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The Taxman: Understanding the taxpayer's bill of rights in Colorado

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VA hospital should open summer of 2018

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Home Shopping Network tries to sell 'Broncos blanket' with wrong skyline

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Adoption Allows Colorado Couple To Complete Their Family

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Adoption Allows Colorado Couple To Complete Their Family


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Why The Sinai Peninsula Is So Dangerous

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Why The Sinai Peninsula Is So Dangerous


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No Word On Arrests After Thanksgiving Day Shooting In School Parking Lot

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No Word On Arrests After Thanksgiving Day Shooting In School Parking Lot


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Even In The Amazon Era, Black Friday Shows Stores Are Alive

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Community Reacts To Controversial ‘Gentrification’ Coffee House Sign
Ink Coffee recently posted a sign outside their business, which read “happily gentrifying the neighborhood since 2014.” The store, which is located in an area highly concentrated with new development, was not part of the original business district. Few businesses remain, that were open before 2010. “It is pretty offensive. Gentrification isn’t really a funny or light connotation around here,” said Fatima Kiass, a longtime resident of the region   Read More ...
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Graduates And Friends Gather For High School Flag Football Tradition
Thanksgiving Day is a day of traditions for many people, but it holds special meaning for a group of Thomas Jefferson High School graduates. Their flag football game at Southmoor Park dates back to 1975. Many of the players are 1977 and 1978 graduates from Thomas Jefferson. Now, their families also play. “It’s been 42 great years,” graduate and player Perry Leyden says   Read More ...
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'This is my home': Tiny home residents share first Thanksgiving together
DENVER - During the holiday season, sometimes it's people with the tiniest of things that give the biggest of thanks. That's something that was made evident by the people who currently live in Denver's first tiny homes village for previously homeless people at 38th Avenue and Walnut Street. The community shared its first Thanksgiving together this week. For some of the residents like Silla Wolf, the holiday was a first in a long time for them to celebrate in their own home   Read More ...
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Tags: Leisure |  Holidays | 
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The Taxman: Understanding the taxpayer's bill of rights in Colorado
Colorado Public Radio has a new podcast out called "The Taxman" It's the story of the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights and Douglas Bruce. It's a fascinating piece of recent history that will help all of the newbies here in Colorado better understand how our stat.   Read More ...
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Tags: Taxes |  Taxation | 
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VA hospital should open summer of 2018
AURORA - If all goes as planned the new VA medical center in Aurora should open in the summer of 2018. A spokesperson for the center says their construction contract ends January 25, 2018. As long as that target date is met, the hospital will have 6 months to get the hospital ready for opening. Ground was broken on the project in 2010   Read More ...
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Avalanche earn a point after shootout loss to Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Charlie Coyle and Chris Stewart scored in the shootout to give the Minnesota Wild a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Friday. Jason Zucker and Nino Niederreiter scored in regulation to help Minnesota improve to 6-1-1 in its past eight. Alex Stalock made 28 saves. J.T. Compher and Blake Comeau scored for Colorado, and Jonathan Bernier stopped 25 shots   Read More ...
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Home Shopping Network tries to sell 'Broncos blanket' with wrong skyline
KUSA - While the Denver skyline isn't as iconic as New York's, it's still pretty darn recognizable - especially to locals. It's our city, so we should know. That's why it's a little unfortunate the Home Shopping Network featured a Broncos blanket with the wrong city's skyline. You could be forgiven if you glanced at it and didn't notice that's not Denver   Read More ...
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14-year-old in Denver becomes New York Times' first kid columnist
DENVER - Next’s search for the Smartest Kid in Colorado has led us to Harper Ediger, a 14-year-old in Denver who just became the first kid columnist for the New York Times. The column, called Social Q’s, provides answers from an adult and a kid to questions about awkward social situations. Harper has answered two reader questions so far. The first debuted in May   Read More ...
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Broncos Have Unconventional Advice For Nontraditional QB
