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    AP source: Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

    Kushner spoke with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about creating that line of communication to facilitate sensitive discussions aimed at exploring the incoming administration's options with Russia as it was developing its Syria policy, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press

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    Mayor: ‘Heroes’ died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant in Oregon train attack

    "That people feel emboldened to come out and show their racism and bigotry in that way is horrifying to me. It's a gut check for everywhere — and absolutely for Portland," said Christopher Douglas, who stopped at the memorial. "Portland ... floats in a little bit of a bubble of its own liberal comfort and I think the reality is sinking in."

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    Macron says white-knuckle Trump handshake showdown was ‘moment of truth’

    Macron added: "One must show that you won't make small concessions, even symbolic ones, but also not over-publicize things, either."

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    Aurora ponders snagging credit-card criminals that now fall through the cracks

    Instead, cops are tasked with attempting to get digital fraud cases entered into district court, which often demands more significant dollar figures, the involvement of repeat offenders and other factors

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    Aurora WWII veteran reflects on near misses, horrors of war and the A-bomb

    Duvall was just 17 years old in 1943, more than halfway through World War II, when he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the Army Air Corps. On a recent day at Brookdale Senior Living in Aurora, the 92-year-old veteran recounted his earliest missions and most humbling memories, along with his daughter, Barbara Duvall, who helped him reminisce

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    Grad’s unique story rather indicative of APS’s diversity

    The 16-year-old Gateway High School graduate has been in Aurora for three years, after her and her family immigrated from their home in Afghanistan. Arman’s father is a doctor and worked with Americans during the Afghanistan War — and that cooperation put the family in danger

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    Overland grad’s journey ‘round the world not over

    Arriving in the metro area six years ago, Arbab said it was difficult to get acclimated to a new country, new culture and a new language. But, she said, it was easier for her to become acclimated compared to her two older siblings — both of whom graduated from Overland — because she started in elementary school instead of high school

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    PERRY: If the Rene Lima-Marin blunder was a test, Colorado and America failed

    Time after time, the Lima-Marin case has given Colorado and the country opportunities to shine. We’ve failed and triumphed in this man’s life, which is so very much the same as the lives of millions like him across America

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    Rocker Gregg Allman dies at age 69; sang and lived the blues

    Raised by a single mother after his father was shot to death, he idolized his guitar-slinging older brother, Duane, and became his musical partner. They formed the nucleus of The Allman Brothers Band, which helped define the Southern rock sound of the 1970s


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    Aurora Central High’s coming dress code receives mixed reviews

    Aurora Central is set to implement a strict dress code for 2017-2018 that would include limiting the color of shirts worn by students to white, grey, black or dark green. For shirts with logos or graphics that aren’t from Aurora Central, the size of the graphics must be limited to 2x2 inches

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    Giving Parkinson’s Disease the one-two punch — patients benefit from boxing, singing and yoga

    According to the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s, exercise has been found to improve mood and balance, while reducing stiffness and fatigue. Roberts said there is no medication to slow the disease besides exercise

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora ponders snagging credit-card criminals that now fall through the cracks

    Instead, cops are tasked with attempting to get digital fraud cases entered into district court, which often demands more significant dollar figures, the involvement of repeat offenders and other factors

  • Metro Aurora

    Aurora WWII veteran reflects on near misses, horrors of war and the A-bomb

    Duvall was just 17 years old in 1943, more than halfway through World War II, when he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the Army Air Corps. On a recent day at Brookdale Senior Living in Aurora, the 92-year-old veteran recounted his earliest missions and most humbling memories, along with his daughter, Barbara Duvall, who helped him reminisce

  • Metro Aurora

    Grad’s unique story rather indicative of APS’s diversity

    The 16-year-old Gateway High School graduate has been in Aurora for three years, after her and her family immigrated from their home in Afghanistan. Arman’s father is a doctor and worked with Americans during the Afghanistan War — and that cooperation put the family in danger

