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CBS Denver
Ski Deals For College Students At Colorado Resortstextbooks, meal plans and everything else, college is expensive. Ski areas acro
CBS Denver / Posted 15 hours ago
textbooks, meal plans and everything else, college is expensive. Ski areas across Colorado, from the Front Range to the Western Slope and down to the southwest corner of the state, offer dozens of deals and discounts to keep skiing and riding... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Weekend Roundup: Broadway shows, trotting with turkeysfor the 14 and under Bantam team and 10U Squirts this weekend. The Bantams, pa
Craig Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
for the 14 and under Bantam team and 10U Squirts this weekend. The Bantams, part of a combined regional team called the Western Slope Sting, will face Summit Saturday and Sunday, while the Squirt Cougars will play Summit Sunday. When: Bantam... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Golf anyone? New Rocky Mountain Golf Card offers access to 13 Western Slope coursesthe new events and promotion division of Colorado Mountain News Media offers tw
The Aspen Times / Posted 23 hours ago
the new events and promotion division of Colorado Mountain News Media offers two-for-one and other discounted rates at 13 Western Slope golf courses, and it goes on sale this week. The card sells for $99 and will be valid throughout the 2018 golf... Read more
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Vail Daily
Next snow in Vail is expected this Friday, but how much is unclearprecise. And while a storm is on the way, it’s too little, too late to allow Va
Vail Daily / Posted yesterday
precise. And while a storm is on the way, it’s too little, too late to allow Vail to open on schedule. Most of Colorado's Western Slope has seen warmer-than-normal temperatures this fall. The region is also a bit more dry than normal. In fact, the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Local Lawfirm: Disney Stole 'Pirates' Screenplay From Writersbelieve there’s clearly a copyright infringement here,” Maceau said. Jeff Todd
CBS Denver / Posted yesterday
believe there’s clearly a copyright infringement here,” Maceau said. Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Work heating up for Moffat County winter sportsadded he'll be tweaking his stratagem this year against what's expected to be a
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
added he'll be tweaking his stratagem this year against what's expected to be a slate of sizable opponents within the Western Slope League. "We've just gotta be ready to defend, to stop people," he said. "I know we can score, we just really... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Golf anyone? New Rocky Mountain Golf Card offers access to 13 Western Slope coursesthe new events and promotion division of Colorado Mountain News Media offers tw
Craig Daily Press / Posted yesterday
the new events and promotion division of Colorado Mountain News Media offers two-for-one and other discounted rates at 13 Western Slope golf courses, and it goes on sale this week. The card sells for $99 and will be valid throughout the 2018 golf... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Connect for Health Colorado insurance exchange now open; tax credits, small groups could help lower individual ratesbiggest reasons health insurance rates on the individual markets have jumped so
The Aspen Times / Posted 2 days ago
biggest reasons health insurance rates on the individual markets have jumped so much the past several years on Colorado’s Western Slope is the severe lack of competition. There are 14 counties in the state with a solitary insurance carrier for... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Across the Street column: Education rules help districts follow state lawThese meetings give superintendents an opportunity to hear of the challenges an
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
These meetings give superintendents an opportunity to hear of the challenges and successes of fellow superintendents on the Western Slope. West End Superintendent Mike Epright earned a huge round of applause for moving one of his schools off of... Read more
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CBS Denver
Locals Optimistic About Ski Resorts Getting Much Needed Snowgot a lot of cool stuff to show people once we’re open,” said Bass. Jeff Todd
CBS Denver / Posted 2 days ago
got a lot of cool stuff to show people once we’re open,” said Bass. Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Across the Street: Now, the hard work beginsmeetings give superintendents an opportunity to hear about the challenges and s
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
meetings give superintendents an opportunity to hear about the challenges and successes of fellow superintendents on the Western Slope. West End Superintendent Mike Epright earned a huge round of applause for moving one of his schools off of... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Next snow in Vail is expected Friday — the resort’s Opening Daysnow fell on Vail Mountain — Nov. 7, to be precise. But there may be a well-tim
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 3 days ago
snow fell on Vail Mountain — Nov. 7, to be precise. But there may be a well-timed storm on the way. Most of Colorado’s Western Slope has seen warmer-than-normal temperatures this fall. The region is also a bit more dry than normal. In fact, the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Glenwood editor returning to Midwestin May 2014. The Post Independent is owned by Swift Communications, which opera
Aspen Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
