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Sept. 11, 2023: Did ‘junk science’ convict a Grand Junction man? Breakfast at a hospice

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The entrance to Spoons in Grand Junction, which is on the campus of HopeWest Hospice.

Unreliable science like tool-mark analysis and bite marks still gets a lot of weight in court. A judge has ordered a new trial in a Grand Junction case that, some argue, relied on junk science. Then, Grand Junction’s HopeWest Hospice also runs a restaurant. And, can apprenticeships solve labor shortages? Plus, a 17-mile foot race over a perilous mountain pass.