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    Pakistan: 77 militants killed after school massacre

    ISLAMABAD | Pakistani warplanes and ground forces killed at least 77 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.…

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    CDOT beginning program to check tire tread for mountain travelers

    DENVER | The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning a statewide push to make sure tires are ready to take on mountain travel this winter. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1zaltty ) representatives with CDOT and a Denver tire company will be at…

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    Colorado vows to defend pot law against states’ challenge

    DENVER | Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states. The two…

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    Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions

    WASHINGTON | Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to cut that country’s access to hard currency and declare it once more…

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    Hope and some fear in Cuba amid thaw with US

    HAVANA |  The restoration of diplomatic ties between Cuba and the United States has unleashed expectations of even more momentous changes on an island that often seems frozen in a past of classic cars and crumbling Art Deco buildings. On the…

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    Aurora announces garden memorial for theater shooting victims

    AURORA | The city’s official memorial for victims of the July 20, 2012, theater shooting will be a memorial garden near city hall. City officials announced it would be seeking donations for the garden Dec. 18 in a statement. According…

  • Metro Aurora

    Colorado vows to defend pot law against states’ challenge

    DENVER | Colorado’s top law enforcement official promises to vigorously defend the state’s historic law legalizing marijuana after Nebraska and Oklahoma asked the U.S. Supreme Court to declare it unconstitutional, saying the drug is freely flowing into neighboring states. The two…

  • Metro Aurora

    City lauds green side of keeping red-light cameras operating

    AURORA | Aurora’s city coffers see more than $1 million a year from photo red light and photo radar tickets. But with controversy surrounding the cameras, Aurora City Council members remain cautious about expanding their use. “You’ve got the uncertainty…

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    CDOT beginning program to check tire tread for mountain travelers

    DENVER | The Colorado Department of Transportation is beginning a statewide push to make sure tires are ready to take on mountain travel this winter. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/1zaltty ) representatives with CDOT and a Denver tire company will be at…

  • Metro Aurora

    James Holmes’ parents plead against death penalty, victims balk, also agree

    AURORA | The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes begged Friday for his life to be spared through a plea bargain — a move that rekindled the long-running, emotional debate about whether the horrific details of the mass killing…

Election 2014

  • Election

    Oregon GMO labeling proponents concede defeat

    SALEM, Ore. | Proponents of an Oregon ballot measure requiring labels on genetically modified foods conceded defeat Thursday after a judge ruled against them and an automatic recount appeared unlikely to sway the outcome. The Yes on 92 campaign said there…

  • Election

    Last of Senate’s Deep South Democrats defeated

    BATON ROUGE, La. | Republican Rep. Bill Cassidy has denied Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana a fourth term, calling his Senate victory “the exclamation point” on midterm elections that put Republicans in charge on Capitol Hill for President Barack Obama’s…

  • Election

    Bachmann ready to leave Congress, but not politics

    WASHINGTON | An audacious conservative, Rep. Michele Bachmann stood out from the moment she was first elected to Congress in 2006. Democrats were ascendant and Bachmann was a stridently Republican new arrival with a homespun Minnesota twang. Four terms later, Bachmann…



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    QUIDNUNC: On the watch for top cops and lobbers

    QUID HAS HEARD the chief problem with Aurora candidates for the city’s top cop is that all of them are nice guys, and one nice lady. Seems that as city nabobs and nosy types slide up to the final four…

  • Opinion

    Littwin: We’re having the race conversation

    If you believe the polls, or watch cable TV news, you may be halfway convinced that race relations in America have somehow grown worse during the tenure of the first black president. But if that seems counterintuitive, that’s because, well,…

  • Opinion

    JENSEN: Cigarette taxes killed Eric Garner

    Would police have harassed Eric Garner or his wife if the government had no financial interest in the selling of taxed cigarettes? Eric Garner posed no direct threat to police, and if Staten Island police were engaged in actual community…

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    PERRY: Partisan purgatory becomes an American hell when we can’t even admit to torture and depravity

    No need to fret about the country sliding into unstoppable iniquity. We’re there. That much became apparent yesterday when the U.S. Senate released a years-in-the-making secret report on allegations of the CIA torturing prisoners after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.…

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    REAGAN: Ferguson Won’t Go Away

    As we saw last weekend at the start of the St. Louis Rams-Raiders game, we’ll be dealing with the facts and symbolism of Michael Brown’s death for a long time. “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” doesn’t accurately describe what really happened…


Sports

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    Comeau leads Penguins over Avalanche 1-0, OT

    PITTSBURGH | The Pittsburgh Penguins and captain Sidney Crosby hope that a recent bout with the mumps is a thing of the past. Blake Comeau scored 2:24 into overtime to give the Penguins a 1-0 victory against the Colorado Avalanche on…

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    Todd Davis quickly carves out niche in Denver

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | In his six months in New Orleans, undrafted linebacker Todd Davis was waived four times, bouncing back and forth between the Saints’ practice squad and their active roster. Now he’s part of Denver’s deep linebacker corps that’s being…

