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    Aurora commuters, officials rail against RTD’s proposed R Line cuts

    Bob Broom, an RTD director for much of the area the R Line services, said he thought RTD ought to wait a little longer before deciding the ridership isn’t meeting expectations

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    ‘R’ IS FOR REDUCED SERVICE — Rough ride ahead for RTD R-line commuters?

    “The R Line needs one to two years of delivering service to the east and southeast metro communities before assessing performance using service standards and any consideration of service cuts,” the letter said. “It is simply too early to know what true ridership is until residential and other impacts are fully in place.”

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    Creating the calm to help Aurora students end the storms

    “We’re not letting students get away from their behavior. If students aren’t ready to hear that consequence it can them become a power struggle between the adult and the student,” Langberg said. “We’re giving students a chance to reset, connect with their emotions and them be able to hear what they need to do to restore that trust.”

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  • Metro Aurora

    Drop shorter patrol shifts, hire more cops, Aurora study says

    “The first is that the current 10-hour shift schedule utilized for patrol officers ineffectively pairs resources with peak workload periods,” the executive summary of the report said

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora looks at storing water down under

    Aurora City Council has approved an agreement to pay $50,000 to partially fund the Lost Creek Underground Storage Pilot Project, located northeast of the city in the Lost Creek basin. Castle Rock will pay $50,000 for the study too — which will survey the area, drilling bore holes to reaffirm the area is suitable for an underground storage facility

  • Metro Aurora

    Mapping school info is key in APS

    The new interactive map feature gives people a chance to look at snapshots of each school in the district. Information on the student body, how the school has performed in statewide testing, mission statement from school leadership and programs at the school are all available with a click of a button.

  • Metro Aurora

    Northwest Aurora apartment fire that injured five under investigation

    Fire crews and police used ladders to rescue several people and bystanders also grabbed ladders from a nearby painting truck to save people.

  • Metro Aurora

    Creating the calm to help Aurora students end the storms

    “We’re not letting students get away from their behavior. If students aren’t ready to hear that consequence it can them become a power struggle between the adult and the student,” Langberg said. “We’re giving students a chance to reset, connect with their emotions and them be able to hear what they need to do to restore that trust.”

State and Region

  • State and Region

    Barrier put in mine that sent toxic water into 3 states

    The 12-inch valve will regulate wastewater pouring from the Gold King Mine in the San Juan Mountains of southwestern Colorado, where the EPA inadvertently triggered a wastewater spill while excavating at the mine entrance in August 2015

  • State and Region

    Colorado revising pipeline rules after fatal gas explosion

    The state Oil and Gas Conservation Commission will hold the first of two meetings with industry representatives and the public to discuss the rules Thursday

  • State and Region

    Colorado governor creates adviser position to combat aging

    DENVER |  Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has announced he will use grant money to create a new senior adviser position whose job will solely focus on issues related to an aging population. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2fiHeWt ) Hickenlooper announced the…

  • State and Region

    Colorado cops search for poop-and-run jogger

    Cathy Budde says she was first alerted to the woman she's dubbed "The Mad Pooper" by her children, who caught the jogger in the act weeks ago. Budde tells KKTV-TV (http://bit.ly/2xO8JPl ) the woman apologized after she questioned her. But she says the jogger has left something behind on her runs at least once a week for the past seven weeks

  • State and Region

    Triceratops unearthed in Thornton, 80 percent of skull found

    DENVER  | The Denver Museum of Nature & Science has finished excavating the Thornton triceratops. The Denver Post reports (http://dpo.st/2fhDKmP ) that excavation of the pre-historic creature finished on Monday, and with about 80 percent of the skull and 15 percent…




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    North Korea warns of harsh response if new sanctions imposed

    The North's Foreign Ministry issued a statement early Monday saying it is watching the United States' moves closely and threatened it is "ready and willing" to respond with measures of its own

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    DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

    She didn't detail how the rules will change but said her office will seek feedback from the public and universities to develop new rules

  • The Trump White House

    Senate passes $15B disaster aid measure, debt limit increase

    Thursday's vote came a day after Trump stunned GOP leaders by siding with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, by backing a short-term extension to the debt limit increase and the spending bill

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    No collusion with Russians, Trump Jr. insists to Congress

    He tried to dismiss concerns about one comment he made in emails leading up to the meeting. He said he was just being polite when he emailed "I love it" to Rob Goldstone, the publicist who was setting up the meeting with a Russian who was said to have election-season dirt on Clinton

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Business

  • Business

    E-470 takes its toll chief global

    As state and local governments grapple with how to pay for much-needed transportation projects, backers of toll roads say forking over a few bucks per mile should be part of the conversation

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    College towns feel pinch from rental sites like Airbnb

    "It's been a game changer both financially, because it's allowed me to stay in my home, but also emotionally because it's filled up my home with guests," said McConnell, whose guests included a woman from Germany who stayed for seven weeks while taking a graduate course at Harvard.

