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Boy discovers rare dinosaur skull during summer vacation
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado museum says an 8-year-old boy discovered a rare dinosaur skull during his summer vacation. Lachlan Barrett of Florida uncovered the 140-million-year-old skull on the Museums of Western Colorado's dinosaur dig at the Mygatt-Moore Quarry. Scientists believe it belonged to an apatosaurus louisae, which ...
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University of Colorado enrollment up at all 4 campuses this year
Preliminary figures from the University of Colorado show the school's Boulder campus has set a new record for freshman enrollment.
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West Metro firefighters rescue 5-year-old girl hiding in closet during blaze
West Metro firefighters rescued a 5-year-old girl who hid in a closet after a fire broke out in a Lakewood home early Friday morning, according to firefighters.
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Key ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline due by end of Friday
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge is set to deliver a key ruling on the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline that has drawn thousands of protesters to a construction site in North Dakota in recent weeks.
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CU enrollment up at all 4 campuses this year
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Preliminary figures from the University of Colorado show the school's Boulder campus has set a new record for freshman enrollment. The Daily Camera reports (http://bit.ly/2c3yykS ) the number of freshman on the campus this fall is 6,435, an increase of 3.7 percent from the same time ...
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Broncos Report Card: Grade the Denver Broncos’ performance vs. the Carolina Panthers
Grade the Broncos' defense, offense, coaching and special teams performance in the Broncos' game one matchup against the Carolina Panthers.
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Don’t miss this: Arvada Center marks 40 years
As one of the metro area’s most consistently visible, intelligently booked cultural venues, the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities has a lot to be proud of over its four-decade history.
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Don’t miss this: La Fiesta at Boulder County Fairgrounds
Organizers of the 15th annual La Fiesta at Boulder County Fairgrounds hope the multilingual event will foster understanding among immigrant and native-born communities, with diverse food trucks, drinks, live music and dancing.
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Glenwood Canyon rockfall work along I-70 wraps up
GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Transportation officials say a rockfall mitigation project that's meant to improve safety in western Colorado's Glenwood Canyon has finished up. The Post Independent reports (http://bit.ly/2bWxc5k ) that crews have installed protective fences along the canyon wall above Interstate 70 in the Hanging Lake area. Project ...
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WATCH: Broncos’ Chris Harris Jr. intercepts Cam Newton in 2016 season opener
Early in the fourth quarter with Denver trailing Carolina 17-14, Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. tipped a pass by Cam Newton and then intercepted the ball in Carolina territory.
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WATCH: Broncos’ Trevor Siemian’s 1st touchdown pass, a 25-yard throw to C.J. Anderson
Trevor Siemian's first career touchdown pass went to the Broncos' biggest offensive weapon of the day.
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Man dead after falling in Maroon Bells area near Aspen
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a Conifer man is dead after falling in the Maroon Bells area near Aspen. The Aspen Times reports (http://goo.gl/XvLHTV ) 68-year-old Stevan Sprowles fell Wednesday, and rescuers responded to the area after a personal locator device was activated. Search crews tracked the device and ...
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WATCH: Broncos’ Andy Janovich’s 28-yard touchdown run vs. Panthers
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Colorado governor rappels down Denver high-rise for charity
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's governor rappelled down a high-rise apartment building in downtown Denver to raise awareness for cancer Thursday, squeezing his eyes shut as he approached the sidewalk.
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WATCH: Broncos quarterback Trevor Siemian’s first NFL completion
The Broncos' second-year quarterback completed his first NFL pass on Thursday, an 11-yard sidearm throw to Demaryius Thomas against the Panthers.
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Man rescued from backcountry near Aspen after 40-foot fall
A man was rescued from the backcountry near Aspen after falling about 40 feet while climbing a mountain peak, authorities say.
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From CSU athletic director Joe Parker: Out with the old, in with the new … in a year
The dream grew out of businessman and former Colorado State quarterback Jack Graham's visit to school president Tony Frank, plus Graham's declaration that an on-campus stadium was a difference-making project he could get behind.
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Man indicted on murder charge in fatal Idaho Springs shooting
A 22-year-old man was indicted Wednesday on suspicion of second-degree murder in a fatal April shooting in Idaho Springs, prosecutors announced Thursday.
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Man wounded in Brighton Park drive-by shooting
A man was wounded in a Brighton Park neighborhood drive-by shooting Thursday afternoon on the Southwest Side.
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Stephen Jordan plans to retire as Metro State president, will stay on until June
Metropolitan State University of Denver President Stephen Jordan gave his one-year retirement notice Thursday, saying he reached the goals he set for the college and it's time to move on. He will stay until June 2017 as search committee looks for replacement.
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Welcome to the Purple State Project
Welcome to the Purple State Project. For the 2016 election, The Denver Post is experimenting with new ways to tells stories about Colorado politics that better explain the state's "purple" status.
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Arvada police seek man captured on video peeping into teen’s room
Arvada police are searching for a man they say was caught on camera last month peeing into the room of a 17-year-old girl.
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5 keys for the Colorado Buffaloes against Idaho State
Fresh off a rout of Colorado State in the Rocky Mountain Showdown, Colorado faces Football Championship Subdivision foe Idaho State in its home opener on Saturday.
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Increased tempo a major focus for Colorado Buffaloes offense
College football coaches are the type who protect their play calls as if they were nuclear codes.
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AP NewsAlert
ALPINE, Texas (AP) — Sheriff: Girl who shot, injured female student at West Texas high school was 14-year-old freshman; motive unclear.
