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Millions raised and millions waged in Aurora's CD-6 campaign

Millions raised and millions waged in Aurora’s CD-6 campaign

Together, both candidates raised $6.8 million as of June 30, elevating the Colorado race to the sixth most expensive House race in the nation

PERRY: Smart Colorado voters, don't be fooled by GMO dark-ages nonsense

PERRY: Smart Colorado voters, don’t be fooled by GMO dark-ages nonsense

There is a growing community of scientists who are really, really worried about how pseudo-science and the dumbing down of America could lead to the new Dark Ages, and this mistaken rant against GMOs is a big part of that worry

Parents of girl shot in Aurora theater massacre sue online firearms store: 'We're coming after you'

Parents of girl shot in Aurora theater massacre sue online firearms store: ‘We’re coming after you’

The lawsuit says James Holmes bought at least 4,300 rounds of ammunition from Lucky Gunner’s website, bulkammo.com, and 700 rounds of ammunition and a 100-round magazine from the Sportsman’s Guide website

DIARY OF A CASH COW: Legal pot biz is growing to Aurora

DIARY OF A CASH COW: Legal pot biz is growing to Aurora

“I think getting a master’s (degree) was easier,” said Cullen, who before entering the marijuana industry worked for a decade as a high school biology teacher.

REVIEW: Performing their duty, honorably in 'A Few Good Men'

REVIEW: Performing their duty, honorably in ‘A Few Good Men’

The cast as a whole delivers on an expertly-woven, topsy-turvy dialogue and consistently hit their caustic quips as if they were playing a three-hour game of bookish whac-a-mole

Sizing up a shot at better Aurora rec

Sizing up a shot at better Aurora rec

“We thought if we’re going to get this done, we need to do something ourselves,” said Byron Fanning, manager of the department’s business services. He said the department decided this year it made more sense to put all of its efforts into one project rather than scatter money across different projects that never get fully funded.

EDITORIAL: Cameras in the Holmes trial let the country fathom justice after mass shootings

EDITORIAL: Cameras in the Holmes trial let the country fathom justice after mass shootings

Like almost never before, a video camera in the courtroom is critical to not only ensuring a fair trial for Holmes, but that the trial is fair to the public in its need to understand what justice will mean in this case and future cases like it

PERRY: Despite Denver’s demands, Aurora won’t sit quietly in the back of the Colfax bus

PERRY: Despite Denver’s demands, Aurora won’t sit quietly in the back of the Colfax bus

This is the kind of dumb stuff Denver comes up with, and then it is shocked — shocked and dismayed — when people outside call “stupid” when they see it

GROWTH MODE: Aurora's recession ends as city plans to spend, hire

GROWTH MODE: Aurora’s recession ends as city plans to spend, hire

For the second year in a row, Aurora’s proposed 2015 budget won’t include any cuts to services or programs. To keep up with Colorado’s third largest city, the budget aims to increase the number of city staff, as well as expand police, fire, and recreation services.

EDITORIAL: The school bell should toll later for better test scores

EDITORIAL: The school bell should toll later for better test scores

This arbitrary and harmful early school day means lots of students, probably most of them, have the same day you do when you’re sleep deprived and off your natural sleep rhythm — every day of the school year