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Front lines of Colorado refugee resettlement uncertain, but optimistic over Trump travel ban

An Iraqi woman celebrating Refugee Day Saturday, May 6, 2017, in Durham, N.C. (Bernard Thomas /The Herald-Sun via AP)

Zainab Nader left Iraq for Denver as a refugee just four months ago. She smiles big, ear-to-ear, with an infectious laugh when she talks about her short time in Colorado and reuniting with her brothers who left Iraq for Denver eight years before her. “I’m happy when I see my brothers,” she said, pushing out […]

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Colorado labor leader rips overtime bill, while Tipton praises more worker flexibility

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton, R-Cortez. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A House bill that would allow employers to compensate workers with paid time off instead of wages for overtime is fielding conflicting opinions from Colorado lawmakers and labor leaders. On a party line vote earlier this month, the House passed the legislation, H.R. 1180, that would alter language in the Fair Labor Standards Act, allowing […]

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DIA evolving its marketing strategy with new ad firm

Denver International Airport is not collecting airline-related revenue in a timely manner, paperwork is lacking and policies and procedures need to be updated, a report from Denver City Auditor Timothy O'Brien found. (Photo courtesy Denver International Airport)
Denver International Airport is onboarding a new advertising firm in what it has coined as the next step in the evolution of its advertising and marketing approach. The idea behind the maturing effort is to tackle advertising for the entire airport under an umbrella approach, coupling all services offered into one marketing campaign, said Stacey […]

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Gardner urges more sanctions after ‘most advanced’ North Korea missile test

Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., joined by, from left, Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Following a ballistic missile test that was possibly Pyongyang’s “most advanced yet,” U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner joined two prominent senators in penning a letter to the United Nations Security Council urging for more sanctions to be placed on North Korea. The epic that is North Korea’s quest for a missile capable of carrying a nuclear […]

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City moves to protect Denver parks through new designations

Denver citizens listed their quality of living as high, but said the cost of living and affordable housing were issues of concern, among the findings in the 2016 National Citizen's Survey. Results were recently presented to a City Council committee. (Courtesy City and County of Denver)
The city moved to designate about 65 acres of open space as new Denver parks May 2, protecting the land from being developed or sold. The new park designations include 30 acres of Northfield Pond Park and six acres at the Southwest Recreation Center and were part of the city’s tenth round of designations over […]

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