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    Toys ‘R’ Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

    "Toys 'R' Us had little choice but to restructure and try to put itself on a firmer footing, said Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail. However, he added, "even if the debt issues are solved, Toys 'R' Us still faces massive structural challenges against which it must battle."

  • Business

    Claims for US jobless aid fall as hurricane impact recedes

    THE NUMBERS: The Labor Department said Thursday that the less-volatile four-week average rose by 6,000 to 268,750. Overall, nearly 2 million Americans are collecting jobless aid, down almost 6 percent from a year ago.

  • Business

    Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

    "As a result, customers who paid for checked bags paid more on average for the combined airfare and bag fee than when the airfare and bag fee were bundled together," the report said. "Conversely, passengers who did not check bags paid less overall."


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Sentinel Blogs and Letters

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    Toon in Thursday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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    Toon in Wednesday

    A look at the world Thursday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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    Toon in Tuesday

    A look at the world Tuesday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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    Toon in Monday

    A look at the world Monday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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    Toon in Friday

    A look at the world Friday through the eyes of political cartoonists from across the globe

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Guide

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    ‘Little Dog’ plays for laughs and heartstrings

    The sign of a good show is how long it takes you to stop thinking about it after you’ve walked out of the theater. Little Dog will be a topic of conversation the next day at breakfast and stay with you for a long time

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    12-year-old ventriloquist wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

    Darci Lynne Farmer, of Oklahoma City, beat out another youngster, 10-year-old singer Angelica Hale, for the 'AGT' title Wednesday by garnering the most votes from viewers.

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    Aurora libraries, parks and rec classing up offerings for locals

    Byron Fanning, the manager of recreation for Aurora Parks and Recreation, said his department works to not only provide residents with what’s already popular in the community but also for things that might be the next big hit activity

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    Finding purpose in the paint

    “Painting literally saved my life,” Olatushani reflected. “It allowed me to create space around me. Through art I found freedom.”

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    Artists revision Stalin’s communist utopia for Soviet Jews

    The work is one of many produced during a trip to Birobidzhan by U.S., European and South Korean artists, who have each responded to the area's unique combination of Soviet Jewish heritage, Chinese influence and modern Russian reality. Their show opened this week

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    COLORADO TABLE: Aurora bites into the top of the Denver food chain

    “I want to be able to look up and hear about their meal. When I started here I didn’t know how important it would be for me to have that experience,” Caroline Glover said. “Most chefs don’t want to be out front, that’s why we’re in the back of the restaurant. So I was surprised by how much I enjoy those moments with customers.”

  • Colorado Table

    GARDENING: Good corn taste is in the genes

    Those good genes reside in the variety Golden Bantam

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    Taste of Ethiopia — another treat in the rich Aurora melting pot

    Entering its fifth year, the Taste of Ethiopia has become a major cultural event drawing in thousands of people to explore the food and culture that’s been imported by immigrants from the Horn of Africa. 

  • Colorado Table

    Hibiscus margaritas blend 2 Mexican favorites

    The hibiscus' use in traditional Latin American cooking doesn't stop there. In Mexico, the bright red flower can be found in everything from tacos to quesadillas, salsas, liquors and desserts.

  • Colorado Table

    Bizarre Foods host on new show, travel tips, addiction hope

    He says he's known as "fat guy runs around world, eats bugs," but adds, "I don't think I've eaten a bug or an organ in 'Bizarre Foods' in years."

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    KitchenWise: Cheese Sandwich Souffle is easy weeknight meal

    This recipe can be customized in all sorts of ways. You can swap out the ham for smoked turkey, prosciutto or your meat of choice. You can lose the Gruyere in favor of provolone, cheddar, mozzarella, or your favorite cheese. Vegetarians in the family? Say goodbye to the meat and hello to a hearty vegetable like grilled eggplant or sauteed Portobello mushrooms. Want to make a slimmer version? Use low-fat cheese and non-fat milk. However you roll, all you'll need to flesh out the meal is a side salad or vegetable. These sandwiches are plenty hearty.

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