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Emily’s List endorses Democrat Cary Kennedy for Colorado’s 2018 gubernatorial race

Former State Treasurer Cary Kennedy greets Democrats outside the Denver County party's biennial reorganization meeting on Feb. 11, 2017, at Denver South High School. (Photo by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

A national Democratic fundraising group that backs women running for office endorsed Colorado gubernatorial candidate Cary Kennedy on Wednesday. “Colorado has a long history of strong women’s leadership, but has never before elected a woman as governor,” said EMILY’s List President Stephanie Schriock in a statement. “Cary will not only break through that glass ceiling […]

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John Hickenlooper proclaims official John Elway Day in Colorado to honor Broncos legend

Gov. John Hickenlooper, left, declares May 24, 2017, a day honoring John Elway, right, in Colorado at the Mizel Foundation's annual dinner held the same day at the Wings Over the Rockies museum in Denver. (Photos by Ernest Luning/The Colorado Statesman)

Gov. John Hickenlooper on Wednesday declared May 24, 2017, John Elway Day in Colorado, but the Denver Broncos general manager and former quarterback didn’t know he had a holiday until late in the evening after he’d finished eating dinner along with 2,000 business, political and civic leaders at the Mizel Institute’s annual dinner in Denver.

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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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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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Economic development plan targets affordable housing, grocery stores

The Denver Office of Economic Development recently released its sixth annual JumpStart economic strategic plan that outlines efforts to continue steady growth and identify needs. (Courtesy City and County of Denver)
With an economy considered one of the strongest in America, the City and County of Denver wants to build on its success and identify future business trends and workforce needs, help address the affordable housing issue and locate up to three grocery stores in underserved communities.

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Inner workings of Denver Sheriff’s Department unveiled in report

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Denver jail’s average daily population grew by about 10 percent last year, largely due to the city’s growing population and a rise in felony arrests, according to the Denver Sheriff’s Department ’s annual report. The report, a snapshot of the department in 2016, showed last year’s average daily inmate population was 2,221, compared to 2,017 […]

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