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Broadband is booming in Colorado as voters lift limits on government’s involvement

The big pipes delivering data to homes and businesses mean an increasing number of Coloradans are now receiving gigabit-speed internet service — a lickety-split connection that makes online video or high-resolution gaming seamless and glitch-free ...
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Monument town meeting to discuss investigation of alleged campaign finance violations descends into chaos

Audience members also pointed out that board members' terms ended in November, under town documents that changed the election cycle for the town. The argument the board members' terms have ended was laid out in a memo by the Mayor-elect Mitch LaKind's attorney, William Reed, in a memo recently published online.  ...
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How one City Council candidate is using artificial intelligence in the race to represent Downtown Denver

Watkajtys started using artificial intelligence in the race to represent District 10 on Denver’s City Council after experimenting with OpenAI’s chatGPT, which launched a trial version on Nov. 30 ...
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Small town newspaper wins court fight with politicians who didn’t like critical coverage

Custer County's elected leaders may not like working with their small-town paper, but they've got no choice. At least for the next four years ...
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2,000 boxes of Colorado archives documents to be checked for damage after multiple pipes leak

Photographs provided by DPA show water pooled on the floor beneath shelves filled with cardboard bankers’ boxes. Some of the boxes appear to be elevated only a few inches from the ground, with water damage evident on the lowest rows ...
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A year after Denver-Lakewood killing spree, police review of prior warnings about shooter still not public

Denver public safety officials have yet to complete an investigation into how they handled prior warnings about a man who “may commit a terrorist attack” a year after that man killed five people on a vengeful shooting spree across Denver and Lakewood ...
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Joyce Meskis, First Amendment advocate and pioneering owner of Tattered Cover, has died

Joyce Meskis, the pioneering bookstore owner and fierce First Amendment advocate who built Denver’s Tattered Cover into one of the nation’s most beloved literary institutions, died at home Thursday surrounded by her family, the store announced on social media. She was 80 years old ...
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Judge orders Denver Public Schools to lift ban on Brandon Pryor

Denver Public Schools violated the free speech rights of activist Brandon Pryor, U.S. District Judge John Kane ruled, ordering the district to immediately lift its restrictions against him ...
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Former Denver paperboys give the scoop on routes and rowdiness, decades later: ‘The most fun I ever had’

As newspaper print circulation began to decline and circulation departments expanded routes that required cars rather than bicycles, paperboys became “just a whole thing of the past." ...
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Trial for Douglas County school board members delayed

The trial to determine whether Douglas County school board members violated Colorado Open Meetings Law has been postponed.  ...
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