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    FBI: Aurora girls may have tried to join jihadis

    DENVER | Three teenage girls from Aurora may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents’ money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday. The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old…

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    WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

    GENEVA | Tens of thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines could be available for “real-world” testing in West Africa as soon as January as long as they are deemed safe, a top World Health Organization official said Tuesday. Dr. Marie…

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    Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues

    FERGUSON, Mo. | Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson. The group will examine the social and economic conditions underscored by…

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    WHO chief promises transparency on Ebola failures

    GAMMARTH, Tunisia |” The head of the World Health Organization says the agency will be upfront about its handling of the Ebola outbreak, following an internal report that details failures in containing the virus. In the draft document obtained by…

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    Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

    FAIRFAX, Va. | Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb. A Circuit Court grand jury…

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    Defense wants Aurora theater shooting trial postponed

    CENTENNIAL | Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor’s sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews. Attorneys…

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    Hillary Clinton stumps in Aurora for Udall, Romanoff as races tighten and deadline looms

    AURORA | Democratic election workers turned out today in Aurora to hear Hillary Clinton rally behind Colorado Senator Mark Udall and Aurora congressional candidate Andrew Romanoff, candidates in two of the most costly and contentious federal races in the country. About 800 party faithful…

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    Study says Aurora city-county conversion could save taxpayers $10 million a year

    AURORA | A new phase of a study focusing on creating an Aurora city-county government estimates that the same services Aurora residents now get would cost about $10 million a year less if the city created a unified municipal-county entity similar to Denver…

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    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

    WASHINGTON | In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. The raspy-voiced, hard-charging editor who invigorated The Washington Post got an early break as a journalist thanks to his friendship with one president,…

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    State jobless rate fell to 4.7 percent last month

    DENVER | Colorado gained 14,600 jobs in September and the unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent, with most of the gains coming from the private sector, state officials said Tuesday. The jobless rate fell from 5.1 percent in August to its…


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    FBI: Aurora girls may have tried to join jihadis

    DENVER | Three teenage girls from Aurora may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents’ money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday. The girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old…

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    Holmes interviewed for 22 hours for second sanity exam

    CENTENNIAL | Defense attorneys say the doctor who conducted a sanity evaluation on the man charged with a mass killing in a Colorado movie theater interviewed him for 22 hours. Attorneys for James Holmes made the revelation in court documents released Tuesday…

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    Defense wants Aurora theater shooting trial postponed

    CENTENNIAL | Defense attorneys are asking a judge to push back the trial for the man charged in the Colorado movie theater shooting so they can have more time to review a doctor’s sanity evaluation that included 22 hours of interviews. Attorneys…

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    Study says Aurora city-county conversion could save taxpayers $10 million a year

    AURORA | A new phase of a study focusing on creating an Aurora city-county government estimates that the same services Aurora residents now get would cost about $10 million a year less if the city created a unified municipal-county entity similar to Denver…

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    Police search for woman after Aurora shooting

    AURORA | Police are looking for a woman driving a green Chevrolet Suburban after they say she shot someone Tuesday afternoon in Aurora. According to the Aurora police official twitter feed, the shooting happened around 1:15 p.m. in the 300…

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    Hillary Clinton stumps in Aurora for Udall, Romanoff as races tighten and deadline looms

    AURORA | Democratic election workers turned out today in Aurora to hear Hillary Clinton rally behind Colorado Senator Mark Udall and Aurora congressional candidate Andrew Romanoff, candidates in two of the most costly and contentious federal races in the country. About 800 party faithful…

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    Parties vie for control of Colorado Legislature

    DENVER | Colorado Democrats have a comfortable cushion in the state House that will boost their chances of retaining control there in November. But the party’s slim majority in the Senate hangs by a thread. There are eight competitive Senate races,…

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    Christie, Beauprez visit Denver vocational school

    DENVER | A new Denver vocational school that teaches software development, sometimes to students who never finished high school, was the focus of a campaign stop Monday by Republican gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Beauprez has…

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    Order to remove student newspaper copies reversed

    FORT COLLINS | A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall’s visit to campus. Larimer…


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    Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. |  By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead. It might as well have been 100 with the way MadBum and this orange-and-black bunch…

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    Aldridge, Lillard connect in Blazers’ 93-75 win

