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DENVER — An openly gay bishop in the United Methodist Church called Friday’s ruling that allows her to stay in her position confusing but promising. Bishop Karen Oliveto became the United Methodist Church’s first openly gay bishop when she was elected to preside over 400 churches in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming and one church in Idaho. Her election has been met with both praise and condemnation, pitting religious progressives against religious conservatives. According…
04.30 / 04:42
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media for misleading Americans. In his morning radio address Trump issued an assurance: “My only allegiance is to you, our wonderful citizens.” To supporters at an evening rally in Pennsylvania, he promoted American power and patriotism while emphasizing such priorities as American manufacturing, bett…
04.30 / 04:16
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The bill came due for taking home the Lombardi Trophy from Super Bowl 50, and Broncos general manager John Elway paid it in this NFL draft. Nobody in Broncos Country likes to talk about rebuilding. But there’s a whole lot of hammering and sawing going on at Dove Valley headquarters. After missing the playoffs last season, Elway invested heavily in infrastructure before he took flash with the team’s eight picks in the draft. While the buzz will be about the ... The post Kiszla:…
04.30 / 04:16
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A warm spring has the bees out early and in force in…
04.30 / 04:02
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GREELEY, Colo. — The Greeley Police Department has released new photos of a suspect vehicle that may have been involved possible road rage crash and shooting. Officers are searching for a tan or gold 1998-2002 Chevrolet S-10 (ZR2) pick-up truck. On April 25, officers responded to a crash in the 2900 block of 29th Street in Greeley.  Witnesses said a driver was forced into a concrete wall around 11 a.m. According to the Weld County Coroner’s Office, the driver who died [&#…
04.30 / 03:34
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CASTLE ROCK, Colo. — Icy conditions around the area of Castle Rock are causing a dangerous mess for drivers and numerous crashes have ultimately shut down the interstate. The Colorado Department of Transportation tweeted the closure of southbound I-25 south of Castle Rock at 9:00 pm. Saturday night. There is no estimated time to reopen the route. CLOSED I-25 SB S of Castle Rock (MM 180) b/c crash;No reopen time;Seek alt rte — CDOT (@ColoradoDOT) April 30, 2017 According to …
04.30 / 03:34
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FIRESTONE, Colo. — Community members are invited to take part in a memorial for the two men who died in a home explosion in Firestone on April 17. The cause of that explosion is still under investigation but more than 3,000 gas wells have been shut down as a precaution. The home was just 170-feet away from one. Sunday, Mark Martinez and his brother-in-law, Joey Irwin will be remembered with a balloon release at Settlers Park in Firestone. The release is …
04.30 / 03:34
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Every year it’s a flurry to find the next C.J. Anderson or the next Chris Harris. There’s no exact science to finding the ideal priority free agents, but the Broncos have had a lot of success in recent years, getting players such as Anderson and Harris. The Broncos have room to add 13 undrafted free agents and general manager John Elway expected for all of those slots filled by late Saturday. The Broncos are adding former Northern Colorado quarterback Kyle ... The post Northern…
04.30 / 03:08
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Businessman Noel Ginsburg has officially kicked off his gubernatorial campaign, giving a stump speech in front of family and supporters at his manufacturing plant in Denver Saturday a day after hosting a rally in Pueblo. In his 20-minute speech, the Democrat emphasized the importance of creating “home grown” workers, alluded to putting more money toward education and infrastructure, and painted himself as a quiet “workhorse” in a bid to separate himself from the crowded race of “showho…
04.30 / 03:08
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Road closures and maintenances projects may affect traffic this…
04.30 / 03:03
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Too often, we meet with a recently widowed spouse who knows little or nothing about their estate plan. Usually it is a surviving wife, and she is very…
04.30 / 03:03
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If the opening of the second Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers in Grand Junction is anywhere near as popular as the first, the Grand Junction Police Department may have to dedicate an officer to traffic control on U.S. Highway…
04.30 / 03:03
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■  MaryJane Delia Howell, 73, Delta, died April 27, 2017, at her…
04.30 / 03:03
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After two losses at the polls, the organizations that want funding for downtown Loveland redevelopment are asking the City Council to adjust the pool of…
04.30 / 02:44
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Loveland resident Larry Sarner, who has been fighting the city in court over the Downtown Development Authority ballot questions since before the November 2016 election, went back to the Colorado Supreme Court on April 24 with a motion to stay…
04.30 / 02:44
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DENVER — After what could be a final mass this weekend, parishioners at Our Lady of Visitation will march to the Denver archbishop’s home as part of a prayer vigil and demonstration to stop the closure of the 70-year-old church. For former Denver mayor and US transportation secretary Federico Pena, the closure hits close to home. “We had some constructive dialogue with bishop Rodriguez, hopefully something positive will come out of that because we are a family, we are …
04.30 / 02:26
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DENVER — In recognition of “Stupid Cancer Day” on Friday, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock welcomed 650 young adult cancer survivors between the ages of 15-39 to the opening of CancerCon at the Downtown Denver Sheraton. Hancock made reference to his friend, Denver City Council President Albus Brooks, 37, a young adult survivor diagnosed with skeletal cancer last year, saying he’s been moved by his winning attitude. The mayor met the man behind CancerCon, Matthew Zachary, a survivor and…
04.30 / 02:26
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Clean-up crews in Pueblo will be working throughout the night, to get everything back up and running after Saturday’s storm. The storm, k…
04.30 / 02:26
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DENVER — The Denver Broncos went all offense with their final four picks of the 2017 NFL Draft. The day started with the trade of running back Kapri Bibbs to San Francisco for future draft picks and continued when they traded out of the fourth round on a deal with the Browns, which, essentially, allowed them to make two picks in the 5th round. With the 145th pick, the Broncos drafted for need, taking tight end Jake Butt from Michigan.…
04.30 / 02:26
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The Avalanche will have the fourth overall choice in the June 23-24 NHL entry draft in Chicago. The first three picks will go to, in order, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Dallas. The NHL held its weighted draft lotteries — three separate lotteries for each of the first three picks — on Saturday in Toronto. The Avalanche had the best chance of the 14 non-playoff teams plus the expansion Vegas Golden Knights at landing the top overall choice, at 18 percent. ... The post Avalanche ends up with N…
04.30 / 02:02
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