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Vance Joseph has a non-traditional quarterback on his hands, so conventional wisdom has been shunted aside in Denver along with two veteran QBs. A six-game skid convinced the Broncos (3-7) to make major changes to their wheezing offense. Joseph fired offensive coordinator Mike McCoy and replaced him with Bill Musgrave, with orders to simplify the game plans because he was also promoting Paxton Lynch over Brock Osweiler, who had taken over from Trevor Siemian three weeks ago   Read More ...
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Adoption Allows Colorado Couple To Complete Their Family
November is National Adoption Month, and five adoptive families were honored recently during a luncheon at the Governor’s Mansion. The Colorado Department of Human Services recognized the families for their dedication to Colorado kids and for adopting their children out of the foster care system. “Being honored in that way is humbling because we don’t feel like we do anything differently than anybody else does,” said Jeff Nobles   Read More ...
Categories: Family & Parenting | 
Tags: Family |  Adoption | 
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Trump says he 'took a pass' on being consecutive Time person of year
President Trump on Friday said he turned down a potential offer from Time Magazine to be named "Person of the Year" for the second straight year because Time did not tell him for sure whether the title was his. In a tweet, he said the magazine told him he would "probably" be named "Person of the Year," and he would have had to do an interview and a photo shoot   Read More ...
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One year after trooper's death, an important plea
DOUGLAS COUNTY - For the Colorado State Patrol, Black Friday has a much different meaning. Trooper Josh Lewis made that clear in a video he posted on Facebook. "We lost Trooper Cody Donahue the day after Thanksgiving last year," Lewis said in the video. "His death was absolutely senseless and unfortunately, it's not the last one." Donahue was the third State Trooper killed in a period of 18 months   Read More ...
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Teddy Bear Flown 200 Miles Back To It's 4-Year-Old Owner
A little girl on the Scottish island of Orkney is feeling quite grateful after her teddy bear was flown 200 miles to be back in her arms. Veuer's Natasha Abelard (@NatashaAbellard) has the story.   Read More ...
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Jeff Bezos Now Worth $100 Billion
(CNN Money) — If you’re one of the millions shopping on Amazon on Black Friday, congratulations: You helped make Jeff Bezos a $100 billion man. Bezos, the founder and largest shareholder of Amazon, reached the 12-digit milestone for the first time, according to Bloomberg, one of the two major services that track the real-time net worth of the world’s richest people   Read More ...
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Trump Supporters Confuse LeVar Burton With LaVar Ball Online
LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump is feuding with LaVar Ball and LeVar Burton is taking the hit on Twitter. Burton is an actor best known for playing Lt. La Forge in “Star Trek” on TV and film and for championing kids’ education through the “Reading Rainbow” series. Ball is the father of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and UCLA basketball player LiAngelo Ball, one of three student players recently arrested in China for shoplifting   Read More ...
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Why The Sinai Peninsula Is So Dangerous
(CNN) — The attack on a mosque in Egypt that left more than 200 people dead appears to be the deadliest in the history of the Sinai Peninsula. The triangular mass of land, wedged between the continents of Africa and Asia, is a violent place as ISIS holds onto a foothold in the north of the peninsula and inspires local Islamist extremist groups   Read More ...
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No Word On Arrests After Thanksgiving Day Shooting In School Parking Lot
There’s no word of any arrests after three people were shot in the parking lot of Manual High School. It happened just after noon on Thanksgiving at the Denver high school, located at 1700 East 28th Avenue. A woman and two boys were shot. One of those boys is in critical condition. Police are not releasing much information, including the ages of the juveniles   Read More ...
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Even In The Amazon Era, Black Friday Shows Stores Are Alive
NEW YORK (AP) — Retailers worked hard to attract shoppers to stores on Black Friday, offering in-person deals meant to counter the ease of shopping by phone on Amazon. A better economy and colder weather helped, to be sure. But stores have also tried to improve the store experience and offer better service. They’ve also made a big push toward offering store pickup for online orders, hoping to get people to pick up more items   Read More ...
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Texas Woman Accused Of Mailing Bombs To Obama, Abbott
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman accused of mailing potentially deadly homemade bombs to then-President Barack Obama and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in 2016 was arrested, in part, due to cat hair, a cigarette box and an almost-destroyed shipping label bearing her address. Julia Poff, 46, mailed the devices in October 2016, along with a third package that she sent to the Social Security Administration, near Baltimore, according to an indictment   Read More ...
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Mother and Son Reunite After 51 Years Apart
