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Nuggets' mascot Rocky surprises bosses with GOP rally appearance

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 03:12:11 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 03:13:52 PM MDT Denver's favorite mountain lion is in the doghouse. Unbeknownst to the Denver Nuggets organization, mascot Rocky was at the Colorado Republican rally Monday and evidently didn't check with his bosses at Kroenke Sports Enterprises about it.
Sep 30, 2014

Nuggets mascot Rocky displeases bosses with appearance at GOP rally denverpost.com/election2014/c…

Sep 30, 2014

Nuggets mascot Rocky makes a surprise appearance — unbeknownst to his bosses — at a GOP rally dpo.st/1vsI0MU

Sep 30, 2014

MT Funniest gaffe of season - @denverpolitics: Nugs' mascot Rocky surprises bosses with GOP appearance dpo.st/1DWYvGP #COpolitics

Sep 30, 2014

Nuggets' mascot Rocky surprises bosses with GOP rally appearance: dpo.st/1vsI0MU via @davidkrause

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Aurora theater shooting: Trial can be broadcast, judge rules

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 04:04:35 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 04:06:39 PM MDT The news media will be able to broadcast a closed-circuit feed of the Aurora movie theater trial but will not be able to film the proceedings with its own cameras, according to a ruling issued Tuesday.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @danielpetty: Media allowed to broadcast closed-circuit feed of the Aurora theater trial, but it won't be with their own cameras dpo.st/1xyDHUk

Sep 30, 2014

RT @johningold: Here's our story on the judge's ruling that the Aurora #theatershooting trial can be broadcast: denverpost.com/crime/ci_26636…

Sep 30, 2014

Media allowed to broadcast closed-circuit feed of the Aurora theater trial, but it won't be with their own cameras dpo.st/1xyDHUk

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3 things to watch in gubernatorial debate between Hickenlooper, Beauprez

denverpost.com — By John FrankThe Denver Post Posted: 09/30/2014 01:45:17 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 02:17:10 PM MDT The two candidates for Colorado governor will face off in their second formal debate Tuesday at The Denver Post. It comes just as Democratic Gov.

Colorado Supreme Court hears case on marijuana use and employment

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 07:00:28 AM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 07:11:01 AM MDT Coloradans could find out whether they have a right to use marijuana when the state Supreme Court takes up a major case Tuesday that will clarify cannabis's place in the law.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @johningold: Our full write-up on the #coatsvsdish medical marijuana hearing at the Colorado Supreme Court. denverpost.com/news/ci_266331…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @johningold: Our full write-up on the #coatsvsdish medical marijuana hearing at the Colorado Supreme Court. denverpost.com/news/ci_266331…

Sep 30, 2014

Something for Illinois medical marijuana patients to think about denverpost.com/news/ci_266331…

Sep 30, 2014

RT @kevindale: Colorado Supreme Court considers whether workers can be fired for marijuana use: dpo.st/1sLJXXS via @johningold #pot

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Colorado AP prep football media poll for Sept. 30, 2014

blogs.denverpost.com — Here is The Associated Press high school football poll, including first-place votes in parentheses, season record, total points and last weekâs ranking, as voted upon by a statewide panel of sports writers, including from The Denver Post.

Carmody Middle School students walk-out as Jeffco protests continue

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 08:11:57 AM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 08:21:34 AM MDT Several dozen students from Carmody Middle School walked out of classes on Tuesday morning, continuing three weeks of student, teacher and parent protests in Jefferson County targeted at board leadership. Tuesday's protests, first reported by 7News, represent the first time younger students have participated in the walk-outs and protests.
Sep 30, 2014

Carmody Middle School students walk-out as Jeffco protests continue: dpo.st/1vrQrIi via @jesseapaul

Sep 30, 2014

RT @LAColacioppo: Angry parent escorting protesting #Jeffco student back to class: "Who do you think you are?" : dpo.st/1vrQrIi via @jesseapaul

Sep 30, 2014

ICYMI: Carmody Middle School students walk-out as #Jeffco protests continue: dpo.st/1CEobXa by @JesseAPaul

Sep 30, 2014

RT @JesseAPaul: Carmody Middle School students walk-out as #Jeffco protests continue: dpo.st/1vrQLXA

Snow drifts close Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 01:53:31 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 01:53:50 PM MDT The iconic Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park has been temporarily closed because of snow drifts that accumulated overnight Monday, park officials said. The closure happened Tuesday at Many Parks Curve and the Colorado River Trailhead.

