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Meth tacos: 17 indicted in Colorado bust of alleged drug ring

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 01:11:12 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 01:14:12 PM MDT A joint federal and local law enforcement drug operation has resulted in the indictment of 17 people and the seizure of 55 pounds of methamphetamine in an alleged international drug ring that authorities say sold the drug out of a taco truck.
Sep 22, 2014

Meth tacos: 17 indicted in Colorado bust of alleged drug ring: dpo.st/XOt3cz via @jesseapaul

Sep 22, 2014

I'm sure I'm not the first to say this, but @JesseAPaul's parents predicted Breaking Bad by nearly two decades. (dpo.st/1odQMdu)

Sep 22, 2014

RT @zahiratorres: Forget frijoles charros. Would you like a side of meth with those tacos? dpo.st/XOt3cz

Sep 22, 2014

Forget frijoles charros. Would you like a side of meth with those tacos? dpo.st/XOt3cz

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Family dog jumps fence in Commerce City, shot by passerby

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 01:27:57 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 01:47:06 PM MDT A birthday party for a 5-year-old at a Commerce City home was interrupted this weekend when the family dog jumped a fence and a passerby fatally shot the dog. The incident, which "horrified" children, as well as adult guests, at the party, happened about 5 p.m.

Grayson Robinson to lead Denver Sheriff Department's Internal Affairs

denverpost.com — By Elizabeth Hernandez The Denver Post Posted: 09/22/2014 11:44:01 AM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 11:47:45 AM MDT Retired Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson will lead the Denver Sheriff Department's Internal Affairs Bureau on an interim basis for the next year, officials said Monday.
Sep 22, 2014

Grayson Robinson didn't stay retired too long. Will lead Denver Sheriff's IA bureau for a bit. @literally_lizzy dpo.st/1odNKpE

Sep 22, 2014

Former Arapahoe sheriff Grayson Robinson to lead Denver Sheriff Department's Internal Affairs: dpo.st/XNWVFQ

Sep 22, 2014

RT @DenverPostPicks: Editor's Pick: Grayson Robinson to lead Denver Sheriff Department's Internal Affairs dpo.st/ZaDuJ3

Sep 22, 2014

Grayson Robinson to lead Denver Sheriff Department's Internal Affairs: dpo.st/XNWVFQ via @denverpost

Colorado regulators approve health insurance premiums 1 percent higher

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:56:19 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 12:56:27 PM MDT State regulators have approved more than 1,000 health insurance plans offered by 20 carriers for 2015 that, on average, will increase premiums 1.18 percent over last year.
Sep 22, 2014

Colorado regulators approve 2015 health insurance premiums with 1% average hike. dpo.st/1r0Yz46 via @electadraper

Sep 22, 2014

#Colorado regulators bless 1K health insurance plans from 20 carriers. Ave rates up 1.2% @ElectaDraper dpo.st/1odOxa1

DPS ratings have more schools moving to top, bottom categories

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:13:11 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 12:24:09 PM MDT More schools received failing grades from Denver Public Schools this year, the last using the current rating system before the district implements changes for next year. The annual ratings, known as the school performance framework, were released Monday.
Sep 22, 2014

More #Denver schools are in the top-rated category -- and the lowest-rated categories. dpo.st/XO6DIu

Sep 22, 2014

DPS ratings have more schools moving to top, bottom categories: dpo.st/XO6DIu via @yeseniarobles

Judge to decide whether to allow cameras during James Holmes trial

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 11:18:28 AM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 11:22:10 AM MDT The judge presiding over the James Holmes theater shooting trial will decide within a week whether media cameras will be allowed in the courtroom during the trial.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @denverpost: Judge to decide whether to allow cameras during James Holmes trial dpo.st/XNONFj via @Noelle_Phillips

Sep 22, 2014

Judge to decide by week's end whether to allow cameras during James Holmes trial: dpo.st/XNONFj via @Noelle_Phillips

Marches in New York, around world draw attention to climate change

denverpost.com — By Verena Dobnik and Michael Sisak The Associated Press Posted: 09/22/2014 12:01:00 AM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 06:44:51 AM MDT NEW YORK - Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth - in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @denverpost: Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth: dpo.st/1p9CtH5

Sep 22, 2014

RT @denverpost: Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth: dpo.st/1p9CtH5

Lucas Euser of Boulder wins USOC Fair Play Award

blogs.denverpost.com — When Boulder cyclists Taylor Phinney and Lucas Euser crashed descending Tennessee's Lookout Mountain at the U.S. Road Cycling Championships last May near Chattanooga, Phinney lay seriously injured underneath a guardrail. Euser could have continued in the race - and maybe gone on to win - but instead he quit the race and rushed to Phinney's aid.