    BOULDER | LaMarcus Aldridge scored 20 points and had 11 rebounds in Portland’s 93-75 win over Denver in an exhibition game Tuesday. Damian Lillard had 18 points on 6-of-13 shooting to go with six assists for the Blazers at the Coors Event…

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    Boyes scores in OT to lift Panthers over Avalanche

    DENVER | Roberto Luongo has made himself right at home against the Colorado Avalanche. He just needed a little extra time to continue his success against his former rivals. Brad Boyes scored a power-play goal 2:23 into overtime and the Florida…

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    Nuggets turn the page on injury-filled season

    DENVER | The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days. Recently, the Denver Broncos quarterback visited with speedy Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, just one ball distributor chatting with another. For 15 minutes or so, Lawson…

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    Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the hat

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue. Nobody seems to know when the Royals picked up…

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    Softball: Grandview downs Fossil Ridge to win first 5A state championship

    AURORA | Other Grandview softball teams had knocked on the door at the Class 5A state tournament, but the 2014 Wolves kicked it in Saturday. The program had never advanced beyond the state quarterfinals and sent away several seniors in…

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    Volleyball: Prairie View tips Rangeview to move alone atop EMAC standings

    AURORA | The chase for the EMAC volleyball title will come down to the final night of the regular season, but Prairie View climbed into the catbird’s seat Tuesday night. The ThunderHawks took advantage of a handful of errors on…

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    Football: Associated Press 5A poll, 10.21.14

    Here is The Associated Press Class 5A high school football polls for Oct. 21, 2014. The poll includes first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last week’s ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers,…

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    Aurora prep sports schedule, Oct. 22

    VOLLEYBALL Eaglecrest at Denver East, 6:30 p.m. Thomas Jefferson at Gateway, 7 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Class 4A state playoffs (first round) Vista PEAK at The Classical Academy, 6 p.m. Courtney Oakes is Sports Editor of the Aurora Sentinel. Reach him…

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    Field Hockey: Two-goal burst lifts Denver East past Regis Jesuit into state semifinals

    DENVER | The search for a playoff victory must wait another year for the Regis Jesuit field hockey team. The fifth-seeded Raiders squared off with an evenly-matched No. 4 Denver East team on Monday evening at All-City Stadium to open…

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    Review: Apple Pay in action

    NEW YORK | If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I’ll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That…

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    AP PHOTOS: De la Renta’s creations over the years

    NEW YORK  | Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers. His specialty was evening gowns, and celebrities from Penelope Cruz…

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    Clover comeback? ‘Bee lawns’ gaining favor

    Turf grass may be an attractive groundcover for homeowners but it doesn’t hold much appeal for pollinators. Add some broadleaf plants with flowers to the mix, however, and it’s a different story: great forage for the birds and the bees.…

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    Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

    LOS ANGELES | Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose photographs of Elvis Presley documented the start of a legendary career, has died. Wertheimer’s editor and gallery curator, Chris Murray, said Wertheimer , who was 85, died of natural causes at his New…

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    Right at Home: fall decor gets cozy

    Cozying up in a favorite sweater is one of the distinct pleasures of autumn. This fall, designers and retailers are stitching up sweater motifs on an array of home décor. So while you’re wrapping yourself in a big, soft cardigan,…

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    Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments

    SALT LAKE CITY |The Mormon church is peeling back the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by the faithful with a new video explaining the practice in depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol…

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    Clover comeback? ‘Bee lawns’ gaining favor

    Turf grass may be an attractive groundcover for homeowners but it doesn’t hold much appeal for pollinators. Add some broadleaf plants with flowers to the mix, however, and it’s a different story: great forage for the birds and the bees.…

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    A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

    Ready for the annual Thanksgiving math quiz? QUESTION: How large a turkey do you need if you are expecting 12 guests (but possibly 14 if Aunt Sue hasn’t broken up with her loser boyfriend and his tagalong mother by then),…

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    Fresh take on an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

    There is something splendid about an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey, not the least of which is the way it fills the home with rich, savory aromas. So with this recipe, we didn’t want to stray too far from that ideal. But…

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    Go For the Food: Bryant’s barbecue in Kansas City

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. | I learned an important lesson from a food blogger in Kansas City: Talking about barbecue in these parts may involve “fightin’ words.” Case in point: When I mentioned on Facebook that I was heading to Kansas City,…

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