Colorado's cluster of paralysis-like cases shows distinctive features

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 03:11:38 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 03:12:04 PM MDT A mysterious outbreak among 10 Colorado children who were hospitalized for severe viral respiratory illness but later developed polio-like muscle weakness has symptoms that differ from other cases around the country.
Sep 30, 2014

Colorado's cluster of paralysis-like cases shows distinctive features: dpo.st/1v1Qr13 by @ElectaDraper

Sep 30, 2014

Colorado's cluster of paralysis-like cases shows distinctive features: dpo.st/1xyqR8z via @electadraper

Your Voice: What does it take to get Jeffco BOE to listen?

yourhub.denverpost.com — For the past week, Jeffco students have been on the news, raising their voices about the direction our school board majority has taken. Despite their very eloquent words, and overall peaceful, yet insistent pleas, the school board majority continues to defend their positions, ignore the public, and blame others for an uproar created through no one's actions but their own.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @VikkiYourHub: Most popular user story on YourHub: "What does it take to get Jeffco BOE to listen?: @JeffcoPTA @JeffcoSchoolsCo dpo.st/1vsFhTB

Sep 30, 2014

Most popular user story on YourHub: "What does it take to get Jeffco BOE to listen?: @JeffcoPTA @JeffcoSchoolsCo dpo.st/1vsFhTB

Denver City Council hears budget requests from public safety agencies

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 06:43:24 AM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 06:43:35 AM MDT The Denver City Council will hear budget requests Tuesday morning from the agencies that fall under the public safety department, including the embattled Denver Sheriff Department. The meeting begins at 9:30 a.m., and the sheriff's department is expected to present its 2015 budget at 10:30 a.m.
Sep 30, 2014

Denver: The new jail’s promised savings? Eh, not so much: $4.9 mil in OT this year, & now a request for 49 new staff. denverpost.com/news/ci_266331…

Sep 30, 2014

Promises about new jail's efficiency fell through, @MayorHancock acknowledges to council: dpo.st/1sLIQYe via @Noelle_Phillips

Sep 30, 2014

RT @denverpost: #Denver City Council hears budget requests today from public safety agencies: dpo.st/1sLIQYe by @Noelle_Phillips

Expert: Force against Denver jail inmate was grossly disproportionate

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 01:56:14 PM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 01:56:26 PM MDT Rapidly escalating tactics used to control a Denver jail inmate went way beyond what the circumstances required the day Marvin Booker died while under restraint, a federal trial witness said Tuesday.
Sep 30, 2014

Expert: Force against Denver jail inmate Marvin Booker was grossly disproportionate: dpo.st/1vsAQbk via @kirkmitchell

Sep 30, 2014

Expert: Force against #Denver jail inmate Marvin Booker was grossly disproportionate: dpo.st/1uapOJk

Fate of marijuana business is up to Jefferson County commissioners

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/30/2014 09:05:58 AM MDT Updated: 09/30/2014 09:09:27 AM MDT The Jefferson County Board of Commissioners will make the ultimate decision on whether or not to allow marijuana businesses into unincorporated Jeffco, but the board is in no rush to make a decision.

Avalanche falls to 0-5-1 in preseason with loss at Calgary

blogs.denverpost.com — A shutout loss at Calgary tonight for the Avs drops their preseason record to 0-5-1. Here is the box score from what appeared to be another dismal offensive performance. Not many Avs regulars played in this one though, if there is something positive to look for.

Football: Limon dealing with loss of assistant coach Liggett

blogs.denverpost.com — Limon, Badgers head football coach Mike O'Dwyer said, "is a sad, old town right now." One of Colorado's most well-known small towns is trying to deal with a sudden death - Mike Liggett, a former Badger, longtime football assistant and father of five, died this week.

Baseball: Bob Maloney takes over Ponderosa baseball

blogs.denverpost.com — Ponderosa has its baseball coach - it's Bob Maloney, most recently of nearby Douglas County, according to Mustangs athletic director Tim Ottmann. Maloney owns 24 years of experience, including the past 19 as an assistant with Douglas County. He also has worked in Legion ball as well as privat instruction.
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