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Republican incumbent Mike Coffman participates in a Spanish-speaking debate with his Democratic challenger Andrew Romanoff Oct. 30 at the Univision Studio in Denver. The race is seen as one of the most expensive and contentious in the country this year. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

“Does Congressman Coffman really think memorizing a new script is enough to mask the harm he’s done to the Hispanic community throughout his career?” Romanoff said in a statement after the debate

The first lady announced on Thursday two video contests as part of her Reach Higher initiative, which encourages students to take their studies and training past secondary school.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush speaks during a voting rally for state Republican candidates, in Castle Rock, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. Senate candidate Cory Gardner and gubernatorial candidate Bob Beauprez were among the candidates who joined Bush at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

The constitution requires Congress to pass laws, not the president,” Bush said in Spanish, contrasting that with some Latin American strongmen’s ability to implement laws by fiat. If Obama acts unilaterally on immigration, Bush warned, “it will be harder to do it the appropriate way.”

Somali-American Ahmed Odowaay, who works as a community advocate and professional translator, is pictured inside an office used by the Colorado Muslim Council, in Aurora, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. As a child in Somalia, Odowaay saw more than his share of war before emigrating to the U.S. as a refugee when he was twelve. While Odowaay is deeply grateful to be an American, he says that being a Muslim teenager isn't easy in America.  (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

“This community is outcast. They feel like they don’t belong here. They’re frustrated,” Odowaay said from his seat at Barwaaqo, a restaurant hidden in one of Aurora’s low-slung strip malls, where other men dined on goat and spaghetti, a favorite east African dish. “I’m worried their frustrations will lead them in the wrong direction.”

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AURORA | A 54-year-old man is being held without bond on a first-degree murder charge after police say he gunned down a 60-year-old man Monday night in a Wal-Mart parking lot. According to the Arapahoe County sheriff’s office, the shooting happened around 8:44 p.m. at a Wal-Mart at 1412 Parker Rd. Deputies responded to the […]

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