  • Metro Aurora

    Overland grad’s journey ‘round the world not over

    Arriving in the metro area six years ago, Arbab said it was difficult to get acclimated to a new country, new culture and a new language. But, she said, it was easier for her to become acclimated compared to her two older siblings — both of whom graduated from Overland — because she started in elementary school instead of high school

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    Art project to add character, color to new Aurora rec center

    Parsons and his sheepishly irreverent website make up one half of the design team that has been commissioned to bring effervescent splashes of glass to Aurora’s forthcoming Central Recreation Center once the facility opens to the public late next year

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    Aurora man jailed after fourth DUI

    Leonard Roybal, 57, faces between two and six years in prison after an Arapahoe County jury found him guilty of driving drunk in October 2015.

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    US jobless claims rose slightly to 234,000 last week

    THE NUMBERS: Applications for weekly unemployment aid rose 1,000 to 234,000, the Labor Department said Thursday. The four-week average, a less volatile figure, fell 5,750 to 235,250. That's the lowest level since April 14, 1973.

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    Trump plan to sell off half of oil stockpile sparks debate

    "You know the world's changed a lot in the last decade," said Rep. John Shimkus, R-Ill., a senior member of the House energy committee. "We're one of the largest oil producers in the world."

  • Business

    Google helps advertisers track spending in physical stores

    "The privacy implications of this are pretty massive, so Google needs to tread very carefully," Copic said.

  • Business

    Trump seeks to end program for older jobless Americans

    "That would mean a great deal of hardship, for me and the people who come to us for help," Singletary, 67, said last week from his desk at the AARP Foundation's offices in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "It's hard enough to find a job at this age."

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    House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

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    The highest-paid CEOs by state

    To calculate CEO pay, Equilar adds salary, bonus, stock awards, stock option awards, deferred compensation and other components that include benefits and perks.

  • Business

    Oil prices down sharply ahead of OPEC announcement

    KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany's DAX was down 0.1 percent at 12,626 while the CAC 40 in France was flat at 5,340. The FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was also steady at 7,512. Wall Street was poised for a slightly perkier opening, with Dow futures and the broader S&P 500 futures up 0.3 percent.


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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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    QUIDNUNC: State of the city? There’s cool beer here, and global warming

    We got beer! Dry Dock Brewery and Dry Dock Brewery plans and beers and other breweries’ beers and just sudsing poetically about beer and beer passports took up a lot of time explaining how wonderful Aurora is. There was, however, no beer near as hizzoner brewed up so much interest on what otherwise might have been a dry subject

  • Blogs and Letters

    STEPHEN CONLEY: General aviation’s role in monitoring invisible dangers is at risk from commercial conflicts

    Commercial interests shouldn’t be making decisions about taxes and fees for using our public airspace, who gets access to which airports, or how quickly our emergency aviation services can respond in a crisis. It’s up to us to tell Congress to not risk this critical resource and reject privatization

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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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    Aurora WWII veteran reflects on near misses, horrors of war and the A-bomb

    Duvall was just 17 years old in 1943, more than halfway through World War II, when he enlisted in the Aviation Cadet Program of the Army Air Corps. On a recent day at Brookdale Senior Living in Aurora, the 92-year-old veteran recounted his earliest missions and most humbling memories, along with his daughter, Barbara Duvall, who helped him reminisce

  • Guide

    Dr. Beach names Florida’s Siesta Beach best beach in US

    "The sand is outstanding," said Stephen Leatherman, aka Dr. Beach, a professor at Miami's Florida International University. "Every time I go there, I've got to take a bag home with me. It's almost sacrilegious to walk on it with shoes on."

  • Guide

    List of Dr. Beach’s top 10 beaches for 2017

    Here is the 2017 list of top 10 beaches in the U.S., compiled by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach.

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    Many poor kids can’t swim; Olympic champs throw a lifeline

    "We need to keep a sustained effort to introduce children to swimming and drive the important message that learning to swim can save your life," said USA Swimming Foundation executive director Debbie Hesse.

  • Guide

    For a refreshing, lemony cocktail try one called French 75

    For years, I made the refreshing lemony libation for brunch and afternoon get-togethers, unaware that many bartenders these days make French 75s with gin.

