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  • Students concerned about homeless problem on Auraria campus (Colorado)

    10/14/2019 10:42:30 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 31 replies
    KDVR ^ | 10-11-19 | KEAGAN HARSHA
    Students on the Auraria campus in Denver say they are concerned about their safety due to a large number of homeless people camping out in buildings on campus, defecating in public areas and sleeping in elevators. The campus -- located immediately southwest of downtown -- is home to the Community College of Denver, the University of Colorado Denver and Metropolitan State University of Denver. Cameron Malby is a senior at CU Denver. He says he's seen arrests and confrontations involving homeless people on campus. "He was just looking for a place to sleep. Everyday you go in the Tivoli (Student...
  • From 83° To 13°: That Was The Second Largest Temperature Change On Record!

    10/11/2019 1:27:32 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Denver CBS ^ | October 11, 2019 at 1:06 pm | Ashton Altieri
    Thursday evening before midnight, the temperature in Denver dropped to a record low of 13 degrees. The previous day the city came close to a record high with 83 degrees. This difference of 70 degrees in just 2 days is tied for second largest temperature change in Denver since 1872 when records began. We missed a tie with the largest 2 day temperature change by just 2 degrees. That occurred in 2008 when the temperature dropped 76 degrees between December 14 and 15. But what happened this week is certainly a record for the largest temperature swing in October. No...
  • Temperatures in Denver dropped 64 degrees in less than 24 hours, setting a record

    10/10/2019 7:02:52 PM PDT · by Innovative · 76 replies
    CNN ^ | Oct. 10, 2019 | Lauren M. Johnson
    Temperatures in Colorado plunged 64 degrees on Thursday, the largest temperature drop the state has ever seen in October. It's also the 15th largest temperature drop over a two day period in Denver's history, according to the National Weather Service. At the Denver airport alone, the temperature dropped 55 degrees. CNN meteorologist Taylor Ward said at 2 p.m. on Wednesday it was 79 degrees and on Thursday at 2 p.m. the temperature read 24 degrees. The cold front moved in on Wednesday night bringing extremely gusty winds, snow, and the first freeze of the season.
  • The political stakes for Proposition CC are huge. It’s a test case for a major fiscal overhaul

    10/05/2019 1:26:05 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Colorado Sun ^ | October 3, 2019 | John Frank
    This November, Proposition CC will ask Colorado voters to permanently lift the spending limits in the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights, but the political stakes embedded in the question are even more consequential. The ballot question represents the most significant overhaul to TABOR since voters approved the constitutional provision in 1992, and serves as a test case for a broader Democratic effort to overhaul how the state levies taxes and spends money. If voters approve Prop. CC, Democratic leaders and their allies believe it would give them momentum for a broader agenda to revamp property tax rates, increase taxes for key...
  • Why Is the Colorado Governor's Office Trying to Censor Rural News Outlets?

    09/30/2019 5:02:43 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    Reason ^ | September 30, 2019 | Scott Shackford
    The press office for Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, a Democrat, has been trying to get media outlets within the state to remove two stories posted online because they object to the source. Earlier this month, writer Derek Draplin reported that Polis had established a new office—the Office of the Future of Work—to research the state's changing economy and workforce and make policy recommendations to the governor's office. Draplin published the article in The Center Square, a nonprofit media outlet. The factually accurate story (read it here) quotes Polis praising the creation of the office, as well as a Colorado GOP...
  • State Says Company That Installed Denver Red Light Cameras Was Unlicensed

    08/30/2019 7:51:03 AM PDT · by george76 · 20 replies
    CBS4 ^ | August 29, 2019 | Brian Maass and Kati Weis
    Cease and Desist Order Issued. DENVER – The company that designed and installed red light cameras at four Denver intersections beginning in 2008 was not properly licensed according to state authorities and has been ordered to “cease and desist” such operations in Colorado. Colorado’s state board of licensure for architects, professional engineers, and professional land surveyors issued the order Aug. 16, ordering Redflex Traffic Systems to “cease and desist the unlicensed practice of engineering.” ... Redflex was never licensed to practice engineering in Colorado, yet “engaged in the unlicensed practice of engineering when (Redflex) provided professional services to the City...
  • Study suggests high-speed transit system to mountains could provide economic benefits