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Gametracker: Broncos vs. Panthers in NFL season kickoff
Get live updates, photos, stats, analysis and more from the Denver Broncos vs. Carolina Panthers game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
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Bear hanging out near Varsity Lake on CU’s Boulder campus
A small black bear was camped out Thursday morning in a ravine north of Varsity Lake on the edge of the University of Colorado's Boulder campus.
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Denver police identify man held for investigation in West Highland’s slashing case
Denver police Thursday identified a 46-year-old man being held for investigation in the slashing of a customer sitting in a West Highlands restaurant earlier this week.
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Woman charged with forging petition signatures in U.S. Senate campaign pleads not guilty
A woman charged with falsifying signatures on petitions to qualify Jon Keyser on the Republican primary ballot for U.S. Senate, pleaded not guilty Thursday to felony forgery in Denver District Court.
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Times and TV announced for UNLV basketball
UNLV will play 11 Mountain West basketball games on CBS Sports Network or one of the ESPN network. Three game dates also were moved, including both matchups with San Diego State.
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The nation's weather
Weather Underground Forecast for Wednesday, September 07, 2016
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Lafayette lays claim to 20 acres of Erie in unprecedented legal maneuver
In a standoff with Erie over the future of a retail-ready site at the corner of Arapahoe Road and U.S. 287, Lafayette has taken the unprecedented step of attempting to lay claim to its neighbor's land by filing a condemnation action in court.
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Hanging on in Navajo Nation: First the water turned orange, then the air went bad
A year ago, the people of Shiprock watched their crops shrivel as a week without water stretched into a month, and then a whole lost season. Bertha Etsitty’s watermelon vines curled and stiffened, even as her grandchildren emptied their water bottles on the leaves in a failed bid to keep the patch...
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Free beer and other perks for Denver Broncos fans at Mile High Stadium and Colorado locations
As the new NFL season kicks off Thursday, a few technology companies are cashing in on Colorado's enthusiasm for the Denver Broncos, last season's Super Bowl champs.
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Active shooter at Alpine High School in Texas
(AP) - Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect.
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Teen kills classmate in school bathroom then herself: report
AUSTIN, Texas – At least one person died in a shooting on Thursday at a high school in the West Texas town of Alpine, with early reports indicating a female student shot another female student in a bathroom and apparently killed herself, ABC News reported. The other student is alive, ABC news quoted Brewster County...
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Clifton woman dies after Federal Heights shooting
A 35-year-old woman found sitting in a car and bleeding from a gunshot wound to her head last week in Federal Heights has died, officials say.
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Denver Broncos pregame show: Super Bowl rematch with Carolina Panthers big test Week 1
Denver Broncos pregame show: Super Bowl rematch with Carolina Panthers big test Week 1. Denver Post Broncos reporters Nick Groke and Cameron Wolfe break it down, looking closer at Trevor Siemian vs. Cam Newton.
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Colorado hits another cannabis 1st with certified hemp seed
FRUITA, Colo. (AP) - Colorado is expected to reach another national first on cannabis Wednesday when state agriculture officials show off the first domestic certified hemp seeds. The Colorado Department of Agriculture has been working for years to produce hemp seeds that consistently produce plants low enough in the chemical ...
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Caregiver accused of stealing $100K in artwork, jewelry from elderly Wheat Ridge artist’s home
Investigators began looking into the case when the family of the artist reported that more than 600 pieces of Southwestern art had been taken from her home.
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St. Vrain school bus driver pleads guilty to careless driving 1 year after crash
A former St. Vrain Valley School District bus driver arrested last year on DUI, vehicular-assault and child-abuse charges following a crash west of Lyons pleaded guilty in Boulder District Court on Wednesday to careless driving.
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1 person killed and second seriously hurt in a Denver auto-pedestrian crash
One person was killed and a second was struck and seriously injured early Thursday morning in an auto-pedestrian accident involving two cars, according to Denver police.
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Adams County Crime Blotter: Driveway death threat
A man returns from vacation to an alarming message in his driveway and police break up a couple of fights in this week's Adams County crime blotter.
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Belong Tour inspires women from all walks of life
The Belong Tour is for all women. The event, featuring speakers like  Patsy Clairmont, is scheduled for Sept. 23-24 at the Budweiser Events Center in Loveland.
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Colorado town on verge big changes amid Superfund cleanup
A historic Colorado mountain town is on the threshold of a transformation after the federal government announced it will embark on an ambitious campaign to stanch the flow of acidic wastewater cascading from ...
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Colorado Editorial Roundup
The Denver Post, Sept. 1, on funding Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Colorado's wildlife agency needs $20 million to fix 10 "high-hazard" dams, part of a shortfall that will grow unless the state Legislature acts. But the proposed solution, raising hunting and fishing license fees for state residents 100 percent over ...
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Colorado River razorbacks survive after $360 m endangered species rescue
PALISADE – Imperiled razorback sucker fish that evolved in a wild, flood-prone Colorado River are making a comeback, surviving vast changes triggered by dams, after a 25-year rescue that increasingly targets invasive predators. The proof can be seen on the prow of a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service electro-fishing raft, which zaps up fish by […]
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Dizzion gets $6.4M to invest in its desktops-in-the-cloud business
Dizzion attracts more funding as its business to put computers in the cloud grows.
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911 service down in parts of Delta County after fiber line cut
A fiber line was cut this morning in Delta County, triggering communication outages, including 911 service.
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Democrat Michael Bennet touts support from prominent GOP donors
Democrat U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet announced support Wednesday from more than 100 business leaders in Colorado -- including a handful of big-name Republican donors.
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