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Traffic counts slightly higher as eclipse looms | Denver Post Traffic counts slightly higher as eclipse looms
Don't breathe a sigh of relief yet, but so far the amount of traffic flowing through Colorado as people travel to places where Monday's solar eclipse can be witnessed at its most dramatic, has been far less than expected, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money | Denver Post Here’s how Denver city agencies sped up service, reduced wait times and saved taxpayers money
A Denver program charged with overseeing the painstaking work of speeding up government service has notched real gains in its first five years, with several city offices demonstrating improvement.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack | Denver Post Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack
Spanish authorities on Sunday continued their hunt for a 22-year-old suspect as well as two others in connection with the brutal vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby coastal city late last week. A police official said that the terrorist cell had planned a "much more serious attack" that was probably thwarted by an accidental explosion Wednesday.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Police say 26 taken to hospitals after bus interstate crash in Pennsylvania | Denver Post Police say 26 taken to hospitals after bus interstate crash in Pennsylvania
Authorities say a bus flipped over after colliding with a tractor-trailer on a Pennsylvania interstate, sending more than two dozen people to hospitals.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states | Denver Post Sex offenders can live next door to victims in many states
A convicted sex offender who molested his niece when she was 7 years old moved in next door to his victim nearly a dozen years after he was sent to prison for the crime.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Missing imam, explosion now focus of Spain terrorism investigation | Denver Post Missing imam, explosion now focus of Spain terrorism investigation
A missing imam and a house that exploded days ago became the focus Saturday of the investigation into an extremist cell responsible for two deadly attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort, as authorities narrowed in on who radicalized a group of young men in northeastern Spain.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Fearing deportation, Araceli Velasquez finds reprieve in a Denver synagogue and church | Denver Post Fearing deportation, Araceli Velasquez finds reprieve in a Denver synagogue and church
Araceli Velasquez had an appointment with immigration officers, as she'd had many times in the past. But this time, she didn't show up.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
PHOTOS: Northern Arapaho dancers perform in Lander, Wyoming | Denver Post PHOTOS: Northern Arapaho dancers perform in Lander, Wyoming
Northern Arapaho dancers and Eagle Spirit dancers performed for visitors in Lander, Wyoming on Aug. 19, 2017.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House | Denver Post Bannon’s departure is unlikely to calm the turmoil in Trump’s White House
President Donald Trump's most unconventional senior adviser, Stephen Bannon, may have left the White House, but the political turbulence that has characterized the first seven months of Trump's presidency doesn't appear to be going anywhere.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Pennsylvania state trooper shot and killed in robbery investigation | Denver Post Pennsylvania state trooper shot and killed in robbery investigation
A Pennsylvania state trooper was critically injured when he was shot by a suspect in a robbery investigation before officers returned fire killing the shooter, state police said Saturday.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Researchers find wreckage of lost World War II warship USS Indianapolis at bottom of the Pacific | Denver Post Researchers find wreckage of lost World War II warship USS Indianapolis at bottom of the Pacific
Naval researchers announced Saturday that they have found the wreckage of the lost World War II cruiser USS Indianapolis on the floor of the Pacific Ocean, 72 years after the vessel sank in minutes after it was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Wheat Ridge Police break up massive street racing gathering | Denver Post Wheat Ridge Police break up massive street racing gathering
The Wheat Ridge Police Department, along with four other law enforcement agencies, broke up a massive street racing event that police said got out of hand Friday evening.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Druids, witches, pagans head to Wyoming for solar eclipse | Denver Post Druids, witches, pagans head to Wyoming for solar eclipse
Not only astronomers, campers and tourists but druids, witches and pagans are headed to Wyoming to experience Monday's total solar eclipse.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program | Denver Post Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors awards program
Acknowledging that he has become a "political distraction," President Donald Trump has decided to skip the festivities surrounding the annual Kennedy Center Honors arts awards later this year, the White House announced Saturday amid the continuing fallout over Trump's stance on last weekend's white supremacist demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84 | Denver Post Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84
The comedian Dick Gregory rose to national prominence in the early 1960s as a black satirist whose audacious style of humor was biting, subversive and topical, mostly centered on current events, politics and above all, racial tensions. His trademark was the searing punchline.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Wildfire evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon | Denver Post Wildfire evacuation orders affect hundreds in California, Oregon
Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Indivisible Denver hosts workshop aimed at confronting white privilege and supremacy | Denver Post Indivisible Denver hosts workshop aimed at confronting white privilege and supremacy
Following the events in Charlottesville, the Movement for Black Lives called for white people and non-black people of color to gather and address how they can help dismantle white supremacy. Roughly 1,000 Denverites listened.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Prize-winning Polish-US playwright Janusz Glowacki dies | Denver Post Prize-winning Polish-US playwright Janusz Glowacki dies
Renowned Polish-U.S. playwright and screenwriter Janusz Glowacki, who won top prizes for his bitter, ironic analysis of the difficult lives of immigrants, died Saturday at 78.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Boy and family walks across country for diabetes cure | Denver Post Boy and family walks across country for diabetes cure
Noah Barnes, 11, has spent more than 200 days walking on foot across the country. He's covered hundreds and hundreds of miles and has been through eight states. When asked recently what his favorite part of the journey has been, he was quick to answer.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
American Indian tribes hope for renewal in solar eclipse; not all will watch | Denver Post American Indian tribes hope for renewal in solar eclipse; not all will watch
While much of the country gawks at the solar eclipse, Bobbieann Baldwin will be inside with her children, shades drawn.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Pennsylvania woman falls ill, dies on Colorado hiking trip | Denver Post Pennsylvania woman falls ill, dies on Colorado hiking trip
A Pennsylvania woman has fallen ill and died during a backpacking trip in Colorado.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Email scammers rob Colorado town of almost $60,000 | Denver Post Email scammers rob Colorado town of almost $60,000
Email scammers have robbed the Colorado resort town of Snowmass of almost $60,000.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Americans are buying more food at Walmart | Denver Post Americans are buying more food at Walmart
Competition is heating up among U.S. grocery chains, but Americans are increasingly buying their food at Walmart.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
See the hipsters lined up outside that new restaurant? This app pays them to stand there. | Denver Post See the hipsters lined up outside that new restaurant? This app pays them to stand there.