    08/24/2019 11:57:59 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 72 replies
    Sky-Hi News ^ | August 21, 2019 | Sawyer D'Argonne
    A high-speed transit system through the mountain corridor could serve as a major economic boon to communities on the Western Slope, according to a new study recently published by Development Research Partners. A high-speed transit system — likely in the form of a train that would carry passengers and light freight between Denver International Airport and Eagle County Regional Airport — was listed in the 2011 Record of Decision issued by the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Federal Highways Administration as a potential long-term solution to dealing with congestion on Interstate 70. Late last year, stakeholders — including the...
  • Officials: Child attacked by mountain lion was running to friend's house ( Colorado )

    08/22/2019 9:55:51 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    KKTV ^ | Aug. 21, 2019
    BAILEY, Colo.- The search for a mountain lion continues after it attacked an 8-year-old boy in Bailey Wednesday night. Colorado Parks and Wildlife says the child was playing on a trampoline in his yard when he heard a friend calling from down the street. As he ran towards his friend's home, the mountain lion pounced, grabbing the boy by the head. The boy's brother was also outside and heard a commotion. He ran to his father and told him something didn't sound right. His father rushed down the street and found the mountain lion on top of his son. The...
  • Court rules Electoral College members aren't bound by popular vote

    08/21/2019 2:28:30 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 253 replies
    DENVER — A U.S. appeals court in Denver said Electoral College members can vote for the presidential candidate of their choice and aren’t bound by the popular vote in their states. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the Colorado secretary of state violated the Constitution in 2016 when he removed an elector and nullified his vote when the elector refused to cast his ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton, who won the popular vote. It was not immediately clear what effect the ruling might have on the Electoral College system, which is established in the Constitution. Voters...
  • Commerce City police: Real estate agent shoots at knife-wielding man

    08/05/2019 6:31:14 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 10 replies
    denverchannel7 ^ | Aug 04, 2019
    Commerce City police: Real estate agent shoots at knife-wielding man during an open house showing Police in Commerce City are investigating an incident after police say a female realtor shot at a man who was trying to rob her at knife-point during an open house event Sunday morning. It happened around 11:30 a.m. inside a home 14700 block of E. 104th Avenue in Commerce City. The would-be robber took off after the shooting and has not been located, police say. (excerpt)
  • Baltimore On Most Rat-Infested Cities List Again: Orkin [2018]

    07/28/2019 2:00:59 PM PDT · by Vendome · 13 replies ^ | Oct 16, 2018 | Deb Belt
    BALTIMORE, MD – Charm City is once again among America's "Rattiest Cities," according to a new report from pest control company Orkin, although it has shown progress in each of the past two years. Baltimore comes in at No. 9 on the company's 2018 rankings released Monday.This is the fourth year that Orkin has compiled the rankings, which are based on the number of rodent treatments the company performed from Sept. 15, 2017 to Sept. 15, 2018. It includes both residential and commercial treatments.Baltimore dropped one slot from last year, when it was ranked eighth; two years ago it was...
  • New Denver City Council Member: I Will Usher In Communism ‘By Any Means Necessary’

    06/17/2019 7:26:30 AM PDT · by montag813 · 65 replies
    24News ^ | 06-17-2019 | Sheri Urban
    by Sheri Urban Newly elected far-left Denver City Council member Candi CdeBaca has stated that she is "excited to usher" in communism "by any means necessary." CdeBaca, who won in an upset runoff election earlier this month, said during a candidate forum for City Council District 9 (video below): I don’t believe our current economic system actually works. Um, capitalism by design is extractive and in order to generate profit in a capitalist system, something has to be exploited, that’s land, labor or resources.And I think that we’re in late phase capitalism and we know it doesn’t work and...
  • United Airlines BOEING 757 blows tires upon landing at Newark, delaying flights

    06/15/2019 10:29:53 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 54 replies
    CNBC ^ | June 15, 2019 | Leslie Josephs
    United Airlines said one of its jet blew “multiple” tires on Saturday upon landing at Newark Liberty International Airport. Flights were delayed by more than five hours at the busy United hub airport that serves the New York City area. The tires on the left landing gear of the Boeing 757 blew after Flight 627 from Denver landed at Newark around 1 p.m. said the Federal Aviation Administration. United Airlines said some customers had minor injuries and that they refused medical attention.
  • Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at 75 after long battle with Alzheimer’s disease

    06/14/2019 4:44:44 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 9 replies
    Washington Post ^ | June 14, 2019 | Matt Bonesteel
    Pat Bowlen, who purchased the Denver Broncos in 1984 and oversaw what became one of the NFL’s most successful franchises, passed away late Thursday night after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. He was 75. “Our family wishes to express its sincere gratitude for the outpouring of support we have received in recent years. Heaven got a little bit more orange and blue tonight,” the Bowlen family wrote in a statement released by the Broncos. “Pat Bowlen had a competitive spirit with a great sense of humor. As fun-loving as he was, he always wanted us to understand the big...
  • Denver council member wins with promise to impose communism ‘by any means necessary’

