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Marlin Briscoe, the First Black Starting Quarterback in the American Football League, Dead at 76

Marlin Briscoe, who became the first Black quarterback to start in the American Football League while playing for the Denver Broncos in 1968, has died. He was 76. Nicknamed "The Magician," the legendary athlete died of pneumonia at a hospital in Norwalk, California, on Monday, his daughter Angela Marriott confirmed to the Associated Press. Briscoe had been spending his final days in the hospital after suffering from circulation issues in his legs, the outlet reported.
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This Is the County in the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area With the Most COVID-19

There have been 85,673,400 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States to date – and that number continues to grow. In the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood metropolitan area, located in Colorado, a total of 756,948 cases of COVID-19 have been reported. Adjusted for population, there have been 26,558 confirmed infections for every 100,000 people in the area […]
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Rocky Mountain Metro (KBJC), Denver RNAV (GPS) Rwy 30R

More frequently used by general aviation traffic, Rocky Mountain Metro Airport offers parallel runways and multiple FBOs. [Courtesy: Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport]. For those heading to the Denver area—especially those who plan to explore the north side of town—Rocky Mountain Metro Airport (KBJC) gives pilots a great option. More frequently used by general aviation traffic, this airport offers parallel runways and multiple FBOs. In the event of IFR weather, a pilot might choose to use the RNAV (GPS) Rwy 30R approach. In the spring-time, pilots should watch for mountain wave-induced winds that can hammer the mesa upon which the airport sits. Summer brings the thunderstorm season, though cells are often widely spread and easy to spot visually. A few other things stick out on this approach that a pilot should note before they head inbound.
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Aurora eliminates red tape for ice cream trucks, bar games

(Aurora, Colo.) Thanks to a City Council determined to cut red tape for Aurora businesses, ice cream trucks may be allowed in the city again. The City Council approved the first reading of an ordinance that repeals a decades-old ban on ice cream trucks. It still must be approved a second time at the next council meeting to become law.
AURORA, CO

Will Colorado electricity supplies keep pace with the warming climate?

A version of this commentary originally appeared in Big Pivots. A late-June coolish spell in Colorado is unusual. The trend is toward hot and hotter. Denver in June matched a record set just a few years ago for the earliest time to hit 100 degrees Fahrenheit. Grand Junction last year set an all-time record of […] The post Will Colorado electricity supplies keep pace with the warming climate? appeared first on Colorado Newsline.
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Here’s what Denver voters need to know about the primary race for governor

When it comes to voting, Denver skews Democratic, and Democratic voters don’t have a choice when picking a candidate for governor in their party this primary season. The sole contender is incumbent Jared Polis — a politician progressives have dubbed libertarian for his business-friendly leanings and conservatives have dubbed radically left for his stance on LGBTQ rights and abortion and his public health orders during the pandemic.
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Dragondeer ready to get Denver dancing on Independence Eve

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The Unkindest Cut: Yes, My Catalytic Converter Was Stolen

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1 person taken to hospital after shooting involving officer in Arvada

ARVADA, Colo. — One person was taken to the the hospital for treatment of unknown injuries following a shooting in Arvada that involved at least one officer, according to a tweet from the Arvada Police Department (APD). The incident happened around 11 p.m. Monday night in the 7400 block...
ARVADA, CO
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Denver to start charging for trash pickup

DENVER — The City and County of Denver will soon charge a fee for trash pickup while adding recycling and composting service for no charge. Denver City Council approved the change Monday night. The ordinance, which becomes effective in 2023, will result in weekly recycling and compost collection for...
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