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Number of Financial Aid Applications Up, Experts Suggest All Students Fill Out FAFSA Forms

Posted: 02/08/2009 - According to the College Board, the average tutition for a public four year university is $6,585 -- for a private four year university, $25,143. With college prices not getting any cheaper and families tightening their budgets, school officials say the number of financial aid applications they're receiving is on the rise.

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Breaking the Bank

Posted: 02/08/2009 - In an effort to cut $600,000,000 from Colorado’s budget, Governor Ritter has announced some proposed cuts. One of those is the Senior Property Tax Homestead Exemption.

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Taste of the Grand Valley Monday!

Posted: 02/08/2009 - Monday evening you'll have the chance to sample some of the best foods area restaurants have to offer at the Home Loan “Taste of the Grand Valley.”

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Landscapers Weathering Economic Storm Better Than Most

Updated: 02/07/2009 - Despite an economy that has left many businesses struggling and fighting to stay alive, local landscapers say their businesses are doing pretty well. As the housing market keeps families in their homes for longer and energy companies continue to drill, they're hopeful 2009 will be a good year.

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Discover-Ability Slalom

Updated: 02/07/2009 - There was a grand ski competition at Powderhorn Resort today, dozens of skiers and boarders soared down the mountain as fast as they could, many of them with disabilities.

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Lawmakers Mulling Over Cell Phone Ban

Updated: 02/06/2009 - This week, a bill that would all but ban Colorado residents from using cell phones while they're driving cleared its first major hurdle.

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An End to the Sale of 3.2 Beer?

Updated: 02/06/2009 - Full strength beer; grocery stores can't sell it, liquor stores can. House Bill 1192 looks to change that. Liquor store owners want the laws to stay the same.

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Seasonal Scams

Posted: 02/05/2009 - Every year at tax time fraudsters put new twists on old scams, but luckily these scams are easy to avoid.

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Marillac Clinic Offers an Option To Budget Cuts; Medical

Updated: 02/05/2009 - With American's losing their jobs and cutting their budgets one area that may be getting cut is medical expenses. This is one area you shouldn't' skimp on and there's a local clinic that can help.

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Local Landfills Getting Lighter

Posted: 02/05/2009 - Less trash may sound like a dream for environmentalists, but the dramatic drop in garbage in the Mesa County Landfill has the full attention of the Waste Management Program.

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Tracking Desert Bighorn Sheep

Updated: 02/05/2009 - Like a scene from National Geographic Kellen Keisling checks the airwaves for radio signals. "We're tracking desert bighorn sheep," says, Keisling. "It's tricky, you know it looks pretty straight forward. Looks like you can walk right in on them but they are a lot trickier than you might imagine."

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Demand at Grand Junction Food Banks Skyrocketing

Updated: 02/04/2009 - The Food Bank of the Rockies says its doling out 40 percent more food across the state and in Grand Junction, the Western Slope warehouse says demand has doubled in the past six months.

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Economy Killing Valentine's Day?

Updated: 02/04/2009 - Roses are red Violets are blue, is the slowing economy hurting flower shops too? Jimmie Downer, owner of Flowers by Jimmie says maybe just a bit. "Cutback a little but we seem to think that they're going to buy."

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