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Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Jan. 13 – 19 19.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
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What’s polluting Colorado’s air? 125 million tons a year of heat-trapping and hazardous gases 19.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
The air pollution that people in Colorado inhale each day comes from myriad sources: factories, cars, buildings and homes, fossil fuel facilities, cattle feedlots.
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Colorado father of five deported to Mexico after long battle for legal residency 17.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Colorado father of five who declined immigration sanctuary in a church has been deported to Mexico after a long battle to obtain legal residency, an immigration advocate and family confirmed.
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What threatens the black-footed ferret? 10.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
Biologists are trying to understand why the species continues to disappear in the West
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Colorado General Assembly’s 2020 session starts today. Here’s what’s coming. 8.1.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado lawmakers return to the Capitol on Wednesday for the first day of the 2020 legislative session. Even before bills have been introduced, it's clear they will be tackling significant issues that will affect Coloradans' daily lives from health care costs to paid family leave to gun control legislation.
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Rehab center owner in Colorado and California pleads no contest in $175M billing scam 8.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The founder of a Los Angeles sober-living facility is facing 20 years in prison for running a $175 million phony health care billing scheme.
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GEO Group to close 650-bed Colorado prison in two months; state will have to find new placements 8.1.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
GEO Group on Tuesday gave the Colorado Department of Corrections notice that it will close the Cheyenne Mountain Re-Entry Center on March 7, according to the department. 
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Colorado stocks had a rip-roaring year in 2019 1.1.2020 Denver Post: Business
Colorado stocks went on a tear in 2019, one that overcame a big drop in the value of oil and gas shares.
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Colorado oil production could reach record levels again in 2020, but employment could decline 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Business
Colorado oil production could reach record levels again this year, according to the economic forecast released Monday. Production totaled 177.6 million barrels in 2018, up 32% from 2017.
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25 people quarantined at Aurora ICE detention facility due to scabies outbreak 10.12.2019 Denver Post: Local
Twenty-five detainees have been quarantined at the immigration detention facility in Aurora due to an outbreak of scabies, Immigration and Customs Enforcement confirmed Monday evening.
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Armed robbery suspect shot and killed by police in Federal Heights after leading officers on car, foot chase 7.12.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
A man suspected of committing several armed robberies in Federal Heights was shot and killed by police Friday night after leading authorities on a chase, Westminster police said in a news release.
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Firefighter dies after falling off five-story condo at Copper Mountain 7.12.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Ken Jones, 46, had climbed to the roof in search of access to the fire just before 2 a.m., Summit Fire and EMS said in a news release.
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Denver city council to consider $1.3 million purchase of halfway house from private prison company 7.12.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
The imminent closure of Tooley Hall will be the end of the city's community corrections contracts with GEO Group, one of the largest private prison companies in the U.S.
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ACLU of Colorado sues prison company over death at Aurora ICE detention facility 13.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
The American Civil Liberties Union of Colorado is suing The GEO Group, which runs the immigration detention facility in Aurora, on allegations of negligence leading to the wrongful death of Kamyar Samimi in 2017.
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Arvada has stopped adding fluoride to drinking water until mid-summer 12.11.2019 Denver Post: Local
Arvada announced Monday that it will not be able to add supplemental fluoride to its municipal water supply until summer because of a leaky storage tank.
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Holes in Colorado open records law grow as technology changes 26.10.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
Loopholes in the Colorado Open Records Act offer government officials broad discretion over when to keep or delete the recorded history of public business in the state -- and the loopholes are getting wider as technology changes the way people communicate.
Could Colorado end the use of private prisons by 2025? Lawmakers want to find out. 19.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Colorado lawmakers for the first time are preparing to map out a possible divorce from the private prison industry, and a long-shuttered maximum-security prison could be part of the solution.
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Yankees crush Astros in ALCS opener 13.10.2019 Headlines: All Headlines
Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday night in the AL Championship Series opener.
Colorado stocks scratch out modest gains in third quarter, “climbing a steep wall of endless worry” 1.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
U.S. stock indices overcame a slew of bad news in the third quarter and managed to notch modest gains.
Letters: Maybe they could save the GOP; Thank a hunter for Colo. wildlife; Limit recalls to illegal acts (9/24/19) 24.9.2019 Denver Post: Opinion
Maybe they could save the GOP Re: “Can this trio save the GOP from obscurity?” Sept. 8 news story As a savvy knowledgeable Republican, I analyzed the article. Yes, many Colorado Republican leaders and present potential leaders have many major common sense, emotional, political, know-how and reality problems, which have become an albatross around their […]
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