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Tay Anderson is bold, brash and unapologetic about seeking change in Denver 11.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Over the prior month, Tay Anderson hit the pavement hard, walking miles through downtown Denver, bullhorn glued to his hand, helping spearhead massive marches against police brutality. He rallied for a new neighborhood name in Stapleton and helped push Denver Public Schools to end its contract with the city's police department.
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It’s too hot to get a license plate in Denver 11.7.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Denver Motor Vehicles branches closed early due to the heat as hundreds were being forced to wait in long lines outside for service.
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Colorado reports 452 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to rise 9.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
The number of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations in Colorado continue to increase as the state health department on Wednesday reported another 452 cases of the disease COVID-19.
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Denver Public Library opens for curbside service — finally 7.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The Denver Public Library opens for curbside service Tuesday -- the first time the public has been able to get books and other media from its 26 branches since the coronavirus pandemic closed them in mid-March.
Coronavirus crisis disrupts treatment for another epidemic: Addiction 6.7.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Drug rehabs across the U.S. have experienced coronavirus flare-ups or COVID-19-related financial problems, forcing them to close or limit operations.

Editorial: L.A. is being forced to house 3,100 people under freeways. What about everyone else? 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A federal judge ordered the city and county to provide beds and services for people. But options are scarce, and warehousing them in large congregate settings is the worst option. Outdoor camping is no better.

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The Spot: How an insurgent candidate grabbed the spotlight, the Mitch McConnell factor and more election news 3.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
For people, policy and Colorado politics What's The Spot? You're reading an installment of our weekly politics newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered straight in your inbox.
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Denver police clash with protesters, arrest 6 in Civic Center scuffle Wednesday night 3.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Police clashed with protesters Wednesday night in downtown Denver, arresting six people as they used pepper spray and batons to clear the group out of Civic Center.
How North Carolina Transformed Itself Into the Worst State to Be Unemployed 2.7.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. By March, when the coronavirus began accelerating through the United States, Shawn Hill-Watkins had been working as a cashier at a Food Lion supermarket […]
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Editorial: To end City Hall corruption, get politicians out of land-use decisions 2.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

When council members hold concentrated power over decisions that can cost developers and companies millions of dollars, it just invites corruption.

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Letters to the Editor: Is 'street-smart' a racially insensitive compliment? These readers say no 2.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Cormac J. Carney should not have resigned as chief district judge because he called a high-ranking Black employee "street-smart," readers say.

Denver’s COVID-19 testing site at Pepsi Center to return to normal hours after test kit shipment 2.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Denver's COVID-19 testing site will return to normal hours next week after a shipment of testing kits relieved an anticipated shortage.
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Coronavirus and financial hurdles are delaying projects to build homeless housing 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

More than six months after Mayor Eric Garcetti predicted that a new housing project for homeless people would open every three weeks, there has been only one other opening to celebrate. The coronavirus pandemic is one reason for the delay -- but only one.

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Susie Buffett's mission is to support Omaha's least-advantaged residents. Here's how she does it 1.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

Susie Buffett, daughter of Omaha billionaire Warren Buffet, is a top-tier philanthropist in her hometown.

Omaha 'does a great job of investing in itself.' Thank wealthy residents with a good attitude 1.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

The city of Omaha "does a great job of investing in itself," said James Chung, a son of Wichita and founder of strategy and predictive analytics firm Reach Advisors.

Denver police re-imagined in online forum with faith, nonprofit leaders 1.7.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
A virtual town hall meeting headed by faith leaders, the Denver Citizen Oversight Board and others tying Denver community voices into creating a task force to "reimagine" policing was held Tuesday evening in a capacity filled Zoom chat that spilled over onto Facebook live.
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Newsom warns of more coronavirus restrictions, enforcement ahead of July 4 holiday weekend 1.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Gov. Gavin Newsom warns that he plans to announce new coronavirus restrictions ahead of the July 4 weekend in California as community spread grows.

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Sweeps of homeless camps in Denver, elsewhere run counter to COVID-19 guidance and pile on health risks 29.6.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
Several cities across the U.S. are bucking recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by continuing sweeps of homeless encampments, risking further spread of the virus at a time when health officials seek to gain an upper hand on the pandemic.
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During the pandemic, groups that help kids are hurting. Kids are, too 26.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Make-A-Wish and other organizations that help children are raising less money. Social workers and court services for families also face challenges.

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Aurora police investigate four homicides spanning a two-day period 26.6.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Police in Aurora are investigating four homicides in less than a 48-hour span, a double shooting at a pawn shop and two separate stabbings.
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