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  1. Adams County sued by three of its cities over targeted pot taxRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Post

    Three cities - Aurora, Commerce City and Northglenn - this week sued Adams County for what they claim is the unconstitutional imposition of a sales tax targeted at recreational marijuana only. Aurora and Northglenn each impose a 2 percent sales tax on recreational marijuana while Commerce City, whose city council is set to vote in favor of such sales at its meeting on Monday, imposes a 7 percent tax on the sale of all cannabis products.

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  2. Bosnian soccer recruiting blitz draws war refugees' kids to DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Denver Post

    Bosnia flags laid out in front of the stands at the Broomfield Soccer Complex during soccer practice May 23, 2015. Nihad Krndzija, left, a Bosnian American gets a hug from Hari Demidzic,11, center, after Hari just found out that Nihad and Hari's father, Haris Demidzic fled the civil war in Bosnia together on a bus in 1994.

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  3. Guest Commentary: Denver's Memorial Day Parade misstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Denver Post

    Members of the Women Marines Association make their way down Broadway during Denver's Memorial Day Parade in May 2014. In Denver this Memorial Day, for the first time in 85 years, there will be no Memorial Day Parade.

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  4. Shooting wounds three in Commerce City and Aurora overnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Denver Post

    A string of shootings Sunday in the Denver metro area sent five men to hospitals and led to the arrest of one man. There was no evidence the incidents - one in Commerce City and two in Aurora - were linked, authorities said.

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  5. Ask Pam: I wiped out my savings to move, now what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Denver Post

    Raising two children as a single parent is not an easy task. This week we look at a widower who made the best out of a tough situation and found love in the process.

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  6. Denver-area police arrest man suspected in 14 gas station robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Denver Post

    Denver-area authorities say they arrested Wednesday a 46-year-old man on suspicion of aggravated robbery and attempted murder in a string of at least 14 gas station robberies . Police in Aurora and Denver said Friday they worked together to apprehend Ian Griggs, who is accused of stabbing two people in the heists, seriously injuring one of them.

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  7. Western Slope struggling to overcome job deficitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Denver Post

    Main Street of Silt, Colorado. December 19. 2013. The energy and mining industries are in a bust cycle on the Western Slope with one coal mine closed and another on the verge, a silver mine shuttered because of a deadly industrial accident and the announcement that Encana is pulling out of the gas exploration industry along I-70, favoring instead drilling for oil on the Front Range.

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  8. Colorado Rapids still have no losses on MLS roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Denver Post

    More than two months into the 2015 season, the Rapids are the only Major League Soccer team that hasn't lost on the road, something they attribute to organized team defense away from Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The last-place Rapids will put that unbeaten road form on the line Saturday night at Sporting Kansas City , a team that moved to the Western Conference this season and is fifth in the standings.

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  9. Adams County Memorial Day plans include fundraisers, parades, servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Denver Post

    Dozens of students from in and around Northglenn rallied into teams and took to the Northglenn Recreation Center gym to battle each other in a dodgeball tournament fundraiser where proceeds will be used to send care packages to U.S. soldiers overseas. "This is the second year for this fundraiser, but the youth commissioners take a different cause to donate to each time," said Amanda Peterson, Northglenn staff liaison for the youth commission.

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  10. Informant in Denver bribery cases got contracts despite tax issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Denver Post

    Lucilious Ward won a lu- crative RTD contract in 2007 despite financial woes. Last year, he pleaded guilty to defrauding the IRS, and also was identified as an informant in two bribery cases.

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  11. Endangered ferrets to be released at once-toxic Rocky Mountain refugeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Denver Post

    Endangered black-footed ferrets soon will hunt prairie dogs at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge - a sign that land once deemed America's most toxic now is considered truly clean. Federal wildlife managers confirmed this week they're poised to release 30 captive-bred ferrets in September onto the 27-square-mile refuge, a former Army chemical weapons and Shell pesticides plant that became a superfund environmental disaster 8 miles from downtown Denver.

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  12. Rapids seek end of home futility against 'QuakesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Denver Post

    It's been a Rapids refrain over the past year: Dick's Sporting Goods Park needs to become a fortress for Colorado to have success in MLS. But after tying a dubious league mark of 10 consecutive games at home without a win, it's clear the Commerce City stronghold has been anything but Fort Knox.

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  13. Denver woman gets 9 years in prison for fatal Commerce City DUI crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Denver Post

    A Denver 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 in November was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison. Robbin Leigh Verser, 57, was also sentenced to five years of parole in the Nov. 21 crash that killed 24-year-old Ashley Nicole Bradberry, Adams County prosecutors said in a news release.

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  14. Convicted payroll tax cheat is informant in Denver bribery casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Denver Post

    Lucilious Ward, left, is a key government witness in a bribery case targeting Larry Stevenson, right, a Denver city employee. This week's indictment for bribery of a Denver city employee who was the best man at Mayor Michael Hancock's wedding is part of a broader investigation by federal and state prosecutors that also snared a former RTD official.

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  15. Housing markets across Colorado vary widely, but improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Denver Post

    Carpenter Manuel Rubio of Van Dyk Construction works on a new home in the Reunion community of Commerce City in February. While real estate is hot in some areas of Colorado, it has cooled in others.

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  16. Colorado LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | Denver Post

    MAY 8: Minority leader Mark Waller, left, high fives Minority Caucus Whip Kevin Priola, right, at the end of the House session on May 8, 2013. The Colorado Legislature held it's last session in the House and the Senate for 2013 on May 8th, 2013 in Denver.

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  17. As session wraps up, major work remains for Colorado lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Denver Post

    MAY 8: Minority leader Mark Waller, left, high fives Minority Caucus Whip Kevin Priola, right, at the end of the House session on May 8, 2013. The Colorado Legislature held it's last session in the House and the Senate for 2013 on May 8th, 2013 in Denver.

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  18. Aurora police arrest 4 in series of 3 early Friday armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | Denver Post

    Police in Aurora have arrested three men and a woman in connection with three early Friday armed robberies and say they are investigating if the group was involved in a fourth in Commerce City. The first robbery was reported at about 2:15 a.m. in Aurora at the 7-Eleven near Interstate-225 and Iliff Avenue.

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  19. Colorado lawmakers want bigger role in 2016 presidential electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Denver Post

    Democratic and Republican leaders are drafting a measure to create a presidential primary in Colorado, a significant shift in one of few states with a caucus system. The tentative bill would put the primary in a prominent spot on the 2016 calendar and make the swing state a top prize in the nominating process.

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  20. Adams County Crime Blotter: Man throws soda through window, apologizesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Denver Post

    A couple living in the 5400 block of East 60th Avenue, Commerce City , called police because a man threw a bottle of soda through their living room window March 28. The suspect was standing in the victim's front yard after the incident and yelled to the victims that he was sorry and would pay for the damage. Then he left.

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