Welcome to the new world of "crowdcasting."
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Worker productivity might take a hit during solar eclipse | Denver Post Worker productivity might take a hit during solar eclipse
If the 1,400 workers at Emerson Electric's St. Louis headquarters choose to head out and watch the solar eclipse at work on Monday, they'll get a pair of company-issued ISO-certified glasses and some detailed guidelines to follow.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Noise is the biggest source of oil and gas complaints in Colorado | Denver Post Noise is the biggest source of oil and gas complaints in Colorado
Colorado's rules for oil and gas drilling set noise limits, but regulators lack the authority to punish companies for breaking rules regarding low-frequency sound, which is the most pernicious -- and difficult to control -- industrial noise.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
PHOTOS: The KKK once controlled Colorado’s statehouse and wielded amazing power | Denver Post PHOTOS: The KKK once controlled Colorado’s statehouse and wielded amazing power
Hate groups have been a part of Colorado history for more than a hundred years, but they rose to amazing heights during the 1920s when hooded members of the Ku Klux Klan openly marched through the streets of Denver and wielded power at the statehouse.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Instead of taxes, Colorado gets fees: How lawmakers learned to dodge the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights | Denver Post Instead of taxes, Colorado gets fees: How lawmakers learned to dodge the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights
After 25 years of TABOR, policymakers on both sides of the aisle say Colorado government finance has become an increasingly complicated exercise in sidestepping constitutional restraints on spending.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Reader: The Biggest Crime on the 16th Street Mall Is the Invasion of Chains | Westword Reader: The Biggest Crime on the 16th Street Mall Is the Invasion of Chains
On August 15 a man was arrested for a series of assaults on the 16th Street Mall, the highest-profile crimes in the area since last summer. But can anything keep the place safe from the invasion of the chains?
Westword | August 20, 2017
Teen girl injured in early morning shooting in Englewood | Denver Post Teen girl injured in early morning shooting in Englewood
Englewood police are investigating after an 18-year-old girl was shot in the 3100 block of South Ogden Street early Sunday.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Hate groups and extremists have a long history in Colorado | Denver Post Hate groups and extremists have a long history in Colorado
Colorado has a history of racism and extremism, from 19th Century massacres of American Indians to Ku Klux Klan control of government in the 1920s to modern violence at the hands of white supremacists. The racist rally and violence in Charlottesville, Va., has served as a new call to action.
Denver Post | August 20, 2017
Far-right group sees anti-migrant sea mission as a success | Denver Post Far-right group sees anti-migrant sea mission as a success
A far-right European group has hailed as a success its bid to stop humanitarian organizations from rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean but ended its trouble-plagued voyage stranded at sea.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Nigeria’s ailing president returns after 3 months away | Denver Post Nigeria’s ailing president returns after 3 months away
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country Saturday after more than three months in London for medical treatment but the government gave no details on what has been ailing him.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of Islamic State militants | Denver Post Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of Islamic State militants
Lebanon's U.S.-backed army on Saturday launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants who in 2014 gained a foothold along the tiny Mediterranean country's border with Syria.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23 | Denver Post Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23
Six coaches of a passenger train derailed in northern India on Saturday, killing 23 people and injuring at least 81, officials said.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison | Denver Post Counter-protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison
Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the place where high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess died 30 years ago.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
South Africa mulls fate of Mugabe’s wife after assault claim | Denver Post South Africa mulls fate of Mugabe’s wife after assault claim
In a tit-for-tat dispute, Zimbabwe blocked flights by South Africa's government-owned airline on Saturday amid tensions over allegations that Zimbabwe's first lady assaulted a young model at a luxury hotel in Johannesburg.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Finland stabbings “a likely terror act;” ties to Spain eyed | Denver Post Finland stabbings “a likely terror act;” ties to Spain eyed
The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue | Denver Post Duke University removes damaged Robert E. Lee statue
Duke University removed a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee early Saturday after it was vandalized amid a national debate about monuments to the Confederacy.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017
Dinosaur National Monument creek closed due to septic line break | Denver Post Dinosaur National Monument creek closed due to septic line break
A popular fishing spot in Dinosaur National Monument has been closed because of a broken septic line at a fish hatchery.
Denver Post | August 19, 2017