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State and Region

  • State and Region

    COMING TO COLORADO? Site of Amazon’s HQ2 has much to learn from Seattle

    "Economic growth brings opportunities, and it brings headaches," says Margaret O'Mara, a University of Washington professor who specializes in urban history. "That was true in 1840s Manchester, it was true in 1890s Pittsburgh, and it's true with Seattle in the 20-teens. ... It's on both cities and the tech companies to figure out the way to handle these things."

  • State and Region

    Trafficking sting recovers 17 kids in Colorado, Wyoming

    Assistant Special Agent in Charge Todd Pooler said the Colorado and Wyoming operation recovered the highest number of children nationally

  • State and Region

    Charges dropped against former Colorado Springs sheriff’s supervisor

    Former El Paso County sheriff's commander Juan "John" San Agustin was accused of coercing a woman who was involved in a domestic dispute with a deputy to recant her story. Former sheriff Terry Maketa and former undersheriff Paula Presley have also been charged in the case

  • State and Region

    2 young children killed in Colorado Springs stabbing

    Police spokesman Lt. Howard Black said officers were called to the home at about 1 a.m. Tuesday and found the 5-year-old girl and 7-year-old boy along with a man who was also stabbed. All three were taken to hospitals, where the children died. Police say the man didn't suffer life-threatening injuries

  • State and Region

    Colorado officials urge hunters to leave drones at home

    State Parks and Wildlife Assistant Director Heather Dugan said in a statement that drones are illegal for scouting hunting grounds or locating animals that later will be shot

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World and Nation

  • Nation and World

    THURSDAY NEWS IN A RUSH: 10 things in 60 seconds and A-TownTV NewsMinute

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today

  • Nation and World

    Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier’s grieving family

    The controversy over how Trump has conducted one of the most sacred of presidential tasks generated new turmoil in the White House. After one slain soldier's father accused the president of going back on a promise to send a check for $25,000, the White House said the money had been sent

  • Nation and World

    Kelly kept tragedy out of politics, but Trump brought it up

    "We grieve with you. We honor you. And we pledge to you that we will always remember Robert and what he did for all of us," Trump said, singling out the Kelly family during his remarks to the nation that day. Turning to Robert's father, then the secretary of homeland security, Trump added, "Thank you, John."

  • Nation and World

    Trump kicks issues to Congress, is erratic trading partner

    "The president has had six positions on our bill," an exasperated Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said Wednesday after Trump offered multiple reads on a bipartisan plan to keep health insurance markets in business, ultimately ending with a thumbs-down.

  • Nation and World

    Trump’s health subsidy shutdown could lead to free insurance

    "It's a kind of counter-intuitive result," said Kurt Giesa, a health insurance expert with the Oliver Wyman consulting firm.

  • Nation and World

    China’s conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

    "There is no grand vision. There are parallel goals that are competing with each other," said Andrew Polk, an economist at Trivium/China, a research firm in Beijing. "We are not sure which ones are going to win out at a given moment."

  • Nation and World

    Trump and the new politics of honoring war dead

    In contrast, Trump called to comfort Eddie and Aldene Lee about 10 days after their Army son was killed in an explosion while on patrol in Iraq in April. "Lovely young man," Trump said, according to Aldene. She thought that was a beautiful word to hear about her boy, "lovely."

  • Nation and World

    Trump says Comey knew he was going to exonerate Clinton

    "Comey stated under oath that he didn't do this — obviously a fix?" Trump wrote. "Where is Justice Dept?"

  • Nation and World

    Spain ready to revoke Catalan autonomy amid independence bid

    "If the State Government persists in blocking dialogue and the repression continues, the Parliament of Catalonia will proceed, if deemed appropriate, to vote on the formal declaration of independence," Puigdemont's letter said, in an English translation provided by the Catalan regional government.


  • Business

    Condo construction is back in Aurora — sort of

    Colorado-based Century Communities announced five new projects in the works between Castle Rock and Westminster. Starting in the mid-300s in Aurora, The Heights community on South Scranton Street will offer 94, three-story, detached condominiums with two- or three-bedroom layouts with two-bay attached garages

  • Business

    Gov. Hickenlooper leads trade mission to India this week

    Hickenlooper's office says he's in the country with a delegation of 12 Colorado business and academic leaders

  • Business

    US industrial production rose solid 0.3 percent in September

    "Overall, with global trade and economic growth booming and the dollar still down substantially from its peak early this year, the outlook for US manufacturing looks bright," Ashworth said.

  • Business

    Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

    "Urban sprawl is definitely one of the biggest challenges," said Nikolaus Lang, a co-author of the study. "If people don't really see commutes as a painful exercise, they might tend to live further away."

