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Emmanuel Sanders misses practice with flu-like symptoms

blogs.denverpost.com — Sickness takes aim at schools, daycare centers, workplaces, and, yes, sports locker rooms. One week after Peyton Manning came down with the stomach flu, star receiver Emmanuel Sanders missed Saturday's practice with flu-like symptoms. Sanders appeared under the weather on Friday. He didn't improve and was excused from activity.

This is not Baldwin's audition, but...

blogs.denverpost.com — LAS VEGAS - As I start typing, we're about 90 minutes from kickoff at the Las Vegas Bowl. I've mentioned this several times the last few weeks, but one of the charms of the bowl season is its unpredictability, especially when nothing major is at stake in individual games.
Dec 20, 2014

Reprise Colorado State pre-game: This is not Baldwin's audition, but... dpo.st/16DhQR0 via @TFrei

Dec 20, 2014

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Colorado State to wear new uniforms in Las Vegas Bowl

blogs.denverpost.com — The Colorado State Rams are wearing some new uniforms in the Las Vegas Bowl as they take on the Utah Utes. The new look Rams will be wearing all white with the orange bone helmets. Rams rocking some new uniforms today. We told you it was all white with the orange bone helmets.
Dec 20, 2014

Colorado State to wear new uniforms in Las Vegas Bowl: dpo.st/1wOW5qY #CSURams

Family of unarmed man killed by troubled Rocky Ford cop seeks justice

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/20/2014 12:01:00 AM MST Updated: 12/20/2014 12:52:54 AM MST ROCKY FORD - Sitting in her bed early one morning in mid-October, Viola Jacquez heard the familiar rap-rap-rap of her son Jack's knocks at her backdoor. She unlocked the latch at about 2 a.m., and her 27-year-old son stepped into the kitchen.

Vonn wins women's World Cup downhill in France

denverpost.com — By Jerome Pugmire AP Sports Writer Posted: 12/20/2014 04:06:09 AM MST Updated: 12/20/2014 06:51:28 AM MST Click photo to enlarge VAL D'ISERE, France (AP) - Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history.
Dec 20, 2014

RT @DPostSports: Just four races back into her skiing career, Lindsey Vonn is on the verge of World Cup history: dpo.st/1HfPxmR

Breckenridge Brewery

blogs.denverpost.com — As 2014 comes to a close, we're once again asking folks in the Colorado craft beer community to reflect on the past year and look ahead to next. This next installment in our 4th annual Beer In Review features Todd Usry, brewmaster and general manager for Breckenridge Brewery, the state's fifth largest independent craft brewery.

O tumbleweed tree, O tumbleweed tree! You're Western sustainability

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/20/2014 12:01:00 AM MST With an abundance of tumbleweed and a dearth of evergreen trees east of I-25, two Eastern Plains women came up with an alternative Christmas tree from readily available resources.
Dec 20, 2014

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Old Wood Soul tables a labor of love for Denver newlyweds

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/20/2014 12:01:00 AM MST When Keith and Lauren Whittier tied the knot in September, they wanted to give their East Coast relatives a true Colorado experience. The perfect, rustic wood tables they envisioned for the reception, though, were nowhere to be found. "So we created the head tables for our own wedding," Keith Whittier said.
Dec 20, 2014

The romance of reclaimed wood set table for couple's wedding -- and new business @emilierusch denverpost.com/homegarden/ci_…

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a girlfriend

blogs.denverpost.com — In addition to hearing the traditional "Merry Christmas" or "happy holidays," guests at Gov. John Hickenlooper's annual yuletide gathering got a bit of a surprise: he's got a girlfriend. While Hickenlooper made no formal announcement at the Wednesday cocktail party held in the Governor's Mansion, several of the guests were quick to let The Denver Post know that the governor had introduced Robin Pringle to them as his girlfriend.
Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has a girlfriend dpo.st/1Jv2yNi via @GetItWrite

Dec 19, 2014

Governor Hickenlooper reveals he has a girlfriend: dpo.st/1Jv2yNi via @GetItWrite

James Holmes' parents: Our son is mentally ill

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/19/2014 05:00:00 AM MST As the parents of James Holmes, we have spent every moment for more than two years thinking about those who were injured, and the families and friends of the deceased who were killed, in the theater shooting in Aurora. We are always praying for everyone in Aurora.

