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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 says it likely will grant Monday 4/20 rally permit — Posted: 04/17/2015 04:57:34 PM MDT Updated: 04/17/2015 04:57:47 PM MDT A Denver Parks and Recreation spokesman says permitting officials likely will allow the organizer of this weekend's pro-marijuana 4/20 festival in Civic Center Park to also host a stripped-down rally there on Monday.

4/20 twist: No one permitted to hold Civic Center event Monday - yet — Posted: 04/16/2015 05:38:29 PM MDT Updated: 04/16/2015 05:42:06 PM MDT Just days before a likely crowd of thousands inevitably converges on Civic Center Monday for the traditional 4/20 pot smokeout at 4:20 p.m., no one is sanctioned to wrangle the event.

Denver election officials blame vendor for ballot due date mix-up — Posted: 04/15/2015 05:42:22 PM MDT Updated: 04/15/2015 05:42:43 PM MDT The Denver Elections Division fielded calls Wednesday from voters confused about a ballot envelope misprint but said replacement materials weren't needed. The error, discovered as ballots for the May 5 municipal election began hitting mailboxes Tuesday, occurs on the return envelope's flap and lists 7 p.m.

Denver City Council District 11: Far-northeast district fights disconnection, seeks opportunity — Posted: 04/15/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT MOBILE: Click to go to the Denver City Council Candidate Q&A page Not that long ago, much of the Denver City Council's new District 11 was covered by fields. But in the past two decades, suburban homes have taken root at a furious pace.

State could contribute $250M for CSU's role in National Western Center — Posted: 04/13/2015 01:06:46 PM MDT Updated: 04/13/2015 01:16:00 PM MDT Lawmakers are gearing up for the state to pitch in big for Colorado State University's plans in Denver's National Western Center project. A bipartisan bill that will be spotlighted at a news conference Monday afternoon would allow the state to raise up to $250 million for new CSU buildings planned for the transformed National Western Stock Show site.

Denver election: What to know about voting as ballots go out Monday — Posted: 04/13/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT Mail ballots will go out to all registered Denver voters this week as the final three weeks of the May 5 municipal election season kick into full swing. It's been an under-the-radar election, with Mayor Michael Hancock facing no well-funded or well-known opponent for a second term.

Public hearing on Denver Zoo building planned delayed to April 20 — Posted: 04/09/2015 05:39:20 PM MDT Updated: 04/09/2015 05:39:21 PM MDT A public hearing that had been set for Monday before the Denver City Council votes on the Denver Zoo's long-term building plan has been delayed by a week, to April 20.

Panel talks safety concerns, OKs more bike access on 16th Street Mall — Posted: 04/08/2015 02:57:37 PM MDT Updated: 04/08/2015 02:57:48 PM MDT A plan to expand bike access along the 16th Street Mall from the current Sundays to also include Saturdays won easy approval from a Denver City Council committee.

Denver Zoo plan calls for 32 new buildings, exhibits on campus — Posted: 04/06/2015 06:49:13 PM MDT Updated: 04/06/2015 06:49:22 PM MDT The Denver Zoo's new long-range plan calls for more than two dozen new structures large enough to require city approval. The building plan, part of a master plan mapping out the next 15-20 years for the zoo at City Park, won initial approval Monday night from the Denver City Council.

Issues reflect entire city in race for south Denver District 7 City Council seat — Posted: 04/06/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT MOBILE: Click to go to the Denver City Council Candidate Q&A page The South Platte River splits south Denver's City Council District 7 nearly down the middle, but its halves are hardly mirror images. In the eastern part, neighborhoods including Baker and Platt Park thrive but face redevelopment pressures and surging housing costs.
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Apr 18, 2015

A field report: Annual 4/20 rally returns to Civic Center in downtown Denver: via @denverpost

Apr 18, 2015

Your bro-dawg story for the day: Anger Management: Why the Genius Founders Turned to Couples Therapy, via @nytimes…

Apr 18, 2015

Interesting: DIA CEO Kim Day talks about new pet hotel that is open 24/7 at airport. So can pick up Atlas or Jax after late night flight.

Apr 18, 2015

Interesting: DIA CEO Kim Day talks about new pet hotel that is open 24/7 at hotel. So can pick up Atlas or Jax after late night flight.

Apr 18, 2015

My prediction: expect really passionate battle across city in fall over update of Blueprint Denver, which sets areas of change & stability

Apr 18, 2015

This event started with @MayorHancock showing off two adoptable dogs, Atlas and Jax. Then was on to stump speech.

Apr 18, 2015

One of more divisive admin officials, devel dir Brad Buchanan, talks opportunity while stressing neighborhood input is crucial. Some groans.

Apr 18, 2015

Good 9a joke: @CouncilSusman notes her placard says "Councilwomen Susman"...a nod to her schizophrenia. "The secret's out," she deadpans.

Apr 18, 2015

At @MayorHancock's "Cabinet in Community" at Hill Middle School. "Zone it Right" t-shirts for church rezoning case.

Apr 18, 2015

"Linda," the Denver Art Museum's popular attraction, returns to view…

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