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City hall reporter for @DenverPost. Formerly @IndyStar. Colorado native + lover of good music, trails and beer. jmurray[at]denverpost .com, 303.954.1405

Denver council to decide rezoning for apartments in new Lowry section — Lowry Redevelopment Authority asks for zoning allowing up to 5 stories on 18-acre parcel Posted: 06/29/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT The long-in-the-works redevelopment of east Denver's old Buckley Annex could kick into higher gear if the City Council signs off Monday night on the latest rezoning request.

Lawsuit targets Denver councilman-elect's bid to prevent demolition — Rafael Espinoza says Jefferson Park home is worth saving; developer alleges his intervention flouted city rules Posted: 06/26/2015 05:59:21 PM MDT Updated: 06/26/2015 06:00:43 PM MDT A developer planning to raze two Jefferson Park houses to make way for 18 townhomes alleges that a newly elected Denver City Council member sought special treatment to prevent demolition of one of the homes.

Denver council considers deal with state on I-70 and drainage costs — State would pay for part of drainage project, while city contributes toward I-70 rebuilding Posted: 06/22/2015 05:44:22 PM MDT Updated: 06/22/2015 05:50:09 PM MDT The Denver City Council was set Monday night to consider an agreement with the state that shares costs for a large drainage project and sets city contributions toward the controversial rebuilding of Interstate 70 through northeast Denver.

Denver figures as center of "impact investing" at CGI America event — Posted: 06/10/2015 06:11:40 PM MDT Updated: 06/10/2015 06:11:47 PM MDT Talk about social impact investing Wednesday at the Clinton Global Initiative America conference put the spotlight on Denver as an innovator in ways to direct private money toward solving long-standing problems. Mayor Michael Hancock used last year's CGI America conference - also hosted in downtown Denver - as a platform to announce a plan to get the city's most chronically homeless off the street.

Bill Clinton kicks off CGI America in Denver with focus on economy — Posted: 06/09/2015 04:11:10 PM MDT Updated: 06/09/2015 04:13:31 PM MDT Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday at his conference in Denver that businesses and other organizations could do more to hire and invest in struggling American workers. Despite lower unemployment and an economy that's strong overall, Clinton said on the first full day of CGI America, millions still can't find work.

Opponents outnumber supporters at Crestmoor Park area rezoning hearing — Posted: 06/08/2015 10:16:19 PM MDT Updated: 06/08/2015 10:26:43 PM MDT Opponents in orange T-shirts on Monday night packed a Denver City Council rezoning hearing that will decide the fate of a project to build apartments and townhomes next to Crestmoor Park.

Big uproar over small Denver project set for rezoning hearing Monday — Posted: 06/07/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT An experienced developer took what he called a calculated risk last year when he bought a decaying church property next to Crestmoor Park. Peter Kudla plunked down $1.6 million for the east Denver site, financed mostly through a short-term loan, even though it lacked the right zoning for the four-story apartment building he wanted to construct.

Larimer Sheriff says new homicide likely unrelated to other shootings — Posted: 06/06/2015 07:30:03 PM MDT Updated: 06/06/2015 07:30:04 PM MDT A fatal shooting Saturday afternoon near Loveland is not believed to be related to a recent spate of random shootings in Northern Colorado, a Larimer County sheriff's spokesman said.

Rafter drowns after falling into Colorado River near Glenwood Springs — Posted: 06/06/2015 06:37:27 PM MDT Updated: 06/06/2015 06:37:43 PM MDT A rafter drowned in the Colorado River Saturday afternoon near Glenwood Springs, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office said. The man, whose name has not yet been released, was in a raft with another man and a woman when he fell out, according to a news release.

Another round of storms is possible in Denver area Saturday night — Posted: 06/06/2015 05:05:03 PM MDT Updated: 06/06/2015 05:12:23 PM MDT Forecasters say the Denver area could be in for a second round of thunderstorms Saturday evening. After Friday night's storms toppled power lines and brought a monsoon of heavy rainfall, another downpour hit downtown Denver early Saturday afternoon.
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@ChristineOCon19 Not intended as a reframing. Apartments just describes the majority of what would be built.

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RT @StephRWolf: Today on @ColoradoMatters: From marriage licenses in the 70s to the 1st Pride parade, a look at #LGBT history in CO:

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