  • Guide

    Lounges vs. lines: Testing travel with and without perks

    Scott Mayerowitz, who until recently covered the airline industry, has elite status with airlines, hotels and car rental agencies. He also has a five-year membership in a Transportation Security Administration program that lets him use fast-track lanes at airport security. Premium credit cards aimed at frequent travelers get him into airport lounges.

  • Guide

    First to board or join the horde; is elite travel worth it?

    Scott Mayerowitz, who until recently covered the airline industry, has elite status with airlines, hotels and car rental agencies. He also has a five-year membership in a Transportation Security Administration program that lets him use fast-track lanes at airport security. Premium credit cards aimed at frequent travelers get him into airport lounges.

  • Guide

    Wine, sake and orange juice makes a memorable cocktail

    The uku rouge is one of our favorite cocktails. Named for its red (rouge, in French) and floating (uku, in Japanese) elements, the cocktail is best prepared with a bright, Junmai-style sake and Cotes du Rhone red wine, though any medium-bodied red wine will work. The cocktail is visually beautiful, with deep red wine literally floating on top of the orange-hued blend of sake, sweet vermouth and orange juice.

  • Guide

    Kennedys discuss JFK’s legacy 100 years after his birth

    That rallying cry from his inaugural address — "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country" — is etched both in stone and in the minds of generations of Americans.

  • Guide

    Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

    "What we're finding is anything but that is the truth. It's very different, very complex," Juno's chief scientist Scott Bolton of the Southwest Research Institute said Thursday.

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    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION : Roses

    The plant is so storied and noble that it comes with its own vocabulary. Someone who specializes in rose science is not a mere gardener, they are a rosarian. And one does not grow roses, one cultivates them

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    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS AND VIDEO FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Marijuana

    “There’s certain characteristics a person needs to have to do this properly,” Grabak said. “For one, attention to detail; two, consistency. As long as you have those two things ... you’re going to be able to do this as good as anybody else out there"

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDNER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Container Gardens

    You’ve seen the successes here. Streets in Breckenridge brag with massive hanging planter baskets spilling with lush, stunning flowers. A neighbor’s front porch with radiant-red geraniums so big and healthy you wonder if she buries plutonium in the soil to get the effect

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS AND VIDEO FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: Tomatoes

    Anybody can grow them, says master gardener Evelyn Alton. She’s one of Colorado State University gardening experts lending advice to Front Range residents who’ve never touched dirt with their own hands, as well as those veteran gardeners honing their skills

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION: The Dirt on Better Dirt

    “Composting is not only a sustainable way to deal with food waste from the house, but it can also be rewarding to see that food waste become a health compost, which you then get to use in your own garden bed,” said Eric Hammond, horticultural agent for the Adams County Colorado State University Extension office

  • Aurora Magazine

    DIG IT — MASTER GARDENER TIPS FOR THE MILE-HIGH REGION : Herbs

    Colette Haskell, an Aurora-based horticulturist, has been the self-proclaimed “herb guru” at Nick’s Garden Center & Farm Market on South Chambers Road for more than a decade, providing both novice and expert herb growers with an ever-expanding arsenal of gardening tips and tricks

  • Aurora Magazine

    YOU CAN TOO: Rooms For Improvement

    It comes with the warm days and clear nights of spring on the Front Range: Time to fix up the nest. What seemed like the coolest idea ever a couple of years ago is now tired and begging for change. Mauve? Ouch. Change is closer and easier than you think

  • Aurora Magazine

    COLORADO SPIRITS: Cocktails That Are Eggstra Special

    That confidence with the egg often stops somewhere near that line separating our kitchens from our bars, though

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Hey, Watch This! Being A Spectator of Pro Sports Really Sucks

    Baseball is the athletic equivalent of those yellow-beaked “Drinking Birds” in novelty stores. The ones made of glass tubes and bulbs that bob a little farther toward a glass, finally getting its beak wet, and then the whole thing starts all over again. So fun.