Alexa Smith, Lewis-Palmer earn national volleyball honors

blogs.denverpost.com — Lewis-Palmer volleyball made a clean sweep of the 2014 MaxPreps volleyball awards Thursday, winning team of the year, coach of the year (Susan Odenbaugh) and player of the year (Alexa Smith). The Rangers finished 29-0 en route to their second consecutive 4A state title in November.

Craig Ferguson says good night as 'Late Late Show' host

denverpost.com — By Frazier Moore AP Television Writer Posted: 12/20/2014 12:16:14 AM MST Updated: 12/20/2014 12:41:05 AM MST Click photo to enlarge NEW YORK (AP) - Craig Ferguson will spend tomorrow's future yesterdays (as his theme song proclaims) somewhere other than "The Late Late Show."
Dec 20, 2014

RT @denverpost: Craig Ferguson says good night as "Late Late Show" host: dpo.st/1wWbOUa via @AP

Troy Tulowitzki trade rumors overblown, but they won't die

denverpost.com — A helping of sports commentary each weekday near noontime Posted: 12/19/2014 12:10:00 PM MST Updated: 12/19/2014 12:10:32 PM MST It has all the ingredients of a perfect hot-stove potboiler. The New York Mets need a premier shortstop. The Rockies have one in Troy Tulowitzki.

Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/18/2014 01:12:07 PM MST Updated: 12/18/2014 01:14:16 PM MST Two neighboring states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Colorado's laws legalizing recreational marijuana. The Colorado attorney general's office says the states of Nebraska and Oklahoma have filed the lawsuit directly with the nation's highest court.
Dec 19, 2014

Nebraska and Oklahoma sue Colorado over marijuana legalization: dpo.st/1GVUGQL via @DenverPost

Dec 19, 2014

Legal experts skeptical about most serious legal challenge to date to Colorado marijuana law: dpo.st/1GZx1iz pic.twitter.com/F6maUF9SUr

Dec 18, 2014

Oklahoma, Nebraska ask U.S. Supreme Court to strike down Colorado's laws legalizing marijuana dpo.st/1DQBesw

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Xanterra, park service ink 1-year deal for Grand Canyon services

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/19/2014 06:22:07 PM MST Updated: 12/19/2014 06:22:48 PM MST Xanterra Parks & Resorts and the National Park Service have reached a temporary, one-year deal that will keep operations at the Grand Canyon open for the short term. Xanterra announced the deal late Friday. A hearing in U.S.
Dec 19, 2014

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Dec 19, 2014

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Hancock hosts "tough but appropriate" conversation on race in Denver

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/20/2014 12:01:00 AM MST Updated: 12/20/2014 12:20:42 AM MST Acknowledging that it might be a tough sell during the holiday season, Mayor Michael Hancock on Friday hosted what he called an "appropriate" conversation on race relations in Denver. "We can, and we want, to do better," Hancock said.
Dec 20, 2014

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Dave Baldwin praises CSU seniors as class act

denverpost.com — Posted: 12/19/2014 11:30:37 PM MST Updated: 12/19/2014 11:32:01 PM MST LAS VEGAS - When offensive coordinator Dave Baldwin agreed to be interim head coach through Colorado State's bowl game, the assignment came with no promises.
Dec 20, 2014

Pregame reprise: Dave Baldwin praises CSU seniors as class act: dpo.st/16BEFVh via @tfrei

Dec 20, 2014

Dave Baldwin praises CSU seniors as class act, helping get through the past 3 weeks dpo.st/16BEFVh via @denverpost