  • Business

    Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

    Trump tweeted : "Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at the same time disrespecting our Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law!"

  • Business

    National small business chief says Trump government big on training

    “I built a business from the ground up, so I know first-hand how challenging the current tax code is for entrepreneurs,” Linda McMahon said in a statement a day before her Aurora visit. “One of the first things I hear from the business owners I’ve met in my travels around the country is the urgent need for tax reform.  They want to see lower rates and a simpler tax code to level the playing field.”


Sentinel Blogs and Letters

  • Blogs and Letters

    QUIDNUNC: GOP giving two Pence for the price of one is just life with No. 2 in the White House

    If you buy 100 tickets, deeply discounted to 99 cents each, you get a personally autographed copy of one of First Lady Melania Trump’s genuine speeches, actually autographed by the original author

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Thursday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Tuesday

    A look at the world Tuesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Friday

    A look at the world Friday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

  • Blogs and Letters

    Toon in Wednesday

    A look at the world Wednesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe




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  • Guide

    Strokes of genius

    Rembrandt collection stars at unlikely metro art Mecca on the Anschutz campus

  • Guide

    Nobel literature prize: Honoring the elusive ‘ideal’

    The Swedish industrialist said he wanted the prize to recognize "the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction."

  • Guide

    Letters from young Obama show a man trying to find his way

    "My ideas aren't as crystallized as they were while in school, but they have an immediacy and weight that may be more useful if and when I'm less observer and more participant," Obama wrote in 1984 to McNear, who was a student at a California college attended by Obama had attended before moving to Columbia.

  • Guide

    Book’s challenge: Can you do squats like Justice Ginsburg?

    "Early on she saw the benefits of exercise," said Johnson, who has also trained two other liberal justices, Justice Elena Kagan and Justice Stephen Breyer. Johnson says what he does won't necessarily make anyone live longer but it will improve their quality of life. He calls Ginsburg "awesome" and "remarkable."

  • Guide

    ’Fixer Upper’ stars Joanna and Chip Gaines talk show’s end

    In an interview with People magazine, Chip and Joanna Gaines cite a grueling 11-month production schedule as a reason for the show's end. Chip Gaines says the show was demanding time from him that he needed to be giving to the couple's businesses, relationship and family.

  • Guide

    Impersonator in chief Baldwin headlines Iowa Democrats event

    "Heading into the 2018 midterm elections and beyond, I have decided to rededicate my efforts to helping the Democratic Party win across the country," Baldwin said in a statement distributed by the Iowa Democratic Party. "That effort begins in earnest in Iowa."

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Summit undergoes operation Salvage

    The goal is to make Salvage more laid back than the Summit was, without losing the things that made it great to begin with.

  • Colorado Table

    COLORADO TABLE: Aurora bites into the top of the Denver food chain

    “I want to be able to look up and hear about their meal. When I started here I didn’t know how important it would be for me to have that experience,” Caroline Glover said. “Most chefs don’t want to be out front, that’s why we’re in the back of the restaurant. So I was surprised by how much I enjoy those moments with customers.”

  • Colorado Table

    GARDENING: Good corn taste is in the genes

    Those good genes reside in the variety Golden Bantam

  • Colorado Table

    Taste of Ethiopia — another treat in the rich Aurora melting pot

    Entering its fifth year, the Taste of Ethiopia has become a major cultural event drawing in thousands of people to explore the food and culture that’s been imported by immigrants from the Horn of Africa. 

  • Colorado Table

    Hibiscus margaritas blend 2 Mexican favorites

    The hibiscus' use in traditional Latin American cooking doesn't stop there. In Mexico, the bright red flower can be found in everything from tacos to quesadillas, salsas, liquors and desserts.

  • Colorado Table

    Bizarre Foods host on new show, travel tips, addiction hope

    He says he's known as "fat guy runs around world, eats bugs," but adds, "I don't think I've eaten a bug or an organ in 'Bizarre Foods' in years."

  • Colorado Table

    KitchenWise: Cheese Sandwich Souffle is easy weeknight meal

    This recipe can be customized in all sorts of ways. You can swap out the ham for smoked turkey, prosciutto or your meat of choice. You can lose the Gruyere in favor of provolone, cheddar, mozzarella, or your favorite cheese. Vegetarians in the family? Say goodbye to the meat and hello to a hearty vegetable like grilled eggplant or sauteed Portobello mushrooms. Want to make a slimmer version? Use low-fat cheese and non-fat milk. However you roll, all you'll need to flesh out the meal is a side salad or vegetable. These sandwiches are plenty hearty.

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