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Colorado Board of Education debates what to teach fourth-graders about guns

Could Colorado’s standards for health lessons for its fourth-graders be biased against guns? That’s what some members of the Colorado State Board of Education believe, and although their concerns didn’t prevail at a board meeting Wednesday, it all made for a provocative discussion. Joyce Rankin, a Republican from Carbondale, got the conversation started by criticizingContinue Reading “Colorado Board of Education debates what to teach fourth-graders about guns”

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Report: Rapid population growth spurring Denver’s overvalued housing market

Editor’s Note: ‘Our Colorado’ stories help natives and newcomers navigate the challenges related to our rapidly growing state, including real estate and development, homelessness, transportation and more. To comment on this or other 360 stories, email us at OurCO@TheDenverChannel.com. See more ‘Our Colorado’ stories here. DENVER — Despite the overwhelming amount of construction popping upContinue Reading “Report: Rapid population growth spurring Denver’s overvalued housing market”

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Rockies Insider: Dodgers arrive in Denver with an askew rotation, and surging Colorado must be out for blood

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images) Nolan Arenado #28 of the Colorado Rockies watches his RBI double during the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Coors Field on May 29, 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies host the Dodgers for a three-game set starting Friday night. New month, new mindset. With the calendar turnedContinue Reading “Rockies Insider: Dodgers arrive in Denver with an askew rotation, and surging Colorado must be out for blood”

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Why Colorado’s environmental battles aren’t the focus of the nation’s top Democratic donor in the 2018 election

Rich Pedroncelli, file, The Associated Press He argued for the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He blasted the national Democratic Party’s electoral strategy. And he outlined his political network’s focus for the 2018 election. But what Tom Steyer didn’t highlight in a recent trip to Denver is the most telling. The billionaire climate activist isContinue Reading “Why Colorado’s environmental battles aren’t the focus of the nation’s top Democratic donor in the 2018 election”

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Temperatures will soar across Colorado through the holiday weekend, with 80s and 90s in Denver

DENVER — Warm weather will settle in through the holiday weekend. In fact, it’s going to be near 90 degrees on Saturday! Today will start off mostly sunny, with temperatures in the 50s for the early morning drive. Highs will stay in the low 80s today, with a slight chance for a few more afternoonContinue Reading “Temperatures will soar across Colorado through the holiday weekend, with 80s and 90s in Denver”

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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”