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KJCT auction raises $30k for local charity

Grand Junction, Colo. – KJCT News 8 recently hosted its Partners Live Television Auction, and annual event. The live TV Auction is more than five hours long and features goods and services donated by the community. Proceeds help the Partners…

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Special report earns Edward R. Murrow award for two

Palm Springs, Calif. – KESQ News Anchor Karen Devine and Assistant News Director Tim Kiley felt “honored” recently to win a regional Edward R. Murrow Award. Their special two part series, “It Happens to Boys, Confessions of a Child Molester,”…

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Stations brings employers, candidates together

Palm Desert, Calif. – Gulf California Broadcast Company sponsored the 16th Annual Valley Wide Employment Expo.  This event was held at the Riverside County Fairgrounds, Fullenwider Auditorium in Indio, California.  More than 8,000 people attended the expo and spoke with…

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KJCT’s men run in heels for a cause

Grand Junction, Colo. – Hilltop’s Latimer House presented its Men in Heels Race on Saturday, October 1, 2011. All male teams ran in high heels to raise awareness and funds to support Latimer House and those affected by domestic violence…

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NewsChannel 13 takes trio of Emmys

KRDO/NewsChannel 13 won three Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards, presented in August. KRDO won for Best Morning Newscast-Medium Market, Best Daytime Newscast-Medium Market and “Continuing Coverage “for a series of stories called “The Second Time Around,” the story of Scott Orr’s,…

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Sun sets on The Sun after more than 50 years

NPG Newspapers, Inc., announced Tuesday that the company is suspending publication of The Johnson County Sun after this week’s edition. “While this decision was difficult, we concluded we had no other choice at this time in the light of the…

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KRDO/NewsChannel 13 awarded three Emmys

KRDO/NewsChannel 13 took home three nods in the recent Heartland Chapter Emmy Awards. KRDO won for Best Morning Newscast-Medium Market, Best Daytime Newscast-Medium Market and “Continuing Coverage,” for a series of stories called “The Second Time Around,” the story of…

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Float takes second place in parade

Staff members from the Osawatomie Graphic, Miami County Republic and Louisburg Herald participated in the annual John Brown Jamboree parade on June 16th. Inspired by the parade theme of “Happy 150th Birthday, Kansas!,” employees created a nostalgic newsroom float with…

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Date, vendor options announced for Expo for women

Vendor booth space is now available for the 2011 Josephine Expo for women. This year’s Expo is set for Saturday, October 1. It again will be held at the Civic Arena in St. Joseph, Mo., 100 North 4th Street. Doors…

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KJCT News 8 debuts new set

KJCT News 8, the ABC affiliate serving Grand Junction, Montrose and Western Colorado, debuted a state-of-the-art news set in time for May sweeps. Along with being much more vibrant, the new set is designed for high-definition television broadcasts. This was…

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