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The History of ‘Rock Around the Clock’: How a B-Side Became a Rock Classic

On the 60th anniversary of one of the defining rock n' roll songs, we look at the history of Bill Haley and His Comets' 'Rock Around the Clock.'

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Wedding
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These Wedding Traditions Are Weird in the Real World

From the overpriced flowing white dress to walking slowly down an aisle while music plays to throwing a garter into a crowd, weddings are filled with rituals that would make no sense if you saw them in any other place.

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Robert Grant
Robert Grant

Grand Junction Photographer Robert Grant’s Photos from World War II [VIDEO]

Shortly after he began his career as photographer at the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel, Robert Grant enlisted in the United States Army and department for a 3 1/2 year tour in Asia. This Memorial Day, take a moment to view never before seen photos from a lifelong Grand Junction resident documenting his tour of duty during the second World War.

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(Museum of Western Colorado)
(Museum of Western Colorado)

Sea Monsters of the Grand Valley Come to Fruita

Sea Monsters of the Grand Valley is making an appearance at Dinosaur Journey in Fruita.

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Western Colorado’s Automobiles From the 1940′s and 50′s [VIDEO]

Enjoy a video showcasing Western Colorado's fascination with the American fixation we call the automobile. Dates on these Robert Grant photographs range from the 1940's through the 1950's.

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Moondog Coronation
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62 Years Ago: Rock and Roll’s First Concert

The Moondog Coronation Ball, generally viewed as having been the first ever rock and roll concert, was held in Cleveland, Ohio on March 21, 1952.

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Scarface

10 Movie Remakes Worth Your Time

With a flood of craptacular remakes washing over Hollywood throughout the past few years, we would like to take the time to introduce you to 10 Movie Remakes Worth Your Time.

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(Photo by Tom Freeman)
(Photo by Tom Freeman)

Is the Avalon Theatre Worth Another Million Dollars? [POLL]

The Avalon Theatre project in downtown Grand Junction is a mult-million dollar effort, and the cost just went up another million.

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(Pool Photo - Getty)
(Pool Photo - Getty)

‘No Drama Obama’ and Other Presidential Nicknames

It is possible  you have never heard the nickname 'No Drama Obama', and it's quite likely you have never heard many other nicknames given to presidents over the years.

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Celebrate President’s Day With a Look Back at Presidential Visits to Western Colorado

Happy President's Day! Over the years, more than a few presidents have made their way to Grand Junction. Here's a look back at various Presidential visits from the lens of late Daily Sentinel photographer Bob Grant.

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