— It was a very special and emotional Thanksgiving for a mother and son who reunited after 51 years. The mother gave her son up for adoption back in the 1960’s when he was born. Years passed and the mother and son both say they always felt a part of them missing. “A little nervous but very very excited,” said Dave Froerer, who has not met his mother since he was born   Read More ...
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David Cassidy's daughter shares his last words: 'So much wasted time'
David Cassidy's daughter Katie took to Twitter on Friday to share his last words. "Words can't express the solace our family’s received from all the love & support during this trying time," said the 30-year-old Arrow actress, who is the daughter of Cassidy and model Sherry Williams. "My father’s last words were 'So much wasted time.' This will be a daily reminder for me to share my gratitude with those I love as to never waste another minute   Read More ...
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This super cool cloud photo is an optical illusion
That’s not a joke – we actually look at all of your photos, and sometimes, they’re so fascinating we’ve got to learn more. This was the case with a photo uploaded to Your Take by Jackie Carpenter. It’s features a unique-looking cloud. Check it out below: What you’re seeing is actually two clouds. The one on the bottom is a tiny lenticular cloud beneath a larger mountain wave cloud   Read More ...
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Here are 46 top Cyber Monday deals 48 hours early
CLEVELAND, OH - Did you know many of the best Cyber Monday 2017 deals are already online? Just as we saw Black Friday creeping up on holiday shoppers with deals days before Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday not starts early. With thousands of digital doorbusters and top Cyber Monday deals online right now, I've been working around the clock to compile the very best   Read More ...
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This rescue turkey and dog are best buddies
One family is especially thankful for their turkey this year. But this turkey won't be served on the dinner table, it will be perched next to its best friend, a dog named Minnow. Blossom is a rescue turkey who lives with her foster mom, Abbie Hubbard, in Virginia. According to NBC's Today Show, Hubbard is the deputy director of the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria and decided to rescue Blossom from a slaughterhouse when she was just five weeks old   Read More ...
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Deer hunting limited in Western U.S. states after tough winter
Cheyenne, Wyo. • The brutally cold and snowy winter last year in the Rocky Mountains was deadly for deer and other wild game prized by hunters. Hunting restrictions also were put in place in parts of Colorado, Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington state. Those states also had extremely bitter winters that hurt wildlife survival rates. Wyoming Game and Fish spokesman Renny MacKay says officials won’t know how effective the preservation efforts are until hunters complete surveys that provide an idea of how many animals they killed   Read More ...
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Kragthorpe: How will the Utes respond vs. Colorado, needing a win for bowl bid?
The Utes should be genuine contenders in the division next season with the bulk of Utah’s offense returning and some upheaval in the Pac-12 South. The Utes never have finished last in the South, but that possibility is in play as they host Colorado in Saturday night’s regular-season finale at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The winner will become bowl eligible at 6-6 overall; the loser will finish sixth in the division with a 2-7 conference record   Read More ...
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Boys & Girls Clubs Help Children Develop Future Selves
CBS4 is bringing the community together for Colorado children through a toy drive benefiting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver. For many of the members, the clubs are a safe place where they can develop who they’re going to be as adults. They’re also a place where children can just be children, like during outside play time at the Cole Boys & Girls Club   Read More ...
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Homicide Investigation Underway In Southwest Denver
Police are investigating a homicide in southwest Denver. They were called out to the scene on South Patton Court Thursday night to investigate a death. On Friday officers determined it was a murder. There’s no word so far on who was killed.   Read More ...
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Tags: Death & Dying |  Homicide | 
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Does the Thanksgiving dog show winner look like Chewbacca?
Before the turkey was on the table, Newton the Brussels Griffon got his paws on the Best in Show title at the Thanksgiving day National Dog Show. Not long after he claimed his award, however, Newton became popular on the internet for a different reason. His fluffy, golden-brown jowls and puckered snout had tweeters comparing the champion pooch to a loveable beast of a different sort-- Star Wars character Chewbacca   Read More ...
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Tags: Pets |  Pet Dogs |  Dog shows | 
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Eldora opening for the season Saturday
KUSA - Yet another Colorado ski area is opening up for the season. Eldora announced on Friday that it will kick off its 2017/2018 go-around on Saturday. Eight runs will be open, and they cautioned that “early season conditions exist.” The Nordic center won’t be open until mid-December, according to a news release. You might notice one huge new edition this year: the ski area’s first high-speed detachable lift, which came with a $5   Read More ...
