Carney suiting up to go to work. "This right here is a smoker and we smoke the bees and it calms them down," says older brother Eric.

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Get Your Taxes Done For Free

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Workers bringing in a low income or anyone who is retired can take advantage of a great free tax program.

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People Turning to Church in Tough Economic Times

Updated: 03/11/2009 - People aren't just looking for new jobs to deal with financial angst, they're turning to a higher power. Local churches of all faiths say they're seeing a big increase in attendance at their services.

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The Beer Battle: Hundreds Crowd Capitol

Updated: 03/11/2009 - Hundreds of people have crowded the State Capitol for a hearing on whether supermarkets and convenience stores should be able to sell full-strength beer.

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Mesa County Facing Doctor Shortage, Officials Say Help May Be on the Way

Updated: 03/10/2009 - Officials say for years, Grand Valley residents have had to deal with a shortage of primary care doctors in the area -- in some cases delaying care while their names are on wait lists, or packing hospital emergency rooms. But thanks to a new federal designation, they say help may be on the way.

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Budget Cuts Turning Up the Heat on Firefighters

Updated: 03/10/2009 - City budget cuts are turning up the heat on Grand Junction firefighters. The fire department says it's having to cut it's budget by three to four percent and it can't hire any new staff.

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Republican Leaders, Groups Opposed to Stem Cell Order

Posted: 03/09/2009 - Many Republican lawmakers and other groups are speaking out against President Obama's executive order, allowing the federal government to fund controversial stem cell research.

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UPDATE: Woman Who's Super Gluing Teeth Will Get Help

Updated: 03/09/2009 - An update to a story we brought you here first and only on 11 News-- a woman who is super gluing her teeth because she can't afford dental work has an offer to get the work done for free.

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Shell's Bid For Yampa River Water Spurs Opposition

Posted: 03/09/2009 - Shell oil's request for water rights from the Yampa River in Northwest Colorado has prompted formal objections from Federal, State and Local Agencies, Businesses and Environmental Groups.

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Health Fair Offers Low Cost Option

Updated: 03/09/2009 - The Grand Valley Health Fair is this weekend. It's your chance to get free and low cost health screenings.

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Lawmakers: Delay Oil and Gas Rules

Updated: 03/09/2009 - More than a dozen lawmakers are asking Governor Bill Ritter to delay implementing oil and gas rules scheduled to go into effect next month.

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The Ripple Effect: New Construction

Updated: 03/08/2009 - In today’s tough economic times, a decrease in new construction around the grand valley is taking a toll on many. This change in the construction industry is having a ripple effect that touches every entity catering to new building.

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