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3 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
PIPPIN Buell Theatre- Denver Center for the Performing Arts 9/6-9/20/2014 Royal heir Pippin is spurred on by a mysterious group of performers to embark on a death-defying journey to find his "corner of the sky." The original production of PIPPIN, directed by Bob Fosse , premiered on Broadway in 1972.
7 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper
One of the largest road rebuilding projects in state history is being conducted so highways and streets can better take another roundhouse punch by Mother Nature. At least that's the consensus of state transportation officials who saw 486 miles of roadway closed by September 2013 flooding.
11 hrs ago | Denver Post
Latisha Alvarado Barrington, a psychology major at the University of Colorado Denver, prepares to leave the Auraria Campus on Wednesday. Barrington faced a lot of hurdles growing up in the foster care system.
15 hrs ago | Denver Post
Sally Vander Veer of Medicine Man, left, hands the bags of cash to the crews from Blue Line Protection Group to pay Medicine Man's state taxes. Despite 11th-hour success at pressing Colorado legislators to pass a measure that would allow the marijuana industry to create the world's first pot-banking cooperative, no one has officially attempted to create one.
Instead of widening Interstate 70 to stop traffic gridlock through Denver, one group proposes demolishing a stretch of the highway, turning it into a boulevard and diverting truck traffic around the city. Replacing highways with boulevards is an urban planning strategy that has been relied upon increasingly in big cities across the country, Denver City Auditor Dennis Gallagher said Saturday at a public forum at the McNichols Building in downtown Denver.
Two convicts who escaped from a Department of Corrections work crew in Denver on Thursday were captured in Colorado Springs on Friday. Manual Rodriguez, 32, was arrested Friday morning at a convenience store in the 4000 block of Academy Boulevard, our sister station KRDO-TV reported.
A motorcyclist was seriously injured after losing control of the bike on northbound Interstate 25 late Saturday morning and crashing, authorities say. The crash happened just before noon on I-25 between Downing Street and University Avenue, said Sonny Jackson, denver police spokesman.
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts has announced the appointment of Matthew Lopez as Denver Center Playwriting Fellow for the 2014/15 Theatre Company season. Denver audiences will remember Lopez as the playwright of The Legend of Georgia McBride and The Whipping Man.
Police arrested a parole violator Friday morning after the suspect eluded police in a stolen car and crashed into several vehicles during the pursuit. Englewood police took Dillon Ninneman, 25, into custody peacefully a short time later.
In the disaster zone left behind after the September 2013 flood, there are still numerous side roads and rural driveways that need to be repaired. When heavy rains fell over the Front Range foothills, the water traveled by any means necessary to make it to lower elevations, where it eventually met the South Platte River.
Frost Advisory issued September 12 at 5:16PM MDT expiring September 13 at 9:00AM MDT in effect for: Cheyenne, Kit Carson, Yuma Frost Advisory issued September 12 at 2:49PM MDT expiring September 13 at 8:00AM MDT in effect for: Crowley, El Paso, Fremont, Pueblo Frost Advisory issued September 12 at 10:22AM MDT expiring September 13 at 7:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld DENVER - An Erie man has been arrested in a nearly $200,000 robbery of a Denver marijuana store that police and the owner suspect may have been an inside job.
Denver's new $60.5 million Auraria campus building will help accommodate the incoming freshman class, said Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Raul Cardenas Jr. Leveraging downtown Denver's focus on transit-oriented development to attract new students has worked very well for some universities. In fact, the University of Colorado Denver's Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Raul Cardenas Jr. said it's one of the biggest reasons the college's freshman class was the largest ever.
Downtown Denver will be taken over by an army of the un-dead this weekend -- but there are also more dignified ways to enjoy yourself in the days to come. Here's a taste of what's on the culinary calendar... Brew at the Zoo will offer guests unlimited beer and food samples from more than forty breweries and twenty restaurants, live entertainment and after-hours access to the Denver Zoo when doors to the event open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $85 but sales ended yesterday; see if there's any hope for you here .
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper's race against Republican Bob Beauprez was too close to call in a new Denver Post poll in which voters indicated they were still getting familiar with the challenger. + Our senatorial poll showed that Sen. Mark Udall retained his lead over challenger Rep. Cory Gardner, but the race could go "either way."
Retired U.S. Gen. David Petraeus is expected to address national security threats - and President Obama's stepped-up approach against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria - during a Sept.
State prison authorities are searching for two convicts who leaped out of a work program truck and took off running in Denver Thursday afternoon, authorities say. Manual Rodriguez, 32, and Adolfo Lopez, 38, jumped out of a vehicle at about 3 p.m. when it was stopped at Colorado Correctional Industries warehouse on Oakland Street in Denver, said Adrienne Jacobson, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:57 pm
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