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Lessons From Federico Peña

Joel Judd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Joel Judd

I am running against another old friend and ally of Mayor Peña's for the State Senate. I do not know whether Federico will endorse or stay neutral in this race. Whatever he chooses to do will not diminish my respect for him.

The Greening Cow Town

Nancy Wadsworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Wadsworth

I'm no sustainability expert, but in the eleven-plus years I've called Denver home, I've watched us undergo some significant paradigm shifts.

Najibullah Zazi Case Illustrates Al Qaida On Its Way Out: Analysis

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By C.M. Sennott NEW YORK -- The image of Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Afghan-born bus driver from Denver and now a terror suspect, embodies the co...

Ritter Aide Nominated For Colorado US Attorney

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Barack Obama has nominated Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff to be the top federal prosecutor in Colorado. Sen. Mark Udall announced ...

Accordion Crimes

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Before nerds took over the world, they weren't so meek. Watch almost any '80s nerd-centric movie, Revenge of the Nerds included: Some were mild-manner...

Colorado Sports Icons: Who Are The Greatest Colorado Athletes? (PHOTOS, VOTE)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

October 1, 2009 is official Joe Sakic Day in Colorado, so declared by Governor Ritter to honor the retired Avalanche legend, whose number 19 is being ...

DU Theft: Suspect Charged In String Of Robberies

The Denver Post | Joey Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Tarius Simes could stand trial for more than a dozen burglaries that terrified students and other residents near the University of Denver over the pas...

Denver Public Schools Chief: District Needs To Focus On More Effective Teachers

The Denver Post | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Fixing what still troubles Denver Public Schools will require highly effective teachers in each of the district's 4,000 classrooms, Superintendent Tom...

Markey Donor Accused of Embezzling Millions

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Robert Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An Iowa woman accused of embezzling $5.9 million from her employer gave, along with her spouse, more than $30,000 to Northern Colorado Democratic cong...

Bureau Of Reclamation Ordered To Clean Up Leadville Mine

The Colorado Independent | Katie Redding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Partisan games were finally put to rest on Tuesday, as a long overdue environmental clean-up bill for Leadville, Colo., passed the U.S. House of Repre...

National Guard Air Lifts Marijuana During Another Major Bust

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Colorado authorities have harvested yet another marijuana growing operation on state land, after hunters stumbled upon pot growing on Division of Wild...

Marijuana Found Growing In Jefferson County State Park

The Denver Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The West Metro Drug Task Force seized $500,000 worth of marijuana from what's being described as "an elaborate grow operation" in Golden Gate State Pa...

Imagine a Great Beer City (Part Three)

Gregory Daurer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Gregory Daurer

Despite all the swine flu hysteria, there I was at the Great American Beer Festival -- drinking a beer partially made from, well, someone else's spit.

Nielsen: Anschutz's is fastest-growing news website in nation

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Denver, Home News, Philip Anschutz's Denver-based network of localized websites, grew faster in August from the same month of 2008 than any of the other to...

Scholarships Short-Changed Per Audit

Morgan Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Morgan Carroll

Yesterday in committee we heard the results of the recent audit of CollegeInvest and there are findings we should all be concerned about.

Colorado Raptor Program Falls On Hard Times

Fort Collins Coloradoan | Bobby Magill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Ravaged by the economy and overburdened by an influx of injured birds to care for, the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program is appealing to the public for do...

Jean Fontius Cartwright

Sky Hi Daily News | SkyHi Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Jean Fontius CartwrightOctober 24, 1915 - September 27, 2009Jean Fontius Cartwright was born in Denver to Helen Wilson Fontius and Harry Edwin Fontius...

Tough Questions, No Answers

Alan Gottlieb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alan Gottlieb

Why are charter schools run the way they are? What about entire school districts?

The Past Is Never Dead

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Alison Teal

A new book is a true story about the 2007 trial of klansman James Ford Seale for the hideous murder of two young black men in 1964.

Arthur Folsom Looking For An Intern

The Wall Street Journal | Ashby Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

It's an unconventional job opportunity, to say the least, one with a fairly big downside and a fairly big upside. The bad: it doesn't pay. The good: i...

Cirque du Soleil and the Meditating Clown

Ed and Deb Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ed and Deb Shapiro

The focus and concentration of Cirque du Soleil clowns and acrobats is a kind of meditation -- one slip and it could all be over!

Woman Killed In Denver Lot Was Shot In Head

CBS4Denver | CBS 4 Denver | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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A woman who was fatally shot in a northeast Denver parking lot has been identified as 53-year-old Barbara Irish. The Denver Office of the Medical Exam...

Nebraska Power Co-Ops Sue Colorado Electric Provider

Yahoo! Finance | Margery A. Beck, Associated Press Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Five western Nebraska public power cooperatives are accusing a Colorado-based electric provider of grossly overcharging them for e...

Pipe Bombs Found In Truck After Fatal Pagosa Springs Accident

The Durango Herald | Shane Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Authorities on Monday were investigating why a Pagosa Springs man who was hauling firewood had two pipe bombs inside a pickup that rolled three times ...

Denver area schools impacted by flu outbreak

Fox 31 | Fox 31 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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H1N1 is racing through some Denver metro area schools. In Jefferson County about a quarter of the kids were out sick at Dunstan Middle School and Cre...