in May 2014. The Post Independent is owned by Swift Communications, which operates the majority of daily newspapers on the Western Slope. Before that, Essex was senior editor at the Cincinnati Enquirer. Prior to his original stint at the Detroit... Read more
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CBS Denver
Contracts Approved To Add 39 New Gates At DIAcapacity. Any future growth would require an entirely new terminal. Jeff Todd
CBS Denver / Posted 3 days ago
capacity. Any future growth would require an entirely new terminal. Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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Vail Daily
Student organizers hope to make Mountain West Diversity Conference an annual eventthey were eager to discuss what they hoped their fellow students would gain fro
Vail Daily / Posted 3 days ago
they were eager to discuss what they hoped their fellow students would gain from the event. "So many kids from the Western Slope had to cancel going to (the Cherry Creek Diversity Conference) due to the winter weather, we wanted to bring it... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
November 13, 2017Commission passed protections recently that address serious oil and gas emissio
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
Commission passed protections recently that address serious oil and gas emission issues plaguing the Front Range. On the Western Slope, we have our own problems, and until we acknowledge that some of them come from Utah, we can’t expect... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Our History: ‘90s marked by disasters, breakthroughs in valleyFred Malo wrote, "This time it's here. And this time, there are dead. The rampa
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 4 days ago
Fred Malo wrote, "This time it's here. And this time, there are dead. The rampaging wildfires that have ravaged the Western Slope the past few days finally hit home Wednesday. At press time, a fire that started near Canyon Creek over the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Air quality needs attention in our area Western Slope air quality issues have been a hot topic this fall. From attemp
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Western Slope air quality issues have been a hot topic this fall. From attempts to delay federal level protections to decisions in both Colorado and Utah, the question of how we best protect our air resource... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
For all who serveddoubt “better” and at least partially because, for the past four years, he has
Aspen Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
doubt “better” and at least partially because, for the past four years, he has been working to establish a group called the Western Slope Veterans Coalition. On Friday night — the day before Veterans Day — members of the group cut the ribbon on a... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Weekly Calendar, Nov. 12, 2017Fridays, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, play cards/visit, singles ages 55 and o
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
Fridays, Travelodge, 718 Horizon Drive, play cards/visit, singles ages 55 and older welcome. Nov. 13 Vestafjell, Colorado Western Slope Sons of Norway, 11:30 a.m., The Egg & I, 120 Park Drive No. 107, lunch meeting, Jerry Wergedal will introduce... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Your Town, Nov. 12, 2017for information. Girl Scouts of Colorado honored the 2017 inductees into the e
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
for information. Girl Scouts of Colorado honored the 2017 inductees into the esteemed Women of Distinction program on the Western Slope during a breakfast Nov. 2 at Two Rivers Convention Center. Nearly 275 people attended and raised more than... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Everybody — of all stripes — loves a parade— of all stripes — loves a paradeResidents turn out across the valley to honor
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
— of all stripes — loves a paradeResidents turn out across the valley to honor veterans The Veterans Day Ceremony at the Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial Park on Saturday in Fruita honors veterans. Fruita Monument High School football players... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Biz Buzz, Nov. 12, 2017owner Claudine Bogart said in a statement. “It gives us the ability to offer a
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
owner Claudine Bogart said in a statement. “It gives us the ability to offer a product that may be hard to find on the Western Slope and lets people have this done locally instead of using the internet, which supports the shop local... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Unrivaled supportenrolled, it is the fastest-growing institution of higher education in the stat
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
enrolled, it is the fastest-growing institution of higher education in the state and contributed nearly $450 million to the Western Slope economy during the 2015-16 fiscal year, according to a report that came out earlier this year. “Mesa is lucky... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig hockey teams make most of numbers in weekend gamesage group and the 12U Peewees. Sting is the thing The Bantams tested the ice
Craig Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
age group and the 12U Peewees. Sting is the thing The Bantams tested the ice while wearing a new set of uniforms as the Western Slope Sting, a combined team of Craig and Grand Junction athletes. Boasting nine Craig kids and seven Junction, the... Read more
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Vail Daily
