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Pot Legalization Puts Banks In Awkward Position

Reuters | Posted 01.08.2013 | Business

By Brett Wolf ST. LOUIS, Nov 8 (Thomson Reuters Accelus) - Colorado and Washington may have voted to legalize recreational marijuana, ...

A Cross-Country, Post-Election Pub Crawl

Fathom | Posted 01.07.2013 | Travel
Fathom

El Bait Shop in Des Moines claims that it's the only 1970s nautical-themed Mexican BBQ restaurant in America. This is probably true.

Leukemia Hoax Stuns Town

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.06.2012 | Denver

It made for a touching story. His name was Alex, he was 9, and he was dying of leukemia. He moved to Gypsum, Colo., to spend his final days and root f...

Denver Musician Esmé Patterson and Comedian Kevin O'Brien on New Skin for Old Ceremonies

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 12.17.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Denver-based musical polymath Esmé Patterson and stand-up comedian Kevin O'Brien joins us this week on the Denver Diatribe podcast to peel back new skin for old ceremonies.

No Excuse

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.08.2012 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Did the Koch brothers make Obama an offer he couldn't refuse? Or maybe, like us, was Obama just listening closely to Romney and waiting for the laugh track? Or was something more calculated going on?

The Real Debate Loser: The Voters

Tracy Van Slyke | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Tracy Van Slyke

Wednesday's night debacle of a debate hurt on many levels, not just because of of the failures of moderator Jim Lehrer, but because of our presidential candidates. I don't care who the pundits say won the debate, because in the end, the sad fact is that the American people lost.

Obama Thinks Of A Good Answer To Mitt Romney Morning After Debate

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- The morning after his debate with Republican Mitt Romney, after he left the stage and the kleig lights, President Obama figured out what he ...

Obama, Romney Battle In Denver

Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

By KASIE HUNT AND NANCY BENAC, ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER — Little more than a month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney is barreling out of t...

Romney's Debatable Performance

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Romney's performance was welcome relief to Republicans after several weeks of poor performances and embarrassing gaffes. He was convincing, and his debate appearance revved up his own base. But did Romney convert any new voters? Will Americans support a candidate whose numbers do not add up?

One Minute of News vs. 162 Minutes of Ads

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.02.2012 | Media
Timothy Karr

It's not entirely clear that stations can be held liable for knowingly airing false, misleading or deceptive advertising content in ads from third-party groups. But they should be.

Campaign Cash? Local TV News Hits Mute Button

Michael Winship | Posted 12.02.2012 | Politics
Michael Winship

Even after Election Day has passed, pressure has to continue on Congress, the IRS, the FCC and the Federal Elections Commission -- despite its current, weakened and feckless status. Dark money has to be dragged, kicking and screaming, into the light.

Denver Debate Shouldn't Skip Tough Climate Questions

Kassie Siegel | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
Kassie Siegel

These men want the most important job in America. That requires facing tough questions. And it means giving us straight answers on climate change.

(WATCH) University Of Denver Prof. Expects Romney 'To Come Out Swinging' In First Debate

Posted 10.01.2012 | College

The University of Denver will kick off debate season on Wednesday, October 3rd, when President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney square off in Colorad...

Romney Turns Eye To Swing States

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | Politics

BY JOSH LEDERMAN and STEVE PEOPLES, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama, defending his foreign policy record at a time of anti-Am...

All In The Family: Craft Beer and Community

Hanna Laney | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home
Hanna Laney

In an industry so obsessed with quality over quantity, there is a certain appreciation for the product and, indeed, the person enjoying it.

Dave Jamieson

Union Chief: Romney-Ryan Would Devastate Public Transit

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Larry Hanley, president of the Amalgamated Transit Union, says he knows a good place to find Americans who are especially vulnerable to ...

TinyLightbulbs: One Stop Shop for the Post-Kickstarter Set

Turnstyle | Posted 11.14.2012 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J.Nelson The ecosystem around crowdfunding services like Kickstarter and IndieGoGo is evolving rapidly. Faster in some ways than the core ser...

"Sakura:" Final Event to Mark Centenary of Japan's Gift of Cherry Trees to U.S.

Gil Asakawa | Posted 09.14.2012 | Denver
Gil Asakawa

It was the right song for the occasion: "Duo Sokyo" ended a brief concert marking the 100th anniversary of Japan's gift of more than 3,000 cherry trees to the U.S. as a symbol of friendship.

Relationships Matter

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 11.13.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Held in the Signature Flight Support Hangar at Centennial Airport, the couture fashion show, Flight to Luxury, is sure to break the sound barrier.

Ballet Nouveau Colorado Soars With Paper Bird

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 09.05.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

The multi-media dance piece lifts us, transporting the viewer completely, to another time. Set to original and complex music by the homespun Paper Bird, sound, music, design and projected image are woven together beautifully

Denver Premiere of Mayan Renaissance showcase's Film Society's Women + Film series

Joshua Berman | Posted 10.15.2012 | Denver
Joshua Berman

On Tuesday, August 21, the Denver Film Society will feature Mayan Renaissance a 68-minute, feature length documentary shot in Guatemala, "which documents the glory of the ancient Maya civilization.

Riverfront Park Fashion Show Seeks to Inspire

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

The Riverfront Park Fashion Show packs more excitement, endurance and gear than a backcountry daypack. The scene at this annual fashion fete is sure to have well-coiffed heads spinning.

WATCH: When Tig Notaro Got Fired

Posted 10.12.2012 | Comedy

There are not many worse experiences than getting fired. But as Tig Notaro points out in this wonderful animated short for The A.V. Club, getting fire...

LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION: James Holmes Has A 'Great Amount' of 'Emotional Maturity'

AP | P. SOLOMON BANDA | Posted 08.11.2012 | Crime

DENVER -- The man accused of opening fire in a suburban Denver movie theater had been an excellent student who left an impression good enough for acce...

Comedians and Filmmakers Debate at Laugh Track Comedy Festival

The Denver Diatribe | Posted 10.08.2012 | Denver
The Denver Diatribe

Three filmmakers and four standup comedians joined the Denver Diatribe podcast to debate a few 21st-century avenues for comedy success: YouTube, film festivals, Twitter and podcasts.