Colorado LB Addison Gillam passes early concussion tests

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:39:52 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 12:41:15 PM MDT BOULDER - Results of early tests gave Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre some optimism that sophomore linebacker Addison Gillam will be able to play Saturday at California.

CSU Rams center Jake Bennett injures knee, likely out for season

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/22/2014 12:34:56 PM MDT Updated: 09/22/2014 12:38:18 PM MDT FORT COLLINS - Colorado State coach Jim McElwain on Monday announced that starting center Jake Bennett, a redshirt freshman from Bear Creek High School in Lakewood, injured a knee in practice Thursday and likely won't play again this season.

Federal judge rejects disclosure push by Citizens United

blogs.denverpost.com — A federal judge on Monday rejected the conservative group Citizens United 's effort to air a documentary critical of Colorado Democrats without meeting a state law to disclose its donors. Citizens United argued it fell under protections for media outlets and its "Rocky Mountain Heist" film did not constitute electioneering communications.
Sep 22, 2014

Colorado judge says no to request by Citizens United. #copolitics dpo.st/1rrWDAI

"Forever," "Gotham," "Scorpion" debut Monday

blogs.denverpost.com — Three new dramas premiere on the broadcast networks tonight: "Forever" on ABC stars Ioan Gruffud as an immortal crime-solver who turns up naked in various bodies of water every time he "dies"; "Gotham," the Batman origin story on Fox with an all-star cast playing the beloved comic book characters and hinting at their futures, and "Scorpion," a cross between "Misfits of Science" and a typical CBS procedural, based on a true story about a genius hacker.

Broncos' Demaryius Thomas struggles to catch on

denverpost.com — Posted: 09/21/2014 08:22:35 PM MDT Updated: 09/21/2014 08:42:50 PM MDT SEATTLE - The intrigue surrounding the Broncos ability to compete with the brutish Seahawks stoked a larger storyline this offseason. Namely, was Denver tough enough to take on the Seahawks? No one stood up to Seattle in the Super Bowl loss like Demaryius Thomas, who had a record 13 receptions.
Sep 22, 2014

RT @TroyRenck: #broncos Demaryius Thomas ties game w terrific catch but continues to battle inconsistency denverpost.com/broncos/ci_265…

Sep 22, 2014

#broncos Demaryius Thomas' huge 2-point conversion can't stop questions about his slow start this season denverpost.com/broncos/ci_265…

Sep 22, 2014

#broncos Demaryius Thomas ties game w terrific catch but continues to battle inconsistency denverpost.com/broncos/ci_265…

Emmanuel Sanders stars, Wes Welker returns, more from Week 3

denverpost.com — By Mike Klis and Troy E. Renck The Denver Post Posted: 09/21/2014 07:54:26 PM MDT Updated: 09/21/2014 08:11:44 PM MDT SEATTLE - New Broncos receiver Emmanuel Sanders is a Seahawk coverage buster. With 52 seconds remaining and the Broncos trailing 20-12 against the mighty Seattle Seahawks' defense Sunday, Sanders got impossibly open down the left side for a 42-yard reception.

John McCain won't campaign against Mark Udall

blogs.denverpost.com — Citing their long family history, Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain says he won't come to Colorado to campaign against Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Udall. The Arizona Republic says McCain will campaign for Republican Senate candidates in Kansas, Iowa, North Carolina, New Hampshire and Oregon.
Sep 22, 2014

John McCain won't campaign against Mark Udall because of their long family history blogs.denverpost.com/thespot/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

OH COME ON. McCain won’t campaign for Cory Gardner b/c because he was close with Mo Udall. blogs.denverpost.com/thespot/2014/0…

Sep 22, 2014

RT @emilyrs: Via @denverpost, John McCain won't campaign for Cory Gardner because Mark Udall's an old friend: goo.gl/mphgfq

Sep 22, 2014

Via @denverpost, John McCain won't campaign for Cory Gardner because Mark Udall's an old friend: goo.gl/mphgfq

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