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    Broncos re-sign tight end Dominique Jones

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. | The Denver Broncos have re-signed tight end Dominique Jones to their active roster and added offensive tackle DeMarcus Love to their practice squad. The Broncos signed Jones 48 hours after waiving him. He played four snaps in the…

  • Sports

    FIFA meets amid crisis over Garcia’s resignation

    MARRAKECH, Morocco | Amid another crisis at FIFA, President Sepp Blatter and his executive committee opened a two-day meeting Thursday to discuss the sudden resignation of ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia and whether to publish his confidential World Cup report. Garcia quit…

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    For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out

    NEW YORK  | Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba. “It’s absolutely a natural, just as the Dominican was and Venezuela. You go to where the talent is,” the former…

Preps

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    Football: Former Eaglecrest star safety Xavier Lewis recovering from stroke

    AURORA | Elijah Ross wasn’t sure he’d heard the message from his father right. The senior point guard and quarterback heard his former Eaglecrest High School football teammate Xavier Lewis — just 19 years old — was in the hospital…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Aurora prep sports schedule, Dec. 19

    BOYS BASKETBALL Boulder at Aurora Central, 7 p.m. Rocky Mountain at Smoky Hill, 7 p.m. Vista PEAK at Gateway, 7 p.m. Tarkanian Classic (Bishop Gorman HS, Las Vegas) Platinum Division Overland vs. Prestonwood Christian (Texas), 6:50 p.m. Premier Division Orem…

  • Aurora Prep Sports

    Aurora prep sports scoreboard, Dec. 18

    BOYS BASKETBALL Dakota Ridge 60, Grandview 47 Score by quarters: Dakota Ridge  15  17  15  13 —  60 Grandview       12  15  13  11 — 47 Rangeview 64, Cherokee Trail 49 Score by quarters: Cher. Trail   9   8  15  17 —…

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    Boys Basketball: Eaglecrest, Overland both win Tarkanian Classic openers

    LAS VEGAS | So far, so good for Aurora’s two boys basketball teams playing in the star-studded 2014 Tarkanian Classic. Eaglecrest and Overland each posted first-round victories in their respective divisions at the tournament hosted by Bishop Gorman High School…

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    Girls Swimming: Song-led Smoky Hill swims away with Angels Invite championship

    DENVER | Behind senior star Julia Song and some rising young talent, the Smoky Hill girls swim team won Saturday’s Denver East Angel Invitational at Manual High School. Paced by Song — who recently committed to Duke University — with…

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Guide

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    Beginning stages for the arts shine on Colfax

    As a student at Crawford Elementary School 15 years ago, Nelson Moreno didn’t have many opportunities to experience local theater. In fact, they practically didn’t exist. Practically. Scenes of scripts, sets and stages seemed a world away to Moreno and…

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    Hack attack spurs call for more NKorea sanctions

    WASHINGTON | Suspicions that North Korea was behind a destructive hacking attack against Sony Pictures and a threat against movie theaters are intensifying calls for tougher U.S. steps to cut that country’s access to hard currency and declare it once more…

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    Dress up your bubbles to play nice with the food

    Looking for a simple way to dress up your New Year’s Eve bubbles? May we suggest spiking them with a spiced liqueur? It’s fast, simple, delicious and flexible. And that last part is key. Start by sorting out what you…

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    Charlie Brown and a city’s ugly Christmas tree

    READING, Pa. | Reading’s official Christmas tree has brought the city plenty of grief. Good grief. When the 50-foot Norway spruce went up last month, it drew immediate comparisons to the scraggly sapling in “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” Its giant bare…

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    Gift Guide: Home products come with connectivity

    NEW YORK  | Do you really need an app to tell you to brush and floss? It seems every household appliance is getting some smarts these days, meaning some connection to a phone app and the broader Internet. But then…

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Fear not the souffle! It’s easier than you think

    The prospect of making a souffle strikes fear into the hearts of many home cooks. There’s this misconception that a souffle is so delicate it will collapse if you so much as look at it sideways. The happy truth is…

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    2014: A year of battle lines drawn over dinner

    Have you picked a side yet? If not, you’d better think fast, because the battle lines are being drawn and they cut right down the dinner table. For if there was any theme to the food world in 2014, it…

  • Colorado Table

    Dress up your bubbles to play nice with the food

    Looking for a simple way to dress up your New Year’s Eve bubbles? May we suggest spiking them with a spiced liqueur? It’s fast, simple, delicious and flexible. And that last part is key. Start by sorting out what you…

  • Colorado Table

    A fresh take on the classic Bellini for New Year’s

    I’m a firm believer that almost any party — not to mention almost any brunch — can be improved by serving sparkling wine. That’s why when I started planning this year’s New Year’s Day brunch, I didn’t start my planning…

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    Alcohol calorie counts to be on menus by next year

    WASHINGTON | Don’t want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar. New menu labeling rules from the Food and Drug Administration will require chain restaurants…

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