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The Safe Outdoor Space will shelter unhoused people in Denver during the pandemic and provide tents, cots, sleeping bags, storage, hygiene products and access to services including housing assistance, employment navigation and mental health resources.

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The mayor issued an apology later Wednesday: “I recognize that my decision has disappointed many who believe it would have been better to spend Thanksgiving alone. ... I made my decision as a husband and father, and for those who are angry and disappointed, I humbly ask you to forgive decisions that are borne of my heart and not my head.”

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The city of Denver has been put on official notice that a "substantial lawsuit" will be filed related to claims of excessive police force stemming from summer protests.With the delivery of 50 legal notices to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's office on Tuesday, the potential lawsuit could be on…

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Denver International Airport has debuted a “Live Agent” program, in which passengers can interact face-to-face with customer service agents over video screens.

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With the recent resignation announcement of Denver Public Schools Superintendent Susana Cordova — a native to the city and the first Latina to serve in the role — former Denver Mayor Federico Peña, a cabinet member of the Clinton administration, and current Mayor Michael Hancock are blaming board members for her departure, insinuating her race may have been a factor, and calling for a sea change that includes an independent committee charged with finding her replacement. 

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The Denver Zoo announced its new sustainability goals this week, aiming to reduce the zoo’s energy usage, water usage and landfill waste in the coming years.

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These are the first four of 39 new gates that include amenities such as bathrooms, waiting areas and even an outdoor deck.

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U.S. Reps. Diana DeGette and Doug Lamborn will serve on the conference committee to reconcile the differences between the House and Senate versions of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.

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Up to 400 employees at the Regional Transportation District will be subject to layoffs under the agency’s approved budget, along with the elimination of hundreds of vacant positions.

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The Denver City Council is expected to pass a resolution Monday night that will funnel additional federal COVID-19 relief dollars into the city’s Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund, a move meant to ensure local organizations can continue programs and services across a spectrum of needs for resi…

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Three global credit rating giants on Monday reaffirmed Denver’s AAA bond rating — the highest possible score among governments and businesses — despite the crushing economic blow of the coronavirus, which has set the city back $220 million in revenue this year and $190 million in 2021.

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The University of Denver’s Trauma and Disaster Recovery Clinic, which provides therapy to those suffering from abuse, violent crime and vicarious trauma, will also offer services to victims of this summer’s wildfire season.

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The heads of seven neighborhood organizations and business improvement districts in Denver sent a letter to Mayor Michael Hancock on Wednesday endorsing multiple strategies for sanctioned homeless encampments amid a “surge” of unhoused residents.

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Veterans and active military members can adopt a pet for free both online and in person at the Leslie A. Malone Center at 2080 S. Quebec St. Pets needing homes range from dogs and cats to rabbits, guinea pigs, ferrets, turtles and more. Horses are also adoptable at a 50% discount through Nov. 13, a spokeswoman from DFL told Colorado Politics. 

 

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James "Jim" Davis, a veteran FBI agent who worked in the front lines of the war against terror and later served in the cabinet of former Mayor John Hickenlooper, died unexpectedly last month.

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Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1001, RTD's largest labor group, had staunchly opposed layoffs, while acknowledging RTD could still pursue that option without the union’s assent.