Officials look to stabilize health insurance costs as Affordable Care Act sign-up kicks inmarket. In fact, rates for the self-employed and small-business owners — espec
Vail Daily / Posted 5 days ago
market. In fact, rates for the self-employed and small-business owners — especially in rural areas such as Colorado's Western Slope — continue to spiral out of control as the Trump administration takes steps to dismantle former President... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Students sign up for economic guidanceyoung people about finance and the free market will host more than 150 students
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
young people about finance and the free market will host more than 150 students and teachers at a sold-out third annual Western Slope Economic Leadership Conference on Tuesday. Phyllis Hunsinger, president of the Freedom & Responsibility... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
De Beque pot shops multiplytown coffers with sales-tax revenue that’s keeping the town afloat. Tumbleweed
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
town coffers with sales-tax revenue that’s keeping the town afloat. Tumbleweed, which has seven other locations around the Western Slope, plans to open a new store south of De Beque’s Interstate 70 exit 62 at 2185 45½ Road. Buds, which has a... Read more
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CBS Denver
Rival Football Teams Come Together After Deadly Crashhe was, how wonderful he was, how dynamic, it’s so incredibly sad.” Jeff Todd
CBS Denver / Posted 6 days ago
he was, how wonderful he was, how dynamic, it’s so incredibly sad.” Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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Goldstream News Gazette
Remembering the Battle of Vimy Ridge, 100 years laterof the Royal Flying Corps, and only one brigade of infantry. The Canadians att
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
of the Royal Flying Corps, and only one brigade of infantry. The Canadians attacked a four-mile front up the gradual western slope before descending the more abrupt eastern slope to the final line. But before that, on March 20, the British... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Veterans Day celebrated with new resource center in Glenwood Springshub of resources and camaraderie for veterans and their families. After workin
The Aspen Times / Posted 7 days ago
hub of resources and camaraderie for veterans and their families. After working on getting building space for years, the Western Slope Veterans Coalition is celebrating the opening of the Jesse Beckius-Casey Owens Veterans Resource Center at 6... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Not in anyone's back yardto act, so everyone has a voice through their congressional delegations. Greg
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
to act, so everyone has a voice through their congressional delegations. Greg Walcher is president of the Natural Resources Group and author of “Smoking Them Out: The Theft of the Environment and How to Take it Back.” He is a Western Slope n... Read more
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CBS Denver
Police: Stolen Vehicles Becoming All Too Commonis we could get rid of 80 to 90 percent of auto theft,” Davis said. Jeff Todd
CBS Denver / Posted 7 days ago
is we could get rid of 80 to 90 percent of auto theft,” Davis said. Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Dairy farmer in Loma has no plans of retiringfor the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy Di
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 7 days ago
for the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy District. Commissioners from across the Western Slope are returning from D.C. after a meeting with the Trump Administration. Mesa County Commissioner, Rose Pugliese... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
700 homes left without water for most of Thursdayfor the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy Di
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 7 days ago
for the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy District. Commissioners from across the Western Slope are returning from D.C. after a meeting with the Trump Administration. Mesa County Commissioner, Rose Pugliese... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
Jordan Cove discussion in D.C.for the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy Di
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 7 days ago
for the outage was because of a planned project by the Ute Water Conservancy District. Commissioners from across the Western Slope are returning from D.C. after a meeting with the Trump Administration. Mesa County Commissioner, Rose Pugliese... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Weekend Roundup: Awesome autumn activitiesfor the 14 and under Bantam team and 12U Peewees this weekend. The Bantams, pa
Craig Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
for the 14 and under Bantam team and 12U Peewees this weekend. The Bantams, part of a combined regional team called the Western Slope Sting, will face Steamboat Springs Saturday, while the Peewee Cougars will play Telluride and Durango Saturday... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Fruita Monument's Morrill and Boggs sign with Yavapai in hopes of returning for JUCOthe program’s Twitter. GCU has recruited heavily in Colorado during recent year
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
the program’s Twitter. GCU has recruited heavily in Colorado during recent years and Seriani is the second player from the Western Slope slated for Phoenix. Fruita Monument’s Cuba Bess finished his freshman season with the Lopes this past... Read more
