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Broncos Strongly Hinting At Russell Wilson Decision

The NFL world is excited to witness the first in-game action for Russell Wilson in a Denver Broncos uniform. But according to head coach Nathaniel Hackett, it sounds like the veteran quarterback won't be taking the field for this weekend's preseason opener. The newly-hired Broncos leader is looking to preserve...
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Fitness instructor fired after gym fight

DENVER — A fitness instructor in Denver has been fired after a fight broke out during his class, according to attendees of his workout class. It was all caught on tape. Now, some members of the instructor's class said it's not fair that he was let go by the gym.
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Arvada Center offering intimate 'Front Porch' concerts

The Arvada Center for Arts and Humanities has it's Summer Concert Series, which brings in touring acts and local favorites for shows at it's outdoor amphitheater. But in addition to that, The Arvada Center is also hosting smaller concerts on its "Front Porch."The Front Porch series features local bands playing on the patio just outside the Center. The space can hold about 120 people max, at patio tables and outdoor chairs. Food and cocktails are also available. "I like the set up. It's casual and it's entertaining, and it's usually very nice weather-wise," said Iris Osberg, a longtime supporter of...
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Avalanche Notebook: More On MacKinnon Next Deal, Kadri/Isles Rumors Swirl

A good Tuesday to all. About a 100-degree day in Denver, or so it feels. I have red hair, so I hate heat and the sun (in large doses). I absolutely mean this: My favorite days are fall, cool, partially rainy days. Some NHL notes, links here, starting with more on my story last night of Nathan MacKinnon seeking to be the highest-paid player in the NHL with his next deal:
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Broncos sport NFL's richest, most diverse ownership group

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos now sport the wealthiest owner in the NFL and the league’s most diverse ownership group. Four of the six members of the Walton-Penner ownership group, which was welcomed into the NFL this week, are either women or minorities. Walmart heir Rob Walton, the oldest child of Walmart co-founder Sam Walton, bought the Broncos along with his daughter, Carrie Walton Penner, and her husband, for $4.65 billion, a global record for a professional sports franchise. Walton said Wednesday that his son-in-law, Greg Penner, will serve as CEO of the team. Penner said he’ll soon hire a team president. Those roles had been held by Joe Ellis, who is staying on this year as an advisor.
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Woman's body found on mountain in Colorado

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on Lookout Mountain, near Golden, on Tuesday morning. Officials believe that the woman was in her 30's at the time of her death. Investigators believe that there is no clear threat to the public,...
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NFL Rookie Has Reportedly Been 'Redshirted' This Year

For many undrafted rookies, injuries in training camp can spell and abrupt end to their NFL careers. But for one rookie in Denver, it has turned into his redshirt season. According to Mike Klis of 9News, the Broncos have placed rookie linebacker Christopher Allen on season-ending injured reserve. Allen is still recovering from a Lisfranc injury to his foot he suffered at Alabama 11 months ago.
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John Elway Trending Following The Broncos' Official Sale

John Elway, the most famous figure in Denver Broncos history, reportedly had the chance to acquire a 20 percent ownership stake in the franchise that he helped build at the end of his career, worth $36 million. He turned it down. Today, with the team officially selling for a record...
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Aurora police investigate fatal shooting

A shooting Monday night in the 1500 block of North Beeler Street left a 28-year-old man dead, Aurora police said. Authorities have identified the victim but aren't releasing his name until relatives are notified. As of Tuesday morning, there was no word of an arrest. Anyone with information about the...
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The NFL Officially Has A New Richest Owner Today

The Denver Broncos officially have a new ownership group, led by former Wal-Mart CEO Rob Walton. With Walton's purchase of the team locked in, the 77-year-old son of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton is now the richest owner in the NFL. Walton's net worth is somewhere in the $60-70 billion range,...
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Walton-Penner ownership group greets Broncos Country

For the first time since receiving unanimous approval, the other members of the Walton-Penner ownership group greeted Broncos Country.  "It is such an honor and a privilege to be an owner of this remarkable organization," said Mellody Hobson, a renowned businesswoman. "The moment is humbling and it's historical and yet I feel at home.  Both Hobson and Dr. Condoleezza Rice make history as the first Black women to be part of an original ownership group in the NFL. Both say the group of new owners want to make an impact beyond the field.  "This is a great tradition, a great...
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Electric school buses aim to save money, help keep air clean

As a new statewide program aims to clean up Colorado's air by helping schools transition to electric buses. There is both state and federal money to help pay for the buses and charging stations.Along with the environmental benefits, electric buses save schools money on fuel and maintenance costs.They can put that into the classroom by paying teachers better, reducing class size and adding enrichment programs.Aurora Public Schools already has seven electric school buses. The superintendent points out the electric buses also reduce noise pollution on the campuses and in the community.
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More flames, smoke seen from Suncor refinery after malfunction

Neighbors living near the Suncor energy plant in Commerce City were sent another notification on Monday that there was a malfunction in the equipment.Suncor's alert said it shut down part of the refinery after the malfunction. But because of that, there were more flames and smoke coming from the refinery than usual.This comes as Suncor has been working to renew it's permit with the state health department.The EPA has once again pressed the state to clarify how it will address Suncor's impact on the health of surrounding communities. 
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Sensory Bus makes large events accessible for neurodivergent people

The Autism Community Store in Aurora is developing a new tool that will help neurodiverse people navigate large community events. The Sensory Bus is specifically designed to be a refuge. "People can choose the color that feels calming to them and their senses," said Shannon Sullivan, as she showed CBS4 the array of colors that light the interior. Sullivan is cofounder of the Autism Community Store and the designer of the Sensory Bus. She's fitting it based on scientific research and years of personal experience. "There's good research around the fact that nature is calming for people," Sullivan explained. There...
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