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    Florida woman latest to accuse Cosby of forced sex

    BOCA RATON, Fla. | A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually. Therese Serignese, now 57 and a…

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    Missing climber’s body recovered at Colorado peak

    ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK | Searchers have recovered the body of a Colorado man who was reported missing after he told friends he planned to climb the highest peak in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park officials say 25-year-old Peter Jeffris’ body was…

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    Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

    DENVER | Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law. Salazar issued a consumer alert Thursday to raise public awareness about help available to…

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    Market improving for beetle-killed trees

    PUEBLO, Colo. | Rising timber prices are improving the market for trees killed by spruce beetles in the Rio Grande National Forest. The Pueblo Chieftain reported Thursday (http://tinyurl.com/oago4by ) two high-capacity sawmills have opened in Colorado and Wyoming after the U.S.…

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    Republicans: Keystone pipeline down, but not out

    WASHINGTON | Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is promising the new Republican majority will quickly resurrect Keystone XL pipeline legislation killed by Democrats, potentially setting up an early 2015 veto confrontation with President Barack Obama. “I look forward to the…

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    Colorado returns to split-party legislative rule

    DENVER | Colorado Democrats emerged from the 2014 elections battered and bruised, losing the state Senate for the first time in 10 years and having a slimmer margin of power in the House than they had two years ago. But with…

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    Voters take the ‘no’ road, mayor laments lack of transportation dollars

    AURORA | City officials are struggling to fund $500 million in road and infrastructure improvements. Last week, Aurora residents largely voted down a measure to extend a property tax that would have generated $5 million annually for local transportation projects.…

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    A year after new law, Aurora area election officials still working kinks out

    AURORA | Last week’s midterm election was groundbreaking for local election officials. It marked the first election under a 2013 state law that mandated ballots be mailed to every voter. And it was the first election that allowed new voters…


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    PERRY: Please, repeal Obamacare so we can get back to dying

    Have you all lost your freaking minds? Are you so unhinged that you can’t remember even a few years ago? While the Republican Party keeps beating up Obama for the so-called Affordable Care Act and screaming inanities at “liberals,” let…

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    QUIDNUNC: The grass is never greener at city hall

    QUID HAS HEARD that Washington insiders are already eyeballing — you guessed it — Colorado’s Sixth Congressional District race for 2016. Because the business of politics has already replaced politics as America’s least-favorite thing to talk about at dinner. Even…

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    Littwin: Obama rides high atop the Republican wave

    The strangest thing has happened. As everyone knows, Barack Obama’s world turned upside down on Nov. 4. But then came the unexpected: The world kept spinning until, eventually, Obama somehow found himself on top. If history is any guide, Obama…

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    DUPUY: Think Over ‘Under God’

    Did you hear atheists are suing God? According to Fox News’ for-profit preacher Mike Huckabee they do it all the time! “Dear Lord!” he tweeted this week, “Atheists are suing God AGAIN!” Never mind the spurious premise of a group…


Sports

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    Rookie receiver ready to add to Broncos’ weaponry

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | Wide receiver Cody Latimer spent his summer burning cornerback Bradley Roby in a daily must-see matchup of Big Ten rookies vying to make an immediate impact in the NFL. Yet, the one who’s gotten all the playing time…

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    Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

    KANSAS CITY, Mo | Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred, who will succeed the longtime commissioner early next year. Selig spoke at the conclusion of…

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    NBA union head: Taylor suspension violates CBA

    NEW YORK | The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday the suspension given to Charlotte’s Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is “excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.” Michele Roberts adds that the…

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    Peterson says ‘fresh start’ might be best

    MINNEAPOLIS | Adrian Peterson says he realizes moving on from the Minnesota Vikings might be best for both him and the team. In an interview published Thursday by USA Today, Peterson said he believes the coaches and players on the team…

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    Dodgers acquire Peralta from Rays

    LOS ANGELES | Reliever Joel Peralta was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Tampa Bay Rays as part of a four-player trade. The deal is the first major move for Los Angeles since Andrew Friedman left the Rays to…

