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    Cyberbullying bill clears hurdle in Colorado Senate

    DENVER | A bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county…

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    Father of accused Aurora theater shooter attends jury questioning

    CENTENNIAL | Father of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes attended jury questioning March 4, the first time that Holmes’s parents have been present for jury selection since it began in late January. Robert Holmes, who lives in San Diego,…

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    Ringling Bros. eliminating elephant acts 

    POLK CITY, Fla. | The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will phase out the show’s iconic elephants from its performances by 2018, telling The Associated Press exclusively that growing public concern about how the animals are treated led to…

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    Aurora lawmakers to decide whether to allow open-carry weapons in council meetings

    AURORA | A month after two armed men caused a minor stir at a city council meeting, city officials are considering putting a halt to people open-carrying guns into the Aurora Municipal Center. City law already allows city council to bar…

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    Father of accused Aurora theater shooter attends jury questioning

    CENTENNIAL | Father of accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes attended jury questioning March 4, the first time that Holmes’s parents have been present for jury selection since it began in late January. Robert Holmes, who lives in San Diego,…

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    Cyberbullying bill clears hurdle in Colorado Senate

    DENVER | A bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county…

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    Passengers use emergency slides after landing in Denver

    DENVER | Passengers on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte, North Carolina, were forced to slide off the plane on emergency chutes soon after landing in Denver on Wednesday. The plane, operated by U.S. Airways, was taxiing to the gate at…

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    Man living secretly in rafters above restaurant is sentenced

    DENVER  | A man who was caught living secretly in the rafters above a Denver restaurant when he fell through the ceiling has been sentenced to two years of mental health probation. The Denver District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday that…

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    Cyberbullying bill clears hurdle in Colorado Senate

    DENVER | A bill to crack down on cyberbullying appears headed to approval in the Colorado Senate. The bill would make cyberbullying a misdemeanor harassment charge punishable by as much as $750 in fines and up to six months in county…

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    Lawmakers seek penalties on using drones to invade privacy

    DENVER |Colorado lawmakers want to criminalize the use of drones when they’re used to monitor someone without their consent. The proposal up for a House committee vote Tuesday would make it a crime of first-degree trespassing to take images of…

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    Things To Know at the Colorado statehouse: Family leave, drones and missing children

    DENVER | Here’s what will be keeping Colorado lawmakers busy this week: ___ FAMILY LEAVE FOR SCHOOL ACTIVITIES Democrats want to expand the types of school activities for which parents are able to leave work. Currently, employers with more than 50…

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    State legislature poised to jump into Gaylord hotel fray, angering Aurora officials

    AURORA | State lawmakers are threatening to introduce a late-status bill that seeks to nuke Aurora’s Gaylord hotel tourism project and local officials say the move is sniping politics and hypocrisy at its worst. “Anything that comes from the Legislature is three…

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    Democrats expected to fend off GOP Colorado renewable energy bill

    DENVER | Democrats are expected to vote down a GOP plan to lower Colorado’s renewable energy mandates. A bill to lower the mandates has passed the Republican state Senate and awaits its first hearing in a House committee Monday. That committee…




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    Avs beat Penguins 3-1 on night of Tanguay’s 1,000th game 

    DENVER | The crystal trophy was nice. So were the watch and the silver hockey stick. Mementos from his 1,000th NHL game that Alex Tanguay will surely cherish. This meant a lot to him as well — the win that accompanied…

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    Nuggets win 2nd straight under interim coach Melvin Hunt

    MINNEAPOLIS | Kenneth Faried had 18 points and 14 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets win their second straight since firing coach Brian Shaw, 100-85 over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night. Andrew Wiggins scored 20 points for the Timberwolves, who…

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    Goldschmidt back, De La Rosa debuts as D-backs beat Rockies

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Paul Goldschmidt walked and struck out in his first major league action since a broken hand cut short his 2014 season, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Wednesday. Rockies prospect Jon Gray fanned Goldschmidt with…

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    Peyton Manning returning for 18th NFL season with salary cut

    ENGLEWOOD | Hold that gold watch. Peyton Manning is taking one more shot at the silver trophy. Weeks of speculation about the five-time MVP’s future ended Wednesday with word that he’s returning for an 18th season in the NFL and fourth in…

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    Former Broncos player Nate Jackson calls for NFL to allow marijuana