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KJCT 8 Grand Junction
KJ-Marijuana business starting to grow on the Western Slope his week marks the five year anniversary of recreational cannabis becoming le
KJCT 8 Grand Junction / Posted 8 days ago
his week marks the five year anniversary of recreational cannabis becoming legal in Colorado. Although the state constitution says recreational marijuana is legal, it is actually up to the... Read more
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CBS Denver
Government Contractor Raided By Federal AgentsGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – Federal agents executed a raid on a Western Slop
CBS Denver / Posted 8 days ago
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – Federal agents executed a raid on a Western Slope government contractor Wednesday but details into the criminal investigation are limited. The U.S. Attorney General’s Office confirms federal authorities are in the... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
New advancement for treatment of breast cancer takes your breath awaytechnique is easy for patients, but it is not possible without a specialized tr
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
technique is easy for patients, but it is not possible without a specialized tracking system that is only available on the Western Slope at St. Mary’s Medical Center and at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs. The majority of the top cancer... Read more
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Summit Daily News
What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050?Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's
Summit Daily News / Posted 9 days ago
Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's population as the state adds 3 million new residents over the next three and a half decades, according to state forecasts. Greeley and Fort Collins will more than double... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Coming in from the coldhim this summer and this fall, last year at this time he wasn’t even in the roo
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
him this summer and this fall, last year at this time he wasn’t even in the room.” No matter the venue, having the two Western Slope teams open the season is enough to draw a big crowd. “No matter what, it’s good for wrestling,” Pipher said.... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Forecasts show Denver soon won’t be Colorado’s largest cityPost reports the State Demography Office predicts Greeley and Fort Collins will
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 9 days ago
Post reports the State Demography Office predicts Greeley and Fort Collins will more than double in population and the Western Slope will grow by two-thirds by 2050. Predictions also show Denver, Boulder, Pueblo and the central mountain... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Craig Bantam hockey to merge with fellow Western Slope team: Craig Sports Briefs for Nov. 8, 2017an additional squad. The Grand Valley Sting, a Grand Junction area team, will
Craig Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
an additional squad. The Grand Valley Sting, a Grand Junction area team, will join the Craig Cougars to form the regional Western Slope Sting. While each team separately had minimal numbers, banding together will give them a full selection of... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
What Colorado regions will grow fastest through 2050? The answer is not metro Denver.Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's population as the state adds 3 million new residents over the next three and a half decades, according to state forecasts. Greeley and Fort Collins will more than double... Read more
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The Aspen Times
State determines which Colorado regions will grow the fastest through 2050Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's
The Aspen Times / Posted 9 days ago
Northern Colorado and the Western Slope will claim larger shares of Colorado's population as the state adds 3 million new residents over the next three and a half decades, according to state forecasts. Greeley and Fort Collins will more than double... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Fruita Monument confident headed into 5A volleyball tourneysmile after the Wildcats clinched the Region 5 Tournament title on Saturday. “T
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
smile after the Wildcats clinched the Region 5 Tournament title on Saturday. “This is the closest thing, in my opinion, the Western Slope has ever had at having a chance at a 5A title. We have a lot of work to do, but we truly believe that we can... Read more
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CBS Denver
Police Explain Purpose Of ShotSpotter Testingare no public plans to grow the ShotSpotter system within Denver. Jeff Todd jo
CBS Denver / Posted 10 days ago
are no public plans to grow the ShotSpotter system within Denver. Jeff Todd joined the CBS4 team in 2011 covering the Western Slope in the Mountain Newsroom. Since 2015 he’s been working across the Front Range in the Denver Headquarters.... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Western Colorado natural gas drilling may never boom againends. But what if the boom doesn’t come back? Some in the industry say that’s
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 10 days ago
ends. But what if the boom doesn’t come back? Some in the industry say that’s the unique situation facing Colorado’s Western Slope, a previous hot bed of drilling development that’s struggled in a prolonged price downturn. Drillers here have... Read more
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