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    Snowbound Bills head to Detroit to ‘host’ Jets

    BUFFALO, N.Y. | Whether by plane, snowmobile or sled dog, the Bills are leaving snowbound Buffalo behind for Detroit to play their “home” game against the New York Jets on Monday night. And there’s no telling when they will be back.…

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    Football: Grandview roars back to beat Fountain-Fort Carson, make 5A semifinals

    AURORA | With a fairly light workload during the regular season, Ben Marshall is fresh and ready to run. Many football teams would be sunk if their star running back went down after just one series of a Class 5A…

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    Football: Capsule look at Valor Christian vs. Grandview

    CLASS 5A FOOTBALL SEMIFINAL MATCHUP NO. 2 VALOR CHRISTIAN (9-3) VS. NO. 1 GRANDVIEW (12-0) 1 p.m., Nov. 22, Legacy Stadium BREAKDOWN: Grandview and Valor Christian became Centennial League rivals this season due to realignment, but the two programs have…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Aurora prep sports schedule, Nov. 22

    FOOTBALL Class 5A state semifinals Valor Christian vs. Grandview at Legacy Stadium, 1 p.m. Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him at 303-750-7555 or sports@aurorasentinel.com. Twitter: @aurorasports. FB: Aurora Prep Sentinel

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    Volleyball: Several Aurora senior volleyball stars net final match at CCGS All-State Games

    ARVADA | Seven of Aurora’s best senior volleyball players — who all played in the Nov. 7-8 Class 5A state tournament — got to play one final prep match Sunday. Stars from 5A state champion Grandview, plus state qualifiers Cherokee…

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    Signings: Regis Jesuit holds first joint boys, girls NLI ceremony

    AURORA | On the stage at its gleaming new Performing Arts Center, Regis Jesuit High School broke ground on a new athletic tradition Wednesday afternoon. For the first time, the Boys Division and Girls Division held a joint National Athletic…

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Guide

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    Gift Guide: Help your selfie with some add-on gear

    ATLANTA | Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by. Although phone manufacturers…

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    Grocery chain’s Christmas ad stirs tears, outrage

    LONDON | Artillery booms. A trench comes into view. Soldiers huddle into their overcoats for warmth. The scene is the unlikely backdrop for a holiday commercial that has many Britons reaching for hankies — and others demanding it be pulled from…

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    ILLUSTRATING MAN: Carving out a niche in metro art scene

    AURORA | Strawberries, dandelions and elderberries swirl over one another as Michael Keyes gently traces their tangled vines with his coarse fingers. A casual denim shirt hangs loose on his slender frame as he peers through thick, gold-rimmed glasses at…

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    Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

    LONDON | A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns. Experts have…

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    Colorado insurance alert urges smokers to quit

    DENVER | Colorado insurance Commissioner Marguerite Salazar is urging people to take advantage of smoking-cessation programs at no cost through plans under the country’s new health-care law. Salazar issued a consumer alert Thursday to raise public awareness about help available to…

Colorado Table

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    COLE: Beer of the Weekend, Nov. 22-24

    “Winter beer” is a lousy category. That presupposes there’s a “summer beer” category and that’s really not a thing either. There’s good beer and bad beer, and most “winter beer” is bad beer. It’s the season that bludgeons you with over-malted, potpourri-smelling,…

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    Cost of Thanksgiving is going up, but not by much

    Giving thanks will be a little costlier this year, but — and here’s something you can be truly thankful for — it probably won’t empty your wallet. The price for putting Thanksgiving dinner on the table for 10 people is…

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    Cookbooks see growth, but slow to move to digital

    A few years ago, Ken Hagemann was drawn to what he thought was the future of cookbooks. Lured by the ease and searchability promised by e-books and apps, he purged most of his old school volumes. But instead of a…

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    Wine-braised short ribs prove worth of slow cooker

    It was a strange confession to make, but I felt I had to fess up. A friend who once ran a large recipe-based website was recently explaining to me that slow cooker recipes are wildly more popular online than conventional…

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