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Jolon Clark takes over from Albus Brooks as Denver City Council president

www.denverpost.com

Denver City Council chose new leadership on Monday, naming Jolon Clark [cq comment="cqcq"]as the council's new president and Stacie Gilmore [cq comment="cqcq"]as the president pro-tem.

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Colorado’s members of Congress criticize Trump for statements on Russia and 2016 election during press conference with Putin

The Denver Post

Colorado's members of Congress on Monday heaped bipartisan scorn on President Donald Trump's statements during a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin that challenged U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusion that…

Monday, Jul 16

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Boulder’s BI Incorporated has earned more than half-billion dollars from ICE contracts

Near Gunbarrel Avenue, across the street from an apartment complex, sits a drab office building. Behind the office is a loading dock. To the side, a volleyball court.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock targets gentrification, traffic congestion, opioids during State of the City speech

The Denver Post

Providing more affordable housing, putting guardrails on Denver's increasing gentrification challenge, adding 125 miles to the city's network of bike lanes by 2023 and dealing harshly with the forces behind the city's escalating opioid…

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Trump slams Russia probe and blames U.S. for bad relations with Putin as the Helsinki summit

www.denverpost.com

HELSINKI, Finland -- President Donald Trump slammed the special counsel’s investigation into his campaign’s possible election collusion with Russia during a stunning news conference Monday alongside President Vladimir Putin, and he blamed…

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U.S. trade, immigration and biofuel policies hit farmers hard

www.denverpost.com

Even before the specter of a trade war with China and other countries threatened to cost them billions of dollars, American farmers were feeling the squeeze from fluctuating crop prices and other factors that have halved their overall…

Trump says summit with Putin off to a “very, very good start”

The Denver Post

President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their long-awaited summit Monday with a wink and slouch, respectively, then talked one on one behind closed doors for two-plus hours before the American leader declared their…

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Mayor Hancock: Denver will step up gentrification strategy to help vulnerable neighborhoods

The Denver Post

Denver is forming a team that will go into gentrifying neighborhoods and work out strategies to reduce economic pressures on residents, Mayor Michael Hancock will announce Monday.

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Trump names EU a global foe, raps media before Putin summit

President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's…

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NFL Summer Series: One bold prediction for all 32 teams

An AFC South-NFC South Super Bowl matchup? The end of a quarterback curse in Cleveland? Multiple mid-season coaching changes? You make the call.

Sunday, Jul 15

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More soil sampling planned at Rocky Flats as opponents gear up in court to keep refuge from opening

The Denver Post

At the same time government officials will be trying to show that Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge is clean and safe for visitors, a judge will be hearing testimony about why the former nuclear weapons manufacturing site should forever…

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A youth baseball coach in Texas fixed Trevor Story’s swing. Now the Rockies’ shortstop is an all-star

The Denver Post

To understand the dynamics of the Sherard-Story connection, you have to understand Trevor Story's incredible talent and passion as a kid, as well as his persistence.

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President Trump may not attend MLB All-Star Game in Washington

www.denverpost.com

During every previous All-Star Game in Washington, the president was part of the story. That might not be the case this year.

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As Supreme Court battle roils DC, suburban voters shrug

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It stands to shift the direction of the nation's highest court for decades, but President Donald Trump's move to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has barely cracked the consciousness of some voters in the nation's top political battlegrounds.

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Trump tweets, hits links before high-stakes Putin meeting

Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted Saturday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing out at…

Saturday, Jul 14

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Hints of “stability” in individual market lead Colorado insurers to ask for 6 percent hike in premiums

The Denver Post

After several years of pushing for double-digit hikes, Colorado insurers are asking for an average premium increase for 2019 that is just under 6 percent, the state Division of Insurance said Friday.

New Colorado bike legislation provides framework for bike intersection behavior, but leaves decision to implement to local communities

www.denverpost.com

A new Colorado prescribes boundaries for counties, cities and towns that want to legalize certain long-standing tendencies of bicyclists -- rolling through a stop sign at “a reasonable speed” and stopping briefly at red light before…

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Trump stands by “culture” criticism of European immigration

www.denverpost.com

President Donald Trump pressed ahead Friday with his complaints that European immigration policies are changing the "fabric of Europe" and destroying European culture.

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12 Russians indicted for meddling in 2016 U.S. election

Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party and released tens of thousands of private communications in a sweeping conspiracy by the Kremlin to meddle in the 2016 U.S.…

Friday, Jul 13

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Conservative film fest to preach free-market gospel from Steamboat

www.denverpost.com

The Freedom Conference Film Festival, which has in the past brought in Vice President Dick Cheney, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, and dozens more conservative thought-leaders, returns for its 10th installment Aug. 10-11 in…

PHOTOS: President Trump meets the Queen of England

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Her Majesty welcomed the President and Mrs Trump at the dais in the Quadrangle of the Castle. A Guard of Honour, formed of the Coldstream Guards, gave a Royal Salute and the US National Anthem was played. The Queen and the President…

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Friday is fry-day. Here is where to get some french fry deals around Denver.

The Denver Post

Who can resist a french fry’s crispy, golden exterior? Almost no one, that is correct. If you’re going to feel guilty about the calories, why not at least feel good about saving some dough? Friday, July 13, is National French Fry Day and…

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Denver Sports Omelette: In golf one thing is true, you can’t buy your way to a better golf game

There is an old saying in golf: "it's the Indian, not the arrow." Golf fans across the country who buy the latest and greatest equipment the pros play should know one thing, they can't buy their way to a better golf game.

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When marijuana is legal in Canada, Americans are expected to flock. But the border, and US law, stands in the way.

BLAINE, Wash. - Recreational marijuana has been legal here in Washington state since 2014. Adults just a few miles away in Canada also will be able to legally buy and smoke marijuana for pleasure starting in October.

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Nearly half of youngest immigrant children not rejoining families

The Denver Post

The Trump administration said Thursday all eligible small children who were separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents.

After NATO chaos, Trump met by protest, pomp in Britain

www.denverpost.com

President Donald Trump traded one hot spot for another Thursday, leaving behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moving on to Britain, where he found a government in turmoil and sizable protests shadowing his every move. All…

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Douglas County Republicans lock horns in dispute over commissioner seat

The Denver Post

In an unusual development that has exposed a rift among Republicans in what is one of Colorado's reddest counties, recently appointed commissioner Diane Holbert [cq comment="cqcq"]this week rebuffed a request by a colleague to step down to…

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FBI agent defiantly rejects bias charges at chaotic hearing

The Denver Post

An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias launched a vigorous defense Thursday at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger…

Stay away from parts of the South Platte River this weekend, or risk landing a citation

Low water flow prompts Littleton to ban recreation on the South Platte River.

Thursday, Jul 12

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Denver City Council is poised to select Jolon Clark as new president

The Denver Post

Denver City Council members on Monday are expected to select Jolon Clark as the president for the next year.