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Egypt Hunts For Killers After Mosque Attack Leaves At Least 235 Dead
(CNN) – The Egyptian military kicked off a hunt for the attackers of a Sufi mosque in the northern Sinai, a military source said, combing the area of Friday’s assault that killed at least 235 people — thought to be the deadliest terror attack on the country’s soil. President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi vowed to respond to the attack on al Rawdah mosque with “brute force   Read More ...
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Man Arrested With $450,000 Worth Of Marijuana In Car
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Northwest Iowa authorities say they arrested a Colorado man with 77 pounds of marijuana in his vehicle. Court records say 34-year-old Darrel Wait, of Thornton, Colorado, is charged with two counts of possession of a controlled drug and with other crimes. Wait’s attorney didn’t immediately return a call Thursday from The Associated Press. Authorities say a Woodbury County sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on Wait’s vehicle last Sunday   Read More ...
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Dish Network, CBS reach deal after millions miss Chargers-Cowboys game
Dish Network and CBS reached multi-year agreement late Thursday night, hours after nearly three million customers were unable to watch the Los Angeles Chargers-Dallas Cowboys game. The blackout impacted the home cities of CBS’ Thanksgiving Day game, along with other major markets like New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Atlanta, and Boston. Terms of the agreement that ended the two-day blackout, an increasing occurrence between networks and cable/satellite operators, were not disclosed   Read More ...
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Heading to Rocky Mountain National Park today? So is everyone else
KUSA - You might have heard those campaigns telling people to head outside instead of to the mall on Black Friday. he park tweeted photos showing long lines of cars waiting to get into the east side of in Estes Park. #RMNP is busy today! Plan on a busy weekend too. These are current photos from the Beaver Meadows/US 36 & Fall River/US 34 entrances (east side)   Read More ...
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These Thanksgiving recipes from kindergarteners are the best thing you'll read today
KUSA - If you didn’t microwave “five lettuces” and “four ranch dresses” for Thanksgiving, then you did it wrong. At least, that’s according to a class at Summersville Grade School in Vt. Vernon, Illinois. A teacher there has her kindergarten students create a Thanksgiving cookbook. Her daughter tweeted photos of the recipes the kids shared, and to call them epic would be an understatement   Read More ...
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Beyonce Just Slayed Christmas with New Holiday Merchandise
The Queen Bey has released new merchandise, just in time for the holiday season. Buzz60's TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) gives a peek into what may be under Beyonce fans' trees.   Read More ...
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Why a military adviser says climate change is threat to homeland security
Scientists in Colorado are publishing alarming new research about the storms of the future. Computer simulations show bigger, more frequent and more intense storms. These conclusions have now captured the attention of the United States military. A study by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), details how large, long-lasting storms called mesoscale convective systems -- which can be a cluster of thunderstorms over land or even a hurricane -- are likely to become more intense and more frequent by the end of the 21st century   Read More ...
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Black Friday Shoppers In Colorado Range From Seasoned Veterans To Rookies
LONE TREE, Colo. (CBS4)– While many people now begin their holiday shopping on Thanksgiving night, Black Friday morning got off to a busy start this year. Park Meadows mall in Lone Tree opened their doors at 6 a.m., and there was certainly no shortage of shoppers. In fact, when the doors officially opened, people began running to their favorite stores. The regional manager of Park Meadows said most of the stores there will be holding some sort of deal   Read More ...
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Nonprofit Helps Senior Citizens Being Forced Out Of Homes
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Money is being raised to help dozens of seniors being forced out of their complex in Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs City Council President Richard Skorman and the nonprofit group Blackbird Outreach say they want to raise at least $1,000 to help each resident at Emerald Tower Apartments with moving expenses, security deposits and first month’s rent in their new homes   Read More ...
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Get Out & Enjoy 'Fresh Air Friday'
Colorado Parks and Wildlife have another option for those who don’t feel like shopping on Black Friday. The department is offering free admission to 41 state parks as part of the Fresh Air Friday campaign. They’re hoping to entice Coloradans with a prize-winning scavenger hunt. Want an idea on what to do today? Visit a state park or get outside anywhere, doing anything! CPW is offering free admission to state parks today and also created an awesome scavenger hunt where you can win awesome prizes   Read More ...
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