    DENVER | Former Broncos tight end Nate Jackson says he believes the NFL will have no choice but to remove marijuana from its lists of banned substances in the near future. Speaking at a marijuana business conference, Jackson called on the…

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    REVIEW: Aurora Fox reels in a whopper with ‘Big Fish’

    Holy clever. Among the many big moments, big things and big people (literally) on display during “Big Fish” at the Aurora Fox Arts Center, that hallowed platitude is the sputtering deduction. Flying fish? An all-stage, fully choreographed blow dart fight?…

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    Staring into Colorado’s abyss of insanity

    If it happens at all these days, reading a newspaper headline doesn’t typically incite much of a reaction. Perhaps a shrug or sigh, but the gamut of emotions often stops there. But when Andrea Modica read the headline, “Hundreds of…

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    Spring decor trends: a modern mix with a dash of Marsala

    Spring is a favorite transitional time for lovers of home décor. Shaking out the rugs and washing the windows after a long winter feels satisfying, and then there’s the prospect of perhaps replacing some old, shabby furnishings with fresh new…

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    Aging gracefully: How midcentury modern classics adapted

    NEW CANAAN, Conn. | In the years after World War II, when suburban towns were still “the country,” this unassuming village an hour north of Manhattan became an epicenter of modernist architecture, and a birthplace of then-radical concepts like family rooms,…

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    5 stunners from the Geneva car show

    GENEVA | Forget driverless cars, electric power or even green technology. There is no doubt what visitors are coming to see at the glamorous Geneva motor show: supercars. It is the high-end, impossibly expensive but seductively powerful sports cars that will…

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    For taste of the Middle East, try za’atar on any meat or veg

    When I was growing up in Dubai, my favorite afterschool snack was “manaeesh bi za’atar,” a warm flatbread smeared with a deep green paste made of olive oil and the beloved Middle Eastern spice blend, za’atar. Rolled up with some…

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    Technology is raising a high bar for high-end mixology

    Want that cocktail shaken, not stirred? How about centrifuged? These days, it’s possible as high-tech tools shake things up behind the bar with a razzle-dazzle flair that could make even an old fashioned feel newfangled. Take the “Highlander,” a cocktail…

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    An overnight oat pudding that makes a healthy breakfast easy

    The trick to making a nutritious breakfast a daily habit is never being more than 60 seconds away from something healthy. Because in the morning rush, it’s too easy to grab something unhealthy. Lately, my go-to quick and healthy choice…

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    No need to hit the drive-thru for this seasonal minty shake

    I’m ashamed to admit this, for I am no fan of fast food, but I’ve always had a soft spot for McDonald’s shakes. It doesn’t matter that I know what’s in them. It doesn’t matter that I understand how bad…

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    Upper crust: A-Town slides wood-fire pies to central Aurora, Denver

    AURORA | Neapolitan pizzas and the fabricated pies cranked out by delivery giant Domino’s don’t have much in common, according to pure pie aficionados. True, they share the same fundamental structure — dough, red sauce and cheese — but the…

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    RISE TO THE CHALLENGE: Keeping your promise to a healthier life beyond the resolutions

    Kenny Frazee is an eternal optimist. Frazee, who is 55 and works as an insurance fraud investigator in New Jersey, says he’s done the dieting thing so long, he was one of the first people to go on the Richard…

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    ROOM BY ROOM: Home Sweat Home

    For those of us who weren’t up on IKEA, the arrival of the uber-efficient Swedish furniture superstore in Colorado became a revelation. Living in a shoebox was never so stylish or affordable. A few years later, though, many people show…

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    PETS: Taking The Lead In Going For A Jog

    Your dog doesn’t need help getting motivated for a run. While you groan at the sight of your running shoes, the pooch wags its tail and spins in circles at just the jingle of the leash. But just grabbing any…

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    DRIVEN: Murano Is Fit For The Future

    If you were to ask me what the fourth “D” is in “Brand new 4D movie experience” my best guess is space-time. My next guess is advertising. Having never watched a movie in 3D, I decided immediately that I should…

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    EXIT STRATEGY: Weightloss Springs Eternal

    You realize, of course, that fat people are the most optimistic folks on Earth. Not all of us, I guess. But you can put money on the fact that the bulk of us with excess bulk are confident that one…


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