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  1. Denver International Airport celebrates 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Since that time, a project that was seen as a political boondoggle - even called "Federico's Folly" for then-mayor Federico Pea - has survived the perils of an ailing airline industry, fiscal downturns, volatile fuel prices, budgetary mismanagement and political posturing to emerge as an economic powerhouse with a whopping $26.3 billion impact on the state's economy in 2014. DIA was never intended as a mere replacement for the tired old Stapleton International Airport that had been hemmed in by urban development.

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  2. Adams DA: Woman pleads guilty fatal drunk driving crash near DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Denver Post

    A woman who was driving with a blood alcohol level roughly four and a half times the legal limit when she caused a fatal Commerce City wreck pleaded guilty Thursday to vehicular homicide. Last November, Robbin Leigh Verser, 57, of Denver, ran a red light near at the intersection of Vasquez Boulevard and 60th Avenue slamming into a vehicle driven by 24-year-old Ashley Nicole Bradberry.

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  3. Northglenn Ambulance growing, but now in Denver and Commerce CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Denver Post

    Northglenn Ambulance stopped being the first responders to all medical emergencies in Northglenn more than three years ago. Instead, it's serving the residents of Commerce City.

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  4. Colorado House committee OKs ban on traffic cameras used for ticketingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Denver Post

    A legislative committee approved banning radar and red-light cameras used for issuing tickets, despite law enforcement officials' testimony that they make the roads safer. Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey and traffic enforcement leaders from several metro Denver cities said the cameras make drivers think about their conduct behind the wheel.

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  5. Denver police officer arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Denver Post

    A Denver police officer who has been on the force for 33 years was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Commerce City on suspicion of domestic violence and third-degree assault, court records show. Todd Parro, 54, was arrested by police in Commerce City at about 3:30 p.m. on the 11500 block of Chambers Drive.

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  6. Adams County DA justifies Commerce City shooting of Jurado brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Denver Post

    The district attorney in Adams County has cleared a Denver police officer involved in a November shooting of two brothers in a Commerce City truck depot. A decision letter sent Friday by Dave Young, district attorney for the 17th Judicial District, to Denver Police Chief Robert White said that Officer Martin Tritschler was justified when he shot three times into a car occupied by Joel and Carlos Jurado.

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  7. Commerce City volunteers help get supplies to needy students, familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Denver Post

    Before the doors to the Hope Family Resource Center in Commerce City opened for the day, there was a line of people waiting to get donated clothes, food and hygiene kits. Inside the center, about 10 volunteers cleaned shelves, hung clothing, packed boxes of food and laid out giant plastic "shopping bags" for the people lined up outside.

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  8. Transfer Connor Cannizzaro arms DU Pioneers with "explosive energy"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Denver Post

    DU lacrosse newcomer Connor Cannizzaro, right, works on drills ahead of Saturday's season opener vs. defending champion Duke. Maryland transfer Connor Cannizzaro adds a unique element to the University of Denver men's lacrosse team, but what that is has yet to be unveiled.

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  9. Daily Digest: Lawyers question prospective jurors in theater shooting trial, and 9 other storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Denver Post

    Plaintiffs and their attorneys in a discrimination case react outside the U.S. District Court on Wednesday after the $15 million jury verdict. Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast , Denver traffic information , and the stories that will be talked about on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

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  10. Denver jury awards nearly $15 million in racial discrimination caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Denver Post

    The crowd of plaintiffs, including the three attorneys in the case, celebrate outside the courtroom on Feb. 11, 2015. A federal jury Wednesday awarded nearly $15 million to seven Commerce City warehouse workers who accused a trucking company of segregating workers by race, calling blacks "lazy, stupid Africans" and punishing those who complained.

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  11. Daily Digest: Brian Williams is suspended while Jon Stewart announces ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Denver Post

    The Elk Creek Mine in Somerset had been one of the most productive coal mines in Colorado. The mine closed in 2013.

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  12. Man shot by Denver police pleads not guilty to driving at copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Denver Post

    Joel Jurado and his brother Carlos were shot and injured by Denver police officers in Commerce City on Nov. 20, 2014. A man shot by Denver police last November in a dark Commerce City truck depot has pleaded not guilty to charges he drove at two officers before they opened fire.

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  13. Bill to let college clubs pick leaders' religion failsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Denver Post

    A bill in the Colorado legislature that would have allowed religious clubs on the state's college campuses to set rules on faith for its leaders died on party line vote in a House committee Monday. Rep. Kevin Priola, R-Henderson, the bill's sponsor, said the legislation was about allowing religious groups to elect members of their faith as leaders, without risking a discrimination claim.

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  14. New drive-in movie theater with massive screen coming to Denver areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Denver Post

    The CEO and co-owner of the Denver Mart, John Doyle , is working to build a 300,000-square-foot theater space in the pavilion parking lot on the northwest portion of the 28-acre Denver Mart Complex at 451 E. 58th Ave. in southwest Adams County. Movie-goers take in the first of a double feature at the 88 Drive-In Theatre in Commerce City in 2010.

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  15. Adams County nonprofit offers free mental crisis intervention classesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Denver Post

    A disgruntled woman was sprawled on the floor of a room in the Adams County Sheriff's Office in Commerce City with a tequila bottle in her shaking hand. Rogelio Garcia, a probation officer with the county, crouched down to her level.

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  16. Overcrowded high schools in Brighton will go to split scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Denver Post

    Students in literature class at Prairie View High School crowd one of six mobile classrooms on Jan. 15 2014. The district had sought a 2014 bond issue to build an additional high school.

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  17. Zat Knight, Colorado Rapids agree to part waysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | Denver Post

    Zat Knight, a 6-foot-6 defender out of England, signed with the Rapids in October 2014. Knight, a former England international defender who joined the Rapids last October, made his debut as a second-half substitute in a 4-1 loss to Seattle in Commerce City.

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  18. Residents cheer Denver's National Western plan, but concerns persistRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Denver Post

    Farm interns, from left, Matthew Walter, Joseph Lally and Kate Farley plant seeds at the GrowHaus in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood that has hopes for a positive impact from Denver's National Western Complex plan. On the dusty National Western Stock Show site, Denver's new 10-year makeover plan would add a gleaming arena and expo center, university research facilities and the potential of drawing more events year-round.

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  19. Adams DA: Teen pleads guilty as an adult in fatal Commerce City crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Denver Post

    A 17-year-old girl pleaded guilty in Adams County court Thursday to charges as an adult in the death of a motorcyclist last April after she drove under the influence of alcohol or drugs into oncoming traffic. Samantha Esparza admitted to charges of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence and misdemeanor third-degree assault, according to an Adams County District Attorney's Office news release.

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  20. Adams County Sheriff designates zones for safe Craigslist-type salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Denver Post

    Telfair County Sheriff Chris Steverson speaks to the media Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, in McRae, Ga. Stevenson said Ronnie Adrian Jay Towns, who answered a Craigslist ad from a couple who wanted to buy a 1966 Mustang, robbed, shot and killed the husband and wife when they traveled several hours to buy the classic car.

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