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In a mostly procedural rubber stamp of the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission’s decision, Denver’s Land Use, Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously Tuesday to send the issue of the Channel 7 building's landmark status to the full city council.

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Joey Bunch: "More of the same won't cut it. Bringing back Big Red to ocean-blue Colorado will take new ideas, electable candidates and, more importantly, tangible results; winning on principle is just another way of losing."

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Denver Auditor Timothy O’Brien issued a news release Thursday claiming the Westin Denver International Airport Hotel is withholding financial documents related to revenue his office should be allowed to review.

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Television maker VIZIO revealed plans to open a “tech innovation office” in Denver, staffed by more than 100 by the end of 2022.

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Ernest Luning: "Ten years ago this month, Colorado's political world might not have been any kinder, but the pace and daily pressure seem gentler, if only through the gauze of the years."

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Insurance giant IMA Financial Group added a big name in Denver to its roster with the hiring of Paul Washington to head its corporate partnerships group as an executive vice president.

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The Biden administration is considering the former senator from Colorado (and Obama Cabinet member) Ken Salazar as ambassador to Mexico, according to Axios national reporter Hans Nichols, co-author of the weekly Sneak Peek newsletter.

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Vasquez was the political director on the Gov. Jared Polis' 2018 core campaign team, building his network of key leaders and supporters. Vasquez is the founder and president of strategy and public relations firm Power Map Ltd.

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Raised by a single mother whose only source of income was a disability check, Mabrey, 30, said he wants to bring his experience growing up in the district — dependent on food stamps, his family faced eviction and was homeless for a stretch — to advocate for economic and racial justice at the state Capitol.

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In case announcements released on Monday, the justices indicated they would review whether a trial court judge correctly described kidnapping as an offense that occurs when someone is seized and carried, which includes “any movement, however short in distance.”

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Lower-income residents of Denver who face eviction would have access to a permanent legal representation program under a proposed ordinance from two Denver council members, although the draft policy does not raise any new revenue to fund itself.

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Senate President Leroy Garcia hailed the introduction of bipartisan legislation to create, manage and maintain a passenger rail line from the New Mexico to Wyoming border with stops up the Front Range.

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Denver's Department of Housing Stability is soliciting proposals from service providers interested in helping the city administer the Emergency Rental Assistance program.

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The Denver-based economic think tank said the pandemic has delivered Colorado $67.2 billion in state and federal dollars, as lawmakers this week began hammering out the state budget that takes effect July 1.

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Denver’s Landmark Preservation Commission voted Tuesday to designate the 51-year-old Channel 7 building at 123 E. Speer Blvd. a landmark, preventing developers from razing the five-story Brutalist-style building.

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Researchers at the University of Denver’s Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab examined 6,839 adult felony cases that the city accepted for prosecution between July 2017 and June 2018, finding white defendants were more likely to have their drug cases referred to problem-solving court and to receive plea agreements that could ultimately end with the dismissal of their case in exchange for staying out of trouble.

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It was no accident that Denver's Coors Field landed this summer's All-Star Game after Major League Baseball pulled the event from Atlanta over recent changes to Georgia's voting laws. But the feat had more to do with preparation and hustle — and possibly the Mile High City's high, dry air — than the state's election system.

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The Denver City Council voted unanimously Monday to expand provisions of its group living amendment to the entire city, bridging gaps created by the 20% of Denver still under the “old code,” former Chapter 59.

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March brought a record-setting month to the metro Denver residential real estate market, according to the Denver Metro Association of Realtors. With historically low inventory and historically high prices, it’s an awful time to be a home buyer here.