    06/13/2019 6:53:49 AM PDT · by DFG · 79 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 06/12/2019 | Victor Skinner
    Candi CdeBaca won a runoff race last week against former Denver city council president Albus Brooks, and she did it by promising to implement communist policies “by any means necessary.” CdeBaca was among three candidates that unseated incumbents in the Tuesday runoff, preliminary results show, and she’s already drawing comparisons to Socialist Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old who unseated 10-term incumbent Joe Crowley in New York’s 14th congressional district in 2018. “It’s historic,” said Carlos Valverde, state director for Colorado Working Families, a political activist group that supported CdeBaca. “It is in the vein of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. … A victory...
  • Jack Phillips faces third lawsuit over refusal to make gender transition cake

    06/10/2019 2:07:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/10/2019 | Michael Gryboski
    Christian baker Jack Phillips of Colorado is facing a third lawsuit over his refusal on religious grounds to make certain cakes, the latest legal battle for the Masterpiece Cakeshop owner. Transgender woman Autumn Scardina filed a second lawsuit against Phillips last Wednesday in District Court for the city and county of Denver, Colorado. In the new lawsuit, Scardina claimed that Phillips violated Colorado’s Anti-Discrimination Act and Consumer Protection Act by refusing to bake what the plaintiff labeled a “birthday cake.” The “birthday cake” as described in the lawsuit, which was to be blue on the outside and pink on the...
  • Boeing has called its 737 Max 8 ‘not suitable’ for certain high elevation airports like Denver

    05/21/2019 10:13:21 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 60 replies
    LA Times ^ | Apr 2019 | Anita Sharpe
    Before last month’s crash of a flight that began in Ethiopia, Boeing Co. said in a legal document that large, upgraded 737s “cannot be used at what are referred to as ‘high/hot’ airports." At an elevation of 7,657 feet -- or more than a mile high -- Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport falls into that category. High elevations require longer runways and faster speeds for takeoff. The Ethiopian airport’s altitude hasn’t been cited as a factor in the downing of Flight 302 and likely didn’t cause the crash. But it could have exacerbated the situation because an airplane’s performance degrades...
  • NM Governor Who Left Border Open — Sees Illegals Flood Across Border, Then Buses Them to Denver

    05/15/2019 12:50:38 PM PDT · by george76 · 79 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 15, 201 | Jim Hof
    NM Governor Who Left Border Open over Trump’s “Charade of Fear-Mongering” — Sees Illegals Flood Across Border, Then Buses Them to Denver.. ( Full title).. ... New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham withdrew 118 National Guard troops from New Mexico’s southern boundary with Mexico. ... Now the New Mexico border is being overrun by the drug cartels following the governor’s brilliant plan to remove troops from its southern border. ... The flood of illegals is too much for New Mexico to handle so now the liberal Democrat governor is busing the illegals to Denver. ... The New Mexico governor’s office...
  • Jeep People Honor ... Jeep Fan Kendrick Castillo With 600 Jeep Procession

    05/15/2019 10:13:25 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 20 replies
    Jalopnik ^ | 05/15/2019 | David Tracy
    FULL TITLE: Jeep People Honor School Shooting Victim and Fellow Jeep Fan Kendrick Castillo With 600 Jeep Procession Last week there was another school shooting in the U.S., this time at a charter school just south of Denver, Colorado called STEM School Highlands Ranch. Kendrick Castillo, whom many are hailing as a hero for his efforts in subduing the gunman, was murdered saving the lives of his fellow students. The Jeep community learned that Castillo was a Jeep fan, so on Wednesday, CBS Denver reports, that community has planned a special procession in Castillo’s honor. Take a look at the...
  • Devon Erickson, Colorado school shooting suspect, shared anti-Trump post on Facebook

    05/10/2019 2:51:29 PM PDT · by detective · 18 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 8, 2019 | Lia Eustachewich
    The 18-year-old accused in the fatal shooting at a Colorado charter school shared social media posts that were critical of President Trump and Christians, but heaped praise on former President Barack Obama. On what appears to be his Facebook page, Devon Erickson gave no indication of the carnage to come at STEM School Highlands Ranch. The shaggy-haired teen filled his page with posts about the Denver Broncos, playing paintball and appearing in community plays like “Les Miserables” and “Legally Blonde The Musical.”