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Some honest conversations about saving the Denver Post

Things worth fighting for are also worth fighting over. That’s what some journalists did this week, as they talked about how to save the Denver Post. Two town hall-style meetings were held at the Denver Press Club. Journalists, readers, community leaders got together to talk, and even argue about whether the Post can be savedContinue Reading “Some honest conversations about saving the Denver Post”

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Latest Forecast: Few Severe Storms Possible Near Denver Today

DENVER (CBS4) – Eastern Colorado is starting the day once again with low cloud, fog and drizzle in many spots. It made for a beautiful sunrise if you had a view from a place like Pikes Peak! Much like yesterday we’ll see some sunshine return by the afternoon but there will still be plenty ofContinue Reading “Latest Forecast: Few Severe Storms Possible Near Denver Today”

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Denver Post journalists walk out in protest of hedge fund owner

Denver Post employees from more than just the newsroom walked out of the newspaper’s Adams County office Tuesday in protest of their ownership, which they say has made unprecedented cuts and censored their efforts to expose what they’ve referred to as vulture-capitalist practices that have been detrimental to local journalism. 01 / 07 This comesContinue Reading “Denver Post journalists walk out in protest of hedge fund owner”

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Tap water in some Denver homes contains elevated lead. Now Denver Water, CDPHE and others are fighting about what to do.

Lead water service lines that were harvested from older homes, set on shelves that are having water run through them for lead testing at the Marston Water Treatment Plant May 3, 2018. Six years after Denver Water detected elevated lead in tap water at some homes, state health officials have ordered the injection of aContinue Reading “Tap water in some Denver homes contains elevated lead. Now Denver Water, CDPHE and others are fighting about what to do.”

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CU Buffs’ Phillip Lindsay agrees to free agent contract with Denver Broncos

Former Colorado running back Phillip Lindsay has been training at Landow Performance in Centennial ahead of the NFL draft. Phillip Lindsay is staying home. The former Colorado Buffaloes running back and proud Colorado native agreed to a free-agent contract Saturday with the Broncos. Lindsay’s agent, Mike McCartney, announced the news on Twitter. Congrats to ColoradoContinue Reading “CU Buffs’ Phillip Lindsay agrees to free agent contract with Denver Broncos”

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U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn should be kept off the 2018 ballot, Colorado Supreme Court rules

Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado’s 5th congressional district Six-term U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn of Colorado Springs should not be on the Republican primary ballot, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled Monday. The ruling finds in favor of a lawsuit that contended Lamborn didn’t properly petition his way onto the ballot. Lamborn’s campaign could not immediately beContinue Reading “U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn should be kept off the 2018 ballot, Colorado Supreme Court rules”

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Here’s what to do about your downed trees in Denver

The wind toppled trees across the Denver metro area on Tuesday afternoon. While some landed on homes, others fell in yards and streets. “We’ve probably had 250 calls or more come in,” said Denver City Forester Rob Davis. “But we only have a handful of contractors to try and get through this and were tryingContinue Reading “Here’s what to do about your downed trees in Denver”

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Colorado truckers will now have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license

Colorado truckers will soon have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license under a bill signed into law Thursday by Gov. John Hickenlooper. House Bill 1018, which had bipartisan support, mandates that new commercial driver’s license applicants go through a half-hour training at no extra cost. It will goContinue Reading “Colorado truckers will now have to complete a human trafficking awareness course to get a commercial driver’s license”

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A heated debate over the desire for a traditional high school in far northeast Denver boils over

A community conversation in far northeast Denver started as an effort to ask residents what they want in their schools. It has boiled over into a heated debate about whether to resurrect the region’s shuttered traditional high school. The aim of a series of community meetings run by Denver Public Schools over the past yearContinue Reading “A heated debate over the desire for a traditional high school in far northeast Denver boils over”